The year 641 A.D.

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February, 20, 641 A.D.:
The Battle Of Nahavand


Following the decisive defeat at the Battle of Qadesiya, the Sassanid Empire began disintegrating. Yazdgerd 3 somehow succeeded in gathering an army. The king however preferred to stay in Isfahan while Iranians, leaded by General Firouzan gave another battle to invading Caliph forces. There are inco... Read Full Article:


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October, 31, 641 A.D.:
Sepahan Becomes Isfahan


The city of Sepahan which hosted the greatest Iranian garrison was captured by the Arab Muslim army. The same army had defeated king Yazdgerd 3's army in Nahavand. While Sepahan was resisting to receive help, the king himself was fleeing towards west. The city was divided into two districts which we... Read Full Article:

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