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Unformatted text preview: -Roman Empire 1 st C. BCE- 1453Dioclection 3 rd Century divides Roman Empire into 2 -Council of Chalcedon- 451 o Established diophysite view of Jesus (human and divine) and declared monophysite view as heresy-Factors that weakened Byzantine Empire in 6 th /7 th century-tension b/w urban and rural culture-decline of the cities-Bubonic plague-earthquakes -weakened military-Persian invasions- Sassanian Empire 224-651 Power was dynastic, divine right to rule Concepts of political authority Mazdak revolts Tax policy...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course HISTORY 506:201 taught by Professor Adas during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.
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- Fertile Crescent