Japan's emperor, who was referred to as the son of the sun; the Persian ruler Chosroes
, who was believed to have God's blood in his veins; the Roman emperor Julius Caesar or Egypt's pharaoh, who claimed to be a god; and European monarchs whose bodies and spirits were consecrated were all human beings.
He alludes to textiles from these regions in the titles of several musical works composed between 1977 and 1985: Spring of Chosroes
(1977), Why Patterns?
Thou marveledst at that which befell theeC* yet there betided the Kings of the Chosroes
before thee greater mishaps and more grievous than that which hath befallen thee; and indeed I have set forth unto thee that which happened to caliphs and kings and othersC* but the relation is longsome and harkening growth tedious, and in this is all-sufficient warning for the man of wits and admonishment for the wise.
This hadith is a reference to the practice of putting female members of the Sasanian house on the throne after the Sasanians' defeat by the Byzantines; hence, the jurists say that it refers to the Persians being ruled by a daughter of Chosroes
After the defeat of Crasus at Carrhae (54 BC), all Roman Republican leaders and Emperors (Traian, Hadrian, Septimius Severus, Caracalla, Macrinus, Severus Alexander) confronted with Great Parthian Kings as Chosroes
I (107-130 AD), Vologese II (130-148 AD), Vologeses IV (191-208 AD), Vologese V (209-222 AD), Artaban V (222-226 AD) (6).
Reinink explores the literary responses of the Syriac Christian communities in North Mesopotamia and Iraq to the drastic political changes during the seventh and eighth centuries, particularly the Persian conquests and the occupation of the eastern provinces of Byzantium by the Persian shah Chosroes
II, and the Islamic conquests and the establishment of the first dynasty of Islam under the Umayyads.
5) In 627 the Byzantine emperor Heraclius defeated the Persians and their king, Chosroes
II, at Nineveh and with full pomp returned the cross to Jerusalem.
When the companions of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) entered the palace of the tyrannical Persian ruler Chosroes
, they said, "We have come here to save people from the tyranny of religions [repressive regimes].
In 627, he finally defeated the Persians near Nineveh and the Persian king Chosroes
was dethroned and killed.