The Iranian History Article :

Tirdad Visits Rome

G+ Google+ F Facebook


October, 19, 66 A.D.:
Tirdad Visits Rome

By: Mir M.Hosseini

Tirdad was a Persian prince assigned as the ruler of Armenia that had angered the Romans leading to an 8 year long war. On this day, Tirdad enters Rome during a special ceremony to meet Nero. Tacitus, the Roman historian explains the event in detail. It was reportedly a very glorious ceremony to show off Roman's wealth while honoring the Persian guest. Tirdad did not accept giving up his sword while in Nero's presence which was unprecedented in Rome still considered a matter of honor for Iranian royal family.

KEY TERMS:Armenia , Iran , Iranian , Nero , Persia , Persian , Roman , Rome , Tacitus , Tirdad

More About The Iranian History

Periods of the Iranian/Persian History by Dynasties

Happy Summer Sale

Home About us / Contact    Products    Services    Iranian History Today    Top Iran Links    Iranian B2B Web Directory    Historical Glossary
Copyright @ 2004-2016 All Rights Iranian