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Arsaces
(366 words)

[German version]

[1] A. I. Founder and Ruler of the Parthian Empire (247-217 BC)

Uncertain origin; around 250 BC under his leadership, the Parni invaded the region of Astauene. The confusion in the eastern part of the Seleucid kingdom allowed A. to conquer Parthia around 238, and Hyrc…

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Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld), “Arsaces”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e201220>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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