Tyrsis was the largest and oldest city in Callahorn.


Located on a broad plateau; there were towering cliffs to the south and a pair of monstrous battle walls to the right.


First King of Shannara

At this stage, Tyrsis was still a fledgling outpost.

Kinson Ravenlock convalesced there, with Mareth staying by his side to care for him.1First King of Shannara – p 482

The Sword of Shannara

Home to the Buckhannah family.

Became home to the Sword of Shannara.

The Elfstones of Shannara

By the time of The Elfstones of Shannara, the combined councils of Tyrsis, Varfleet and Kern now wielded more power than the King of Callahorn.2The Elfstones of Shannara – p 313