Reference Entry

Parthia

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199545568
Published online December 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191735257
Parthia

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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 (...

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Subjects: Classical Studies

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