80-81) Osroes 106-129 (Mithradates IV.
CHOSROES, in Middle and Modern Persian Khosrau (" with a good name "), a very common Persian name, borne by a famous king of the Iranian legend (Kai Khosrau); by a Parthian king, commonly called by the Greeks Osroes; and by the following two Sassanid kings.
7779, and 111147; Pacorus 78c. 105; Osroes 106129; Mithradates V
OSROES (also Osdroes or Chosroes), the Greek form of the Persian name Khosrau (see Chosroes).
The form Osroes is generally used for a Parthian king who from his coins appears to have reigned from about A.D.
Osroes occupied Armenia, and placed Exedares, a son of Pacorus, and afterwards his brother Parthamasiris on the throne.
In Mesopotamia a brother of Osroes, Meherdates (Mithradates IV.), and his son Sanatruces II.
But after the death of Trajan (117) Hadrian acknowledged Osroes and made Parthamaspates king of Edessa (Osroene); he also gave back to Osroes his daughter who had been taken prisoner by Trajan (Dio Cass.
Had regained a dominant position; his coins begin again in 122 and go on to 146, whereas after 121 we have no coins of Osroes except in 128.
17, 24, the name of the territory of Osroene is derived from a dynast Osroes, but this is a false etymology (see OS ROENE).