Beta - Sumeria - Gilgamesh (cre/prot)
Wittlich - Greece - Pericles (phi/cre)
Skrider - Carthage - Hannibal (fin/char)
Nugog - Egypt - Hatshepsheshut (spir/cre)
Hercules - Persia - Cyrus - (char/imp)
Plus 5 AI civilizations, as ancient or relevant as I could make them. Rome is one of them - so beware. Difficulty level is noble.
The map is a large pangaea, with high water level, and all other settings either standard, normal, or unaltered. Tech brokering IS allowed.
Please post your turns here so we can keep track of the save.
Good luck to all.