Siege of Sana'a (570)

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Siege of Sana'a
Part of the Abyssinian–Persian wars
Date 570
Location Sana'a, Yemen
Result Sassanid victory
Sayf ibn Dhi Yazan is restored as king of Yemen as a vassal state of the Sassanid Empire[1]
Belligerents
Sassanid Empire Kingdom of Aksum
Commanders and leaders
Vahrez
Strength
16000 More than Persians
Casualties and losses
medium heavy

The Siege of Sana'a took place when the Sassanids under Spahbed Vahrez besieged the Aksumite city of Sana'a in 570.

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