The Ancient Mediterranean MOD features a complete modification of Civilization IV. The game now only takes place in the times of Egypt, Rome, and Carthage. It is a complete overhaul of Civilization IV that leaves the basic mechanics of Civilization IV intact.

TAM Main MenuPlayable Civilizations:

- Babylon (Hammurabi)
- Gaul (Vercingetorix)
- Mycenae (Agamemnon)
- Rome (Caesar)
- Scythia (Partatua)
- Etruria (Lars Porsena)
- Egypt (Hatshepsut)
- Iberian Tribes (Viriato)
- Germanic Tribes (Arminius)
- Carthage (Dido)
- Lydia (Krisos)
- Phoenicia (Hiram)
- Getae (Decebalus)
- Kolchis (Aeetes)
- Illyria (Teuta)
- Persia (Dareios)
- Medes (Deiokes)
- Britons (Cunobelin)
- Goths (Theoderich)
- Nubia (Taharqa)
- Tartessia (Argantonio)
- Etruria (Lars Porcena)
- Thrace

- Animism
- Mesopotamian Panthon
- Heliopolitan Pantheon
- Greco-Roman Pantheon
- Judaism
- Zoroastrianism
- Christianity

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More good news for the modders out there with their eyes set on the world scale, Civilization IV is now supported by Desura. Which means developers will be able to upload and make available their works to the community surrounding Desura. Let's welcome Civilization IV and the flagship mods to Desura!

We are always looking for more fantastic mods to support over the service, if you know of a mod or are apart of a mod that you think needs to be on Desura let us know and we will do our best to get it ready, even if we do not support the game the mod is currently for let us know either way.

Update Jun 25th, 2011

A larger amount of mods for Civilization IV is currently supported.

To list them all, some prominent total conversion mods such as Planetfall (a take on creating an Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri's sequel), Dune Wars and Rise from Erebus, as well as smaller ones (Hundred Years' War) and those striving to create a feel of "unofficial expansion packs" - Legends of Revolution, Rise of Mankind: A New Dawn, The Ancient Mediterranean and Thomas' War.

Ancient History Encyclopedia

Ancient History Encyclopedia

5 years ago News 0 comments

The Ancient History Encyclopedia ( is a new project by Thamis, the original creator of The Ancient Mediterranean MOD. It's a community-based...

TAM v2.01 FINAL released!

TAM v2.01 FINAL released!

8 years ago News 0 comments

After lots of polishing work, mainly by Ambrox and Graywarden, we’ve released what we consider to be the final version of The Ancient Mediterranean...

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The Ancient Mediterranean BTS v0.91 for Apple MAC

The Ancient Mediterranean BTS v0.91 for Apple MAC

5 years ago Full Version 0 comments

See the summary of the main download file, this is exactly the same file but in ZIP format for Mac users.

The Ancient Mediterranean BTS v0.91 for Windows

The Ancient Mediterranean BTS v0.91 for Windows

5 years ago Full Version 3 comments

This is version 0.91 of The Ancient Mediterranean MOD for Civilization IV Beyond the Sword. Read below the fold for all information about this version.

TAM BTS v0.90c Patch (from v0.90)

TAM BTS v0.90c Patch (from v0.90)

5 years ago Patch 0 comments

This patch includes various gameplay balancing details and graphics updates. It requires an existing TAM v0.90 and CIV4-BTS v3.19. Read below the fold...

TAM BTS Patch 3.19 Compatibility Update

TAM BTS Patch 3.19 Compatibility Update

6 years ago Patch 0 comments

This little patch will make your TAM MOD compatible with CIV4 Beyond the Sword version 3.19. Unzip the file and place the DLL in the TAM 0.90 mod's Assets...

TAM BTS Animated LeaderHeads Addon

TAM BTS Animated LeaderHeads Addon

6 years ago Other 1 comment

These are animated leaderheads for TAM BTS if you wish to replace the static ones. Installation guidelines: 1) Copy the downloaded EXE into your BTS MOD...

CIV4-BTS: The Ancient Mediterranean v0.90

CIV4-BTS: The Ancient Mediterranean v0.90

6 years ago Full Version 1 comment

Requires Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword version 3.17 ONLY

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bernard76 Sep 5 2013 says:

I just try it ,really good mod ...i never ear about that mod before....just amazing.....

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MerdyRex May 8 2012 says:

Hi, I (a computer-illiterate) own the Civilzation 4 Complete edition, saw this awesome-looking mod and have been trying to install it using Desura. However, whenever I wanna start the mod the game crashes and I get the following message:

Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Civ4BeyondSword.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 46f40a72
Fault Module Name: CvGameCoreDLL.dll
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 4aefaa7f
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000605d0
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 8485
Additional Information 2: 84853502223d8164a31468861a7c3d71
Additional Information 3: 72d9
Additional Information 4: 72d97dcc1c3fd80a9cb5d33d648006fa

Does anyone know how to fix this? Any help would be much appreciated!!

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Pr0Gr3Zz Jul 17 2012 replied:

Try updating to patch 3.19 from here

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GustavoUlate25 Aug 18 2011 says:

I made an installer for TAM (with leaderheads , also made one without such, and one for the ethnic units beta 2) using Inno setup that detects your civ 4 beyond the sword game location and installs the mod there , also making icons (shortcuts) that will directly load the mod , where can I upload this ???? Any help on the matter please post a comment at moddb (this page)

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GustavoUlate25 Jul 3 2013 replied:

Here are the Installers Created ( The full version (Leaderheads Included) is on the way so mean time you would have To install the normal mod (without LH) and later the Leaderheads.Here are the Installers (Uploaded to Moddb).

Installer (Without LH)

Installer (LH)

Any problem with such installers post on the comments page in the download sites.

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empollon78 Nov 14 2010 says:

The Ancient Mediterranean BTS v0.91 for Windows is a very super designed mod but it is unplayable... because you cannot build fully developed maps for this version of TAM. TAM v0.82 was fully developed by me, I mean every field got a roadtype, bonus and an improvement and at last every civilization got a huge army with ten units per field. I shrinked the units in this TAM v.091 to one unit per field but the game crashes after a while. There's no way: setting the graphic down or start the game in windows mode - no way - every time crash (runtime error or d3d9.dll and so on). Other mods were possible, think on Next War. I'm very angry about it because I had spend a lot of time to create the map - and I got very less time to do that. If you have written that is a Beta I wouldn't write this here - I would have accepted it. What I want to say is that you should to consider this case - if the people play the game and build their civilization out to a certain size the mod cannot stand by this. Best regards, empollon

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Pyrefly Jun 11 2009 says:

Looks good, gotta try this

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Halohelldaddy Jul 23 2007 says:

Ah, ive downloaded and played this mod... Absolutely stunning. I love what you have done and all the custom things you put into it. Great Job, i love it. Continue to make mods like this fellas.

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MysticLyman Aug 6 2006 says:

That looks good! Hope I can download it, though...

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