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The Holy and Most August Empire of Diadochia
Flag of the Empire of Diadochia.png DiadochiaGreaterCOA.png
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Cross of Christ bestow grace on the Diadochians
Anthem: King of Kings, ruling over the kings!
CapitalAtlantis
Largest city Piraeus
Official languages Greek, French, Atlantean,
Recognised national languages Magarian
Dalmatian
Odrysian
Illyrian
Pannonian
Dacian
Moesian
Sarmatian
Amnionic
Kolchidian
Demonym Diadochian
Government Constitutional Monarchy
 -  Emperor Nikolas VI of Diadochia
 -  Prime Minister Andreas Karistinos (P)
Legislature Parliament of Diadochia
 -  Upper house Senate
 -  Lower house House of Koiná
Establishment
 -  Founding of Diadochia 1100 BC 
 -  Establishment of the Diadochian Orthodox Church July 21, 307 AD 
 -  Time of Troubles 1367 AD to 1439 AD 
 -  Empire Reunited 9 December, 1439 
Area
 -  14,582,674 km2
5,630,402 sq mi
 -  Water (%) 5%
Population
 -  2013 estimate 324,750,000
GDP (nominal) 2014 estimate
 -  Total $16.9 Trillion
 -  Per capita $58,014
Gini (2013)32.8
medium
HDI (2013)Green Arrow Up Darker 0.969
very high
Currency Diadochian drachma (Δρχ., Δρ. or ₯)
Time zone DAWT (UTC-7)
 -  Summer (DST) DST (UTC-6)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Drives on the right
Calling code +1883
Patron saints St. George St. Andrew, St. Nicholas, St. Mary, St. Alexander, St. Constantine the Great, and St. Helena
ISO 3166 code DIA
Internet TLD .dia

The Holy and Most August Empire of Diadochia, commonly known as the Empire of Diadochia or simply Diadochia is a sovereign state located in The Kosmos. With an area of 14,582,674 square kilometres (5,630,402 sq mi) Diadochia is one of the largest countries in the world. While Diadochia has an estimated 324 million inhabitants.

Diadochia is a de jure Absolute monarchy or autocracy by tradition however by law and by practice it is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system; where the monarch exercises more power than a constitutional figurehead would in other monarchies. The current monarch is Emperor Nikolas VI. Atlantis is the national capital, while Piraeus is the largest city. Diadochia is a multinational state, made up of several states.

Diadochia is heir to one of the world's oldest civilizations; in fact Diadochian history is one of the longest of any country, arising in the tenth millennium BC as one of the world's first nation-states. Diadochia's rich historical legacy is reflected in large part by its numerous cultural sites. Diadochia's rich cultural heritage is an integral part of its national identity, having endured, and at times assimilated, various foreign influences, including Greek, Roman, Arab, and European.

Diadochia is a developed country with an advanced high-income economy, a high quality of life, and a very high standard of living. Diadochia remains a great power, with considerable economic, cultural, military, scientific, and political influence internationally.

GeographyEdit

Diadochia is one of the largest country in The Pandos, with a total area of 14,582,674 square kilometers (5,630,402 sq mi). The area of Diadochia spans two continents. The highest point in Diadochia is Mount Dion 5,642 m (18,510 ft), while Lake Vahagn is the largest lake 3,755 km2 (1,450 sq mi). Spanning two continents, Diadochia is a transcontinental nation that is in itself continental in size.

Diadochia has a wide natural resource base, including major deposits of timber, petroleum, natural gas, coal, ores and other mineral resources.

ClimateEdit

Main article: Climate of Diadochia

The climate of Diadochia is of a temperate, continental nature, with maritime climate prevailing on the western coast of Diadochia and a Mediterranean climate prevailing in the southern parts of Diadochia. The country gets plentiful rainfall throughout the year. Temperatures vary greatly in Diadochia, because of its size. Anatoliká has hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters. while the coastal areas around Anatoliká have a temperate Oceanic climate with warm, wet summers and cool to cold, wet winters.

BiodiversityEdit

Diadochia has an extraordinary diverse ecosystem and habitat. Diadochia is the homeland of many plants. In the whole of Diadochia there are about 11,000 species of flowering plants. The diversity of Diadochia's fauna is even greater then that of its flora. There are close to 80,000 different animal species native to the land. Diadochia is home to many wildlife such as the Diadochian Golden eagle, Diadochian Imperial Eagle, Diadochian Lynx, Diadochian mongoose, Golden Jackal, Brown Bear, Grey Wolf, and the Pharaoh Vulture.

Birds are abundant in Diadochia, and the species include vultures, eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, storks, flamingoes, herons, egrets, pelicans, quail, sunbirds and golden orioles.


There are 57 national parks, 223 nature parks, 34 nature preserve areas, 106 wildlife protection areas and 389 nature monuments in Diadochia. Diadochia has large forest reserves; in total there are some 215 nature reservations in the country.


Administrative divisionsEdit

The government is incredibly elaborate, and administratively, Diadochia is divided into various administrative divisions. Diadochia is divided into 25 Provinces called Satrapies; the satrapies are divided into Themata governed by Eparchs (previously Strategos until the 14th century). The Themata are divided into Nomes and headed by Nomarchs and are further subdivided into the smallest division the kephalatikion, headed by Kephale. Municipalities are governed by Praetors, only the municipal governor of Atlantis called the Eparch of Atlantis holds the rank of provincial governor.

PoliticsEdit

GovernmentEdit

The government of the Empire of Diadochia is a constitutional monarchy. The Parliament of Diadochia is made up of two houses, an appointed/hereditary upper house, the Senate and a elected lower house, the House of Koiná. The Emperor's position is unique for he is neither a crowned figure head nor is he monarch with absolute powers he is somewhere in between working with an elected government and people. The Emperor, currently, Nicholas VI of Diadochia is the head of State. The Prime Minister, currently Andreas Karistinos is head of the government. The Prime Minister is generally chosen from the party that commands the majority in the House of Koiná.

Members of the Cabinet of Diadochia are selected from both houses of Parliament and are generally members of the current Prime Minister's party. Executive power is excersised by the Emperor, Prime Minister and the Cabinet. The Privy Council of Diadochia serves as an advisory body to the Emperor that advises the reigning monarch on the excercise of the Imperial Prerogative.

EconomyEdit

Main article: Economy of Diadochia

IntroductionEdit

The Empire of Diadochia has a partially regulated market economy. The economy of Diadochia is dominated by the Beef-Based Agriculture industry, followed by the Fishing industry, shipping industry, shipbuilding industry, and the Automobile Manufacturing industry. The Bank of Diadochia established in 1601 is the country's central bank and is responsible for issuing notes and coins and regulating the nation's currency, the Diadochian drachma. Other major banking institutions include Kokkali Bank, Ballios, and Lesvou Banking Group.

Diadochia is a developed country with very high standards of living for its people. Tourism is a important part of the economy. The country is nation a seafarers, and as such shipping and fishing are very important parts of the economy. Diadochia also has one of the largest merchant marine fleets in the world; the country is also a agricultural and fisheries producer with considerable power in the food sector.

AgricultureEdit

Beef-based agriculture forms the backbone of the Diadochian economy, as it has done for the last ten centuries. Besides beef-based agriculture, Diadochian agriculture includes many other products. Diadochia is one of the world's major producers of olives, olive oil grapes, wine, onions, tea, coffee, tobacco, apples, cotton, barley, wheat, rye, lemons, hazelnuts, almonds, cherries, figs, apricots, quinces, pomegrantes, chickpeas, tomatoes, green peppers, lentils, pistachios, rose oil, lavender oil, and milk

The most important types of livestock in Daidochia are Cattle, goats, sheep, poultry, and pigs. Diadochians for centuries have kept bees for making honey. Diadochia is one of the worlds largest exporter of fish.

Maritime industryEdit

Main article: Diadochian shipping

Going back to ancient times, shipping has been a key element of Diadochian economic activity. Today, shipping is one of the Diadochia's most important industries and its merchant fleet is one of the largest in the world.

There are 4,350 ships in the Diadochian Merchant Navy, consisting of tankers, dry bulk carriers, containers and orher types of ships.

TourismEdit

Tourism is an important part of Diadochia's economy. In last year estimates alone, Diadochia welcomes over 25 million people annually for tourism. Diadochia has a number of spa towns, resorts and many beaches. Diadochia has a Mediterranean climate that attracts tourists wishing to soak ou the sun.

DemographicsEdit

Ethnic groupsEdit

Diadochia had eleven major ethnic groups (excluding the some seven million immigrants resident in the country) from which all ethnic subgroups come. The nine major ethnic groups are Graikoi-Romaioi (which is the largest at 23%), Ruthenians (17%), Persicans (15.5%), Khazars (9%), Aigyptians (8%), Saracen (7%), Maghrebians (6.5%) Magarians (5.1%), Amnionians (2.4%), Dacians (2%), and the Kolchidans (1.5%).

The Graikoi-Romaioi the largest single ethnic group in Diadochia have since the 15th century been the dominant ethnic group in Diadochia having both political, economic, and cultural dominance in the empire despite only making up about 23% of the total population. Traditionally the Graikoi Romaioi resided in the major urban centres (i.e. Atlantis, Pella, Alexandretta); presently they reside in large numbers in Elláda, Iberia; the homeland of the ethnic group, as well as along the coast of Anatoliká and in parts of Aegyptus.

Diadochia owes much to its dominant ethnicity, including its legal system, its government, national language (Greek, formally Iberian), and so on. The empire's ruling elite are largely of Graikoi-Romaioi ethnicity. Graikoi-Romaioi culture has heavily influenced Diadochian culture as a whole in the arena of society, traditions, art, architecture, literature, sports, leisure, and so forth.

The Ruthenians are the second largest ethnic group in the empire at 17%. The Ruthenians are divided into various subgroups, that include Sarmatians, Odrysians, Galicians, Dalmatians, Illyrians, and Pannonians; which respectively inhabit Sarmatia, Odrysia, Galicia, Dalmatia, Illyria, and Pannonia. These six ethnic groups are united in the fact that they all have Ruthenian culture, speak Ruthenian, and at of Ruthenian origin. The vast majority of Ruthenians are adhere to Diadochian Orthodox Church.

The Persicans representing 15.5% of the empire's population are the third largest ethnic group, traditionally inhabiting Persica. The Persicans speak a language distinct from the Ruthenian and Diadochian Geek languages peoples to the west. While the vast majority of the Diadochian population are Greek Orthodox Christians, the Persicans are mainly Muslim adhering to Sunni Islam. This fact as been a point of contention between the region and the devoutly Christian imperial government. The Persicans have contributed significantly to Diadochian culture; spawning such artistic works as Persican carpets, miniatures, calligraphy, embroidery, pottery, andgardens. Persican architecture has influenced larger Diadochian architecture in the form of elaborate domes, beautiful gardens, and impressive religious buildings. Persican folklore and mythology has heavily influenced Diadochian literature.

The Khazars are the fourth largest ethnic group at 9% of the empire's population. Since the 11th century the Khazars have played an important role in Diadochian history. The vast majority of the population can be found in Anatoliká and in northern Diadochia, which is sparsely populated. Religiously speaking the Khazar population is evenly split between Christianity and Sunni Islam. Khazar art has influenced Diadochian art in the form of architecture, calligraphy, miniatures, and carpets. Khazar music and dance influenced Diadochian media in the form of Meddah (storyteller), shadow plays, and Köçek (male performers), and Çengi (female belly-dancers).

The Khazars brought Diadochia various sports including, Khazar oil-wrestling, Cirit (equestrian javelin-throwing), and archery. In the arena of Diadochian cuisine, the Khazars influenced it with the introduction of Khazar Coffee, Ayran (a yogurt), Sherbet, Rakı (alcoholic beverage), Lokum, Macun (toffee paste), Pestil (dried fruit pulp), Sujuk (spicy sausage), shish kebabs, sweet bread, Baklava, and Lahmacun.

The Aigyptians (as they are called to distinguish them from their ethnic cousins the Ancient Egyptians) are the fifth largest ethnic group in Diadochia, making up 8% of the population. The Aigyptians alongside the Maghrebians are the two largest ethnically African groups in the empire. The Aigyptians reside almost exclusively in Aegyptus. The Aigyptians speak a language that is the descendant of the Ancient Egyptian language with various Arabic words being used. In regards to religion the Aigyptians are almost exclusively Christian. The Aigyptians influenced Diadochian art with their wall-paintings, textiles, illuminated manuscripts, and metalwork, much of which survives in monasteries and churches throughout Aegyptus.

The Saracens are the sixth largest ethnic group in the Diadochian empire at 7%. The name of the group was once a derogatory term used to refer to the Arabized population in the medieval period. The population religiously speaking is majority Muslim, with a Christian minority of importance. The Saracens are divided into three main subgroups, the Isaurians, Assurians, and the Chaldeans. Saracens place a great importance on family, religion, education, self-discipline and respect. Saracen cuisine is rich in grain, meat, potato, cheese, bread and tomato. Typically, rice is served with every meal, with a stew poured over it.

The Maghrebians at 6.5% are the seventh largest ethnic group in the Diadochian empire. The vast majority of the Maghrebians are Arabized Christians, possessing Arabic names but adhering to the state Church. The Maghrebians can be found in the regions of Cyrenaica, Numidia, and Calabria There is a significant Muslim population among the Maghrebians. The Maghrebians are generally farmers typically moving from place to place grazing livestock.

The Magarians are the eight largest ethnic group in the Diadochian empire at 5.1% of the total population. The Magarians inhabit a land renown for its many hot springs, as a result Magaria as a unique spa-culture. The Magarians influenced Diadochian cuisine, literature, and so on.

The Amnionians at 2.4% are the ninth largest ethnic group in the Diadochian empire. The Amnionian reside mainly in Amnion, eastern Anatoliká, and parts Isauria, Atropatene, and Persica. Amnionians are overwhelmingly Christian adhering to the state church. Amnionian culture as helped to shape larger Diadochian culture. Amnionian style architecture is famed for its pointed domes, vertical emphasis, tall and narrow windows, vaulted ceiling, frescos, stone carvings.

Amnionian artistic work includes carpets, illuminated manuscripts, Khachkar, and Lace-making, which influences Diadochian culture as a whole.

The Dacians are tenth largest ethnic group in the empire with 2% of the empire. The Dacians reside prominently in Dacia and are largely Christian.

The Kolchidans are the eleventh largest ethnic group with 1.5% of the empire's entire population. The Kolchidans reside mainly in Kolchida, their ancestral homeland. Like their neighbors the Kolchidans are heavily Christian.

Largest citiesEdit

ReligionEdit

Religion in Diadochia
Diadochian Orthodox
  
73%
Islam
  
12%
Neo-Paganism (indigenous beliefs)
  
9.5%
Jews
  
1%
Buddhists and Lamaists
  
0.4%
other religions
  
4.1%


Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Neo-Paganism are Diadochia's traditional religions. The Diadochian Empire's state religion is the Diadochian Orthodox Church. The state church is headed by the Patriarch of Atlantis. The Patriarch oversees the churches affairs with the aid of an assembly of churchmen called the Holy Synod.

EducationEdit

The universities of Diadochia are among some of the top universities in the world; the University of Olympias, University of Corinth, the University of Atlantis, St. George's University, University of Larissa, University of Abdera, University of Iolcus are all ranked among the top colleges in the world.

Diadochia has a number of independent boarding schools. The most important independent boarding schools in Diadochia are Odysséa College, Liontarioú College, Athina College, Lelex School, Korakas College.

The education system is divided into early years (ages 3–4), primary education (ages 4–11), secondary education (ages 11–18) and tertiary education (ages 18+).

Society and CultureEdit

Main article: Culture of Diadochia

The Culture of Diadochia includes Byzantine, Greco-roman influences as well as native Atlantean influences. There are over 100 different ethnic groups and indigenous peoples in Diadochia.

LiteratureEdit

Main article: Diadochian literature

Diadochian literature refers to literature associated with the Empire of Diadochia. Most Diadochian literature is in the Greek language. In 2013, some 360,000 books were published in Diadochia. Some of the most important pieces of Diadochian Literature include the epic poems, historical works, novels of all genres, encyclopedias, miltary treatises and Diadochian fairy tales and foklore. Diadochian literature is strongly influenced by Hellenistic influences.


FolkloreEdit

Old Diadochian folklore takes its roots in the beliefs of ancient greeks and now is represented in the Diadochian fairy tales

Diadochian Folklore and Fairy tales include: Almondseed and Almondella, Anthousa, Xanthousa, Chrisomalousa, Brother and Sisterm, The Goat Girl, The Golden Crab, How the Dragon was Tricked, The Ill-Fated Princess, Chrysa and the Goblins, The Magician's Horse, Prince Semolina, Ariadne, Rhodopis and the Golden Slippers, The Serpent with Seven Heads, The Sleeping Prince, Maroulla, The Twelve Months, What Is the Fastest Thing in the World?, Tales of Karagiozis, The Golden Apples, Eros and Psyche, Amphion and Zethos, Triptolemus, Perseus and Medusa, The Calydonian Boar Hunt, Bellerophon and the Chimera, Alcyone, The Caladrius, Ceryneian Hind, The Golden Fleece, Vassalia and the Griffin, Kostas and the Hippocamp.

ArchitectureEdit

The history of Diadochian Architecture is divided into several phases of architectural styes, first early and middle Diadochian Period second the Komnenos Period, followed by the Western period with Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassical Biedermeier, Empire Style periods within it influenced by Cranaeia, Sconemark, Euphrania, Nevanmaa, Geadland, Vyvland, and Vjaarland.

Some of the earliest examples of the early Diadochian period are The Old Imperial Palace of Atlantis, Hagia Sophia Cathedral, and Hagia Irene to name a few.

With the accession of Manuel I to the Imperial Throne in 1212 an architectural renaissance was ushered in as well. Under the guidance of the Komnenos dynasty which to this day rules Diadochia through a cadet branch The House of Komnenos-Palaiologos. The Architectural renaissance was like nothing ever seen in Diadochia at that time, it even rivaled the Nikolaian Renaissance of the early 10th, 11th, and early 12th centuries.

To this day medieval architectural forms are very popular in Diadochia including Cross-in-square, Tetraconch, Pendentive dome, and Pointed arch bridge.

ArtEdit

Diadochian Art traces its orgins to ancient times. However the medieval ages also played an influencing role on Diadochian culture, especially Diadochian art. Diadochian Art includes Paintings, the world famed Diadochian icons, Diadochian gardens, mosaics, frescoes, sculptures, Consular diptychs, silk, ceremics, porcelain, pottery, murals and others.

Diadochian gardens emphasized elaborate mosaic designs just like the Atlanteans before them, but the Diadochians also included fountains, reflection pools, small shrines, exotic trees and plants and other orintal influences.

BalletEdit

The original purpose of the ballet in Diadochia was to entertain the Imperial court of Atlantis. The Diadochian Ballet is still quite popular among the Diadochian nobility. In Diadochia today the Ballet has become affordable for masses and is inexpensive. The Imperial Diadochian Ballet Academy, The Imperial Academy of Dance, and the Imperial Ballet School are the main institutions of learning for ballet in Diadochia.

The major Diadochian Ballet companies are:

  • The Imperial Diadochian Ballet(Located at Magdaléna Theatre)
  • The Imperial Atlantis Opera Ballet
  • Dikastírio Ballet (Located at the Imperial Court Theatre)
  • Platea Ballet (Located at The Theatre Imperial Platea)

OperaEdit

Most Diadochian Opera is distinctly Diadochian, featuring many Diadochian style themes. The Diadochian Opera does have a strong foreign influence coming from Geadland, Vyvland, Sconemark, among others.

MediaEdit

Main article: Media of Diadochia

The Empire of Diadochia is dominated by five commercial broadcasting networks. They are DRE, ARS, and EERE, and to a lesser extant Apollo, and ITN. There are several other networks and stations but the Big Five as they are called are the most important. The Elláda National Broadcasting Company or (EERE) was orignially founded as a radio station in 1922 and is to this day the largest and oldest commercial network in Diadochia. The major programs of EERE include soap operas Nothing in Excess, Dusk to Dawn, The Hand that Rocks the Cradle; dramas Below the Heavens, The Establishment, Belle & Adonis; and sitcoms Good old Days, Old Money, and Maturnity.

The Attica Broadcasting System (ARS) is the second oldest network being founded in 1923. ASE has been the nation's most watched network for much of its existence. The major programs of ARS include soap operas Rosy Fingered Dawn, Everything Flows, To the Most Beautiful, The Elegant & the Charismatic; dramas include Adrianople, Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, Fraternity Row, The Social Register, Gentlemen's club; sitcoms include Sorority Sisters, Forever & Ever, Varsity Years, Country Club.

The Diadochian Broadcasting Company (DRE) is the third oldest and the third largest, originally founded as a radio station in 1939. DRE's major programs include soap operas Eternity, Something Wicked, Swift-Footed and Lion Heart; dramas Divide and rule, Happily Ever After, Nemesis, Dirty Little Secret; sitcoms Average Day, Mother Knows Best, Confessions of a Teen; reality includes Cupid's Match and its sister show Aphrodite's Match.

The Apollo Broadcasting Company is the fourth oldest and the fourth largest. Apollo's programs mainly consist of reality shows like, You got Money? (I'll find out!), You Found Me!, Diadochian Idol, You Better Cook!; sitcoms Baby Daddy, High Couture; dramas include The Doctors, The Newlyweds,

The Ionian Television Network (ITN) is one of the youngest networks being founded in 1982. ITN is the fifth largest network in Diadochia with programs such as Rallis Family, Discord, the Eleusian Hills, Hexed which are dramas; reality shows such as Diadochia's Next Top Model and sitcoms like This is the Life and All under the Sun.

The nation's largest newspaper is the Olympias Times, followed by the Atlantis Times, both of which are owned by Seronikos family. Throughout its history the paper has supported the Conservative or Blues as they are popularly known. Statistics show that a estimated 54% of the population read a daily newspaper.

LeisureEdit

SportEdit

Main article: Sport in Diadochia

Major sports in the Empire of Diadochia include Football, rugby, real tennis, tennis, golf, tzykanion/Polo, Lacrosse, horse racing, squash, and cricket. The sports of tzykanion/Polo, real tennis, tennis, lacrosse, horse racing, and hunting are favored by the nobility. The sports of football, rugby, cricket and horse racing are popular throughout the empire. The sport of rugby is by far the most popular sport in all of Diadochia.

The spectator sports events held in the Hippodrome of Atlantis holds a special place in the hearts of the people. While in residence in Atlantis, the capital it is the Emperor's duty to preside at the circus games and chariot races in the Hippodrome. A special Hippodrome games are held annually on May 21 to honour and commorate the founding of the city. It is the duty of the Emperor to give the signal for the races to begin The Emperor makes the signal by dropping a white handkerchief called a mappa. Four races are run at morning, and four in the afternoon. The Emperor traditionally gives a lunch party between the two race times. At the end of each of the days events the emperor awards prizes to the final winner, consisting of an aurigarion (gold emblem), a silver helmet, and a belt. During the intervals between the races the audience is entertained by theatrical performances, singers, mimes, dancers, acrobats and circus stunts.

ThermaeEdit

The word Thermae comes from the Greek word thermos and means hot. In Diadochia Thermae refers to the bathing facilities that are from ancient times, and stem from ancient Atlantean tradition. The ancient Diadochians liked bathing almost as much as the ancient Romans did. The modern people of Diadochia have inherited this trait. It is not uncommon for most people to have two baths a day. In fact bathing is a common daily activity of Diadochian culture. There are public bathhouses in almost every city, town, village, hamlet in all of Diadochia. Bathhouses in Diadochia are generally impressive, well built, with ornate facades with rich interior decorations and luxurious equipment. Diadochian bathhouses have included cubicles, lavatories, warm or hot and cold swimming pools, and a hot steam bath.

Festivities and Public holidaysEdit

Festivities and public holidays are an important part of Diadochian culture. Festivities and public holidays in Diadochia are numerous. Public festivities include great religious festivals, processions, events organised in the Hippodrome, state occaisions such as coronations, state balls, state banquets, royal births, baptisms, marriages, namedays, funerals, burials, and other festivities for the general public. Icon veneration is a important part of Diadochian festivities, and all Diadochian towns have a icon that they honour on a particular day with feasting, processions, dancing and public holidays. There are numerous Diadochian festivities that are similar to pagan festivals.

CuisineEdit

Main article: Diadochian cuisine

FoodEdit

Diadochian cuisine is a mediterranean influenced cuisine. Diadochian cuisine widely uses olive oil, vegetables, herbs, grains, bread, wine, fish and verious meats including beef, lamb, poultry, rabbit, and pork.

Beef is one of the country's major industry that is Beef based Agriculture. Diadochians also make use of olives, cheese, yogurt, Pears, apples, grapes, oranges, Mandarin oranges, nectarines, mespila, blackberries, cherries, strawberries, figs, watermelon, melon, avocado, citrus, lemons, pistachios, almonds, chestnuts, walnuts, and hazelnuts

Diadochia is world known for its fine cheeses. There are many different types of cheeses popular in Diadochia including Anari cheese, Anthotyros, Feta, Graviera, Halloumi, Kasseri, Kefalotyri, Kefalograviera, Mizithra, Manouri, Metsovone, Saganaki, Xynotyro, and Xynomizithra.

Diadochia has a long tradition of producing the finest cakes and desserts anywhere. The Diadochian desserts include pasteries like Baklava, Galaktoboureko, Lazarakia, Loukoumades; cookies like Finikia, Koulourakia Qurabiya, Melitinia, Melomakarono, Tsoureki; puddings like Moustalevria; cakes like Vasilopita Scholztorte;and other Diadochian confectionaries like Diples, Halva, Turkish delight, Nougat, Sesame seed candy, Spoon sweets

DrinksEdit

The Diadochians drink a wide variety of drinks. The main beverages favored by people of Diadochia include several types of wine, Beer, Coffee, and Tea.

The major types of wines in Diadochia are Agiorgitiko, Aidini, Assyrtiko, Athiri, Kotsifali, Limnio, Mavrodafni, Mandilaria, Moschofilero, Retsina, Robola, Savatiano, Vilana, and Xinomavro.


There are thousands of coffeehouses in al of the major cities in Diadochia. In fact a traveler to Diadochia would not find a city, town, village, or hamlet without a coffeehouse located near it. The traditional coffeehouses in Diadochia are called Kafenia and offer guests coffee, refreshments, alcholic beverages, snacks and deserts. The Frappé coffee is widely popular in Diadochia.

SymbolsEdit

The major symbols of the Empire of Diadochia include the Tetragrammic cross, the cross of St George, the double-headed eagle, Vergina Sun. The flag of the Empire of Diadochia features the combined cross of St George and the tetragrammic cross. Diadochia is the female national personification of the Empire of Diadochia



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History History of DiadochiaHistory of Diadochia (980 BC-301 AD) | History of Diadochia (301-1367) | Time of Troubles (1367-1439) | Early Komnenos-Palaiologos Era (1439-1528) | Helenaic Era (1528-1571) | History of Diadochia (1571-1701) | History of Diadochia (1701-1796) | History of Diadochia (1796-1832) | Georgian Era (1832-1901) | History of Diadochia (1901-present)
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