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Sapor:

see Shapur IShapur I
or Sapor I
, d.272, king of Persia (241–72), son and successor of Ardashir I, of the Sassanid, or Sassanian, dynasty. He was an able warrior king.
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, Shapur IIShapur II
or Sapor II,
310–79, king of Persia (310–79), of the Sassanid, or Sassanian, dynasty. He was the posthumous son of Hormuz II and therefore was born king. His long reign was marked by great military success.
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, Shapur IIIShapur III
or Sapor III,
d. 388, king of Persia (383–88), of the Sassanid, or Sassanian, dynasty; son of Shapur II; successor of his uncle, Ardashir II. He made a new attempt to settle the long-lasting dispute with Rome over Armenia.
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It is typical of how Ammianus presents Sapor at Amida and elsewhere, (80) and finds repetition in Procopius.
bar]r could also be bestowed upon a non-Zoroastrian; for example, Sapor of Bet-Nicator was a Christian bishop.
m de forma simultanea, tanto de los persas durante la dinastia de los sasanidas y expresada en la victoria sobre el emperador Valeriano por parte de Sapor I, como de los barbaros de Europa (60).
Pretioso autem non eximius sapor aut aliqua fauaum dulcedo sedraritas et dificultasparandi facit>> (Seneca, Consolacion a Helvia, X, 5, '
Can it be purely fortuitous that sapientia--wisdom --has its root in sapor, taste: a faculty of feeling, intuition, sensibility?