Origin of the name ARTASHIR.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ARTASHIR.
form of Persian Ardeshír
(q.v.), meaning "mighty king."
A.D. 422. Artaces then assumed the crown in his eighteenth year, and according to
the request of Viram, took the name of Artashir, in remembrance of
Artashir the Sasanian, whose memory was fondly cherished by the Persian
monarch... (History of Armenia, Chamchian-Avtaliantz, 1827)