HIS 105 Chapter 10. Iran and India Before Islam. Iran. India. Parthians in Iran. Began the Arsacid rule (247 B.C.E.- 223 C.E.) Took hold in eastern Iran Dominated Iranian heartlands of Achaemenids and Selucids Continued imperial and cultural traditions of Achaemenids.
Iran and India Before Islam
Two more kings sustained this prosperity for another half century despite nomadic invasions of the Huns after 440 C.E.
Mahayana spread to Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan, & Tibet
Theravada spread to Ceylon, Burma, & parts of S.E. Asia