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Grove of Api Aorsoi (Imperator Augustus)Aorsoi (Imperator Augustus) Religious (Nomad) Level 2

Grove of Api

The earth-mother protects her children.

Api was a Scythian earth-mother goddess, and must have been an important figure in the pantheon, given what Herodotus says about her. As the earth goddess, Api\'s realm must have seemed endless to the nomads who roamed the steppes. As always, Herodotus could not resist recasting her in purely Greek terms for his readers, explaining her as being a version of Gaia, the primordial goddess of the whole earth. If this was an accurate analogy, then she would have been the mother of many other deities, and possibly even the birth-mother of Earth itself. Herodotus is silent about any particular rituals associated with Api, but it is fair to assume that animal sacrifices had their place with her as with the other nomad gods. Given that carefully modelled stags have been found in grave goods, there is a chance that these animals were held sacred and may well have been offered to Api.

Religious (Nomad)

Consecrated Ground
Consecrated Ground
(barb_religious_nomad_1)
Religious (Nomad) Level 0
Grove of Agrimpasa
Grove of Agrimpasa
(barb_religious_nomad_agrimpasa_2)
Religious (Nomad) Level 1
Shrine of Agrimpasa
Shrine of Agrimpasa
(barb_religious_nomad_agrimpasa_3)
Religious (Nomad) Level 2
Sanctuary of Agrimpasa
Sanctuary of Agrimpasa
(barb_religious_nomad_agrimpasa_4)
Religious (Nomad) Level 3
Grove of Api
Grove of Api
(barb_religious_nomad_api_2)
Religious (Nomad) Level 1
Shrine of Api
Shrine of Api
(barb_religious_nomad_api_3)
Religious (Nomad) Level 2
Sanctuary of Api
Sanctuary of Api
(barb_religious_nomad_api_4)
Religious (Nomad) Level 3
Kurgan Field
Kurgan Field
(barb_religious_nomad_api_5)
Religious (Nomad) Level 4
Grove of Goitosyros
Grove of Goitosyros
(barb_religious_nomad_goitosyros_2)
Religious (Nomad) Level 1
Shrine of Goitosyros
Shrine of Goitosyros
(barb_religious_nomad_goitosyros_3)
Religious (Nomad) Level 2
Sanctuary of Goitosyros
Sanctuary of Goitosyros
(barb_religious_nomad_goitosyros_4)
Religious (Nomad) Level 3
Grove of Papaios
Grove of Papaios
(barb_religious_nomad_papaios_2)
Religious (Nomad) Level 1
Shrine of Papaios
Shrine of Papaios
(barb_religious_nomad_papaios_3)
Religious (Nomad) Level 2
Sanctuary of Papaios
Sanctuary of Papaios
(barb_religious_nomad_papaios_4)
Religious (Nomad) Level 3
Grove of Tabiti
Grove of Tabiti
(barb_religious_nomad_tabiti_2)
Religious (Nomad) Level 1
Shrine of Tabiti
Shrine of Tabiti
(barb_religious_nomad_tabiti_3)
Religious (Nomad) Level 2
Sanctuary of Tabiti
Sanctuary of Tabiti
(barb_religious_nomad_tabiti_4)
Religious (Nomad) Level 3
Grove of Api

Building Name

Grove of Api

Level Name

barb_religious_nomad_api_2

Building Chain

Religious (Nomad)

Building Level

2

Create Time

3

Create Cost

1500

Effects

+4 Nomadic cultural influence (this_region)
-1 food (this_region)
+4% wealth from all sources (regions_in_this_province)
+4 public order per turn (this_province)
Tribute Collection Edict:
+1% tax rate (this_province)

Provides Garrison Army

No Garrison Units

Recruitable Units

No Recruitable Units