The Byzantine people represent a civilization in the Civilization games. They have appeared in Civilization III, Civilization IV, and the Gods & Kings expansion to Civilization V. Their capital is Constantinople and their main cities are Adrianople, Nicaea, and Thessalonica.
The Byzantine Empire is actually the Eastern Roman Empire, which lasted from 395 to 1453, when Constantinople was captured by the Ottoman Turks.
- Main article: Byzantine (Civ3)
Added in Conquests
Qualities: Scientific, Seafaring
Starting Advances: Bronze Working, Alphabet
Special Unit: Dromon
- Main article: Byzantine (Civ4)
- Main article: Byzantine (Civ5)
The Byzantines were added in the Gods & Kings expansion. They have the ability to purchase a bonus, sixth belief. Theodora returns as their leader.
Unique Unit: Dromon
Byzantine is not present in (or the article has not been created for) the following games :
|Civilization VI||Byzantine (Civ6)|
|Civilization Revolution 2||Byzantine (CivRev2)|
|Civilization: Call to Power||Byzantine (CTP1)|
|Call to Power II||Byzantine (CTP2)|
|Civilization IV: Colonization||Byzantine (Civ4Col)|
|Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri||Byzantine (SMAC)|