Artavasdes

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Artavasdes is the Hellenized form of the Iranian name Artavazhda. Variant renderings in Greek include Artabazos, Artabazes, Artabazanes and Artabasdos; in Armenian Artavazd; and in Latin Ardabastus or Artabasdus. People with this name include:

Persian satraps[edit]

Kings and emperors[edit]

Media Atropatene[edit]

  • Artabazanes (flourished 3rd century BC), King of Media Atropatene
  • Artavasdes I (flourished 1st century BC), King of Media Atropatene and Sophene
  • Artavasdes I, King of Media Atropatene and Armenia from AD 4 to 6, he is also known as Artavasdes III of Armenia

Armenia[edit]

  • Artavasdes I (died 115 BC), King of Armenia
  • Artavasdes II (died 31 BC), King of Armenia 53 BC to 34 BC
  • Artavasdes III, King of Armenia and Media Atropatene from AD 4 to 6, he is also known as Artavasdes II of Media Atropatene
  • Artavasdes IV, King of Armenia from 252 until 287

Characene[edit]

Byzantine empire[edit]

  • Artabasdos, Byzantine Emperor of Constantinople who died in 743

Others[edit]

  • Gaius Julius Artavasdes (flourished 1st century), son of Artavasdes III of Armenia
  • Ardabast (Ardabastus), father of Erwig, Visigothic king
  • Ardabast (Ardabastus), probably legendary son of Wittiza, Visigothic king