Khosrow IV

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Khosrow IV
Shahanshah of the Sasanian Empire
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Shahanshah of the Sasanian Empire
Reign630-636
PredecessorAzarmidokht
SuccessorYazdegerd III
HouseHouse of Sasan
ReligionZoroastrianism

Khosrow IV was a Sasanian claimant to the throne who ruled Susa and its surroundings from ca. 630 to 636.[1] Little is known about his rule, he appears to have ruled during a time of upheaval and chaos across the Sasanian Empire the 7th century has the century where Iran has plunged into its "dark ages".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daryaee 2010, pp. 48-49.

Sources[edit]

  • Daryaee, Touraj (2010). "When the End is Near: Barbarized Armies and Barracks Kings of Late Antique Iran". Ancient and Middle Iranian studies: proceedings of the 6th European Conference of Iranian Studies, held in Vienna, 18-22 September 2007. Iranica. Harrassowitz. pp. 43–52. ISBN 9783447064224.
Khosrow IV
Preceded by
Azarmidokht
King of Kings of Iran
630-636
Succeeded by
Yazdegerd III