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Greek: Σελεύκεια η προς Ηδυφώντι
Seleucia-on-the-Hedyphon is located in Iran
Shown within Iran
Location Iran
Region Khuzestan Province
Coordinates 30°59′14.0″N 49°25′36.2″E / 30.987222°N 49.426722°E / 30.987222; 49.426722Coordinates: 30°59′14.0″N 49°25′36.2″E / 30.987222°N 49.426722°E / 30.987222; 49.426722

Seleucia-on-the-Hedyphon (Greek: Σελεύκεια η προς Ηδυφώντι, also transliterated as Seleuceia, Seleukeia, Seleukheia; formerly Soloke or Soloce, Sodome, and Sele, also Surak) was an ancient city on the Hedyphon (now Jarahi) river in Susiana (earlier Elam), east of Mesopotamia, currently the site of Ja Nishin, Khuzestan Province, Iran.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Talbert, Richard J.A., ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 93. ISBN 0-691-03169-X. 
  2. ^ Cohen, Getzel M. (2013-06-02). The Hellenistic Settlements in the East from Armenia and Mesopotamia to Bactria and India. University of California Press. pp. 192–3. ISBN 9780520953567. 
  3. ^ Katrien De Graef; Jan Tavernier (2013). Susa and Elam. Archaeological, Philological, Historical and Geographical Perspectives (PDF). BRILL. p. 511. ISBN 978-90-04-20741-7. 

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