Chosroes I -...

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Chosroes I  -   ∙ Sassanian Shah, in 540 began a major offensive into Eastern lands. Took the holy  Christian city of Antioch. Though Justinian agreed to terms including more tribute, Chosroes'  armies continued; the Byzantine army was defeated in Armenia in 543. But by 550, the  Sassanian forces had been fought to a standstill.  Slavs  -   ∙ A forest people in the woods east of original German settlement areas, moved to the  lower Danube when the Huns fell. Very uncivilized, pagan, had no visible government structures.  Began raiding Eastern Rome from the 500s, but new Roman walls prevented tremendous  damage. In the 540s, raids increased under the leadership of Bulgars. Justinian built three chains  of east-west fortifications, which would cause Slavic-Bulgar losses upon their return from  plundering.  Jacob Baradaeus  -   ∙ Extreme Monophysite, made bishop by the exiled Alexandria Patriarch in 
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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