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In 247 BCE, .Arsaces, a Scythian chieftain of the Parni branch of the Dahae, rose against Andragoras, satrap of Parthia for Antiochus II Theos. The revolt was led by the brothers Arsaces and Tiridates; Arsaces became king beginning one of the greatest and longest lasting -- but one of the least understood -- empires the world has seen.

This forum is designed to facilitate the study of the Arsacid dynasty, known to the west as the Parthians, and their extensive coinage. Included in discussions are the sub-kingdoms of Characene, Elymais and Persis, and other areas under Parthian control.

All posts should be about ancient Parthia or closely related topics. Specifically prohibited are ad hominem attacks and posts on modern Middle East politics.

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