Victory Monument of Ardashir I

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Arienne King
by Johannes Lundberg
published on 07 September 2019
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A 3rd Century CE bas-relief in Taq-e Bostan, Iran commemorating the overthrow of the Parthian Empire by Ardashir I (180-240 CE, r. 224-240 CE), the founder of the Sasanian Empire. Ardashir I is depicted with his son Shapur I, (215-270 CE, r. 240-270 CE) as they symbolically trample their defeated enemy, Artabanus IV (r. 213-224 CE).

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Lundberg, J. (2019, September 07). Victory Monument of Ardashir I. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11131/victory-monument-of-ardashir-i/

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Lundberg, Johannes. "Victory Monument of Ardashir I." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 07, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11131/victory-monument-of-ardashir-i/.

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Lundberg, Johannes. "Victory Monument of Ardashir I." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Sep 2019. Web. 27 Nov 2021.

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