While the Christianity was expanding in the Roman Empire, it was also expanding to the east, in the Parthian and Sassanid Empires. The Syriac Christianity dominant in these territories will develop differently than Church of the West and offer new ways to think about the faith.
Image: Map of the Sassanid Empire
Christianity in the Parthian Empire
Christianity in pre-Islamic Persia
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