Macedonia, the homeland of Alexander the Great, is still a major player in the ancient world of the Imperator: Rome.
After the fall of Alexander the Great, Macedonia is not as strong as it was under his rule. Nevertheless, it still has an advantage over the other city-states of southern Greece. Take this opportunity to conquer or form alliances with these nations. The Kingdoms of Epirus or Thrace will be your main rivals or friends in the early stages of the game.