The Sumerians were one of
the earliest civilizations. Their growth and expansion was dependent on
rich river valley farmlands. They were not as fortunate as others in terms
of mineral resources or strategic position, however, and did not enjoy the
long existence of the Egyptians. They are considered one of the most
important early cultures, nevertheless, because of the many advances
attributed to them. Because their location was weak in terms of defense
and poor in terms of resources, they were forced to innovate. In many ways
they were more important to history because of their innovations than the
much richer Egyptians.
Our knowledge of the
Sumerians is limited because fewer remnants of their culture have survived
to the present compared to others, especially the Egyptians, for example.
All dates associated with the Sumerian culture are very subjective.
have three major bonuses. They have +15 villager hit points, +50% stone
thrower, catapult, heavy catapult fire rate, and double farm production.
of the Sumerian literally pound enemy towns into dust quickly.
Do not play
this civilization on a water map since they don't really have any good