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Parthia

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

An ancient Asian kingdom to the south-east of the Caspian Sea, which from c. 250 bc to c. 230 ad ruled an empire stretching from the Euphrates to the Indus, with Ecbatana as its capital....

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Parthia n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

ˈpɑ:ɹtɪǝ, -ɵɪ-

sp Parthia6, Parthya1

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Parthia (C.)

Edited by Robert E. Buswell and David S. Lopez.

in The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 286 words.

A region in Central Asia, southeast of the Caspian Sea, which the Roman geographers knew as Parthia; the Chinese is

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Parthia, Parthian empire

Josef Wiesehöfer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 661 words.

The people whom Greeks and Romans called Parthians were originally Parni, members of the semi-nomad Dahae confederacy north of Hyrcania. Their Greek name is derived from the Achaemenian (see...

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Parthia

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

An ancient Asian kingdom to the south-east of the Caspian Sea, which from c. 250 bc to c. 230 ad ruled an empire stretching from the Euphrates to the Indus, with Ecbatana as its capital....

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Parthia

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 58 words.

An ancient Asian kingdom to the south-east of the Caspian Sea, which from c. 250 bc to c. 230 ad

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Parthia

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 58 words.

An ancient Asian kingdom to the south-east of the Caspian Sea, which from c.250 bc to c.230 ad...

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Parthia

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 56 words.

An ancient kingdom in southwestern Asia, within the territory of modern Iran.

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Parthia

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

• astrantia • Bastia • Dei gratia, hamartia • poinsettia • in absentia, Parmentier • Izvestia • meteor

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Parthia

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

• astrantia • Bastia • Dei gratia, hamartia • poinsettia • in absentia, Parmentier • Izvestia • meteor

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Parthia

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 643 words.

The people whom Greeks and Romans called Parthians were originally Parni, members of the semi-nomad Dahae confederacy north of Hyrcania.

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Parthia

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 103 words.

an ancient kingdom which lay SE of the Caspian Sea in present-day Iran. From c. 250 bc to c. 230...

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Parthia

Edited by Michael Gagarin.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 8 words.

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Parthia

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 72 words.

Region in ancient Persia, corresponding approximately to the modern Iranian province of Khurasan, with part of s Turkmenistan. It

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Parthia, Parthians

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 360 words.

The people whom Greeks and Romans called Parthians were originally members of a semi‐nomadic confederacy east of the Caspian. Their

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Parthia (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 43 words.

An ancient territory roughly corresponding to the modern province of Khorāsān. Considered by some authorities to be of Scythian origin,

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Parthia (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 43 words.

An ancient territory roughly corresponding to the modern province of Khorāsān. Considered by some authorities to be of Scythian origin,

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Parthia (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 43 words.

An ancient territory roughly corresponding to the modern province of Khorāsān. Considered by some authorities to be of Scythian origin,

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Mithridates II, king of Parthia, 125/121–91 BCE

Josef Wiesehöfer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 993 words.

Mithridates (Mihrdād) (125/121–91bce), son (an uncertain relationship) of his predecessor Artabanus I and grandson of Priapatius, was given the epithet “the Great” already in antiquity because of his...

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Orodes, king of Parthia, c. 58/57–37 BCE

Christopher Pelling.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 225 words.

He disputed the throne for some years with his brother Mithradates III, whom he finally captured and executed in 55/4. When Parthia was threatened by a Roman invasion in 54/3, Orodes marched against...

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Prince of Parthia

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1767),

a tragedy by Thomas Godfrey. [Southwark Theatre (Philadelphia), 1 perf.] Vardanes (Mr. Tomlinson) plots to turn his father, King Artabanus (David Douglass), against his...

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