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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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(43) Ammianus models aspects of his presentation of Sapor and Constantius at Amida on Julian's depiction of the same two figures in his narrative of the siege of Nisibis in 350, which is contained in his two panegyrics to Constantius.
(81) The court of the Persian king Sapor II (310-381), secret Christians.
Separate lexicalization of the meaning 'taste' (as a sensory modality) and 'flavor' (as a quality of something perceived by the modality of taste) is a regular lexicalization pattern in the IE language family, as in Latin gustus : sapor or English taste : savour, flavor.
(18) This last kind of wisdom is more the very "taste of knowledge," sapor, rather than the "act of knowing," sapere.