Parthia

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Parthia

noun an ancient country in Asia on the Caspian Sea; dominated southwestern Asia from about 100 BC to 200 AD
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Parthia

a land found near modern-day Iran; the Parthians became a powerful people, and the traditional date of the Parthian era began in 247 BCE; they had a contentious relationship with the Roman empire; they were an autonomous culture, although there were borrowings from Rome, Greece, and Persia; the Parthians are defeated by Longinus by 51 BCE; Parthian...
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Parthia

Ancient country in western Asia in what is now northeastern Iran, capital Ctesiphon. Parthian ascendancy began with the Arsacid dynasty in 248 BC, and reached the peak of its power under Mithridates...
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Parthia

Ancient country in western Asia in what is now northeastern Iran, capital Ctesiphon. Parthian ascendancy began with the Arsacid dynasty in 248 BC, and reached the peak of its power under Mithridates I in the 2nd century BC; the region was annexed to Persia under the Sassanians AD 226. Parthian horse riders feigned retreat and shot their arrows ...
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Parthia

ancient land corresponding roughly to the modern region of Khorsn in Iran. The term is also used in reference to the Parthian empire (247 – 224). The ... [27 related articles]
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Parthia

archaic or obsolete terms > Places: Ancient country of Asia, SE of the Caspian Sea. In its narrowest limits it consisted of a mountainous region intersected with fertile valleys, lying S of Hyrcania and corresponding roughly to the modern Iranian province of Khorasan.
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Parthia

Parthia (pär'thēu) , ancient country of Asia, SE of the Caspian Sea. In its narrowest limits it consisted of a mountainous region intersected with fertile valleys, lying S of Hyrcania and corresponding roughly to the modern Iranian province of Khorasan. It was included in the Assyrian...
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Parthia

[n] - an ancient country in Asia on the Caspian Sea
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