Capture and death of Valerian

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Historical Context Note

In an attempted negotiation of peace the emperor Valerian was captured by his enemy Sapor I, the king of Iran.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Capture and death of Valerian". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11518, accessed 22 October 2014.]