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Encyclopedia > Kavadh II of Persia

Kavadh II (Siroes), King of Persia, son of Khosrau II of Persia (590–628), was raised to the throne in opposition to his father in February 628, after the great victories of the Emperor Heraclius (610–641). He put his father and eighteen brothers to death, began negotiations with Heraclius, but died after a reign of a few months. The Sassanid Empire in the time of Shapur I; the conquest of Cappadocia was temporary Official language Pahlavi (Middle Persian) Dominant Religion Zoroastrianism Capital Ctesiphon Sovereigns Shahanshah of the Iran (Eranshahr) First Ruler Ardashir I Last Ruler Yazdegerd III Establishment 224 AD Dissolution 651 AD Part of the History of... Parvez, the Victorious (Khosau II), king of Persia, son of Hormizd IV, grandson of Khosrau I, 590 - 628. ... Events Khusro II of Persia overthrown Pippin of Landen becomes Mayor of the Palace Brahmagupta writes the Brahmasphutasiddhanta Births Deaths Empress Suiko of Japan Theodelinda, queen of the Lombards Categories: 628 ... Heraclius and his sons Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas. ...


  • This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication in the public domain.
Preceded by:
Khosrau II
Sassanid Ruler
Succeeded by:
Ardashir III

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A particularly significant accomplishment of his reign was the establishment of Zoroastrianism as the official religion of Persia.
Kavadh I favored the communistic teachings of Mazdak (flourished 5th century), a Zoroastrian high priest, and in 498 was deposed by his orthodox brother Zamasp.
With the aid of the Ephthalites, Kavadh was restored to the throne in 501.
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