MAPS: 0200AD – 0500AD Middle East

Middle East 200AD – 500AD

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The Middle East has remained divided1) between two superpowers. The Roman empire (now ruled from Constantinople and known to modern scholars as the eastern Roman Empire) rules the western parts of the region, Asia Minor,2)  Syria3) and Egypt,4) while in the eastern parts of the region – Iran5) and Mesopotamia6) – the Parthian empire has been replaced by a new Persian empire. The Persian rulers of the Sasanian dynasty7) have proved more aggressive and formidable opponents of the Romans than their Parthian predecessors had.


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