Greco-Persian Wars Modification


HALTED. Beta Download available.

FOR SPARTAN SKIN - scrol to the bottom and select download spartan skin.


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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0 comments by prince_of_persia on Feb 7th, 2008

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...

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Spartan Skins for Rome Total War 1.5

Spartan Skins for Rome Total War 1.5

Jul 5, 2010 Players Skin 22 comments

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

Sep 30, 2008 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

Apr 16, 2008 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

AoE Single/Multi-Player Map-Pack

Feb 14, 2008 Multiplayer Map 1 comment

This is a map pack that adds dozen new maps to your Rome Total War.

Post comment Comments  (20 - 30 of 63)
uiopytrre May 17 2009, 2:09pm 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, 11:45am replied:

my problems the exact opposite

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bloody8 Feb 11 2009, 5:51pm says:

why has it been canclled?

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prince_of_persia Creator
prince_of_persia May 27 2009, 10:23pm replied:

it has been resumed.

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cityslicker2312 Dec 23 2008, 12:57pm says:

I don't know if this helps with the crashing problem because it just happened to me. But whenever i get done with a battle it shows my home screen for a second and whenever i exit out of the game it says something like rome total war had an error. trying to fix the problem or at least something along those guidelines.

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prince_of_persia Creator
prince_of_persia Jan 23 2009, 11:17pm replied:

this mod has been canceled

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cityslicker2312 Dec 21 2008, 2:14pm says:

I just downloaded the mod and when I went to play on the campaign mode as the greeks I was losing approx. $4000 a turn and when i went to check upkeep was in the thousands range when I only had like 6 units max in the settlement. I went into the export_descr_unit folder and some of the unit's upkeep were in the 1000 dollar range and that was just for my infantry.

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BattleDroid117 Dec 16 2008, 11:08am says:

I canĀ“t play the mod too, after 20 turns the game crash

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alkatrazzboy Dec 12 2008, 2:56pm says:

i played for a while and its great,but both times i installed the game after about 15-20 turns it becomes unstable and goes to windows for no i really like this mod.

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ricke Aug 23 2008, 8:37am says:

okey O have one thing to say, WOW :O !!!

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prince_of_persia Creator
prince_of_persia Sep 3 2008, 7:38pm replied:

thank you. i will further improve this mod in the near future. im adding little by little every time im free. but dont expect anything soon.

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