Korinthos (TWR2-WoS faction)

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Unified under an oligarchical system of government, Korinthos has become rich from trade due to its geographical position.


This wealth has helped Korinthos to launch public construction projects on a large scale and forge colonies as far afield as Sicily. Following a period of tyranny, it allied with Sparta, fighting to repel the Persian invasions as part of the Hellenic League. Although Korinthos supported the Athenians during the Greco-Persian Wars, Athenai’s backing of the rebel colony of Korkyra in its struggle against Korinthian rule has caused hostilities to break out between the two great cities.

A naval confrontation is sure to ensue, so Korinthos will need a strong fleet if it is to deny Athenian naval supremacy. Yet Korinthos’ sizeable citizen army also makes it a dangerous proposition on land, and far more than a mere foil to the expected Spartan battlefield supremacy…

Standing in the industrial shadow of Athens, Korinthos’ export economy suffers. However, its proud maritime heritage makes for well-trained sailors and swifter ships, and the Korinthians’ devout worship of Aphrodite makes for a most abundant population!

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Included in the Wrath Of Sparta Campaign Pack.

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