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Village (Murex Snail Farm) Antony's Rome (Imperator Augustus)Antony's Rome (Imperator Augustus) Purple Dye Level 1

Village (Murex Snail Farm)

"No need to kill it son, just annoy it enough to emit the dye".

Tyrian purple, also known as Imperial purple, was used to dye royal and ceremonial robes by the ancients as early as 1600BC. It was produced from various molluscs, notably the Murex, and was not only an extraordinary colour but was valued as it did not fade. Incredibly laborious to produce, Tyrian purple took some 12,000 shellfish to extract 1.5 grams of dye. The Phoenicians, whose name even derives from the Greek for purple, traded the dye all across the Mediterranean from cities such as Carthage. Later, of course, its production and dissemination was controlled by the Roman Empire.

Purple Dye

Village (Murex Snail Farm)
Village (Murex Snail Farm)
(rome_purple_dye_1)
Purple Dye Level 0
Settlement (Snail Vats)
Settlement (Snail Vats)
(rome_purple_dye_2)
Purple Dye Level 1
Town (Dye Works)
Town (Dye Works)
(rome_purple_dye_3)
Purple Dye Level 2
Colonia (Master Dye Works)
Colonia (Master Dye Works)
(rome_purple_dye_4)
Purple Dye Level 3
Village (Murex Snail Farm)

Building Name

Village (Murex Snail Farm)

Level Name

rome_purple_dye_1

Building Chain

Purple Dye

Building Level

1

Create Time

2

Create Cost

1100

Effects

+10% wealth from manufacturing (industry) (regions_in_this_province)
200 wealth from local commerce (this_building)
+1 growth per turn (this_province)
+1 public order per turn (all provinces)
+12 line of sight across borders (this_region)

Provides Garrison Army

160 Veteran Legionaries
Veteran Legionaries
(Emp_Rom_Vet_Legionaries)
Melee Infantry
160 Vigiles
Vigiles
(Emp_Rom_Vigiles)
Spear Infantry
160 Legionary Cohort
Legionary Cohort
(Rom_Legionary_Cohort)
Melee Infantry
120 Leves
120 Leves
Leves
(Rom_Leves)
Missile Infantry
120 Plebs
120 Plebs
Plebs
(Rom_Plebs)
Melee Infantry

Recruitable Units

Recruitable Units Lv. 0
No. Unit Sol. Costom Cost Recru. Cost Unkeep Cost Ship HP. Ship Spd. Msl. Dmg. Rng. Sht. /min Amo. Mle. Atk. Mle. Dmg. Chg. Mle. Def. Arm. HP. Mor.
1
160 Vigiles
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (Emp_Rom_Vigiles)
Vigiles
These spear-armed garrison troops are also the town watch, riot squad and firemen.
160 200 200 60 13 25 11 54 45 45 30
2
120 Leves
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (Rom_Leves)
Leves
Even a poor man can throw a javelin with skill.
120 200 200 60 29 80 7 7 5 24 3 37 15 45 20