Here they included in their armies the Jewish Spearmen. That one power could not possibly come from any dynasty but our own. Chapter 1 deals with the Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles, and Chapter 2 with the survival of some Antigonid Court art in Roman copies. Seleucus fought a number of wars as the Greek empire fragmented in order to secure his own hold on power. The Antigonid Kingdom has 2770 pops at the beginning of the game, which are highly diverse and spans a wide range of culture groups and religions. Greek inscription reads ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ (King Philip). The early death of Alexander the Great in 323 BCE, without an effective heir, was followed by a conference of his leading generals (who would come to be known as the “Successors”) as to what should be done. The Antigonid dynasty, one of the four Hellenistic kingdoms that emerged after the death of the Alexander the Great, was established in 306 BC by its eponymous founder Antigonus I Monophthalmus (‘the One-Eyed’) and his son Demetrius Poliorcetes (‘the Besieger’). Egyptian faience torso of a king, for an applique on wood. Secondly, look over possible trading agreements with minor Greek states, to gain +20 relations to negate the negative relation that your 10 Aggressive expansion is giving as of now. by Javierfv1212 (Public Domain) For the next three decades, alliances would be made and broken. Because most of its population, even in the capital region and province, are of a different culture group, happiness is low across the empire, leading to poor research; over time, this will cause the Antigonids to fall behind in technology. One of Alexander the Great's top generals; a major participant in the so-called "funeral games" following that king's death. The easter… His Macedonian-Greek empire broke apart, but Alexander’s heritage was felt throughout the ancient Mediterranean world for centuries.Three Hellenic empires emerged from the wars of succession that followed his death: The Antigonid Empire in Macedonia, the Seleucid Empire in Persia and Mesopotamia, and the Ptolemaic Empire … Secondly, you will experience the effect of having a large population outside your culture group and of a different religion, much like any Rome player long into a world conquest. The sheer size of his empire was unlike anything ever seen before but when he died in 323 B. C. E, the three main areas he conquered (Greece/Macedonia, Egypt, and Mesopotamia/ Asia) were split up and became their own kingdoms. (Or get lucky in the Olympics and gain a +20 relations to all Hellenic nations.). Succeeding the Antipatrid dynasty in much of Macedonia, Antigonus ruled mostly over Asia Minor and northern Syria. In particular, as the Antigonids start with some territory in Greece as well as the Propontic coast, assuming it does not lose any territory the Antigonids will immediately be eligible for the Pan Hellenic Government Greek cultural mission tree, with the goal of uniting Greece and forming the Hellenic League, as well as the Euxine Sea Hellenistic cultural mission tree The Hospitable Sea, directing it to expand its influence and dominate the Euxine Sea region. These claims will usually go away on the death of the first ruler unless the Argead Empire is restored within that time, but uniquely the Antigonids can keep their claims until the death of the second ruler (typically Antigonos's son Demetrios). And Seleucus was Satrap of Babylon. Historically the Antigonids were defeated at the Battle of Ipsus shortly after the game start and lost most of their territories only to rise up again and seize Macedon from the ruling Antipatrid dynasty; ingame, the Antigonids must prepare to deal with the outbreak of the Fourth War of the Diadochi that will soon force it to either concede territory or face war across multiple distant fronts, all the while dealing with a vast, research-poor and culturally and religiously divided realm that may soon face unrest and upheaval if the Antigonid cause cannot be maintained. The Antigonid Kingdom has a single unique country-specific decision, relating to securing its position while Antigonos is still alive. Antigonus II Gonatas. Specially for the Antigonids, an event will fire giving some modifiers increasing disloyalty in the provinces for 10 years. Naucratis. 48 %. However, if it forms another country - the easiest being Macedon, but the Argead Empire also counts - the Antigonid Kingdom will no longer be considered a Diadochi state for mission purposes and will have access to some of the Greek missions. Antignous's son, Demetrius, will inherit the claims over Alexander's empire (unlike all the other heirs of the Diadochi states). The Antigonid kingdom was the smallest and most conservative of the Diadochi kingdoms; the fact that it ruled the original Macedonian homeland instead of distant foreigners new to Greek culture meant that it did not have to improvise nearly as much as the other major Diadochi kingdoms. Coin of Antigonus I Monophthalmus ("the One-eyed") (382 BC - 301 BC). The area that was once Greece and Macedonia became the Antigonid Kingdom, the Egyptian are became the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Asia/ Mesopotamia area … This page was last edited on 12 September 2020, at 17:25. The Antigonids also start with guarantees on Aetolia and Boeotia. "The Antigonids, Heracles, and Beroia. For the first 50 years of game-time (depending on your second leader's health), you are given claims on large parts of your neighbours' provinces. Due to the nation's Macedonian culture, you have a +10 relations with all nations of Greek culture, this combined with +25 from gift and an alliance offer will give you 100 relations. Quick and easy. A collection of former Persian holdings it was carved into an empire by the newer versions gives a very different playstyle for any Antigonid player. Lastly ,it will make it possible to quickly and easily annex the Greek cities through a mission, gained after using the decision to create the nation of Macedonia after you've annexed it. After a period of confusion, Demetrius's son Antigonus II Gonatas was able to establish the family's control over the old Kingdom of Macedon, as well as over most of the Greek city-states, by 276 BC. … You cannot have too many alliances as it will reduce your political power gain, and if you have many enough, it will make them unlikely to accept. The Antigonid dynasty (/ æ n ˈ t ɪ ɡ oʊ n ɪ d /; Greek: Ἀντιγονίδαι) was a dynasty of Hellenistic kings descended from Alexander the Great's general Antigonus I Monophthalmus ("the One-eyed"). ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, Antigonid dynasty, 2008, O.Ed. The Antigonid dynasty, one of the four Hellenistic kingdoms that emerged after the death of the Alexander the Great, was established in 306 BC by its eponymous founder Antigonus I Monophthalmus (‘the One-Eyed’) and his son Demetrius Poliorcetes ('the Besieger'). Country, the player is in a position to expand your Empire main goal this! 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