Battle of Ctesiphon (264)

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Battle of Ctesiphon (264)
Part of the Roman-Persian Wars
Location Ctesiphon, (present day Iraq)
Result Sassanid victory[1][2][3]
Belligerents
Sassanid Empire Roman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Shapur I Odaenathus
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Battle of Ctesiphon took place in 264 between a Roman-Palmyrene army under the Palmyrene prince Odaenathus and the Sassanid Empire, after the Sassanids were defeated and lost Syria and Cappadocia to the Roman Empire. Odaenathus stood at the walls of Ctesiphon however he could not conquer it,[4][5][6] therefore it ended with victory for the Sassanids.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who in the Roman World By John Hazel
  2. ^ Babylonia Judaica in the Talmudic Period By A'haron Oppenheimer, Benjamin H. Isaac, Michael Lecker
  3. ^ The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
  4. ^ Who's Who in the Roman World By John Hazel
  5. ^ Babylonia Judaica in the Talmudic Period By A'haron Oppenheimer, Benjamin H. Isaac, Michael Lecker
  6. ^ The New Encyclopaedia Britannica