The Iranian History 379 AD


Ardeshir 3. Becomes King

Aug, 19, 379 AD

Ardeshir III CoinAfter Shapour 2's death, Ardeshir 3 (379-383) becomes the new Sassanid king. There's a debate whether he was the son or the brother of Shapour 2. His opposition to the nobles and leaders caused him to resign after 4 years. (Updated: Aug, 21, 2010)

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