Well, yes, that's what I'm suggesting. Sometimes you can't figure something out if you only have two sets of data/perspectives. Bring in a third set (such as the Arabians in this case) and eureka the solution pops out at you.
I'm also trying to say that I'm even further out of my element with Parthians and Arabians than with the others. I don't have the "data" on Parthia or Arabia. I think the basic approach should work, but that is only if there is enough data and the data is actually related. Big ifs. We have found so far that oriental kingship transcended geographical boundaries, at least in our modern sense of them, and that one oriental court behaved very much like any other, especially when they were members of the very same family!
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