Aksum Aksum is a Tigray Kingdom located in Ethiopia, bordering Kush Kush and Blemmyes Blemmyes to the north. Aksum is playable from 2 to 960. In 960, Aksum becomes the Ethiopia Ethiopian Empire.

See also: Kush Kush, Blemmyes Blemmyes, Ethiopia Ethiopia, Rome Rome, Byzantium Byzantium


Aksumite Ideas and TraditionsEdit


  1. +20% National Manpower Modifier
  2. -10% Stability Cost Modifier


  1. Ark of the Covenant: +1% Missionary Strength
  2. Aksumite Obelisks: +1 Yearly Prestige
  3. First Hijra: -25% Mercenary Cost, +3 Tolerance of Heathens
  4. Red Sea Trade: +20% Global Trade Power
  5. Powerful Navy: -10% Ship Cost
  6. Arabian Politics: +1 Diplomatic Reputation
  7. Regional Hegemon: +10% National Tax Modifier


  1. -20% Accepted Culture Threshold