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Plate depicting Khosrow I.
|Reign||September 13, 531 – February 579|
|Died||February 579 (aged 82-83)|
Khosrow I (also spelled Khosrau, Khusro or Chosroes;
Khosrow I was known for his character, virtues and knowledge. During his ambitious reign, he continued his father's project of making major reforms in the social, military, and economic aspects of the empire, increasing the welfare and the revenues, establishing a professional army, and founding or rebuilding many cities, palaces, and infrastructures. He was interested in literature and philosophy, and under his reign, art and science flourished in Iran.
Khosrow I's reign is furthermore marked by initial internal conflicts and campaigns against the Sasanians' neighboring archrivals, the
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