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The Parthian Empire - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Information on the Parthians and the Parthian Empire.
Parthian Kings - Timeline of Parthian Kings - Ancient/Classical History
This list of the Parthian kings comes from Jona Lendering: Parthian Empire. He writes that the Parthians came to power under Mithridates the Great and fell to ...
How Did Crassus Die in the Battle of Carrhae?
As Plutarch says: "before he went upon his Parthian expedition, he found his possessions to amount to seven thousand one hundred talents; most of which, if we ...
Parthian Empire Definition - Asian History - About.com
Definition: The Parthian Empire (247 BCE - 224 CE) was an ancient Persian empire, which at its apex controlled what is now Iran, and parts of Iraq and Turkey .
Parthians - Between China and Rome in the Silk Trade
Iran, to the west of the Kushan empire, came into Parthian hands after the Parthians wrested control from the Seleucids who ran the area after the death of ...
Alexander the Great, the Seleucids, and the Parthians
Arsaces (of the seminomadic Parni tribe), whose name was used by all subsequent Parthian kings, revolted against the Seleucid governor in 247 B.C. and ...
Asian/Middle Eastern History: Persia, parthian empire, moslem ...
Apr 28, 2004 ... parthian empire, moslem conquest, sassanid empire: Modern Iran is Persia. To be more precise, the modern state of Iran covers the ancient ...
Palmyra - Roman Empire Trading Center in the Syrian Desert
At the same time, stability in the Roman Empire had begun to wane: Palmyra's main cultural and trade connection was the Parthian empire, and a flood of ...
The Battle of Carrhae - Asian History - About.com
The Battle of Carrhae in June of 53 BCE was a great victory for the Parthian Empire of Persia, and the Roman Empire's most crushing defeat since its loss to ...
The Baghdad Battery artifact - Paranormal Phenomena - About.com
Known as the Baghdad Battery, this curiosity was found in the ruins of a Parthian village believed to date back to between 248 B.C. and 226 A.D. The device ...