Administrative Geography of the Early Sasanian Period: The Case of Ādurbādagān

  title={Administrative Geography of the Early Sasanian Period: The Case of Ādurbādagān},
  author={Mehrdad Ghodrat-Dizaji},
  pages={87 - 93}
Abstract According to historical sources Azerbaijan's local nobilities were closely associated with the early Sasanian kings. Historical events during the reigns of Ardashīr I and Shāpūr I confirm Azerbaijan's adherence to the Sasanians. Azerbaijan's importance also increased under the Sasanians as Arsacid Armenians were converted to Christianity and showed an inclination towards the Roman Empire. This is why in their inscriptions, Shāpūr and Kirdēr regarded Azerbaijan as part of Ērān (and not… 
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