The Iranian History 487 AD


King Balash Dethroned

Nov, 17, 487 AD

Embossed Balash Volgases Rock ReliefAlthough general Zarmehr had defeated the fWhite Huns, Balash (Vologases) was cleared off his rights as king and blinded due to his weak position against White Huns. During a secret assembly among the Sassanid nobles and leaders. Ghobad (Kavadh) son of Pirouz was declared king. He then gathered an army that cleared the area north of Caspian sea from Khazars. The state of Hephtalites was later destroyed by Anoushirvan (Khosrau) in 561 AD. (Updated: Oct, 9, 2009)

English-Persian Glossary
  • Anoushirvan : انوشيروان(Anushiravan) Media_Files
  • White Huns : قوم هپتال(Hephtalites)
  • Vologases : بلاش( Vologaeses,Vologaesus,Vologeses,Ologases,Valarsh)
  • Sassanid : ساساني(Sasanian) Media_Files
  • Khosrau : خسرو(Osores,Khosro) Media_Files
  • Zarmehr : زرمهر هزاررفت
  • Caspian : کاسپين(Caspian Sea, Mazandaran, Khazar Sea) بحر خزر، درياي مازندران Media_Files
  • Pirouz : پيروز(Pirooz, Piruz,Firooz)
  • Kavadh : قباد
  • Ghobad : قباد(Qobad, Kavadh) کي قباد Media_Files
  • Huns : هونها(Hephtalites)

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