The year 226 A.D.

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June, 11, 226 A.D.:
Eternal Fire Decorates Coins Of Iran


Ardeshir Babakan, the founder of the Sassanid dynasty announced a golden coin bearing the embossed image of the Eternal Fire in a cup standing on a pedestal as the official coin of Iran. He began minting those coins in 224 in Persis.The Eternal Fire which is an important symbol of Zoroastrian religi... Read Full Article:


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September, 26, 226 A.D.:
Beginning Of The Sassanid Dynasty


According to some historians, Sassanid dynasty begins on this date with Ardeshir I (226-241) when he enters Tisfun and ends with death of Yazdgerd 3 in 652. Sassan means keeper of the fire in Estakhr's Anahita temple. According to the legend, Sassan was a nobleman from Indian or Achaemenid descent w... Read Full Article:


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October, 3, 226 A.D.:
Ardeshir Marries Mitra


Ardeshir Babakan, the founder of the Sassanid Empire who had just proclaimed Shahanshah married Mitra the daughter of Vologases V who was succeeded by his son Vologases VI, but another son Artabanus IV rebelled. Ardeshir I defeated Artabanus IV in 226 and conquered the eastern provinces of Parthia. ... Read Full Article:

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