Parthian shot

by David Wishart

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton in London

Written in English
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  • Corvinus, Marcus (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D. -- Fiction.

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StatementDavid Wishart.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23026629M
ISBN 10034082736X

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Parthian the language of the Parthians from the beginning of the first millennium B.C. to the fifth and sixth centuries A.D. Parthian belonged to the Northwestern subgroup of Iranian languages and was similar to the ancient Median dialects. As one of the official languages of the Parthian kingdom, it was spoken far to the west of Parthia proper.

In 53 BC, Parthians at Carrhae decimated a Roman army led by Marcus Crassus by employing a new cavalry tactic—firing arrows while retreating on full gallop. They gave the world a new term—‘Parthian shot’—which became the signature fighting style of Asian cavalries.

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