Greco-Persian Wars Modification


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This mod requires Rome Total War v1.5 and it is designed to cover the conflicts between Greek factions and those of Persia between 550BC - 250BC. This mod will allow users to play as Greek and Persian units in Rome Total War. Parthia is now Persia and in conflict with the Greek City States. Alexandrian factions are also modified for better game play (other factions are still available).

** Please Note that most of the units being showcased will be avialable in the upcoming version 0.9 **

New Units:

Greek Cities:

Elite Hellenic Hoplite

Spartan Hoplites

Spartan Phalanx Pikemen

Hellenic Phalanx Pikemen

Hellenic Medium Hoplite


Asthetairoi [Gold Shields]

Argyraspides [Silver Shields]

Pezhetairois [Bronze Shields]


Ptolemy (Egypt):

Levy Phalangists

Pezhetairois (Bronze Shields)

Asthetairois (Gold Shields)


Persian Immortals (Artisabara)

Immortals (Fictional, by


Persian Sparabara

Scythed Chariots (Persia)

King's Chariots

Bactrian Cataphracts (Persia)

Barcanian Cavalry (Persia)

Hyrcanian Cavalry

Persian Peltasts

Mardian Archers

New Battles:

Battle of Thermopylae, Marathon and Gaugamela will be included in the next release.

Historical Accuracy / References

Even though this MOD's timeframe is mixed, it is still intended to be historically accurate. The units, are designed to be as accurate as possible. Much research has been done to ensure all units are properly named and armed. IFor example, the persian Kardakes, which very little is known about is depicted as follows:



Persian Army

Greek Army


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production halted.

This project has been discontinued untill further notice. As a result, there is no longer any support for this mod. You can still download and enjoy the beta version. Thank you to all of you who supported this mod. Prince of Persia out.

Sorry about the long break but i need time off for school reasons. I will be continuing my work on this mod. I have made some minor change so far and i am planning to replace roman faction units now as well. I wanted to thank Rise of Persia team for assisting me on some Persian and Greek units skeletons. I have fixed some bugs, changed Parthia to Persian completely and added historically accurate Persian territories as pictured below.

Coming Changes:
- Parthia now completely Persia
- New campaign map to represent historic western Persia with Greeks
- New factions: Greek cities will be split into Sparta and Athens; Brutii and Scipii factions removed.
- New hoplites for Athenians and Spartans.
- New Cretan archers
- Tweaked some cavalry
- Spartan cavalry
- Every unit in game will have different attributes (attacks, defenses, charges, etc.)
- No more spartan generals, just Spartan Elites and Greek generals
- New flags and banners for Greeks and Macedon's
- Historical battles: Marathon, Gaugamela and Chaeronia, possibly thermopylae

This project has been discontinued untill further notice. As a result, there is no longer any support for this mod. You can still download and enjoy the beta version. Thank you to all of you who supported this mod. Prince of Persia out.

Oct 18, 2008

I will be releasing a new release soon which will dramatically improve gameplay, adds new units and modify's campaign map units and settlements for a greco-persian war settings (500BC era). Parthia will be completly converted to Persia with all new units. greek cities get even more different hoplites and seleucids, egypt, pontus and armenia will be removed from the campaign NOT from the game. Rome will play very little role in the campaign. It will be mainly egypt vs persia vs greece. As for gameplay cavalry are a lot more powerful now. Even spartans get cavalry. Unit costs have been accuratelly balanced based on factions. more to come stay tuned...



7 years ago News 0 comments

hell moddb, goodbye rtw heaven. also greetings to all of you rtw fans in here.

Spartan Skins for Rome Total War 1.5

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spartan skin only. will not mess with your game, you can still play multiplayer with friends. only 540kb in size!!!

Thermopylae Historical Battle

Thermopylae Historical Battle

7 years ago Singleplayer Map 1 comment

Very beta, please extract to your "data\world\maps\battle\custom" folder. Enjoy. NOTE THAT THIS REQUIRES THE GRECO-PERSIAN WARS MOD

Greco-Persian Wars MOD Version 0.9 - RC1

Greco-Persian Wars MOD Version 0.9 - RC1

7 years ago Full Version 34 comments

This mod is no longer supported and has hence been discontinued untill further noticed. But let this mod be considered "canceled" at this time. Thank...

AoE Single/Multi-Player Map-Pack

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restos Oct 1 2010 says:

man there is no spartan militia hello there areonly Spartan Equals And elites an you need to add cointhian Archers

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Kirbanator Jul 18 2010 says:

Is their going to be a new map and if their is what will be all of Persia or just the western half. Maybe their should be India to represent Alexanders invasion of India.

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Bearmilk Jul 18 2010 says:

anyone know how to install rome mods on linux? with wine? im trying to install fourth age total war the new shadow and rome total realism but i cant figure the bloody thing out! PLEASE HELPPPPP!!!!!!

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woweatme12345 Jul 8 2010 says:

how do you uninstall the beta?

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spartan-legend Aug 16 2009 says:

hey princeofpersia great mod, here are a few things that need tweaking as they dont work ingame, im sorry if people have already pointed these out. when you right click on a unit of either corinthian or athenian hoplites (on the campaign map) where all the information appears, the new decoration on the shield or the new helmet does not appear.
secondly, when u do custom battle, on the Theban sacred band, and i think the corinthians when u scroll ure cursor over them it says "unlocalised text placement" or sommit like that

Finally can i ask u make thermopylae a historical battle? xD tyvm

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LordOfTheBow Jul 14 2009 says:

you should look at the map for the persian invasion mod of rtw ask him how he did it because with that map your mod would be awsome

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lLeo21 Jul 12 2009 says:


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prince_of_persia Creator
prince_of_persia May 27 2009 says:

you need to install this mod after you download.

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lLeo21 Jul 12 2009 replied:

Hey Prince Of Persia, firstly i must say wounderful MOD i extreamly enjoy playing it, but i have one small problem. I can start up RTW as per normal and everythings fine. i can acess the campagine menu, but when im actually playing the campagin and i click 'end turn'or go into a battle RTW closes on me, i can only do custem battles ect. Any ideas on what the problem is? And also could you tell me how to remove the MOD.
Thank you

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uiopytrre May 17 2009 says:

hey i just downloaded this mod and i don't know how to start it....
i click on Rome total war to start the game but it ends up being the original version...

what do i need to do to play these mods

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woweatme12345 Jul 8 2010 replied:

my problems the exact opposite

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