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[[Image:Sassanid_empire_map.gif|450px|right|The borders of the Sassanid Empire)]]
 
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The '''Sassanid Empire''' (226-651 A.D.) was a [[monarchy]] in what is now [[Iran]].<ref>[http://www.iranchamber.com/history/sassanids/sassanids.php History of Iran: Sassanid Empire]</ref> It was the only nation to use [[Zoroastarianism]] as the state religion. The empire was destroyed in 651 by the first of the [[Islamic Caliphates]].
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The '''Sassanid Empire''' (226-651 A.D.) was a [[monarchy]] in what is now [[Iran]].<ref>[http://www.iranchamber.com/history/sassanids/sassanids.php History of Iran: Sassanid Empire]</ref> It was the only nation to use [[Zoroastrianism]] as the state religion. The empire was destroyed in 651 by the first of the [[Islamic Caliphates]].
  
 
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The borders of the Sassanid Empire)

The Sassanid Empire (226-651 A.D.) was a monarchy in what is now Iran.[1] It was the only nation to use Zoroastrianism as the state religion. The empire was destroyed in 651 by the first of the Islamic Caliphates.

  1. History of Iran: Sassanid Empire