At the Babylonian Empire's greatest extent, modern day Turkey would be located to the northwest.
Byzantine is a name used to describe the Eastern Roman Empire centered on Constantinople (today Istanbul).
An empire is a great nation, so to speak, and it controls itself. Italy is the country that once WAS the roman empire, as the capitol of the empire lies in there, if that is what you meant.
Italy is the modern country that was the center of the Roman empire.
The SASSANID EMPIRE was defeated at the Battle of Nahavand and all of their territories were annexed by the Rashidun Caliphate.
Iran was called Persia at that point in history; it was ruled by the Sassanid Empire.
The Roman empire was centered on Italy and its capital city of Rome.
The Persian Empire......I believe the Hakhamaneshian and Sassanid Dynasties.
who built a huge empire centered in Peru
Since the beginning of the Roman empire began with the city of Rome, you would have to say it began in the present day country of Italy.
During the times of Shapur II