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Parthia
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Parthia
Parthia An empire east of the Roman Empire that existed from around 247 bc to ad 224.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Parthia, Parthians
Parthia, Parthians. Land (roughly corresponding to modern Iran) lying beyond the eastern boundaries of the Roman Empire, and so almost outside the world of the NT.It is included, however, in maps of the OT world, which generally encompass eastern territory. Many Jews deported from Palestine after the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Parthia, Parthians
PARTHIA*, PARTHIANS Land (roughly corresponding to modern Iran) lying beyond the eastern boundaries of the Roman Empire, and so almost outside the world of the NT.It is included, however, in maps of the OT world, which generally encompass Eastern territory. Many Jews deported from Palestine after the
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Parthia
Parthia.—In ancient geography, a country in western Asia, situated east of Media and south of Hyrcania. It was the nucleus of the Parthian empire. Jews from Parthia were present at Jerusalem at the Pentecost (Acts 2:9).