Jamasp (son of Kavad I)

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Jamasp (also spelled Zamasp) was a 6th-century Sasanian prince, who was the second oldest son of the incumbent king (shah) Kavad I (r. 488–496, 498–531). Jamasp was greatly admired for his ability in war, but was disqualified from succession due to have having lost an eye.[1] The following year after the accession of his brother Khosrow I (r. 531–579), Bawi along with other members of the Iranian aristocracy, became involved in a conspiracy in which they tried to overthrow Khosrow and make Jamasp's son Kavad the new shah, so Jamasp could rule as regent.[2] The conspiracy, however, was revealed and Jamasp was murdered.[3]



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