ΟΙ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΩΝ - The Roman Emperors Spoiler : This is an RFC:E story, with 1.3 patch. I'm quite unfamiliar with this mod, so in some ways I will be as ignorant as the emperors that I play regarding what is coming next, and that's the way I like it. I do know a few things (e.g. Arabs will rise from the east). And I welcome general advice from experienced players of RFC:E, such as what civics I should change to, what general research directions are best, but I prefer not to know specifics (such as "The Arabs will flip Jersualem at ___ AD.") And of course I welcome corrections to my Greek. ΟΙ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΩΝ - The Roman Emperors: The Biographies of the Basileis Prelude Timeline Αναστάσιος Α' - Anastasius I Ιουστίνος Α' - Justin I Ιουστινιανός Α' ο Μέγας - Justinian I 'The Great' (Part 1: Nephew and Uncle) Ιουστινιανός Α' ο Μέγας - Justinian I 'The Great' (Part 2: Reclaiming the Empire) Ιουστίνος Β' - Justin II Τιβέριος Β' - Tiberius II Μαυρίκιος - Maurice Φωκάς - Phocas Ηράκλειος - Heraclius (Part 1: The Bubble Expands) Ηράκλειος - Heraclius (Part 2: The Bubble Breaks) Ηράκλειος νέος Κωνσταντίνος - Constantine III Ηρακλωνάς - Heraklonas Prelude Constantinople, 499 AD - In the wake of the great migrations of Europe, the once imposing Roman Empire (Βασιλεία Ρωμαίων was reduced a dim reflection of its former greatness. The eastern Mediterranean lands it had inherited were rich in resources, but, ravaged by barbarian incursions, left undeveloped and precariously connected. The cities and towns were depleted of men by the strife and instability of the past dozen generations, and trust in the rule of law and civic responsibility was worn thin. Devotion to Constantine's Right Christian faith and awe at his Great City kept the provinces of the empire from spinning apart, but only, as the planets, because they had no place else to go - a collection of regions ruled at various degrees of inefficiency by governors appointed either by questionable merit or by blameless connections, all ruling according to their own peculiar principles. The Empire at 500: Stable. State religion: Christianity. Treasury: 1000 million solidi. Total commerce: 157. Tax income: 47, Research: 92, Espionage: 18. Expenses: 67 (Military maintenance: 17, City maintenance: 7, Civic maintenance: 43).