Sasanian Egypt

Province of the Sasanian Empire

Capital Alexandria
Historical era Antiquity
  Sasanian conquest of Egypt 619
  Status quo ante bellum 629
Today part of  Egypt

Sasanian Egypt (known in Middle Persian sources as Agiptus) refers to the brief rule of Roman Egypt and parts of Libya by the Sasanian Empire.

It lasted from 619 to 629, until the Sasanian king Shahrbaraz made an alliance with the Byzantine emperor Heraclius to have control over Greco-Roman Egypt returned to him.

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