Shahin Vahmanzadegan Quotes

This concord should be as profound as our empires are great, for we know that no other state will ever appear to rival our empires.

 
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Shahin’s empire which he conquered for Khosrow II comprised all of the Middle East into parts of India. The Byzantine Roman Empire controlled everything from Constantinople to the West. They were the two “superpowers” of the day. It seemed to Shahin that no empire could ever be greater, but that is the common hubris of siperpowers.

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Shahen or Shahin was a senior Sasanian general (spahbed) during the reign of Khosrau II (590–628). He was a member of the House of Spandiyadh.

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