Bazān

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Bazān, the Iranian ruler of Yemen by the order of Khosrow Parviz (the Sassanid king), his father was Salman but in other sources his name is “Mehran” or “Sasan” and is attributed to Sassanids. Bazān was an Iranian ruler of Yemen who ruled over Hedjaz and Tihama in Arabia. All the rulers were supposed to give reports on the events in Arabia. Therefore Bazān sent a letter to Khosrow Parviz and informed him of appearance of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad and his followers in Tihama. There is not information on reaction of Khosrow Parviz to this news. ####Then the Prophet wrote a letter to the king and invited him to Islam, but Khosrow Parviz became angry and by a letter ordered Bazān to send some of his persons to Hedjaz in order to arrest or kill the Prophet. Therefore Bazān sent a letter with a group to the Prophet to talk with him. The Prphet kept the group in Medina and then informed them that Khosrow Parviz was killed by his son “Shiruyeh”. The Prophet also suggested Bazān embracing Islam, so that he will remain in the same position (ruler of Yemen), then sent a valuable present for him.

Bazān’s reaction
Bazān announced that if the Prophet is right, he will embrace Islam sooner than other rulers. He received Shiruyeh’s letter in which was written about the murdur of Khosrow and had als