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Charax Spasinu
Spasinu Charax /spæsɪn æræks/, or Charax Spasinu, Charax Pasinu, Charax Spasinou (
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Pearl Diving
Pearl hunting is the act of recovering pearls from wild mollusks, usually oysters or mussels, in the sea or fresh water
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Arabia
The Arabian Peninsula, simplified Arabia (Arabic: شبه الجزيرة العربيةShibhu al-jazīrati al-ʿarabiyya, ‘Arabian island’ or Arabic: جزيرة العربJazīratu Al-ʿArab, ‘Island of the Arabs’), is a peninsula of Western Asia situated northeast of Africa on the Arabian plate
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Pacorus II Of Parthia
Pacorus II (Persian: پاکور دوم‎, flourished 1st century & first half of second century) was king of the Parthian Empire from 78 to 105.

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Coin
A coin is a small, flat, (usually) round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender. They are standardized in weight, and produced in large quantities at a mint in order to facilitate trade. They are most often issued by a government. Coins are usually metal or alloy, or sometimes made of synthetic materials. They are usually disc shaped. Coins made of valuable metal are stored in large quantities as bullion coins. Other coins are used as money in everyday transactions, circulating alongside banknotes. Usually the highest value coin in circulation (i.e. excluding bullion coins) is worth less than the lowest-value note. In the last hundred years, the face value of circulation coins has occasionally been lower than the value of the metal they contain, for example due to inflation
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Ardashir I
Ardashir I or Ardeshir I (Middle Persian:ArdashirPahlaviName.png, New Persian: اردشیر بابکان, Ardashir-e Bābakān), also known as Ardashir the Unifier (180–242 AD), was the founder of the Sasanian Empire. After defeating the last Parthian shahanshah Artabanus V on the Hormozdgan plain in 224, he overthrew the Parthian dynasty and established the Sasanian dynasty. Afterwards, Ardashir called himself "shahanshah" and began conquering the land that he called Iran. There are various historical reports about Ardashir's lineage and ancestry. According to Al-Tabari's report, Ardashir was son of Papak, son of Sasan
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Fars (East Syrian Ecclesiastical Province)
The province of Fars, the historic cradle of Persian civilisation, was a metropolitan province of the Church of the East between the sixth and twelfth centuries
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Sasanian Empire
The Sasanian Empire (/səˈsɑːniən, səˈsniən/), also recorded as the Sassanian, Sasanid and Sassanid or the Neo-Persian Empire, officially known as the Empire of Iranians (Middle Persian: 𐭠𐭩𐭥𐭠𐭭𐭱𐭲𐭥𐭩 Iran (word)">Ērānshahr), was the last kingdom of the Persian Empire before the rise of Islam
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Nestorian Church
The Church of the East (Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܕܡܕܢܚܐĒdṯāʾ d-Maḏenḥā), also known as the Nestorian Church, was an Eastern Christian Church originating during the late 1st century AD in Assyria, then the satrapy of Assuristan in the Parthian Empire, before spreading to other parts of Asia during the late antiquity period and throughout the middle ages. It originated as an eastern branch of Syriac Christianity, and used the East Syriac Rite in liturgy. It developed distinctive theological and ecclesiological traditions, and played a major role in the history of Christianity in Asia
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Mint (coin)
A mint is an industrial facility which manufactures coins that can be used in currency. The history of mints correlates closely with the history of coins. In the beginning, hammered coinage or cast coinage were the chief means of coin minting, with resulting production runs numbering as little as the hundreds or thousands. In modern mints, Coin die">coin dies are manufactured in large numbers and planchets are made into milled coins by the billions. With the mass production of currency, the production cost is weighed when minting coins
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Umayyad Caliphate
The Umayyad Caliphate (661–750 CE; UK: /ʊˈmjæd, ˈ-/, US: /ˈm(j)əd, -æd/; Arabic language">Arabic: ٱلْخِلَافَة ٱلْأُمَوِيَّة‎, romanizedal-Khilāfah al-ʾUmawīyah) was the second of the four major caliphates established after the death of Muhammad. The caliphate was ruled by the Umayyad dynasty"> Umayyad dynasty ( Arabic language">Arabic: ٱلْأُمَوِيُّون‎, al-ʾUmawīyūn, or Arabic language text">بَنُو أُمَيَّة, Banū ʾUmayyah, "Sons of Umayyah")
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Vassal
A vassal is a person regarded as having a mutual obligation to a lord or monarch, in the context of the feudal system in medieval Europe
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Multi-ethnic
Multiracial is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races. Many terms exist for people of various multiracial backgrounds. While some of the terms used in the past are considered insulting and offensive, there are many modern terms that multiracial people identify with. These include mixed-race (or simply "mixed"), biracial, multiracial, multiethnic, polyethnic, half, half-and-half, métis, creole, mestizo, mulatto, melungeon, criollo, chindian, dougla, quadroon, zambo, eurasian, hāfu, garifuna and pardo. Individuals of multiracial backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population in many parts of the world. In North America, studies have found that the multiracial population is continuing to grow. In many countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, mixed-race people make up the majority of the population
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Seleucids
The Seleucid Empire (/sɪˈljsɪd/; Ancient Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Σελευκιδῶν, Basileía tōn Seleukidōn) was a Hellenistic state ruled by the Seleucid dynasty, which existed from 312 BC to 63 BC; Seleucus I Nicator founded it following the division of the Macedonian empire vastly expanded by Alexander the Great. Seleucus received Babylonia (321 BC), and from there, expanded his dominions to include much of Alexander's near-eastern territories
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Nabataean
The Nabataeans, also Nabateans (/ˌnæbəˈtənz/; Arabic: الأنباطal-ʾAnbāṭ , compare Ancient Greek: Ναβαταῖος, Latin: Nabataeus), were an Arab people who inhabited northern Arabia and the Southern Levant. Their settlements, most prominently the assumed capital city of Raqmu, now called Petra, gave the name of Nabatene to the borderland between Arabia and Syria, from the Euphrates to the Red Sea. Their loosely controlled trading network, which centered on strings of oases that they controlled, where agriculture was intensively practiced in limited areas, and on the routes that linked them, had no securely defined boundaries in the surrounding desert
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