Siege of Ctesiphon (637)

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Coordinates: 33°05′37″N 44°34′50″E / 33.09361°N 44.58056°E / 33.09361; 44.58056

Siege of Ctesiphon (637)
Part of the Muslim conquest of Sassanid empire
Date January–March, 637
Location Ctesiphon, Iraq
Result Decisive Rashidun victory
Ctesiphon occupied by Rashidun Caliphate
Sassanid Persian empire Rashidun Caliphate
Commanders and leaders
Yazdgerd III
Sa`d ibn Abī Waqqās
Zuhra ibn al-Hawiyya
Abdullah ibn al-Mut'im
Shurhabeel ibn as-Simt
Khalid ibn Arfatah
Hashim bin 'Utba
Unknown 15,000[1]-60,000[2]
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

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