What @Emperor of Greater India said, combined with the fact that their economy is almost completely dependent on trading grain with Rome at this point, since the Aksumites basically price-gouged Egyptian traders out of the Red Sea. Combine that with the fact that the aristocracy is almost completely separated from the ordinary population (Arabs who follow a different religion), and you've got a state that is very similar to the late Ptolemaic kingdom or the Muhammad Ali dynasty.What is the status of Egypt? independent?Romans?
I thought you said in the India chapter that the Indians were gonna catch this conqueror fellow off guard?
Well, I could always change my mind and retcon a thing or two. And there's no shortage of potential troublemakers in either the steppes or Arabia, so...Yep, he did say that. Khushnavaz getting assassinated during the said Gupta invasion.