Shapur I

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Shapur I
𐭱𐭧𐭯𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭩
"Keeng o keengs o Iran an Aniran"[1]
(Middle Persie: šāhān šāh ērān ud anērān)
Cameo Shapur Valerianus Bab360 CdM Paris 2.jpg
Ring12 April 240 – Mey 270[2]
SuccessorHormizd I
Bornca. 215
Possibly Firuzabad
Dee'dMey 270 (aged 55)
Bishapur
BuirialUnkent
ConsortGurdzad
Khuranzim
IssueBahram I
Narseh
Hormizd I
Shapur Mishanshah
HooseHoose o Sasan
FaitherArdashir I
MitherLady Myrōd
ReleegionZoroastrianism

Shapur I (Middle Persie: 𐭱𐭧𐭯𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭩; New Persie: شاپور), an aa kent as Shapur I the Great, wis the seicont shahanshah (keeng o keengs) o the Sasanian Empire.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. MacKenzie, David Niel (1998). "Ērān, Ērānšahr". Encyclopedia Iranica. 8. Costa Mesa: Mazda. 
  2. Shahbazi, Shapur (2003). "Shapur I". Encyclopedia Iranica. Costa Mesa: Mazda.