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Bahram II of Persia

Bahram II, king of Persia (277-294), son of Bahram I.

During his reign the emperor Carus attacked the Persians and conquered Ctesiphon (283), but died by the plague.

Of Bahram II’s reign some theological inscriptions exist (F Stolze and JC Andreas, Persepolis (Berlin, 1882), and EW West, "Pahiavi Literature" in Grundriss d. iranischen Philologie, ii. pp. 75-129).

This entry was originally from the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.