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Parthian
Parthian Par"thi*an, a. Of or pertaining to ancient Parthia, in Asia. -- n. A native Parthia. Parthian arrow, an arrow discharged at an enemy when retreating from him, as was the custom of the ancient Parthians; hence, a parting shot.
Parthian arrow
Parthian Par"thi*an, a. Of or pertaining to ancient Parthia, in Asia. -- n. A native Parthia. Parthian arrow, an arrow discharged at an enemy when retreating from him, as was the custom of the ancient Parthians; hence, a parting shot.

Meaning of Parthia from wikipedia

- Parthia (Old Persian: 𐎱𐎼𐎰𐎺 Parθava; Parthian: 𐭐𐭓𐭕𐭅 Parθaw; Middle Persian: 𐭯𐭫𐭮𐭥𐭡𐭥‎ Pahlaw) is a historical region located in north-eastern...
- founder, Arsaces I, who led the Parni tribe in conquering the region of Parthia in Iran's northeast, then a satrapy (province) under Andragoras, in rebellion...
- Parthia can refer to: Parthia, a historical region of eastern Iran Parthian empire, an empire ruled by Parthians Parthia (horse), a thoroughbred racehorse...
- the defeat of Parthia a strategic priority, and successfully overran the Parthian capital, Ctesiphon, installing Parthamaspates of Parthia as a client ruler...
- Persian: اشک‎ Ašk) was the first king of Parthia, as well as the founder and eponym of the Arsacid dynasty of Parthia, ruling from 247 BC to 217 BC. The leader...
- emperor Trajan on the latter's campaign to conquer Parthia. Trajan originally planned to annex Parthia as part of the Roman Empire, but ultimately decided...
- numerous failed attempts to escape from Parthia, was dispatched back to Antioch during the invasion of Parthia by Demetrius' brother, Antiochus VII Sidetes...
- Sanabares of Parthia was a rival king of the Parthian Empire from ca. 50 to 65. There is not much known about Sanabares, except from a few coins witnessing...
- In 245 BC, Andragoras, the Seleucid governor (satrap) of Parthia ("roughly western Khurasan") proclaimed independence from the Seleucids, when - following...
- invade Parthia without the official consent of the Senate. Rejecting an offer from the Armenian King Artavasdes II to allow Cr****us to invade Parthia via...
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