Late Antique (Scope note)

The term is a broad geographical and historical term covering parts of Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and some neighbouring areas, from about the 3rdC to the end of the 7thC. Its Narrower terms are: Late Roman, Early Byzantine, Sasanian, Coptic and Aksumite. See also the Related Terms, and their Narrower Terms, if applicable: Early Medieval, Early Islamic, Romano-British.