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Library Antony's Rome (Imperator Augustus)Antony's Rome (Imperator Augustus) City Centre Level 2

Library

A library is the memory of an entire people.

The Romans liked to think of themselves as less 'bookish' than some of their more effete Mediterranean neighbours. However, their conquests of Greece, Macedonia, Asia Minor and other knowledgeable cultures did mean they were able to collect many texts to fill archives and private collections. This, along with their own scholarship, provided an invaluable source of research into history, culture, military tactics and technology. Books in a Roman library were mainly written in Latin or Greek and, as in modern libraries, covered all kinds of topics from politics and economics to agriculture and poetry. Books were extremely valuable due to their scarcity and because they were all hand-copied in the scriptoria of larger libraries. Statues of writers and decorative architecture often adorned the libraries making them memorial temples to wisdom and the written word.

City Centre

Public Forum
Public Forum
(rome_city_centre_1)
City Centre Level 0
Cattle Trader
Cattle Trader
(rome_city_centre_cattle_2)
City Centre Level 1
Slaughterhouse
Slaughterhouse
(rome_city_centre_cattle_3)
City Centre Level 2
Forum Boarium
Forum Boarium
(rome_city_centre_cattle_4)
City Centre Level 3
Delicatessen
Delicatessen
(rome_city_centre_food_2)
City Centre Level 1
Taberna
Taberna
(rome_city_centre_food_3)
City Centre Level 2
Forum Cuppedinis
Forum Cuppedinis
(rome_city_centre_food_4)
City Centre Level 3
Amphitheatre
Amphitheatre
(rome_city_centre_gladiator_2)
City Centre Level 1
Gladiator School
Gladiator School
(rome_city_centre_gladiator_3)
City Centre Level 2
Circus
Circus
(rome_city_centre_gladiator_4)
City Centre Level 3
Circus Maximus
Circus Maximus
(rome_city_centre_circus_5)
City Centre Level 4
Colosseum
Colosseum
(rome_city_centre_gladiator_5)
City Centre Level 4
Library
Library
(rome_city_centre_library_2)
City Centre Level 1
Archives
Archives
(rome_city_centre_library_3)
City Centre Level 2
Scriptorium
Scriptorium
(rome_city_centre_library_4)
City Centre Level 3
Slave Trader
Slave Trader
(rome_city_centre_slave_2)
City Centre Level 1
Graecostadium
Graecostadium
(rome_city_centre_slave_3)
City Centre Level 2
Wine Trader
Wine Trader
(rome_city_centre_wine_2)
City Centre Level 1
Wine Shop
Wine Shop
(rome_city_centre_wine_3)
City Centre Level 2
Forum Vinarium
Forum Vinarium
(rome_city_centre_wine_4)
City Centre Level 3
Library

Building Name

Library

Level Name

rome_city_centre_library_2

Building Chain

City Centre

Building Level

2

Create Time

3

Create Cost

1300

Require Technology

Scholarship
Scholarship

Effects

-1 food (this_region)
70 wealth from learning (culture) (this_building)
+6% research rate (this_faction)
[NOT DISPLAYED] Drives the road levels between settlements (this_region)

Provides Garrison Army

No Garrison Units

Recruitable Units

No Recruitable Units