Phocas is overthrown by Heraclius but the Empire’s problems are only deepening.
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A point of clarification…Pompey annexed/conquered Syria in 64 bc/bce (making the Persian conquest in 611 happen roughly 675 years later rather than *some 550 years* mentioned during minutes 21:56-22:06).
Ah, you’re so right. How many ships have foundered on the rocks of BC\AD mistakes? 🙂