Parthian style (Iranian architecture)


Parthian style (Iranian architecture)

The "Parthian style" (شیوه معماری پارتی) is a style ("sabk") of historical Iranian architecture. This style of architecture includes designs from the Seleucid, Parthian, and Sassanid eras, reaching its apex of development by the Sassanid period.

Examples of this style are Nysa, Anahita Temple [cite book|title=Sabk Shināsī-i miʻmārī-i Īrānī (Study of styles in Iranian architecture) |author=Pīrniyā, Muammah Karīm|year=2005|location=Tehran|publisher=Surush-i Dānish|ISBN 964-96113-2-0p.105-106] , Khorheh, Hatra, the Ctesiphon vault of Kasra, Bishapur, and the Palace of Ardashir in Ardeshir Khwarreh (Firouzabad).



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