Iranians History on This Day
 
 
 
 

 
 Mar 3 


Orders Issued For Building “Ivan e Kay” in Ray Area
In March 178 BC Phraates I (Farhad I), the king of Iran from the Parthian dynasty ordered erection of a new city in the Varamin area, west of the city of Ray (Shahr e Ray) which was later named ‘Ivan e Kay’. Greek historians have called the new city - Ivan e Kay - as Xarhages. The Greek would write Ray as Rages = Rhages.
    
    Translation by Rowshan Lohrasbpour
    

 



 



 




 
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