The roads made trading easier within the empire
The Mali Empire and the Ghana Empire were the two West African empires that became wealthy from trading salt and gold. The Ghana Empire lasted from c. 400 to c. 1200.
Persian Empire, Phoenician trading empire.
Political stability and the development of thriving trading networks throughout the Roman Empire and beyond.
They built the city of Great Zimbabwe.
The Gupta dynasty made contributions in banking, arts and crafts and flourished by trading these products.
The Aztec empire lasted from anywhere between 200-250 years.
It had a strong trading empire, and the navy it developed to protect this was the strongest one around.
The Hittite Empire flourished between c. 1600-1200 BC in the vicinity of modern-day Turkey.
400 - 1400, during the era when the Roman Empire declined, the Byzantine Empire flourished, and Islam was founded.
A trading empire.
It was a trading empire.