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Bāhman (also known as Bahanee kush or Bahman Jadhawayhi) was a Marzban of noble Sassanian Persian origin .He led the Sassanians to victory against the Arabs at Battle of the Bridge it was the final victory ever for the Sassanian Gund before their absolute demise in the hands of Muslim Arab invaders[1]. Interestingly the nickname given by the Arabs to Bahman was Dhul Hajib: "the one with artificially accentuated eyebrows"[2].


  1. ^ Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War page 267.
  2. ^ The battle of al-Qādisiyyah and the conquest of Syria and Palestine: A.D ... By Ṭabarī, Yohanan Friedmann page 56

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