Arsaces

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Borrowed from Latin Arsacēs, from Ancient Greek Ἀρσάκης (Arsákēs), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎼𐏁𐎣 (Aršaka-), see it for more.

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Arsaces

  1. (historical) The dynastic name of several Parthian and Armenian kings of the Arsacid dynasty.
    • Francois Chamoux (2008), Hellenistic Civilization, →ISBN, page 80:
      Further west, between Bactria and the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea, Parthyaea, a vast region corresponding to the northeast of Iran, was invaded by a nomadic population under a chief named Arsaces.

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Arsaces m

  1. (historical) Arsaces (name of several Parthian and Armenian kings)