PERSIAN CIVILISATION PROFILE

OVERVIEW

Representation: Units from various different cultures. Wide variety of garb, styles and colours.

UNIT DESCRIPTIONS

Rank Notes: The following convention is used to display the rank for Persian Citizen Soldiers:

INFANTRY

CAVALRY

SUPPORT UNITS

SIEGE

CHAMPION UNITS

HEROES

CIV CENTRE UNITS

FORBIDDEN CLASSES

STRUCTURE DESCRIPTIONS

VILLAGE

TOWN

CITY

SPECIAL STRUCTURES

NEW STRUCTURE TRAITS

CIV BONUSES

TEAM BONUS

TECHNOLOGIES

SPECIAL TECHNOLOGIES

(Note: depending on how the pool of shared techs above turn out, two possible STs are proposed below, since it's likely there'll be a standard tech similar to Persian Architecture)

TRANSLATIONS

A list of translations of Old/Middle Persian provided by Spahbod on Wildfire Games Forums and by rez via private message on Total War Center:

Persian/English district and satrapy names revised by Shogun 144:

  1. Parsa/Fars: homeland of the Persians; plus the lowland of Anshan (Khuzistan).
  2. Uvja/Elam: Self-explanatory
  3. Babiru/Babylonia: Southern Iraq
  4. Athur/Assyria: eastern Turkey, northern Iraq
  5. Arabaya/Northern Arabia: Self-explanatory
  6. Mudraya/Egypt: Added by Cambyases I.
  7. Tyaiy Drayahya/Northern Turkey: "The lands beside the (Black) Sea"
  8. Sparda/Lydia: Southeastern Turkey
  9. Yauna/Ionian:the same as above
  10. Mada/Media: northeastern Iran; Tarsus mountains.
  11. Armina/Armenia: Self-explanatory
  12. Katpaduka/Cappadocia: Still Turkey; central
  13. Parthava/Parthia: eastern Iran
  14. Zranka/Drangiana: Seistan, eastern Iran
  15. Haraiva/Aria: Herat, Afghanistan
  16. Uvarazmiya/Kwarazm or Chorasmia: lower Amu Darya: Kazakhstan + Uzbekhstan
  17. Bakhtrish/Bactria: north of the Hindu Kush range
  18. Sughd/Sogdiana: Samarkand region: Afghanistan
  19. Gandara/Gandhara: Peshawar: upper Indus: Pakistan
  20. Saka or Saca: The steppe country inhabited by the Scythian tribes on the Syr Darya
  21. Thatagush/Sattagydia: Kabul: Afghanistan
  22. Harauvatish/Kandahar: Self-explanatory
  23. Maka: The desert coast of Makran and Baluchistan in southern Iran
  24. Putay/Libya: nominal rule only
  25. Kushiya/Ethiopia: nominal rule
  26. Hinduiya: The Sind region of lower Indus, Pakistan; nominal rule
  27. Karka/Caria: Self-explanatory