A SOCIO-TECHNIC HISTORY OF THE RANAN WORLDS by Acadamarian T.R. Di Lantreel, Federation Naval Academy, Melcheznar, Malchezedik Ill: The Tricorith Lecture Series, 2593. The history of the Ranan can be broken into seven distinct parts:
(1) The First Ranan Interstellar Empire (? -circa. 4700 B.C.), known to the Ranan as Uuxdei fsei Tzua or 'Days of Glorious Might.'
(2) The Dark Age (3700 B.C. - A.D. 1878). known to the Ranan as Uuxdei Nua Nefsqo or 'Time of Blackest Night.'
(3) The Period of the Klackon Raids (A.D. 1878 - 2015). known to the Ranan as Uuxuei Suan or 'Time of the Terror.'
(4) The Blarad Protectorate (A.D. 2016 - 2223). known to the Ranan as the Uivua Uuxdei dua Bleireiuad or 'Age of the Blarad Devils.'
(5) The Interregnum (A.D. 2223 - 2418). known to the Ranan as the Qoxmualikei Uuxdei Xuan Duuzuan Xuanal Kuan Ranai or 'Time of the Warlords and the Heroic Struggle of True Ranan Peoples For Unified Liberty.'
(6) The Rise of Unitism (A.D. 2357 - 2449). known to the Ranan as the RanaiAruuqofsei or 'Dawn over the Worlds of the Ranan.'
(7) The Second Ranan Empire (A.D. 2450 - present), known to the Ranan as Puatzuukuan Ruanei Fsei Kuanua or 'Glorious Unified Liberation of the Worlds of the Ranan.'