(Πάρθοι/Párthoi, Hdt. 3,93 i.a.; Παρθυαῖοι/Parthyaîoi Pol. 10,31,15; App. Syr. 65 i.a.; Latin Parthi, Just. Epit. 41,1,1 et passim. In a narrower sense a term for the inhabitants of the province of Parthia and/or the Parni, who invaded Parthia, and in a wider sense the inhabitants of the Arsacid Empire (Arsaces) or their political elite.
In the written tradition (for a discussion of the evidence and literature concerning it see ; see also [19. 117-129, 276…
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