Translation for 'Parthians' from English to Russian
NOUN   a Parthian | [mostly plural] Parthians
парфяне {мн}
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Translation for 'Parthians' from English to Russian

парфяне {мн}ист.этн.
Usage Examples English
  • The Parthians (247 BCE–224 CE), continued the tradition of tolerance after the fall of the Achaemenids, fostering a Hellenistic dimension within Iranian culture and the political organization introduced by Alexander the Great's invading armies.
  • In the end, the Parthians managed to re-group. However, the Parthians were becoming steadily weaker, with more concessions given to the Roman Empire and the Parthian nobles and vassal kingdoms.
  • The struggle thereafter lasted for some years, as the main Roman forces were occupied with defeating the Parthians and had few additional resources to use to support Herod.
  • Tigranes invaded a neighbouring small vassal state of the Parthians called Adiabene and deposed their King Monobazes.
  • He won key victories against the Parthians which resulted in the deaths of key leaders – victories which redeemed the losses of Crassus and paved the way for Antony's incursions.

  • In regions to the East of the Roman Empire, that were formerly controlled by the Hellenistic Seleucids, the Parthians created a kingdom in Persia.
  • In the struggles between the Parthians and the Romans, the Jews had reason to side with the Parthians, their protectors.
  • Pacorus is a male given name of Middle Iranian origin notably born by Parthians.
  • Augustus will be recognized as a god on earth for his subjugation of the Britons and Parthians.
  • The city of Taxila is thought to have been a capital of the Indo-Parthians.

  • Despite the overthrow of the Parthians by the Sasanians in 224 CE, the feudatory dynasties remained loyal to the Parthians, and resisted Sasanian advance into Adiabene and Atropatene.
  • The governor of Syria was also defeated by the Parthians.
  • In 35 AD King Pharasmanes of Iberia and his brother Mithridates, with the support of Rome, confronted the Parthians in Armenia: the Albanians proved effective allies, contributing to the defeat and temporary eviction of the Parthians.
  • Adrien has just defeated the Parthians and captured the princess Émirène.
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