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Scriptsبهرام Persian

Meaning & History

Modern Persian form of Avestan Verethragna meaning "victory over resistance". This was the name of a Zoroastrian god (one of the Amesha Spenta) associated with victory and war. This name was borne by several Sassanid emperors. It is also the Persian name for the planet Mars.
VariantVerethragna Persian Mythology
Other Languages & CulturesBehram Turkish

Categories

celestial, emperors, gods, history, mythology, nature, planets, Suikoden characters, war, war deities
Entry updated December 8, 2017