Doctrinal differences tolerated as long as cult was observed
Fire temples did not have images
Mazdaeans Also against image related Gods
Mazdaeans Excluded demon worshippers, sorcerers, destroyed idols
Ritual (Cult) and custom were very i
1. History of a region?
a. Western Asia and North Africa assumes something in common
2. History of religion?
a. Islam or Muslims
i. Not all of the people in the region
ii. Sectarian divisions
iii. Spread beyond the region
b. Often done that way
Identify: Late Antiquity
Byzantine and Persian Empires
Byzantine and Persian Empire both shared many similarities in the fact
that they faced many internal problems and dealt with a substantial
threat from outside attackers.
Each of these i
Content: Engage with your readings. Structure to be organized in a coherent body. A
strong argument, thesis statement, and conclusion.
Thematic essay Justify why it has happen- Assume the reader knows the readings.
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