Ethiopian–Persian wars

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Egyptian woven pattern woolen curtain or trousers, which was a copy of a Sassanid silk import, which was in turn based on a fresco of Persian King Khosrau II fighting Ethiopian forces in Yemen, 6th century.

In the late sixth century, Persia and the Ethiopia fought a series of wars over control of the Himyarite Kingdom in southern Arabia. After the Battle of Hadhramaut and the Siege of Sana'a in 570, the Ethiopians were expelled from the Arabian peninsula. They had re-established their power there by 575 or 578, when another Persian army invaded the Himyarite Kingdom and re-established the deposed king on his throne as their client. It marked the end of Ethiopian rule in Arabia.