The Annals of Eutychius of Alexandria (10th c. AD) – chapter 18c (part 7) | Roger Pearse


The Islamic raiders have now reached Egypt, and approach the capital, Alexandria. The bitter ideological infighting of the past century has left the country and its rulers at odds, and both hate the Emperor Heraclius. The Persian war has stripped the country of soldiers, and left societal bonds weakened. So the Prefect of Egypt is willing to cut…

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