The Iranian History 80 BC


Orodes The King Of Kings

Apr, 11, 80 BC

Embossed figure of Shirzad, a legendary figure of ancient Persia : combination of lion, human and eagle in PerspolisThe history of the Parthian kings are very obscure especially during this period but Ardoan I is mentioned as Shahanshah of the Arsacid dynasty in a report of lunar eclipse in April, 11, 80 B.C in Babylon. Although his rule that had started in 90 B.C. must have ended after ten years in 80 B.C. Part of his reign must have coincided with Mehrdad 2 the great who extended the borders of the Parthian empire to its limits. (Updated: Mar, 9, 2008)

English-Persian Glossary
  • Shahanshah : شاهنشاه(Shah of Shahs) Media_Files
  • Mehrdad 2 : مهرداد دوم(Mithridates II of Parthia)
  • Parthian : اشکاني پارتي Media_Files
  • Arsacid : اشكاني(Parthian)
  • Mehrdad : مهرداد(Mithradates,Mithridates)
  • Babylon : بابل Media_Files
  • Ardoan : ارد(Ard,Ardavan,Artabanus) اردوان

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