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  Arsacid dynasty - Encyclopedia.com
The government was influenced by that of the Seleucid dynasty and tolerated the formation of vassal kingdoms.
Parthia was led by the Arsacid dynasty (247 BCE-224 CE) from...
The fall of the House of Artaxiad (Ardashesean), Arsacid (Arshakuni), Bagratid, Rubenian and Lusignan dynasties, and the catastrophes of 1896 and later 1915-1923 were all due to the...
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 THE EMPIRE OF ARSACID DYNASTY - (The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies - CAIS)©
The Monolithic religion of Zarathushtra (Zoroaster) was worshipped under the Median and Achaemenian dynasties, have retained its hold on the popular and it was the semi-official religion under the Parthians.
Arsacid dynasty, who like the Kushans, sprang from the nomadic Iranian peoples of Central Asia, were very tolerant of foreign religions.
By their revival of the Iranian spirit and their successful foreign policy, Iran under the wise leadership of the Arsacid dynasty, who were enabled Iranians to achieve a national unity and a civilisation that became again Iranian.
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 IRANIAN HISTORY: PARTHIANS: Dynasty of Arsacid Empire - (CAIS) ©
The rise of the Arsacids is closely linked to the history of another dynasty, that of the Seleucids (q.v.).
In Media Atropatene, Mesene-Characene, Persis, and Elymais the native dynasties were removed and replaced by Parthian secundogenitures.
Here a dynasty of Parthian provincial rulers, frequently referred to as "Pahlawa," held sway (probably the Surena family from eastern Iran; on the internal policy of Artabanus II see Dabrowa, op.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: History of Armenia
Marzpanate period is the time in Armenian history after the fall of the Arshakuni Dynasty of Armenia in 428, when most of Armenia was governed by Marzbans (Governors-general of the boundaries), nominated by the Sassanid Persian King.
Later on, with the Artaxiad dynasty (190 BC), the Armenians affirmed themselves as a fearsome nation of the Roman East.
After the fall of the kingdom in 1045, and the subsequent Seljuk conquest of Armenia in 1064, the Armenians established a kingdom in Cilicia, where they established cordial relations with the Europeans and prolonged their existence as an independent entity to 1375.
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  Arsacid Dynasty - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Image:Map of Iran under Parthian Dynasty.gif The Arsacid Dynasty ruled in Persia, their realm is also called Parthia which included the Iranian plateau and intermittently Mesopotamia, from 253 BC until their overthrow by the Sassanid Dynasty in AD At certain times Arsacid Kings also ruled over Armenia.
After the conquest of the Persian Empire by Alexander III, king of Macedonia, Iran was in constant conflict between the old Iranian traditions and the new Hellenistic way of life, between civic life and oriental despotism.
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 SpivO Encyclopedia
Parthia was led by the Arsacid dynasty, who reunited and ruled over the Iranian plateau, after defeating the Greek Seleucid Empire, beginning in the late third century BCE, and intermittently controlled Mesopotamia between ca 150 BCE and 224 CE.
Shah Ismail I, the founder of the Safavid dynasty (1501 to 1736).
The dynasty however did not last more than three generations, and Aga Muhammad Khan supported by the betrayal of the young Zand king's chancellor, executed him, and founded his new capital in Tehran, marking the dawn of the Qajar dynasty in 1794.
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 RSACIDS, THE (Persian AÞka@n^a@n), Parthian dynasty which ruled Iran from about 250 B
Throughout this period, the Arsacid era (q.v.) and the Seleucid era which preceded it by 64 years, were both in use, and so it would have been easy to recall that the Ctesiphon accession of ArdaÞ^r I occurred in the 538th year of the Seleucid era and in the 474th year of the Arsacid era.
None of the first eight Arsacids who reigned in Armenia founded a line of kings; it was left to the ninth, Vologases (Va¬arÞ) II (180-191), to achieve this: his posterity of thirteen kings formed the Armenian Arsacid dynasty.
An event of importance in the Arsacid period was the invention, on the threshold of the fifth century, of the Armenian alphabet by St. MaÞtoc¿ (Mesrop).
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 Clinton Goveas :: Wikipedia Reference
During the Achaemenian dynasty (550-330 BCE), the Persian people called their provincial homeland Pârsa, the Old Persian name for Cyrus the Great's kingdom, which belonged to the Persian tribe of the Iranian branch of the Indo-Iranians and which is retained in the term "Pars" or "Fars" (from which the adjective "Farsi" is derived).
Parthia was led by the Arsacid dynasty, who reunited and ruled over the Iranian plateau, after defeating the Greek Seleucid Empire, beginning in the late 3rd century BCE, and intermittently controlled Mesopotamia between ca 150 BCE and 224 CE.
The Afshar dynasty was followed by the Persian Zand dynasty (1750–1794), founded by Karim Khan, who established his capital at Shiraz.
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 Arsacid_dynasty LANGUAGE SCHOOL EXPLORER
Arsacids reunited and ruled over the Iranian plateau, taking over the eastern provinces of the Seleucid Empire, beginning in the late 3rd century BCE, and intermittently liberated and controlled Mesopotamia between ca 150 BCE and 224 CE.
The Arsacids were members of the Parni tribe, a nomadic people of Iranian origin, who originally spoke an Eastern Iranian language and entered the Iranian plateau from Central Asia.
Consequently history of Iran under the Arsacids is largely derived from foreign histories, controlled by the evidence of coins and inscriptions; even their own name for themselves is debatable due to a lack of domestic records.
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 Arsacid Dynasty Information
The Arsacid Dynasty ruled in Persia, their realm is also called Parthia which included the Iranian plateau and intermittently Mesopotamia, from 253 BC until their overthrow by the Sassanid Dynasty in AD At certain times Arsacid Kings also ruled over Armenia.
And when Antiochus IV Epiphanes died in 164 BC internecine conflicts exploded within the royal dynasty, opening the road for Mithridates I' campaigns in his long reign from 171 to 138 BC.
Mithridates I annexed the provinces of Media, Susiana, Persis, Characene, Babylonia and Assyria in the west and of Gedrosia and Sistan in the east, and also took Seleucia on the Tigris, which was then the second largest city of Western Asia.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Arsacid Dynasty of Armenia
Arsacid Kings reigned intermittently throughout the chaotic years following the fall of the Artaxiad Dynasty until 62 when Tiridates I of Armenia secured Arsacid rule in Armenia.
The first appearance of an Arsacid on the Armenian throne came about in 12 AD when the Parthian King Vonones I was exiled from Parthia due to his pro-Roman policies and Occidental manners.
In 224 A.D. Ardashir I overthrew the Arsacids in Parthia and began the new Persian Sassanid dynasty.
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 Arsacid Dynasty of Armenia - Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arsacid Kings reigned intermittently throughout the chaotic years following the fall of the Artaxiad Dynasty until 62 when Tiridates I of Armenia secured Arsacid rule in Armenia.
The first appearance of an Arsacid on the Armenian throne came about in 12 AD when the Parthian King Vonones I was exiled from Parthia due to his pro-Roman policies and Occidental manners.
In Persia, the Arsacid dynasty fell to the Sassanids...
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Founder of the Sassanid Dynasty of Persia in 224
Under the Arsacid system, local kings were given a free hand in the administration of their territories.
Such was the case with Persis, a province of kings whose domains stretched along the Persian Gulf and to the coast of the Arabian Sea.
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 b. Ardashir I to Shapur II. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Ardashir I (Artaxerxes, Artashatr), founder of the Sassanian dynasty.
The son of Papak, a vassal king of the Parthians ruling in Persis (Fars), Ardashir revolted against Artabanus, the last king of the Arsacid dynasty of Parthia, defeating and killing him at Hormuz (Hormizdagan, c.
Ardashir ruled over the territories of the Parthian empire, received the submissions of the kings of the Kushans and of Turan (Pakistan and Baluchistan, respectively) in the east, and gained control of Merv in the northeast.
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 Armenian Legends and Poems: Armenia: Its Epics, Folk-Songs, and Mediaeval Poetry: Moses of Khorene
He found his benefactors dead, the Arsacid dynasty extinct, and Christianity endangered by the Persians.
It is said that on his return he was so disappointed in both the clergy and the laity--being especially grieved by the ignorance of the former--that he retired into solitude and remained concealed for some time.
relates to the Arsacid dynasty, speaking also of the introduction of Christianity, and going on to the death of Tiridates and of Gregory the Illuminator.
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 MIDDLE IRANIAN Language
Arsacid Pahlavi was the official language of the Arsacid dynasty of Parthi4, which ruled from 250 B.C. to 226 A.D.; it did not die out with the dynasty.
The Sasanian or Southwest Pahlavi was the official language of the Sasanian dynasty, which ruled from 226 A.D. until the Mohammedan conquest in 652.
Among the earliest traces of Pahlavi, however, are certain legends in Greek characters on coins of Indo-Scythic rulers of the Turuka dynasty in northwestern India, belonging to the first two Christian centuries.
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Parthia was led by the Arsacid dynasty, who reunited and ruled over the Iranian plateau, taking over the eastern provinces of the Seleucid Empire, beginning in the late 3rd century BC, and intermittently controlled Mesopotamia between ca 150 BC and AD 224.
It was the third native dynasty of ancient Iran (after the Median and the Achaemenid dynasties).
The end of this long-lived empire came in AD 224, when the empire was loosely organized and the last king was defeated by one of the empire's vassals, the Persians of the Sassanid dynasty.
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 Persia
However, the fate of the Arsacid Dynasty was doomed when in AD 224, the Persian vassal king Ardashir revolted.
The Sassanid dynasty (also Sassanian) (named for Ardashir's grandfather) was the first dynasty native to the Pars province since the Achaemenids; thus they saw themselves as the successors of Darius and Cyrus.
The Safavid Dynasty hailed from the town of Ardabil in the region of Azarbaijan.
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 Parthia - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Led by the Arsacid dynasty, reunited and ruled over the Iranian plateau, taking over the eastern provinces of the Greek Seleucid Empire, beginning in the late 3rd century BCE, and intermittently controlled Mesopotamia between ca 150 BCE and 224 CE.
It was the second native dynasty of ancient Iran (Persia).
It was not until the 2nd century BCE that the Parthians were able to profit from the continuing erosion of the Seleucid Empire, gradually capturing all its territories east of Syria.
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 HyeEtch - The Armenians - History - Arshakuni Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thus began the dynasty of the Arsacids(Arshakuni) in Armenia.
As a token of the alliance, the first representative of the Arsacids in Armenia, Tiridates (Trdat) I, accepted to be crowned by Nero in Rome in 66.
Although the Armenian Arsacids had been able to escape the extermination inflicted on their Parthian relatives, they nevertheless found an inflexible adversary in the new ascendant power.
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 Arsacid Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Their realm is also called Parthia, which included the Iranian plateau and intermittently Mesopotamia, from 253 BC until their overthrow by the Sassanid Dynasty in AD 226.
At certain times Arsacid Kings also ruled over Armenia.
Arsacid (Parthian) Kings of Persia, 250 BC - AD 226
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 History - Armenia - Asia
In the 1st century ad a Parthian-Roman treaty installed the Parthian Arsacid dynasty as rulers of Armenia.
The treaty required the dynasty to act in allegiance with Rome.
In Persia, the Arsacid dynasty fell to the Sassanids in the early 3rd century.
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 History of Iran: Parthian Empire
After the fall of the Achaemenid Empire, Parthia, northeastern Iran, was governed by the Seleucid kings: a Macedonian dynasty that ruled in the Asian territories of the former Persian Empire.
The Arsacid dynasty was recognized as the lawful ruler of Parthia, but the kings had to pay tribute to Antiochus.
Courtiers spoke Persian and used the Pahlavi script; the royal court traveled from capital to capital; and the Arsacid kings wanted to be called -as Cyrus the Great had ordered his subjects to do in the sixth century- "king of kings".
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 Parthia (2): the empire
After the fall of the Achaemenid empire, Parthia, northeastern Iran, was governed by the Seleucid kings: a Macedonian dynasty that ruled in the Asian territories of the former Persian Empire.
The Arsacid dynasty was recognized as the lawful ruler of Parthia, but the kings had to pay tribute to Antiochus.
Courtiers spoke Persian and used the Pahlavi script; the royal court traveled from capital to capital; and the Arsacid kings wanted to be called -as Cyrus the Great had ordered his subjects to do in the sixth century- 'king of kings'.
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 History of Armenia - Tourist Guide: Tourism Armenia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Artavazd refused to name Cleopatra as his queen and was executed.
By 64 A.D. the new Arsacid dynasty, a branch of the Parthian Arsacids, came to power, and the country as a whole soon became a buffer zone over which the Romans and Parthians fought for domination.
In order that we may realize the real implications of the history of Armenia and grasp the soul of this people, we must turn our gaze upon the beginning of the 4th century, which was momentous in its consequences for the growth of the nation.
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