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Shapour 2. Becomes King

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September, 5, 309 A.D.:
Shapour 2. Becomes King

By: Mir M.Hosseini

As soon as Shapour 2 (309-379) becomes the new Sassanid king when he was a fetus. After his father's death, nobles declare his pregnant wife's child the new king. Indeed Shapour 2's era is also known as the first golden era. He soon proves his abilities as a teenager by cleaning Iran from invaders, then he takes back control of lost lands in Armenia.

KEY TERMS:Armenia , Iran , Sassan , Sassanid , Shapour , Shapour 2

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