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one of the most important princely families of Armenia, an offshoot of the Orontids, Achaemenian satraps and subsequently kings of Armenia, but claiming descent from Sennacherib of Assyria.
A. Sh. Shahbazi
or ARTYBIOS, Greek rendering of an Old Persian name.
Persian female personal name.
a son of Cyrus I, king of Parsumaš and grandfather of Cyrus the Great.
the secular wedding celebration which follows the wedding contract ceremony (ʿaqd).
L. P. Elwell-Sutton
the metrical system used by the Arab poets since pre-Islamic times.
rhetorician and poet of the 4th/10th century.
D. M. Lang
Sasanian marzbān of Georgia under Ḵosrow I.
name given to the river Tigris in some passages in the Mid. Pers. books.
H. W. Bailey
an ethnic epithet in the Achaemenid inscriptions and in the Zoroastrian Avestan tradition.