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An ancient Asian kingdom to the south-east of the Caspian Sea, which from c. 250 bc to c. 230 ad ruled an empire stretching from the Euphrates to the Indus, with Ecbatana as its capital. The Parthian culture contained a mixture of Greek and Iranian elements and the Parthians were superb horsemen, original and competent in warfare.

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