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- a country to the east of Persia; home of the Arsacid kings
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+ Parthi , Parthian , Parthians
Seleucus conquers the Parthians.
The Parthians gain independence from Seleucid rule.
Arsaces is proclaimed king of the Parthians.
between Seleucus and Antiochus, to expand his control over Parthia.
an expedition against the Parthians, but he fails to completely
omments on the growth of the Parthian kingdom under Arsaces, who esta
The death of Arsaces I, king of Parthia.
Antiochus forces the Parthian king into submission.
Phriapitius becomes king of Parthia.
eath of Phriapitius, and accession of Phraates I as king of Parthia.
The Parthian king Phraates defeats the Mardi, and settles them at Cha
The accession of Mithridates I of Parthia.
Antiochus IV campaigns against the Parthians.
Eucratides of Bactria is defeated by the Parthians.
The birth of Sinatroces, the future king of Parthia.
The Parthian king establishes his brother Valarsaces as ruler of Arme
Mithridates of Parthia conquers large areas of Media and the East,
Demetrius is captured by the Parthians.
The death of Mithridates I of Parthia and accession of Phraates II.
reprisals by Bagayasha, a Parthian leader, against the citizens
The Parthians fortify Ctesiphon, opposite Seleuceia on the river Tigr
eat and death of Phraates of Parthia in battle against the Scythians,
The Parthians defeat and capture Pittit, the leader of the Elamites.
Artabanus I of Parthia is killed in battle against the Tocharii and
Mithridates of Parthia attacks Artavasdes, king of Armenia.
after being released by the Parthians, and enters into negotiations
Sulla meets Orobazus, a Parthian envoy, by the river Euphrates, and
Philippus defeats Demetrius, who goes into exile in Parthia.
ranes of Armenia defeats the Parthians and conquers part of Mesopotam
The accession of Sinatroces, as king of Parthia.
The death of Sinatroces, king of Parthia.
ridates writes to Arsaces of Parthia, asking for his assistance again
into Armenia, amidst rumours that he is planning to invade Parthia.
ith Mithridates, and makes a pact with Phraates the king of Parthia.
revolt by his son, who receives assistance from Phraates of Parthia.
rejects a request from the Parthian king Phraates for a treaty, and
Phraates, the king of Parthia, invades Armenia but later on agrees
Phraates, king of Parthia, is murdered by his sons.
nius advances towards Mesopotamia, in order to attack the Parthians.
des defeats Mithridates, and establishes himself as king of Parthia.
The Parthian exiles, Mithridates and Orsanes, escape from Syria,
rejects complaints from the Parthian king about the invasion of Meso
Surenas, the Parthian general, attacks Crassus at Carrhae; the Romans
Crassus agrees to meet the Parthians for negotiations, but they seize
The Parthian reconquer Mesopotamia.
C.Cassius repels a small invasion of Syria by the Parthians.
Parthian army, led by Pacorus, invades Syria.
C.Cassius defeats the Parthians as they retreat from Antioch, and kil
ero and C.Cassius, about the Parthian invasion of Syria, are read out
walls of Antioch, until the Parthians have completely left Syria.
Caesar each to send a legion to defend Syria against the Parthians.
utus and Cassius send Labienus to gain the support of the Parthians.
Q.Labienus and the Parthians invade Syria and defeat the army of Saxa
The Parthians, led by Pacorus, invade Judaea and set up Antigonus as
Ventidius defeats the Parthians on Mount Amanus.
efeats and kills Pacorus, the son of the Parthian king, at Gindarus.
tidius: the first triumph won by a Roman general over the Parthians.
Phraates kills Orodes and succeeds him as king of Parthia.
nder the command of Oppius Statianus, is destroyed by the Parthians.
eneral comments on Antonius' unsuccessful war against the Parthians.
The Parthians conquer Media Atropatene.
Artaxias is established as king of Armenia by the Parthians.
against Phraates, and establishes himself as king of the Parthians.
Octavianus negotiates an agreement with Phraates of Parthia.
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