Artavasdes IV of Armenia

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Artavazd VI redirects here. For other monarchs and politicians of this name, see Artavasdes.

Artavasdes IV (flourished 3rd century) was a Sassanid ruler of the Kingdom of Armenia from 252 until 287. According to ancient historians and Armenian tradition, Artavasdes IV was installed as King by the Persian King of the Sassanid Empire, Shapur I. His predecessor, Khosrov II of Armenia was murdered by Anak the Parthian, an agent of the House of Suren.


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