Sasanian Egypt

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Agiptus
Province of the Sasanian Empire

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

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 rebel Shahrbaraz made an alliance with the Byzantine emperor Heraclius to have control over Greco-Roman Egypt returned to him.

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