Mencius - the Second Sage
Mencius (372-289 BCE) was the second most influential teacher of Confucianism. His text, called The Mencius, was studied by Chinese scholars as reverently as Confucius' Analects. Mencius believed that subjects had the right to overthrow rulers who were morally unfit and who jeopardized the people. He was a proponent of expanding markets and trade.
Mencius is a Confucian hero, you need a confucian academy to get him to your city, and only elite houses need access to the academy.
Mencius halves the cost of:
- City Walls
- City Gate
Mencius can bless:
- Trade buildings
Mencius acts like a:
- Confucian Scholar
Mencius also gives these benefits:
- Traders from non-player cities arrive more frequently.
The following monuments are associated with Mencius:
- Grand Temple Complex
- Grand Canal