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(Φραάτης; Phraátēs).

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[1] P. I Parthian king, 1st half of the 2nd cent. BC

Son of Phriapatius, Parthian king from 176 BC. In about 171 BC, P. defeated the Amardi and deported them to Charax near the Caspian Gates (Isidorus of Charax 7). He died soon afterwards, after having appointed his brother Mithridates …

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Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld), “Phraates”, 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 21 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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