Also, you are technically making stuff up about the 'fierce war'. It doesn't say that Hyrule didn't exist. All it said was that the people were not unified. Sounds like a civil war to me. Hyrule has existed for aaaages, even in OoT's time.
Meh, probably was a civil war given the description; here on the community its addressed only as the fierce war, that's not to be associated with ALttP's Imprisoning War or the Triforce, not saying you ever did Fyxe but some people here often do it on purpose.
Some time ago, before the King of
Hyrule unified this country, there
was a fierce war in our world.
One day, to escape from the fires
of the war, a Hylian mother and
her baby boy entered this
Now the story writers are hardly going to elaborate on those details just after you saved an entire forest; however they did provide us with an insight to the formation of the OoT Hyrule we know. Since the King and country are mentioned in past tense
there simply couldn't have been any such large country around before then. I think I just screwed over my own TMC theories in the chronology. ¬.¬
He's Ordonian because he's from Ordon. But he'0s a Hylian because of his race. And, as far as I remember, the term Hylian doesn't appear in TP, except on rare ocassions. The only times I have seen people called Hylian is referring o the Royal Family, and to the chosen race (they speak about it in 3rd person) who was created by the Oocca.
What you're saying is true, but its confusing nonetheless why Nintendo worded it this way, maybe a mistranslation of sorts because humans and/or other races from Hyrule can still technically be called Hylians as well because that's where they're born, but everyone who's ever played Zelda has already dubbed the term "Hylian
" to said dominant species, that Link belongs to.
Why on earth do race and nationality share the same name? I recall this ambiguity was brought up in another topic last year...