Palace of Ardashir, Iran

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Carole Raddato
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published on 01 November 2021
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The palace of king Ardashir I (r. 224-240 CE), the founder of the Persian Sasanian Empire, was built around 224 CE opposite the city he had founded, Ardashir-Khurrah (“Glory of Ardashir”), on the bank of the western branch of Tangab river. The structure consisted of several parts opening to a garden with a pool and contained three domes, resembling the Parthian palace at Ctesiphon.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, November 01). Palace of Ardashir, Iran. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14774/palace-of-ardashir-iran/

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Raddato, Carole. "Palace of Ardashir, Iran." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 01, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14774/palace-of-ardashir-iran/.

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