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April, 8, 217 A.D.:
Roman Caracalla Assassinated In Carrhae


Near the end of the Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 AD), Artabanus IV was at war with his brother Vologases VI who ruled in Babylon. The Parthian Empire also known as the Arsacid Empire, was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran better known as ancient Persia.The Roman emperor... Read Full Article:


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April, 8, 876 A.D.:
Abbasids defeat Saffarids


(Wikipedia) - The Battle of Dayr al-‘Aqul was fought on April 8, 876 between forces of the Saffarid amir Ya'qub ibn Laith and the Abbasid Caliphate. Taking place some 80 km southeast (downstream) of Baghdad, the battle ended in a decisive victory for the Abbasids, forcing Ya`qub to halt his advanc... Read Full Article:

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