East Rome, Sasanian Persia and the End of Antiquity: Historiographical and Historical Studies
The most damaging of the wars fought between East Rome and Sasanian Persia brought the classical phase of west Eurasian history to a dramatic close. This book explores the balance of power between the two empires, look at events through Roman, Armenian and Arab eyes, and focuses on the climax of the final conflict in the 620s.
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Procopius Roman defences north of the Taurus and
HI Byzantine Anzitene 239288
The official history of HeracliusPersian campaigns 5787
AlTabari on the last great war of Antiquity 122
The siege of Constantinople in 626 131142
Heraclius Persian campaigns and the revival of
Khusro II and his regime 626628 93113
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Al-Tabari Albania Anatolia Anzitene Arab Armenian Armenian Taurus army Arsamosata Asia Minor Atropatene attack Avars Byzance Byzantine Byzantium Canard castle centre Chron Chronicle Chronicon Paschale Chronographia Citharizon command counteroffensive Ctesiphon defences dispatches eastern Emperor Ergani Euphrates evidence extant forces fortifications fortress frontier George of Cyprus George of Pisidia Hamdanides Heraclius historian Howard-Johnston invasion Iran Justinian Kavad Kavad Shiroe khagan Khusrau Khusro late antiquity Mango material medieval Melitene Mesopotamia military modern Moses Daskhurantsi mountains Movses narrative Nicephorus northern official operations Pasch Persian Campaigns Pertusi phase Pisidia plain poems political probably Procopius prose account provinces region reign route Sasanian Sasanian empire Sasanian period Sayf Sayf's Sebeos seventh century Shahrbaraz Shahrvaraz sixth century Sophene sources Sternbach strategic suggests Syria territory Theodore Syncellus Theophanes Thomas Artsruni Tigris traditional trans Transcaucasia troops Turkish Turks verse victory wall western Whitby Ziata