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Arsaces

(är`səsēz), fl. 250 B.C., founder of the Parthian dynasty of the Arsacids, which ruled Persia from c.250 B.C. to A.D. 226. Arsaces led a successful revolt against Antiochus IIAntiochus II
(Antiochus Theos) , d. 247 B.C., king of Syria (261?–247 B.C.), son and successor of Antiochus I. In warfare with Ptolemy II he had sporadic successes, but his marriage to Ptolemy's daughter Berenice sealed the peace, and most of the Syrian possessions his
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 of Syria, when Antiochus was engaged in war with Egypt and trying to put down a revolt in Bactria. Among the other Parthian kings were TiridatesTiridates
, d. 211 B.C., king of Parthia (c.248–211 B.C.), 2d ruler of the Arsacid dynasty (see under Arsaces). He absorbed Hyrcania and, with the ruler of Bactria, successfully resisted the attacks of Seleucus II of Syria.
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, Mithradates I, Mithradates II, and PhraatesPhraates
, kings of Parthia of the dynasty of Arsaces. Phraates II, fl. 130 B.C., decisively defeated (129 B.C.) Antiochus VII of Syria, permanently annexing E Mesopotamia to his kingdom. Phraates IV, d. 2 B.C., had an early success in driving (36 B.C.
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 IV. Their empire became a formidable rival of the Roman power, but began to decay in the 2d cent. A.D. after Emperor Alexander SeverusAlexander Severus
(Marcus Aurelius Alexander Severus) , d. 235, Roman emperor (222–35), b. Syria. His name was changed (221) from Alexius Bassianus when he was adopted as the successor to Heliogabalus.
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 had invaded the country. The Arsacids were overthrown by a revolt of the Persians under Ardashir IArdashir I
[another form of Artaxerxes], d. 240, king of Persia (226?–240). He overthrew the last Parthian king, Artabanus IV, entered Ctesiphon, and reunited Persia out of the confusion of Seleucid decline.
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, who in A.D. 226 slew Artabanus IV (Ardawan IV), the last of the Arsacids.
References in classic literature ?
All these the Parthian (now some ages past By great Arsaces led, who founded first That empire) under his dominion holds, From the luxurious kings of Antioch won.
Em seu relato, Polibio registra, por exemplo, a surpresa de Arsaces ao descobrir que Antioco, no comando de um exercito bastante numeroso, optou pela travessia de um deserto adjacente ao anel de cidades gregas (4) na Media.
The History of Arsaces, Prince of Betlis was published in a politically charged atmosphere, just prior to the American Revolution and in the aftermath of the Bengal famine of 1769-70, occurrences that were both tied to the operations of the vilified East India Company.
Kashmir with the state of Arsaces (Ursa= Hazara) as an addition respectively.
On Gulden with the figure of Arsaces I, cultural contest is obvious, which is an imitation of Greek gulden, but here an archer is sitting on a chair holding an arch and wearing plain-climbing clothes has replaced Apollo sitting behind a shield.
Sobre este respecto, siempre merece la pena la reflexion sobre la caida de los grandes imperios, como el del asirio Sardanapalo o el del medo Arsaces.
First, the inference that Justin was writing no later than the 220s, while rulers with the name or title Arsaces still occupied the Parthian throne, simply lapses.
Arsaces had been the founder of the Parthian dynasty (c.
GREEK TEXT OMITTED] So at that time there was another claimant to the dynastic name of Arsaces.
In the year 250 BC the Parthians were attacked the United Parto that was located in the East the Caspian Sea and they led by the first Arsaces, at last Parthian kings were able to stabilize his reign in the territories mentioned.
Arshak, conocido en castellano como Arsaces, capitaneo una revuelta contra los griegos, estableciendo la dinastia de los arsacidas o los partos.