Ardashir I

(d. 240)

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(d.ad 240)

King of Persia (c.224–41). Ardashir overthrew the last Parthian king, Artabanus V, and reunited Persia. He founded the Sassanian empire, establishing its capital at Ctesiphon. He established Zoroastrianism ...

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