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Bahram IV of Persia

Bahram IV, king of Persia (389-399), son and successor of Shapur III, under whom he had been governor of Kirman[?]; therefore he was called Kirmanshah (Agathias iv. 26; Tabari).

Under him or his predecessor Armenia was divided between the Roman and the Persian empire. Bahram IV was killed by some malcontents.

This entry was originally from the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.

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