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Apothecary
Apothecary
Introduced in Warlords
Unique building of the Persian civilization (replaces Grocer)
Hammer 150
Requirements Guilds & Currency
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An Apothecary, the Persian unique building, increases a city's wealth and health.

StrategyEdit

Compared to the Grocer it replaces, the Apothecary adds +2 Health to the city it is built in.

Civilopedia EntryEdit

An apothecary is the name of a person who researches and creates herbal medicines (it's also the name of his business establishment). In ancient Persia, the practice of medicine was split between two professions. The "ashpiu" was a sort of sorcerer or witch-doctor, who determined the spiritual cause of the ailment and prescribed the religious and magical rituals necessary for a cure. The ashpiu could also refer the patient to an apothecary or "asu," a combination of pharmacist and physician, who would provide the necessary medicines and treatments to cure the ailment.

Persia stood atop one of the great trading crossroads of the world, and their apothecaries had access to medicines and procedures from Africa, Europe, and Asia. And though like anywhere else there was much superstition and misinformation about disease and how best to treat it, Persian medicine was among the most advanced in the ancient world.

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