[Victorious ]. Surname of Khosru or Chosroes II., the
grandson of Khosru the Magnificent. The reigns of Khosru I. and
II. were the golden period of Persian history. Parviz' kept 15,000
female musicians, 6,000 household officers, 20,500 saddle-mules, 960
elephants, 200 slaves to scatter perfumes when he went abroad, 1,000
sekabers to water the roads before him, and sat on a pillared throne of
almost inconceivable splendour.
The horse of Chosroes Parviz.
Shibdiz, the Persian Bucephalos. (See
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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