Shevor Malka

di shevor malkaShevor Malka – also Shahpur or Shapur – was the name of a number of Persian kings, though most often refers to King Shapur I, first of the Sasanian “King of kings” in the 3rd century CE, in what became Persia.

Shapur I was a successful, open-minded leader who was friendly with the amora Shmuel.

Read more at Wikipedia.

The image of the likeness of Shapur I on an ancient coin was taken from the Hebrew edition of the Steinsaltz Talmud, Tractate Bava Kamma, page 416.

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