Indo-Parthian Kingdom

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Indo-Parthian Kingdom
19CE–226CE
Map of the Indo-Parthians.
Indo-Parthian Kingdom at its maximum extent, circa 50 CE.[1]
CapitalTaxila
Kabul
Common languagesAramaic
Greek
Pali (Kharoshthi script)
Sanskrit, Prakrit (Brahmi script) Parthian
Religion
Buddhism
Hinduism
Zoroastrianism
GovernmentMonarchy
King 
• 19–46
Gondophares I (first)
• ?–226
Farn-Sasan (last)
Historical eraAntiquity
19CE
• Disestablished
226CE
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Parthian Empire
Indo-Scythians
Indo-Greek Kingdom
Kushan Empire
Sasanian Empire

The Indo-Parthian Kingdom was a Parthian kingdom. It was founded by Gondophares. The Indo-Parthian Kingdom existed from 19 CE to c. 226 CE. They ruled in eastern Iran, parts of Afghanistan, most of modern Pakistan and parts of northwestern India.[2]

Main Indo-Parthian rulers[change | change source]

Coins of the Indo-Parthian king Abdagases, in which his clothing is clearly apparent. He wears baggy trousers, rather typical of Parthian clothing.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Schwartzberg, Joseph E. (1978). A Historical atlas of South Asia. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. p. 145, map XIV.1 (f). ISBN 0226742210.
  2. Gazerani 2015, p. 26.

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