menu
HomeHome / Divide et Impera / Massalia (Hannibal at the Gates) / Buildings / Civil Settlement
Civil Settlement Massalia (Hannibal at the Gates)Massalia (Hannibal at the Gates) Minor Settlement (Market) Level 2

Civil Settlement

Careful planning can sow the seeds of greatness.

The layout of an ancient Hellenistic settlement was a product of centuries of haphazard evolution. As the needs of the occupants changed over time they demolished, constructed and re-purposed their city without sparing a thought for its overall organisation. City layouts were often confusing and, in an effort to correct this, new settlements were constructed to a grid plan. This featured well-spaced, right angled streets which converged on the agora, the centre of civic life in the Greek world. The man credited with this idea, Hippodamus of Miletus, argued that its benefits were more than merely practical, its adoption ushering in a more ordered and balanced society for people to live in.

Minor Settlement (Market)

Hellenistic Hamlet
Hellenistic Hamlet
(rom_HELLENIC_city_minor_township_1)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 0
Civil Settlement
Civil Settlement
(greek_town_civil_2)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 1
Civil Town
Civil Town
(greek_town_civil_3)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 2
Civil Colony
Civil Colony
(greek_town_civil_4)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 3
Farming Settlement
Farming Settlement
(greek_town_farm_2)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 1
Farming Town
Farming Town
(greek_town_farm_3)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 2
Farming Colony
Farming Colony
(greek_town_farm_4)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 3
Market Settlement
Market Settlement
(greek_town_trade_2)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 1
Market Town
Market Town
(greek_town_trade_3)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 2
Market Colony
Market Colony
(greek_town_trade_4)
Minor Settlement (Market) Level 3
Civil Settlement

Building Name

Civil Settlement

Level Name

greek_town_civil_2

Building Chain

Minor Settlement (Market)

Building Level

2

Create Time

6

Create Cost

2700

Effects

-1 food (this_region)
150 wealth from subsistence (this_building)
+1 growth per turn (this_province)
+1 public order per turn (this_province)
+1 army recruitment capacity (this_province)
[NOT DISPLAYED] Drives the road levels between settlements (this_region)
-2% upkeep for all land units (local armies)
+12 line of sight across borders (this_region)
+0.7% 1st and 2nd Class (this_building)
+0.1% 3rd and 4th Class (this_building)
+1 army recruitment capacity (this_province)
[NOT DISPLAYED] Drives the road levels between settlements (this_region)
+12 line of sight across borders (this_region)

Provides Garrison Army

200 Greek Citizens
200 Greek Citizens
Greek Citizens
(GAR_Gre_Armed_Citizens)
Melee Infantry
200 Greek Militia
200 Greek Militia
200 Greek Militia
200 Greek Militia
200 Greek Militia
Greek Militia
(GAR_Gre_Citizen_Militia)
Hoplite/Pike Infantry
200 Greek Hoplites
200 Greek Hoplites
Greek Hoplites
(GAR_Gre_Garrisoned_Hoplites)
Hoplite/Pike Infantry
175 Greek Archers
175 Greek Archers
175 Greek Archers
175 Greek Archers
Greek Archers
(GAR_Gre_Local_Archers)
Missile 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
175 Gastraphetes
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_10_Crossbows)
Gastraphetes
(Crossbow Infantry)

This unit is the forerunner of medieval arbalesters. The gastraphetes crossbow, however, is more a handheld siege weapon than a battlefield weapon. The army of Syracuse was one of the first to use this weapon, with one unit of psiloi under the tyrant Dionisyus I. Later, this weapon would find its way into the Macedonian army of Alexander, used during several sieges by specially trained soldiers to kill city defenders.

175 1112 1112 14 200 4 15 26 10 8 34 8 20 45
2
175 Kestrosphendones
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_10_Dart_Slingers)
Kestrosphendones
(Dart Slingers)

The kestros is a dart thrown by a specially made sling, or propelled by a staff on a sling. It takes a long time to reload, but allows for more deadly and accurate shots than any other weapon of the time if correctly used, thanks to the shape of the darts, which can fly straight and precise trajectories. This weapon is mentioned in a Polybian account about new weapons in the army of Perseus, shortly before the last open confrontation between the Macedonians and the Roman Republic (169-168 BCE).""""

175 516 516 13 100 9 7 28 10 10 35 8 20 45
3
300 Sikelioi Milites
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_10_Italian_Levies)
Sikelioi Milites
(Sicilian Levies)

Angry Sicilians with spears should never be dismissed lightly.

300 568 568 15 9 10 65 8 20 35
4
175 Sikelioi Sphendonetai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_10_Italian_Slingers)
Sikelioi Sphendonetai
(Sicilian Slingers)

Even in the hands of levies, slings are dangerous weapons.

175 476 476 5 165 5 20 18 7 6 44 1 20 25
5
200 Pezoi Brettioi
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_10_Sicily_Bruttian_Infantry)
Pezoi Brettioi
(Bruttian Infantry)

The Bruttii come from the southern extremity of Italy. These Bruttian troops are dependable medium infantry. They carry two pila, which they throw before engaging in close combat with their swords. They are well armoured with a variety of bronze pectorales, typical of the Oscan warrior class. Their helmets show Greek and Italian influence, known as Italo-Attic. They fought for Pyrrhus during his invasion of Italy.

200 807 807 33 10 13 70 8 20 50
6
175 Aichmetai Leukanoi
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_10_Sicily_Lucanian_Light_Infantry)
Aichmetai Leukanoi
(Lucanian Light Infantry)

The Aichmetai Leukanoi are equipped with javelins, a knife and a small shield. Their speed is their best and only armour. They allied themselves with Pyrrhus of Epirus when he invaded, but were defeated and subjugated by the Romans after the Pyrrhic War.

175 386 386 14 85 8 5 22 7 8 46 1 20 35
7
300 Lugoae Vocontae
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_11_Celtic_Levies)
Lugoae Vocontae
(Celtic Levies)

During periods of strife and war, it is sometimes necessary to call upon ordinary citizens to organize as militia. Called Lugoae, militia in Celtic societies are farmers, craftsmen, fishermen, and so on, called to brief military service in periods of crisis. They may train a few times a year to fight, and games and sports encourage a decent level of physicality, but they're still only militia, and can only be trusted to do so much.

300 496 496 21 9 10 65 4 20 30
8
120 Vocontae Epos
Cavalry / Melee Cavalry / (AOR_11_Celtic_Light_Cavalry)
Vocontae Epos
(Vocontii Cavalry)

Vocontae Epos constitute the bulk of Vocontii cavalry. Well-trained compared to many of their enemies’ cavalry, they are invaluable to any army. They throw javelins at a distance, depleting an enemy before charging with their main spears. They are trained to throw javelins, charge, and withdraw repeatedly, and they do it well. A bronze helmet, shield, and light weapons may not seem the equipment of any particularly great cavalry, but they are a solid medium cavalry force, capable of running down routers, defeating light cavalry, and skirmishing if necessary.

120 1216 1216 26 9 22 39 4 20 40
9
300 Clona Tekonac
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_12_North_Iberian_Axemen)
Clona Tekonac
(Asturian Axemen)

The Astures and Cantabrii are groups of indigenous tribes with similar Celtic-influenced but distinctive cultures, well-known for their fierceness, lust for freedom, and indomitable character.

300 797 797 38 11 11 70 6 20 40
10
300 Gestikapoinann
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_12_North_Iberian_Levies)
Gestikapoinann
(Asturian Levies)

Gestikapoinann are equipped with light leather armour combined with a small bronze breastplate, a leather galea helmet, and a rather large shield that gives them their name.

300 452 452 24 9 10 52 3 20 35
11
175 Clona Gosnasio
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_12_North_Iberian_Skirmishers)
Clona Gosnasio
(Cantabrian Skirmishers)

These warriors are the most poorly armed men of the northern Iberian Celts, and as such make up the bulk of the forces those tribes can field in a time of war.

175 493 493 15 90 8 5 24 9 6 50 1 20 25
12
100 Curisi
Cavalry / Melee Cavalry / (AOR_13_South_Iberian_Cavalry)
Curisi
(Iberian Cavalry)

Curisi are good medium cavalry that can perform well against light troops, but will generally get cut to pieces by superior spear infantry or heavy cavalry.

100 1551 1551 33 11 24 41 10 20 35
13
300 Iberi Milites
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_13_South_Iberian_Levies)
Iberi Milites
(Iberian Levies)

Iberi Milites are a reliable militia. Fast-moving and able to pepper the enemy with javelins before charging with their spears, they can be relied to beef up Iberian armies whenever numbers are paramount.

300 452 452 24 9 10 52 3 20 35
14
300 Mitnag'him Numidim
Melee Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_14_Numidian_Javelinmen)
Mitnag'him Numidim
(Numidian Javelinmen)

These skirmishers can harass an enemy battleline, or keep enemy skirmishers at bay.

300 433 433 15 90 7 5 30 10 6 39 1 20 30
15
175 Qala'im Numidim
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_14_Numidian_Slingers)
Qala'im Numidim
(Numidian Slingers)

Tribesmen that are employed in the army due to their skill with the slingshot.

175 452 452 5 165 5 20 21 10 6 32 3 20 25
16
120 Parasim Lebiponnim
Cavalry / Missile Cavalry / (AOR_15_Libyan_Cavalry)
Parasim Lebiponnim
(Libyan Cavalry)

Lightly armed horsemen that act primarily as scouts.

120 898 898 15 90 9 7 30 10 22 34 2 20 35
17
175 Mitnagsim Lybim
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_15_Libyan_Javelinmen)
Mitnagsim Lybim
(Libyan Javelinmen)

These javelin-armed skirmishers harry an enemy before the main battle is joined.

175 361 361 15 90 8 5 15 7 6 37 1 20 25
18
300 Mishteret Lybim
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_15_Libyan_Levies)
Mishteret Lybim
(Libyan Levies)

Relatively untrained citizens that are called to arms only in the most dire of circumstances.

300 518 518 28 9 10 71 3 20 40
19
300 Dorkim Garamantim
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_16_Garamantine_Levies)
Dorkim Garamantim
(Garamantine Levies)

Garamantine warriors are masters of hit and run tactics. Launching raids from their oasis strongholds, they attack towns, outposts, watchtowers, and nomadic tribes. They fight first with throwing spears and javelins, but can fight in close combat when necessary with their spears and leather shields. They wear a cow skin cloak for protection from dangers on the battlefield as well as from the environment.

300 453 453 30 9 11 50 1 20 35
20
175 Qala'im Garamantim
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_16_Garamantine_Slingers)
Qala'im Garamantim
(Garamantine Slingers)

Even the smallest pebble is dangerous in the right hands.

175 435 435 5 165 5 20 18 7 6 32 1 20 25
21
175 Blemmyai Toxotai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_18_blemmyes_archers)
Blemmyai Toxotai
(Blemmyes Archers)

Blemmyes archers form the majority of the Axumite army. They are equipped with a bow, a quiver and a knife. Archer warbands are used to harass and break up enemy formations, so that other warriors can then get in amongst their enemies.

175 442 442 9 165 5 15 20 11 6 26 1 20 35
22
120 Aithiopikoi Hippakontistai
Cavalry / Melee Cavalry / (AOR_18_Ethiopian_Horse_Skirmishers)
Aithiopikoi Hippakontistai
(Ethiopian Horsemen)

Armed with javelins and swords, these Aethopian cavalrymen can bring swift death to unprepared opponents.

120 1183 1183 26 11 24 34 4 20 35
23
300 Hanatim Kushim
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_18_Ethiopian_Levies)
Hanatim Kushim
(Ethiopian Levies)

These tribesmen are swift, deadly warriors armed with spears.

300 355 355 22 9 6 56 1 20 35
24
300 Mistophoroi Kushitoi
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_18_kushite_tribal_warriors)
Mistophoroi Kushitoi
(Kushite Painted Warriors)

The tribal warriors from the Kushite kingdom are described by Herodotus as half-painted in vermillion and white. They are fierce and versatile, used mostly as heavy skirmishers, fighting with clubs, axes and short spears.

300 485 485 32 11 11 56 1 20 40
25
300 Meroi Aichmetai
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_18_meroe_spearmen)
Meroi Aichmetai
(Meroe Spearmen)

Armed with javelins, spear and shield, these troops can skirmish and face enemy infantry in melee. They already know that they are superb hunters and warriors, and do not need to prove their skills to anyone by attacking impetuously!

300 419 419 27 9 10 55 1 20 40
26
300 Corio Runo
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_2_Britannic_Ambushers)
Corio Runo
(Brythonic Hidden Warriors)

Unexpected warriors with javelins and swords are useful to any warlord.

300 571 571 38 11 17 69 1 20 35
27
175 Corio Telamon
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_2_Briton_Slingers)
Corio Telamon
(Britannic Slingers)

A good slinger is worth his weight in slingstones, many times over.

175 653 653 6 190 6 20 18 7 6 43 1 20 25
28
300 Arabioi Katadromeis
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_20_arabian_auxiliaries)
Arabioi Katadromeis
(Arabian Auxiliaries)

Arabian auxiliaries form irregular units useful for long-range operations, especially in the desert. They can afford a light and cheap helmet like the Boeotian one, also used by many other troops.

300 490 490 15 9 10 57 6 20 40
29
300 Erinamesh Ana-Arabim
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_20_Arabian_Levies)
Erinamesh Ana-Arabim
(Arabian Levies)

The desert-canny fight only when they must.

300 407 407 26 9 10 56 1 20 35
30
300 Pantodapoi Syriakoi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_21_Syrian_Levies)
Pantodapoi Syriakoi
(Syrian Levies)

Cheap spearmen are not necessarily poor spearmen and should make any horseman behave with a little respect.

300 351 351 22 9 11 52 1 20 35
31
200 Shipri Tukul
Melee Infantry / Hoplite/Pike Infantry / (AOR_22_Babylonian_Spears)
Shipri Tukul
(Babylonian Heavy Spearmen)

These heavy infantrymen use the old pointed Assyrian helmet and have iron scale corselets. They fight with sword and spear, and carry the old-fashioned bronze-faced aspis shield.

200 1156 1156 30 9 13 84 16 20 55
32
175 Thanvare Madaen
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_22_Mesopotamian_Archers)
Thanvare Madaen
(Mesopotamian Archers)

Weight of numbers brings its own quality to arrow fire from eastern archers.

175 376 376 9 165 5 15 18 7 6 22 1 20 25
33
300 Gund-i Madaen
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_22_Mesopotamian_Levies)
Gund-i Madaen
(Mesopotamian Levies)

Levies can fight and are relatively cheap to maintain, but lack skill and conviction.

300 351 351 22 9 11 52 1 20 35
34
200 Thureophoroi Indohellenikoi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_23_hellenic_medium_inf)
Thureophoroi Indohellenikoi
(Indo-Hellenic Thureos Spears) These spearmen are the lightest component of the regular Indo-Greek phalanx line, equipped with a fairly light linothorax and pteryges, and an equally light helm, though a heavy thureos shield and bronze greaves afford them substantially greater defensive coverage then the traditional hoplitai of distant Hellas.
200 968 968 28 9 11 71 12 20 55
35
175 Peltastai Indohellenikoi
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_23_hellenic_peltasts)
Peltastai Indohellenikoi
(Indo-Hellenic Peltasts) Gone is the close phalanx formation and the long spear, replaced by a somewhat looser but more skilled melee formation. They wear Phrygian style helmets, light cotton Thracian trousers, and carry javelins, in addition to a smaller and lighter shield. The Indo-Greeks have adapted quite well to the environment of India and have prospered. Many have become Buddhists, though they still remain fierce warriors, true to their Hellenic forefathers.
175 701 701 14 85 8 5 27 9 10 48 12 20 50
36
120 Kamboja Asvaka Ksatriya
Cavalry / Melee Cavalry / (AOR_23_iranian_light_cav)
Kamboja Asvaka Ksatriya
(Indo-Iranian Light Cavalry) Master horsemen and horse traders, Kambojas never leave an opportunity to plunder using their light cavalry. Living on both sides of the Khyber Pass, they are a part of the Arya races which stormed and conquered India, some 1500 years before. Their helmet is an evolved Boiotian one, and their primary cuirass is a quilted silk one. Their weapons are clearly Hellenic: a round aspis shield, a short kontos spear that could be held underarm in a couched stance, and a sturdy kopis for when the spear gives way.""
120 1778 1778 34 9 24 50 12 20 50
37
175 Thanvare Payahdag
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_23_Persian_Archers)
Thanvare Payahdag
(Persian Archers)

Archers should be valued for ability to strike down a distant foe.

175 508 508 9 165 5 15 18 7 6 22 1 20 25
38
300 Gund-i Palta
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_23_Persian_Levies)
Gund-i Palta
(Persian Levies)

Cheap spearmen are not necessarily poor spearmen and should make any horseman behave with a little respect.

300 351 351 22 9 11 52 1 20 35
39
300 Gund-i Nizagan
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_24_Parthian_Levies)
Gund-i Nizagan
(Parthian Levies)

Levies can fight and are relatively cheap to maintain, but lack skill and conviction.

300 351 351 22 9 11 52 1 20 35
40
175 Armenikoi Toxotai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_25_Armenian_Archers)
Armenikoi Toxotai
(Armenian Archers)

Hardy men levied from the mountains to the north, these soldiers make decent archers.

175 376 376 9 165 5 15 18 7 6 22 1 20 25
41
300 Armenikoi Epistratoi Doriphoroi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_25_Armenian_Levies)
Armenikoi Epistratoi Doriphoroi
(Armenian Levies)

Tough warriors from the Armenian plains, these soldiers are capable of fighting in an organized battle line.

300 351 351 22 9 11 52 1 20 35
42
300 Baktrioi Pantodapoi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_26_Baktrian_Levies)
Baktrioi Pantodapoi
(Baktrian Levies)

Spearmen are the backbone of an army; they keep cavalry at a respectful distance.

300 562 562 26 9 11 66 4 20 30
43
36 Elephantes Indikoi
Elephants / Elephant / (AOR_26_Indian_War_Elephants_Bactria)
Elephantes Indikoi
(Indian War Elephants)

The most exotic and temperamental of beasts, these huge animals will trample any enemy underfoot and even scare away other smaller elephants!

36 2400 2400 12 6 16 42 12 105 25
44
120 Jamsya Yukhuna Duna Purma
Cavalry / Missile Cavalry / (AOR_26_Yuezhi_Archers)
Jamsya Yukhuna Duna Purma
(Yuezhi Horse Archers)

These horsemen make up the backbone of the Yuezhi cavalry, as horse-archers. As such, they are armed with extremely powerful composite bows of the asymmetrical, or "Hunnic" style. Their qualities as archers are offset by their performance in melee, as they are lightly armed and wear little to no armour. Used wisely, these mounted archers are a danger to any ill-prepared enemy.

120 546 546 10 150 5 15 15 7 20 26 2 20 25
45
300 Roxolanoi Haploi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_27_Roxolani_Levies)
Roxolanoi Haploi
(Roxolani Levies)

Spearmen are the backbone of an army; they keep cavalry at a respectful distance.

300 405 405 26 9 10 58 1 20 35
46
175 Skythioi Toxotai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_27_Scythian_Archers)
Skythioi Toxotai
(Scythian Archers)

Men who cannot shoot go hungry on the steppes.

175 521 521 9 165 5 15 21 11 8 29 1 20 25
47
175 Paya Hinam Dunai Purma
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_27_Subeshi_Archers)
Paya Hinam Dunai Purma
(Subeshi Archers)

These archers wear a felt helmet, leather leggings, and a thick sheepskin coat with the wool turned inside-out, and carry a recurved composite bow. The bows they carry are a larger version of the Scythian recurved composite bow, enabling them to outrange, outshoot, and outpower other steppe nomad horse archers, making these foot bowmen the ideal counter to horse archers in a stationary exchange of missiles.

175 502 502 9 165 5 15 12 11 8 26 1 20 25
48
256 Chalyboi Doryphoroi
Melee Infantry / Hoplite/Pike Infantry / (AOR_29_chalybes_spearmen)
Chalyboi Doryphoroi
(Chalybes Spearmen)

The armour of these spearmen consists of a leather helmet, greaves, and a long quilted linen tunic. Instead of the leather pteryges of a Greek corselet, the Chalybes have plaited cords to provide protection below the cuirass. Their main weapon is a long spear. They are useful against light infantry, but their lack of shields means they are vulnerable to enemy arrows.

256 615 615 34 9 10 35 6 20 50
49
120 Paphlagonikoi Hippeis
Cavalry / Missile Cavalry / (AOR_29_Paphlagonian_Cavalry)
Paphlagonikoi Hippeis
(Paphlagonian Cavalry)

These speedy, light cavalrymen can do good service in harrying the enemy.

120 754 754 14 85 8 5 24 10 20 27 2 20 30
50
200 Phrygioi Sagarisphoroi
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_29_phrygian_axemen)
Phrygioi Sagarisphoroi
(Phrygian Axemen)

These infantrymen are valuable assault infantry. They are generally better equuipped than Persian takabara troops, with a Phrygian helmet or soft cap, quilted armour, and wide crescent or Gerron wicker shields, quite similar to the greek Dipylon.

200 1022 1022 38 11 15 70 10 20 50
51
175 Pontikoi Toxotai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_29_Pontic_Archers)
Pontikoi Toxotai
(Pontic Archers)

Archers are ideal for harassing the enemy from afar, and goading them into foolish action.

175 376 376 9 165 5 15 10 7 6 22 1 20 25
52
300 Pontikoi Haploi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_29_Pontic_Levies)
Pontikoi Haploi
(Pontic Levies)

Levies are plentiful, and can stand in battle when properly commanded.

300 562 562 26 9 11 66 4 20 30
53
300 Aeudi Lugoae
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_3_Gallic_Levies)
Aeudi Lugoae
(Gallic Levies)

During periods of strife and war, it is sometimes necessary to call upon ordinary citizens to organize as militia. Called Lugoae, militia in Celtic societies are farmers, craftsmen, fishermen, and so on, called to brief military service in periods of crisis. They may train a few times a year to fight, and games and sports encourage a decent level of physicality, but they're still only militia, and can only be trusted to do so much.

300 496 496 21 9 10 65 4 20 30
54
120 Leuce Epos
Cavalry / Melee Cavalry / (AOR_3_Gallic_Light_Cavalry)
Leuce Epos
(Gallic Cavalry)

Leuce Epos constitute the bulk of Gallic cavalry. Well-trained compared to many of their enemies’ cavalry, they are invaluable to any army. They throw javelins at a distance, depleting an enemy before charging with their main spears. They are trained to throw javelins, charge, and withdraw repeatedly, and they do it well. A bronze helmet, shield, and light weapons may not seem the equipment of any particularly great cavalry, but they are a solid medium cavalry force, capable of running down routers, defeating light cavalry, and skirmishing if necessary.

120 1216 1216 26 9 22 39 4 20 40
55
175 Aeudi Gaeroas
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_3_Gallic_Skirmishers)
Aeudi Gaeroas
(Gallic Skirmishers)

Even the poorest of the tribe can fight for the tribe's honour and glory.

175 412 412 14 85 8 5 18 7 6 50 1 20 25
56
300 Galatai Lugoae
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_30_Galatian_Levies)
Galatai Lugoae
(Galatian Levies)

The chance to win glory and position makes these men fierce opponents.

300 512 512 27 9 11 78 3 20 35
57
120 Galatai Epos
Cavalry / Melee Cavalry / (AOR_30_Galatian_Light_Cavalry)
Galatai Epos
(Galatian Light Cavalry)

Galatians can provide excellent light cavalry. Well-trained compared to many of their enemies' cavalry, they are invaluable to any army. They throw javelins at a distance, depleting an enemy before charging with their main spears.

120 1293 1293 26 9 24 44 4 20 40
58
300 Curoas
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_30_Galatian_Warriors)
Curoas
(Galatian Warriors)

There is a deep savagery in these warriors' hearts, a delight in battle for its own sake.

300 670 670 40 11 11 67 3 20 35
59
300 Kappadokioi Haploi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_31_Cappadocian_Levies)
Kappadokioi Haploi
(Cappadocian Levies)

Levies can fight and are relatively cheap to maintain, but lack skill and conviction.

300 351 351 22 9 11 52 1 20 35
60
300 Galatai Lugoae
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_31_Galatian_Levies)
Galatai Lugoae
(Galatian Levies)

The chance to win glory and position makes these men fierce opponents.

300 512 512 27 9 11 78 3 20 35
61
300 Kilikioi Haploi
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_32_Cilician_Levies)
Kilikioi Haploi
(Cilician Levies)

Cilician pirates have a long tradition of raiding the seas. These naval troops are also skilled in combat on land.

300 610 610 24 10 10 65 6 20 35
62
175 Kilikioi Peltastai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_32_Cilician_Peltasts)
Kilikioi Peltastai
(Cilician Peltasts)

Cilicians often turn to piracy and raiding due to the poor land they live in; however as skirmishers they are highly praised by the Successor states. They were even present at the Daphne Parade among the Seleucid Army.

175 625 625 15 90 9 5 27 10 11 65 3 20 40
63
175 Mysoi Sphendonetai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_33_Mysian_Slingers)
Mysoi Sphendonetai
(Mysian Slingers)

Witty slingers, and all Greeks have wit, often scratch OUCH! onto their shots.

175 449 449 6 190 5 20 18 7 6 32 1 20 25
64
300 Phrygioi Pantodapoi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_33_Phrygian_Levies)
Phrygioi Pantodapoi
(Phrygian Levies)

Levies can fight and are relatively cheap to maintain, but lack skill and conviction.

300 562 562 26 9 11 66 4 20 30
65
300 Korinthoi Epistratoi Hoplitai
Melee Infantry / Hoplite/Pike Infantry / (AOR_35_Greek_Levies)
Korinthoi Epistratoi Hoplitai
(Corinthian Levy Hoplites)

Levies are plentiful, and can stand in battle when properly commanded.

300 562 562 23 9 11 56 4 20 30
66
200 Korinthoi Ekdromoi Hoplitai
Melee Infantry / Hoplite/Pike Infantry / (AOR_35_Greek_Light_Hoplites)
Korinthoi Ekdromoi Hoplitai
(Corinthian Light Hoplites)

Discipline is needed to carry a spear and bear a shield in the phalanx.

200 615 615 27 9 13 57 4 20 40
67
200 Korinthoi Thureophoroi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_35_Greek_Thureos_Spears)
Korinthoi Thureophoroi
(Corinthian Thureos Spears)

These well-trained warriors are a flexible force of skirmishing spearmen.

200 765 765 30 9 10 67 8 20 40
68
300 Krobyzoi Thureophoroi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_38_krobyzi_spearmen)
Krobyzoi Thureophoroi
(Krobyzoi Thureos Spearmen)

The Krobyzoi are a Thracian tribe from northern Thrace, neighbours of the Getae in the East and the ferocious Triballi in the West. They wear no armour, but some have light pelt caps, others Phrygian and Thracian helmets.

300 466 466 24 9 10 71 3 20 40
69
175 Maedi Peltastai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_38_maedi_peltastai)
Maedi Peltastai
(Maedi Peltasts)

The Maedi are an ancient tribe inhabiting the southwestern fringe of Thrace. They are famous as the tribe of Spartacus. They are also famous for their wild Aurochs, the Bolinthos, which is one popular war emblem. With their raiding and contacts with the Greeks, they use more xiphos swords and Chalcidian helmets than their northeastern neighbours.

175 920 920 16 95 9 5 32 10 11 70 12 20 50
70
175 Thrakioi Peltastai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_38_Thracian_Peltasts)
Thrakioi Peltastai
(Thracian Peltasts)

Unencumbered by armour, these fast moving skirmishers use javelins to disrupt enemy units.

175 449 449 15 90 9 5 24 10 10 44 1 20 30
71
300 Thyni Rhomphaiaphoroi
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_38_thyni_romphaiaphoroi)
Thyni Rhomphaiaphoroi
(Thyni Rhomphaia Warriors)

A famous Thracian tribe, the Thyni are renowned for their fearsome night attacks and lightning raids, as the Macedonians and Odrysians well know. This eastern coastal tribe is also made up of fishermen and merchants, and is one of the most Hellenised and prosperous Thracian kingdoms, due to their immediate contact with some Greek harbour colonies.

300 911 911 48 13 20 58 6 20 55
72
300 Daki Epistratoi Doryphoroi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_39_Dacian_Levies)
Daki Epistratoi Doryphoroi
(Dacian Levies)

Even the lowliest of Dacians can carry a spear into battle for his people.

300 347 347 21 9 10 66 1 20 30
73
175 Sotaroas Argos
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_4_Belgae_Hunters)
Sotaroas Argos
(Belgae Hunters)

The skills of the hunt, hiding and a sudden strike, are the skills of a warrior.

175 391 391 8 155 5 15 18 7 6 29 1 20 25
74
300 Eburonae Lugoae
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_4_Belgae_Levies)
Eburonae Lugoae
(Belgae Levies)

During periods of strife and war, it is sometimes necessary to call upon ordinary citizens to organize as militia. Called Lugoae, militia in Celtic societies are farmers, craftsmen, fishermen, and so on, called to brief military service in periods of crisis. They may train a few times a year to fight, and games and sports encourage a decent level of physicality, but they're still only militia, and can only be trusted to do so much.

300 496 496 21 9 10 65 4 20 30
75
300 Baleares Milites
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_41_Balearic_Levies)
Baleares Milites
(Balearic Levies)

Baleares Milites are a reliable militia. Fast-moving and able to pepper the enemy with javelins before charging with their spears, they can be relied to beef up Iberian armies whenever numbers are paramount.

300 452 452 24 9 10 52 3 20 35
76
175 Baleares Funditores
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_41_Balearic_Slingers)
Baleares Funditores
(Balearic Slingers)

The shepherds of the Balearic Islands train with a sling from childhood, and are some of the most deadly slingers in the world.

175 866 866 8 215 7 20 22 7 6 32 3 20 35
77
175 Rhodioi Sphendonetai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_42_Rhodian_Slingers)
Rhodioi Sphendonetai
(Rhodian Slingers)

Few can match the deadly accuracy of the men of Rhodes.

175 741 741 8 215 8 20 21 7 6 36 1 20 30
78
175 Sauromatae Fistaeg Fat Aexsdzhytae
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_43_Sarmatian_Archers)
Sauromatae Fistaeg Fat Aexsdzhytae
(Sarmatian Archers)

Men who cannot shoot go hungry on the steppes.

175 568 568 9 165 5 15 21 7 8 39 1 20 25
79
120 Sauromatae Fat Aexsdzhytae
Cavalry / Missile Cavalry / (AOR_43_Sarmatian_Horse_Archers)
Sauromatae Fat Aexsdzhytae
(Sarmatian Horse Archers)

These horse archers can pepper an enemy with arrows and fight off unwanted attention in close combat.

120 881 881 10 150 5 15 30 11 22 35 2 20 25
80
175 Skutjanz
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_5_Germanic_Hunters)
Skutjanz
(Germanic Hunters)

A deer or a man: the target still needs killing.

175 528 528 9 165 5 15 21 11 6 29 1 20 25
81
300 Gaizoz Frije
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_5_Germanic_Levies)
Gaizoz Frije
(Germanic Levies)

Gaizoz Frije, whose name also means “Free Spears,” are composed largely of local farmers and hunters, Germanic freemen of the lowest rank, accustomed to frequent raids and tribal warfare from a young age. According to Germanic tradition, as soon as these men receive their gaizaz (spear) and skelduz (shield), they are frije (free) adults, charged with equal shares and responsibilities in the tribe. Frije also means one's own, for to belong is to fulfill the duties of being free.

300 420 420 27 9 11 60 1 20 35
82
175 Skutjanz
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_6_Germanic_Hunters)
Skutjanz
(Germanic Hunters)

A deer or a man: the target still needs killing.

175 528 528 9 165 5 15 21 11 6 29 1 20 25
83
300 Gaizoz Frije
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_6_Germanic_Levies)
Gaizoz Frije
(Germanic Levies)

Gaizoz Frije, whose name also means “Free Spears,” are composed largely of local farmers and hunters, Germanic freemen of the lowest rank, accustomed to frequent raids and tribal warfare from a young age. According to Germanic tradition, as soon as these men receive their gaizaz (spear) and skelduz (shield), they are frije (free) adults, charged with equal shares and responsibilities in the tribe. Frije also means one's own, for to belong is to fulfill the duties of being free.

300 420 420 27 9 11 60 1 20 35
84
175 Kovkasi Lernain Netadzik
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_62_Caucasian_Archers)
Kovkasi Lernain Netadzik
(Caucasian Archers)

Hardy men levied from the mountains to the north, these soldiers make decent archers.

175 376 376 9 165 5 15 18 7 6 22 1 20 25
85
300 Kavakaza Sparabara
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_62_Caucasian_Levies)
Kavakaza Sparabara
(Caucasian Levies)

Hardy men levied from the mountains to the north, these soldiers are capable of fighting in an organized battle line.

300 632 632 26 9 10 56 6 20 40
86
300 Noricene Lugoae
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_7_Alpine_Levies)
Noricene Lugoae
(Alpine Levies)

While ill-disciplined, these men are ferocious fighters in search of honour.

300 496 496 21 9 10 65 4 20 30
87
300 Lugoae Liguriae
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_8_Ligurian_Levies)
Lugoae Liguriae
(Ligurian Levies)

The chance to win glory and position makes these men fierce opponents.

300 496 496 21 9 10 65 4 20 30
88
175 Gaeroas Liguriae
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (AOR_8_Ligurian_Skirmishers)
Gaeroas Liguriae
(Ligurian Skirmishers)

The chance to win glory and position makes these men fierce opponents.

175 412 412 14 85 8 5 18 7 6 50 1 20 25
89
200 Kampanioi Hoplitai
Melee Infantry / Hoplite/Pike Infantry / (AOR_9_Campanian_Hoplites)
Kampanioi Hoplitai
(Campanian Hoplites)

These men are typical hoplites, wearing feathered or crested helmets, along with greaves and breastplates. Their weapons include the dory, xiphos, and the classic large aspis shield. However, they are more mobile than classic hoplites, useful as flanking heavy infantry rather than a central phalanx unit.

200 848 848 27 9 11 65 10 20 50
90
300 Italici Milites
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_9_Italian_Levies)
Italici Milites
(Italian Levies)

Angry Italians with spears should never be dismissed lightly.

300 568 568 15 9 10 65 8 20 35
91
200 Ensiferi Italici
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_9_Italian_Swordsmen)
Ensiferi Italici
(Italian Swordsmen)

Never underestimate an Italian in battle: he will smile even as he guts you.

200 802 802 33 10 10 65 8 20 35
92
300 Taurisci Securiferi
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (AOR_9_Italy_Taurisci_Axemen)
Taurisci Securiferi
(Taurisci Axemen)

One of the last Ligurian tribes to survive the Boii and Gallic invasions and assimilation, the Taurisci survive in central Italy. Seen as barbarians by the Romans and most of the southern Italic civilisations, they are equipped with a scutum, javelins, and a deadly light axe, similar to the Illyrian and Venetian tribes. These axemen are renowned as assault infantry.

300 771 771 36 11 13 70 6 20 50
93
200 Leukanoi Hoplitai
Melee Infantry / Hoplite/Pike Infantry / (AOR_9_lucanian_hoplites)
Leukanoi Hoplitai
(Lucanian Hoplites)

Lucanian troops have fought in the ranks of Pyrrhus' army. Some of them are roughly equivalent to the Oscan infantry, but others are equipped as hoplites, with the usual panoply. Like the Campanians, they can give a good account of themselves as medium-heavy support infantry.

200 998 998 27 9 13 65 12 20 50
94
200 Mamertinoi Doryphoroi
Melee Infantry / Spear Infantry / (AOR_9_Mamertine_Spearmen)
Mamertinoi Doryphoroi
(Mamertine Spearmen)

The famous Mamertines are named after the Oscan war god they worship, Mamers. An Oscan people that live in Bruttium, they are bellicose in behaviour and are often used as mercenaries by the rival cities of Magna Graecia.

200 693 693 30 9 10 70 6 20 50
95
200 Epistratoi Hoplitai
Melee Infantry / Hoplite/Pike Infantry / (Gre_Militia_Hoplites)
Epistratoi Hoplitai
(Levy Hoplites)

Any honest citizen can take up the shield and answer to the name of hoplite.

200 575 575 24 9 11 56 4 20 40
96
175 Psiloi Sphendonetai
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (Gre_Slingers)
Psiloi Sphendonetai
(Greek Slingers)

Witty slingers, and all Greeks have wit, often scratch OUCH! onto their shots.

175 517 517 6 190 5 20 10 7 6 37 1 20 35
Disqus
Facebook