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The Greeks are one of the 18 nations in the original Rise of Nations. They have the Power of Philosophy, which is based on the historical facts of ancient Greek city-states being the "birthplace of philosophy", where many concepts considered ahead of its time were formulated, such as the concept of philosophy itself, democracy, reason and inquiry (fundamental in early stages of science), et cetera.

Power of Philosophy Edit

  • Library research 10% cheaper (except Knowledge Knowledge) and 100% faster.
  • Can build Universities and collect Knowledge Knowledge from the beginning of the game.
    • When starting with the Nomad option, the free University isn't given.
  • Start with a University.
  • Libraries and Universities 66% cheaper.

Unique units Edit

The Greek unique Heavy Cavalry have 36 movement speed instead of the 30-33 of regular Heavy Cavalry. Additionally, except for the Companion, Greek unique Heavy Cavalry have a 5% damage bonus against buildings and units.

Unit Description
Companion
Companion
Greek Unique Heavy Cavalry, Classical Age Classical Age - powerful, armored, shock melee units. Faster than normal Heavy Cavalry.
Royal Companion
Royal Companion
Greek Unique Heavy Cavalry, Medieval Age Medieval Age - powerful, armored, shock melee units. Faster than normal Heavy Cavalry.
Stratiotai
Stratiotai
Greek Unique Heavy Cavalry, Gunpowder Age Gunpowder Age - powerful, armored, shock melee units. Faster than normal Heavy Cavalry.
Royal Stratiotai
Royal Stratiotai
Greek Unique Heavy Cavalry, Enlightenment Age Enlightenment Age - powerful, armored, shock melee units. Faster than normal Heavy Cavalry.

Leaders Edit

Cities Edit

  • Ialysus
  • Samos
  • Phocaea
  • Chios
  • Thera
  • Melos
  • Pharsalus
  • Paros
  • Thessalonica
  • Demetrias
  • Delos
  • Zacynthus
  • Elatea
  • Erythrae
  • Mantinea
  • Syracuse
  • Corcyra
  • Byzantium
  • Alexandria
  • Potidaea
  • Heraclea
  • Apollonia
  • Epidamnus
  • Patrai
  • Chalcedon
  • Cos
  • Cnidus
  • Priene
  • Colophon
  • Clazomenae
  • Teos
  • Samos
  • Mytilene
  • Myrina
  • Thasus
  • Samothrace
  • Piraeus
  • Zarax