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Parthian and Persian wars
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The term 'Parthian and Persian wars' refers to the wars which the Romans initially fought against the Parthians (see A an B below) and subsequently against their successors, the Persian dynasty of the Sassanids (see C and D).

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A. Up to the end of the Roman republic

The diplomatic relations between Romans and Parthians, begun under L. Corn…

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Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld), “Parthian and Persian wars”, 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 07 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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