53. Rome 2.0

53 Days.  1,272 Hours. 76,320 Mintues.

The last of the major empires that formed around these Post-classical trade routes is the Byzantine Empire.  Byzantine is a relatively new word, as they would have just referred to themselves as ‘Roman’.

3.1: Expansion & Intensification of Communication & Exchange Networks

The Byzantine Empire may be the last of the major trade empires we will discuss in this era, but it is still a major empire.  It was never conquered by the Caliphates or the Mongols.  So, if you need more Byzantines, HERE they are…

Posted on March 20, 2016 .