Chosroes  II's general who in 614 AD conquered Jerusalem and in 626 besieged Constantinople. On 27 April 630 he overthrew Ardashir  III and ruled as Persian king of kings until he was himself killed on 9 June 630 . PLRE 3B, 1141-1144.
1 M. Ibn-G. at Tabari, Geschichte der Perser und Araber zur Zeit der Sasaniden (with German transl., comm. and additions by Th. Nöldeke), 1879 (reprint 1973), 290-303, 388-390.
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Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld),
Brill’s New Pauly
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First published online: 2006
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