Exam 1 Question 5 - The fighting made both empires very...

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Why are the Byzantines and Sasanians important to the history of the Middle East before the rise of Islam? Compare their major similarities and differences. Important because the turmoil that they went through helped give way for the prophet’s teachings and for him to come in and convert followers.
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Unformatted text preview: The fighting made both empires very weak and therefore the prophet and his followers could pretty easily march through. Since both religions practiced monotheistic beliefs it made it easier for Muhammad to convert because the monotheistic belief was already...
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