Welcome to EverybodyWiki ! Sign in or create an account to improve, watchlist or create an article, a company page or a bio (yours ?)...


Compte Twitter EverybodyWiki Follow us on https://twitter.com/EverybodyWiki !




Sura of Parthia

From EverybodyWiki Bios & Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Sura
Born213 AD
Iran, Parthian Empire
Died?
Iran, Parthian Empire
AllegianceParthian Empire
RankSpahbed
Battles/warsRoman–Parthian Wars

Sura of Parthia was a heroine of the Parthian Empire who was the daughter of Artabanus V, the last king of the Parthian Empire. Sura had the rank of Spahbed (Lieutenant General). She is considered by Iranians as a military genius whose role model was another Parthian general named Surena. Sura's main tactic was to not charge into the enemy line before weakening and exhausting them first. Sura had a grudge against King Ardashir I because in 225 A.D. Ardeshir (son of Papak) went to a great war against her father, Artabanus V, and killed him in battle. Ardashir I restored the central power in Persia and completely changed the feudalistic system of Ashkanid Parthians. He set Zoroastrianism as the official religion of Persia. His move paved the way for future rulers to use Zoroastrianism as the base of their actions and established a very strong monarchy based on the Achaemenid's system, a pre-Sassanid dynasty founded by Cyrus the Great.

References[edit]


This article "Sura of Parthia" is from Wikipedia. The list of its authors can be seen in its historical and/or the page Edithistory:Sura of Parthia. Articles copied from Draft Namespace on Wikipedia could be seen on the Draft Namespace of Wikipedia and not main one.