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10-06-2007, 08:16
1. Faction


Emirate of Sicily


Faction History

Faction Description

2. Family Members

Faction Ruler

Ja'far al-Kalbi: A cruel and violent leader, he expelled Berber settlers after they attempted to revolt against his. He was exiled to Africa after another uprising in Palermo in 1019.

Faction Heir

al-Akhal al-Kalbi: Brother of Ja'far, after his brother's exile he took control of the Emirate. He defeated two Byzantine expeditions, but caused a civil war after trying to raise a heavy tax in order to pay for his troops.

Other Members

abu-Hafs al-Kalbi: Brother of Ja'far and al-Akhal, he led a failing rebellion against al-Akhal when the latter tried to raise a heavy tax.

3. Location

Regional Position


Starting Area

Val di Mazara/Western Sicily:

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Territorial Ambitions

Val di Noto/Southeastern Sicily:

Val di Demone/Northeastern Sicily:

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4. Units

Ranged Infantry

Tier 1

- Levy Archers

Tier 2

- Sicilian Javeliniers

- Sicilian Archers

Tier 3

- North African Archers

Tier 4

- Armoured Sicilian Archers

- Armoured Sicilian Javeliniers

Tier 5

- Sicilian Arquebusiers

Melee Infantry

Tier 1

- Levy Spearmen

Tier 2

- Armoured Spearmen

Tier 3

- Sicilian Pikemen

Tier 4

- Mercenary Pike

Tier 5

- Christian Halberdier

Ranged Cavalry

Tier 1

- Sicilian Mounted Archers

Tier 2

- Berber Camel Archers

- Arab Mounted Archers

Tier 3

- Turkic Mounted Archers

Melee Cavalry

Tier 1

- Sicilian Cavalry

Tier 2

- Berber Cavalry

- Turkic Cavalry

Tier 3

- Mercenary Cavalry

Tier 4

- Sicilian Lancers

- Christian Lancers

Tier 5

- Heavy Christian Lancers

5. Names

Male Names

Female Names


6. Unique Characteristics




7. Victory Conditions

Short term Goals

- Stabilize the situation in your provinces and prevent rebellions.

Medium term Goals

- Impose the Emirate's authority on the rebelling settlements and provinces of Val di Demone and Val di Mazarra.

- Capture Syracuse.

- Capture Messina.

- Capture Catania.

- Capture Ragusa.

Long term Goals