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Chapter 2, Lesson 3: The Rise of the Byzantine Empire (pp. 42-45)

I. Byzantine History and Culture


II. The Persian Threat
    A. For 500 years, the Byzantine and Persian Empires fought each other, neither side really winning.

    B. War between the Byzantine Empire and Persia weakened both empires.


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