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Adiabene

Adiabene  

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A small kingdom in northern Mesopotamia (roughly the region of the Little Zab and Great Zab rivers in present-day Iraq), whose ruler Izates, along with his mother, Helena, and his ...
Parthian Empire

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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2008

Around 250 bce the Seleucid dynasty, which ruled Iran, Mesopotamia, and Syria, was disturbed by internal struggles. Then a nomadic

Parthians

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
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A people of Iran, of Scythian origin, and very warlike. By about 130 bce their empire extended from the *

Seleucids

Seleucids  

A member of a dynasty ruling over Syria and a great part of western Asia from 311 to 65 bc. Its capital was at Antioch. The name comes from Seleucus Nicator (the founder, one of Alexander the Great's ...

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