- Jan 2017
- Republika Srpska
Actually no. All of the big Sassanian conquests (Palestine, Egypt) happened AFTER Heraclius took over. In fact, as you yourself noted, his rebellion was also a major shock to the empire and basically was the event that made the Persian conquests possible.He started off with a wreck of an empire (basically Constantinople and some coastal areas), **** army and disastrous strategic position.