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Shāhīn

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(Σαήν), general of Chosroes II; died late 625/6? in campaign in Asia Minor or Persarmenia. Shāhīn led the Persian army that broke Byz. defenses in 611, captured Mardin, Amida, and Martyropolis, invaded Armenia, and penetrated into Cappadocia.

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Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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