Rambehesht (Middle Persian: Rām Vahišt, New Persian: رام‌بهشت), also known as Denag (Middle Persian: Dēnag, New Persian: دینگ) was a 3rd-century Sasanian noblewoman from the Bazrangi family and the wife of Sasan, the eponymous ancestor of the Sasanian Dynasty (ruled 224-651) in Persia. She was the mother of Pabag and the grandmother of Ardashir I, the founder of the Sasanian Empire.[1] According to Tabari she "possessed beauty and perfection".[2][3]


  1. ^ Gignoux 1994, p. 282.
  2. ^ (Tabari 1999) page 4.
  3. ^ (Frye 1990)


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  • Tabari (1999), translated by C. E. Bosworth, "The Sāsānids, the Byzantines, the Lakhmids, and Yemen", Tarikh-e Tabari (SUNY series in Near Eastern studies ed.), SUNY Press, vol. 5, p. 458, ISBN 0-7914-4355-8
  • Frye, R. N. (1990), "BĀZRANGĪ", Encyclopaedia Iranica, New York, London, vol. 4