General Information Edit

Athens The Duchy of Athens or simply known as Athens, is a duchy that was formed after crusaders successfully sieged the city of Athens from Byzantium Byzantium in 1205. Athens is playable from 1205 to 1312; from 1388 to 1395, and from 1402 to 1458. In 1458, Athens is annexed by the Ottomans Ottomans.

See also: Ottomans, Byzantium, Aragon, Venice, Jerusalem, Antioch, Cyprus, Armenia, Latin Empire, Achaea, Edessa, Tripoli

Strategy Edit


Form France (1205-1312)Edit


Upon Enactment:

  • Country changes to France France
  • France gains permanent claim on the regions of Gallia, Aquitania, and Occitania.
  • Set government rank to Kingdom, if not higher tier
  • If an Holy Roman Empire HRE member and not an elector, leave the empire.
  • Gain 28px-Prestige25 Prestige.
  • Gain country modifier Increased Centralization for 20 years:
    • -0.05 28px-Autonomy Monthly Autonomy Change
    • +1 28px-National unrest National Unrest

Form Italy (1388-1395, 1402-1458)Edit


Upon Enactment:

  • Country Changes to Italy Italy
  • Set government rank to Kingdom, if not higher tier
  • If an Holy Roman Empire HRE member and not an elector or emperor
    • Leave the HRE
    • Emperor receives event Italy breaks out of the Empire.
    • Emperor receives the opinion modifier “Left the Holy Roman Empire” towards Italy, worth -150.
  • Gain 28px-Prestige25 Prestige
  • Gain a permanent claim on the Italian Region
  • Get the event New Traditions & Ambitions.

Athenian Ideas and Traditions Edit


  1. +10% Fort Defense
  2. +4 Tolerance of Heretics


  1. Dominus Athenarum: +1 Yearly Legitimacy
  2. Athenian Openness: -15% Accepted Culture Threshold
  3. Athenian Pragmatism: +1 Diplomatic Reputation
  4. Revive the Latin Greece: +1 Yearly Prestige
  5. Latin Contracts: -1 National Unrest
  6. Preserve Archbishop of Athens: +1% Missionary Strength
  7. Athenian Army Reform: +5% Infantry Combat Ability & +5% Artillery Combat Ability


  1. +10% Morale of Armies

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