Siege of Dura Europos (253)

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Siege of Dura Europos (253)
Part of the Roman-Persian wars
Duraeuropusmap.jpg
Map of Dura-Europos in Roman times.
Date 253
Location Dura-Europos, (present day Syria
Result Sassanid victory
Territorial
changes
Sassanids capture Dura-Europos.
Belligerents
Sassanid Empire Roman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Shapur I
Strength
unknown unknown

The Siege of Dura Europos took place when the Sassanids under Shapur I besieged the Roman city of Dura-Europos in 253 after capturing Antioch.