Ziyanak of Persia

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Ziyanak / Denak Aršakuni, Lady Myrōd

Arabic: الأميرة ميرود الأشكانية, Lady Myrōd
Also Known As: "Ziyanak of Persia"
Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Armenia, (Parthia), Turkey
Death: Died in (Persia), Iran
Immediate Family:

Daughter of الشاهنشاه أرتبانوس- أردوان الخامس
Wife of Ardashir I, Emperor of Sasanian Persia
Mother of Shapur I, Emperor of Sasanian Persia and <private> Sassanian prince and governor of Kirman

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About Ziyanak of Persia

Ziyanak was also referred to as Lady Myrōd. She was an Arcasid (Parthian) Princess.

Ziyanak Aršakuni married Ardashir I, Shahanshan of Iran, before 200.


Shapur's mother was Lady Myrōd, who—according to legend—was an Arsacid princess. The Talmud cites a nickname for her, "Ifra Hurmiz", after her bewitching beauty.

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Ziyanak of Persia's Timeline

Armenia, (Parthia), Turkey
Age 27
Firuzabad, Iran
Age 74
(Persia), Iran