Parthian

Parthian may be:

A demonym "of Parthia", a region of north-eastern Iran

  • Parthian language, a now-extinct Middle Iranian language
  • Parthian shot, an archery skill famously employed by Parthian horsemen
  • Parthian Empire (247 BC - 224 AD), an Iranian empire ruled by Iranian Parthians

Parthian may also refer to:

  • Indo-Parthian Kingdoms
  • Parthian class submarine
  • Seven Parthian clans

Other articles related to "parthian, parthians":

Parthia - History - Under The Sassanids
... Some of the Parthian nobility continued to resist Sassanid dominion for some time, but most switched their allegiance to the Sassanids very early ... Several families that claimed descent from the Parthian noble families became a Sassanid institution known as the "Seven houses", five of which are "in all ...
Barzapharnes
... Barzapharnes was a Parthian general during the latter half of the 1st century BCE ... In 40 BCE, Barzapharnes commanded a Parthian invasion of the Levant, commanded and aided by Pacorus, who allied himself with the Roman outlaw Quintus Labienus ... and the replacement of Phasael and Hyrcanus II by the pro-parthian Hasmonean prince, Antigonus ben Aristobulus ...
Antony's Parthian War
... Antony's Parthian War or the Roman-Parthian War of 40-33 BC was a major conflict between the Roman Republic, represented in the East by the triumvir Mark Antony, and the Parthians ...