226), and the rule of the Arsacids came to an end.
Persis never became a part of the empire of the Arsacids, although her kings recognized their supremacy when they were strong (Strabo xv.
Under the Arsacids and Sassanids the office continued.
227) the Parthian empire arose under the Arsacids in Khorasan and the adjacent districts.
209-C. 222)/n==Authorities== - Persian tradition knows very little about the Arsacids, who by it are called Ashkanians (from Ashak, the modern form of Arsaces.) Of modern works on the history of the Parthians (besides the numismatic literature) the most important are: G.