from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a dynasty which ruled the Persian empire from the downfall of the Parthian power, about a. d. 226, until the conquest of Persia by the Saracens, about 642.
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Another examples are Sarmatian, Scythian and Alan tribes in which women traditionally fought in the time of war alongside men; or centuries later by the 7th AD there are traces of presence of women officers among the rank of cavalry in sassanid Persia.
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