The Tigris was an eastern boundary which Christianity did not pass under the Sassanid.
With Chosroes I (531-579) came a last period of Sassanid vigour.
The lives of the women of the Sassanid were not always to be envied.
Moreover, a great and exhausting struggle began with the Sassanid Empire in Persia.
And a word or so is due to religious developments in the Persian community during the Sassanid period.
But after the middle of the third century the Sassanid dynasty restored the power of Persia and revived its ancient pretensions.
dynasty that ruled the Persian Empire 211-651 C.E., 1776, from Medieval Latin Sassanidæ (plural), from Sasan, grandfather of Ardashir I, who founded the dynasty.