The Last War of Antiquity

@article{Hurbanic2019TheLW,
  title={The Last War of Antiquity},
  author={Mart{\'i}n Hurbanic},
  journal={The Avar Siege of Constantinople in 626},
  year={2019}
}
  • Martín Hurbanic
  • Published 26 July 2019
  • History
  • The Avar Siege of Constantinople in 626
This chapter briefly presents the historical scope of the Avar siege of Constantinople. It primarily takes notice of the relationships between the two dominant powers of late antiquity—the Eastern Roman Empire and Persia—from the peace treaty of 591, with a special focus on the last great war of antiquity in the period from 602 to 622. 

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