Ancient Parthian Empire

Definition: Parthia was an early , in between the Achaemenian and Sasanid Empires and centered in northeastern between 247 BC and AD 228. At its height, Parthia ruled all of what is now and everything else between the Gulf and the Caspian Sea.

Rose, Charles B. 2005 The Parthians in Augustan Rome. American Journal of 109(1):21-76.

This glossary entry is part of the Dictionary of Archaeology. Sources for the term include the references listed on the front page of the Dictionary, and the websites listed in the sidebar. Any mistakes are the responsibility of Kris Hirst.

Also Known As: Parthia
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Sites include Assak, , Ashur

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