Arsacid Dynasty

Arsacid Dynasty

The Arsacid Dynasty may refer to:

*Arsacid Dynasty of Armenia
*Arsacid dynasty of Iberia
*Arsacid Dynasty of Caucasian Albania
*Parthia


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  • Arsacid dynasty — (247 BC–AD 224) Persian dynasty. It was founded by Arsaces (r. с 250–211? BC) of the Parni tribe, which originally dwelt east of the Caspian Sea and entered Parthia after the death of Alexander the Great (323 BC), gradually extending control… …   Universalium

  • Arsacid dynasty of Armenia — Kingdom of Armenia under the Arshakuni Dynasty, 150 History of Armenia …   Wikipedia

  • Arsacid Dynasty of Armenia — The Arsacid Dynasty (Arshakuni Dynasty) ruled the Kingdom of Armenia from 54 to 428. Formerly a branch of the Parthian Arsacids, they became a distinctly Armenian dynasty. [cite book | last = Olson |first = James | title = An Ethnohistorical… …   Wikipedia

  • Arsacid Dynasty of Caucasian Albania — The Arsacid Dynasty was the dynasty of Parthian origin, which ruled the kingdom of Caucasian Albania in the 1st 5th century A.D. They were a branch of the Parthian Arsacid dynasty and together with the Arsacid rulers of the neighboring Armenia… …   Wikipedia

  • Arsacid dynasty of Iberia — The Iberian Arsacids ( ka. არშაკიანი, Aršakiani , or არშაკუნიანი, Aršakuniani ), a branch of the eponymous Parthian dynasty, ruled the ancient Georgian kingdom of Iberia from c. 189 until 284 A.D., when they were succeeded by the Chosroid Dynasty …   Wikipedia

  • Dynasty — A dynasty is a succession of rulers who belong to the same family for generations. A dynasty is also often called a house , e.g. the House of Saud or House of Habsburg . In the histories of Europe, much of Asia and some of Africa, ruling and… …   Wikipedia

  • Arsacid Empire — Infobox Former Country native name = Ashkâniân (اشکانیان) conventional long name = Parthian Empire common name = Parthia| continent = Asia region = Middle East, Central Asia, and Western Asia country = Iran era = Classical antiquity status =… …   Wikipedia

  • dynasty — dynastic /duy nas tik/; Brit. also /di nas tik/, dynastical, adj. dynastically, adv. /duy neuh stee/; Brit. also /din euh stee/, n., pl. dynasties. 1. a sequence of rulers from the same family, stock, or group: the Ming dynasty …   Universalium

  • Arsacidæ — • It was under the Dynasty of the Arsacids, who ruled the Persian empire from the year 256 B.C. to A.D. 224, that Christianity found its way into the countries watered by the Euphrates and the Tigris Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Arsacid — Ar·sa·cid (ärʹsə sĭd, är sāʹ ) adj. Of or relating to the Parthian dynasty that ruled Persia and parts of Asia Minor from c. 250 B.C. until its overthrow in A.D. 224. n. A member or subject of this dynasty.   [AfterArsaces (fl. 250 B.C.), founder …   Universalium

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