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Mihrdād I, King of the Parthians

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Personal name headingMihrdād I, King of the Parthians
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Variant(s)Ashk VI, King of the Parthians
Arsaces, I, King of the Parthians
Found inSarguz̲asht-i Mihrdād-i Avval, (Ashk-i Shishum), 1996: p. 10 ("Mihrdād-i Avval", mulaqqab bih "Ashk-i Shishum", the 6th king of the Parthian kingdom; ruled 28 years ; d. 137 qabl az Mīlād)
Encycl. Britannica, 15th ed. (Arsaces, founder of Arsacid dynasty of Parthian kings, son of Phriapites, reigned from c. 250 to c. 211 B.C.)
Encycl. Americana, 1996 (under Arsacids: founder of Arsacid dynasty, 247 B.C.-227 A.D., Arsaces I)
Encycl. Iranica, vol. 11, fascicle 5, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, Boston (under Aesacids, Arsaces I., a Parthian ruler)
Academic American Encycl., 1995 (under Arsacids, the first ruler was called Arsaces).