Khosrau II
Khosrau II (Chosroes II in classical sources, entitled "Aparvez"; later garbled into Parviz), "The Victorious" – (Middle Persian: 𐭧𐭥𐭮𐭫𐭥𐭣𐭩 Husrō(y); also Khusraw Parvēz, New Persian: خس...
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Byzantine-Sassanid War of 602-628
The Byzantine–Sasanian War of 602–628 was the final and most devastating of the series of wars fought between the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire and the Sasanian Empire of Persia. The previous war b...
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Rostam Farrokhzād
Rostam Farrokhzād (Persian: رستم فرّخزاد) was a Sasanian nobleman from the Ispahbudhan family, who was the spahbed of Atropatene and Khorasan during the reign of Borandukht and Yazdegerd III. Rostam i...
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Shahrbaraz
Shahrbaraz, also known as Shahrvaraz (Persian: شهربراز‎, Middle Persian: 𐭧𐭱𐭨𐭥𐭥𐭥𐭰 Šahrwarāz, died 17 June 629), was king of the Sasanian Empire from 27 April 629 to 17 June 629. He usu...
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Battle of Issus (622)
The Heraclius' campaign of 622, erroneously also known as the Battle of Issus, was a major campaign in the Byzantine–Sassanid War of 602–628 by emperor Heraclius that culminated in a crushing Byzantin...
Behistun Palace
Behistun palace is a ruined Sassanid palace located in Bisotun, 20 kilometres (12 mi) Kermanshah, Iran. It faces the cliff with the much older Behistun inscription, across the ancient road runnin...
Shahraplakan
Shahraplakan, rendered Sarablangas (Σαραβλαγγᾶς) in Greek sources, was a Sassanid Persian general who participated in the Byzantine-Sassanid War of 602–628.
Shahraplakan first appears in 624, when...
Badhan (Persian Governor)
Bādhān (Persian: باذان‎) (Badhan ibn Sasan) in Islamic historiography was the Persian Governor of Yemen, during the reign of Khosrau II. He ruled from Sana'a. During his rule, he was ordered by ...
Barbad
Barbad (Persian: بربد‎) or Barbad the Jahromi (Persian: باربد جهرمی‎ / باربد / باربذ) was a Persian musician of the Sassanid era, who lived during the rule of Khosrau II, 590 to 628.
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Nagisa (harpist)
Nagisa (from Persian negin ["jewel"], alternately Nakisa, Sakisa) was a master harpist and composer of the royal court of King Khosrau II of Persia (died 628 AD).She collaborated with Barbad on her fa...
Battle of Blarathon
The Battle of Blarathon was fought in 591 near Ganzak between a combined Eastern Roman-Persian force and a Persian army led by the usurper Bahram Chobin.
The combined army was led by John Mystacon...
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Kavadh II
Sheroe (also spelled Shiruya), better known by his dynastic name of Kavadh II (Persian: قباد‎ Qobād or Qabād), was king of the Sasanian Empire briefly in 628. He was the son of Khosrau II (590&#...
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Shirin
Shirin (? – 628 AD) (Persian: شيرين‎) was a wife of the Sassanid Persian Shahanshah (king of kings), Khosrow Parviz. In the revolution after the death of Khosrow's father Hormizd IV, the Genera...
Bamshad
Bamshad (in Persian: بامشاد) was one of the four most famous and skilled musicians (with Barbad, Nagisa (Nakisa), and Ramtin) who lived in the Persian Sassanid dynasty when Xusro Parviz was in power (...
Gabriel of Sinjar
Gabriel of Sinjar (Classical Syriac: ܓܒܪܐܝܠ ܕܫܝܓܪ, Gaḅriyel d'Šiggar) was a court physician of the Sasanian shah Khosrau II. He played a major role in inter-Christian rivalries in the Sasanian emp...
Azarmidokht
Azarmidokht (Middle Persian: Āzarmīgdukht, Persian: آزرمی‌دخت‎) was Sasanian queen of Persia from to 630 to 631, and daughter of Khosrau II. She ruled Persia after her cousin Shapur-i Shahrvaraz...
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Sassanid conquest of Egypt
Between 618 and 621 AD, the Sassanid Persian army defeated the East Roman (Byzantine) forces in Egypt and occupied the province. The fall of Alexandria, the capital of Roman Egypt, marked the first an...
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Maria (daughter of Maurice)
Maria is the name of a supposed daughter of Maurice, Byzantine Emperor and wife of Khosrau II. Her existence is recorded in the Chronicle of Michael the Syrian. "Maurice accorda sa fille Marie en mari...
Shahin's invasion of Asia Minor (615)
In 615, during the ongoing war with the Byzantine Empire, the Sassanid Persian army under spahbod Shahin invaded Asia Minor and reached Chalcedon, across the Bosporus from Constantinople. The Sassanid...
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Siege of Constantinople (626)
The Siege of Constantinople in 626 by the Avars, aided by large numbers of allied Slavs and the Sassanid Persians, ended in a strategic victory for the Byzantines. The failure of the siege saved the E...
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Shahin Vahmanzadegan
Shahin (Middle Persian: Šāhēn Vahūmanzādag, in Greek sources: Σαὴν; died ca. 626) was a senior Sasanian general (spahbed) during the reign of Khosrau II (590–628). According to medieval sources, he wa...
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Siege of Jerusalem (614)
The Sasanian Empire conquered Jerusalem after a brief siege in 614, during the Byzantine–Sasanian War of 602–628. The Persian Shah Khosrau II appointed his general Shahrbaraz to conquer the Byzantine ...
Rhahzadh
Rhahzadh, originally Roch Vehan, known in Byzantine sources as Rhazates (Greek: Ῥαζάτης) was a Persian general of Armenian origin under Sassanid king Khosrau II (r. 590–628).
As the war that h...