Age Overview Units and Buildings History

The Classical Age is the second age a player can reach in Rise of Nations, and the first age available to research. It can reached after any two technologies are researched through the Library, and costs 250 Food Food.

General information Edit

After advancing to the Classical Age, players are given many new options, compared to the Ancient Age. In this age, Metal Metal and Knowledge Knowledge first appear, Mines and Universities becoming available to gather these new basic resources. Recruitment and military strategy are greatly expanded with the Stable, Siege Factory, Fort, and Tower, while Barracks units see their first upgrade unlocked. The first enhancement buildings are also unlocked: Granary, Lumber Mill, and Smelter, and the first Wonders can be built.

Advancement Edit

Advancing towards the Medieval Age Medieval Age requires for an additional four of any Library technologies to be researched, and costs 250 Food Food and 250 Knowledge Knowledge.



The ruins of the Parthenon.

  • The icon of the Classical Age is based on the Parthenon, as it would look like when it was first built in the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.