012011 Notes - Byzantine Empire o Roman Empire o Western...

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North Arabians- Nomadic South Arabians- Agricultural Hijaz Route o Trade Route o Exported(Frakensence, Merr) o Import(Coffee) Main powers in West Asia o Byzantine Empire o Sassanid Empire Monarchy Monarchial South Arabia did not view leaders as “divine” Religion of Central and South Arabians o Polytheistic in orientation o North Arabians Embraced Eastern Orthodox Christianity Nabatea o Province of Roman Empire(1 st Century) Trade Route o Syria-Jordan o Arab wealth rose during time of warfare o Overtly taxed alternative trade routes
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Unformatted text preview: Byzantine Empire o Roman Empire o Western Capital(Rome) o Constantinople(Turkey) Eastern Capital o Were in North Africa, Syria, Jordan and Palestine Not all embraced same religion as empires Sassanid(Persian)Empire o 206 CE-651 CE o Controlled Iraq o Zoroastrian Byzantine o Preservers of Christian faith Bedouin o Arab Nomad o Sheikh(tribal leader) Made decisions after consultation o Blood vengeance Chief Customs o Religion Polytheistic...
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