Origin and migration–
Sakas forced to overrunning the parthians
Due to this parthians migrated from central asia to india and known as pahlavas or indo-parthians
Pahlavas or parthians came from parthia or north-eastern iran
Gondophares-i (19 ad- 46 ad)-
Established pahlavas dynasty in india
Most famous ruler
He was known as king of kings, this means he had many subordinate kings
Saint thomas came to india during his reign
A syrian christian missionary
Disciple of jesus christ
First christian who visited india
Born in 1254 ad (venice)
Died in 1324 ad (venice)
Mentioned in his text that while on the way to china
He visited india and saw saint thomas tomb in chennai
Indo-parthians kingdom consists of–
Some parts of afganistan
- Their capital was takshila (taxila) and kabul.
- Pahlavas issued silver coins in india.
- Sakas and pahlavas used the satrap system in their ruling.