Rfce Byzantium

"The Power of the Emperor"
While in control of Constantinople, there could be no civil war and the cities in the core (Greece) cannot declare independence.

Briefly, this reflects the historical ebb-and-flow of Byzantium's fortunes; decline followed by resurgence under a strong dynasty and ensures that Byzantium will remain alive for an appropriate length of time.
Full discussion here: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=250322&page=17#333

BYZANTINE start: 500 AD

Leaders: JUSTINIAN I

Favoured Civic: BUREAUCRACY

Favored Religion: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY

Unique Unit: CATAPHRACT (Early heavy cavalry)

Unique Building: HIPPODROME (replaces Ampitheatre)

Unique Power: POWER OF THE EMPEROR (see above)

Great People:
Justinian (Great General)
Heraclius (Great General)
Basil II (Great General)
Constantine (Great Engineer)
Anthemius of Tralles (Great Engineer)

Unique Historical Victory:
1. Constantinople is the largest and most cultural city in 1000 AD.
2. Control Constantinople, Greece and Anatolia in 1300AD
3. Be the richest civilization in Europe in 1500AD

Files for Code

Here is version 2 of an encoded settler map, telling the AI where to settle:
RFCe_Byzantium_SettlerMap.txt

RFCe_Byzantium_SettlerMap.png
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