Ctesiphon articles on Wikipedia
Ctesiphon
For other uses, see Ctesiphon (disambiguation). Ctesiphon (/ˈtɛsᵻfɒn/ TESIFON; Greek: Κτησιφῶν; from Parthian/Middle Persian: tyspwn or tysfwn) was an
Apr 7th 2017



Battle of Ctesiphon
or siege of Ctesiphon may refer to: Battle of Ctesiphon (165) Battle of Ctesiphon (198) Battle of Ctesiphon (263) Battle of Ctesiphon (363), between
Dec 29th 2016



Battle of Ctesiphon (165)
The Battle of Ctesiphon in 165 AD was part of the wider Roman-Parthian Wars. The Parthians had tried but failed to take Armenia in the previous years
Dec 29th 2016



Ctesiphon of Vergium
Saint Ctesiphon (Spanish: Tesifonte">San Tesifonte, Tesifon) is venerated as patron saint (besides Mary, Virgen de Gador) of Berja, Andalusia, southern Spain.
Feb 14th 2017



Battle of Ctesiphon (263)
The Battle of Ctesiphon took place in 263 between the Sassanid Empire and Palmyrene army under the Palmyrene king Odaenathus (Palmyra was then an allied
Mar 21st 2017



Battle of Ctesiphon (198)
The Battle of Ctesiphon was a battle fought out between the Roman Empire and Parthian Empire, it was another successful capture of the severely weakened
Dec 29th 2016



Lapaeumides ctesiphon
Lapaeumides ctesiphon is a moth in the Castniidae family. It is found in Brazil. Lapaeumides at funet
Jul 18th 2016



Taq Kasra
of Ctesiphon. It is located near the modern town of Salman Pak, Iraq. It is the only visible remaining structure of the ancient city of Ctesiphon. The
Apr 28th 2017



Ctesiphon (disambiguation)
Ctesiphon may refer to: Ctesiphon, a city in Mesopotamia that was intermittently the capital of the Arsacid and Sassanid Empires Ctesiphon of Vergium,
Jun 13th 2013



Battle of Ctesiphon (363)
The Battle of Ctesiphon took place on May 29, 363 between the armies of Roman Emperor Julian and the Sassanid King Shapur II outside the walls of the
Mar 14th 2017



Ctesiphon (orator)
Ctesiphon (Greek: Κτησιφῶν, Ktēsiphon) was an orator in Athens during the reign of Alexander the Great. He is best known for sparking the controversy
Aug 8th 2016



Council of Seleucia-Ctesiphon
Seleucia. Council The Council of Seleucia-Ctesiphon, also called the Council of Mar Isaac, met in AD 410 in Seleucia-Ctesiphon, the capital of the Sassanid Empire
Oct 10th 2016



Battle of Ctesiphon (1915)
The Battle of Ctesiphon (Turkish: SelmanPak Muharebesi) was fought in November 1915 by the British Empire and British India, against the Ottoman Empire
Dec 29th 2016



Siege of Ctesiphon (629)
The Siege of Ctesiphon took place on 27 April 629 between the forces of Shahrbaraz and Ardashir III. Shahrbaraz managed to capture Ctesiphon with a small
Dec 29th 2016



Al-Mada'in
ancient royal centers of Ctesiphon and Seleucia. It was founded during Sasanian rule, and was used as a synonym for Ctesiphon by the Arabs, and later by
Apr 7th 2017



Seleucia
Sasanian empires. It stood on the west bank of the Tigris River opposite Ctesiphon, within the present-day Babil Governorate in Iraq. Seleucia (Greek:
Apr 26th 2017



List of Patriarchs of the Church of the East
location of the patriarchate was first in the Persian capital of Seleucia-Ctesiphon in central Mesopotamia. In the 9th century the patriarchate moved to Baghdad
Apr 25th 2017



Shemon Bar Sabbae
(Syriac: ܡܪܝ ܫܡܥܘܢ ܒܪܨܒܥܐ‎, died Good Friday, 345) was a Bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon, the de facto head of the Church of the East, until his death. He was
Jun 28th 2016



Baharestan Carpet
the great audience hall of Taq Kasra, a iwan in the Sasanian capital of Ctesiphon. The carpet was 450 feet (140 m) long and 90 feet (27 m) wide. With woven
Dec 13th 2016



Battle of Jalula
Empire and Rashidun Caliphate soon after conquest of Ctesiphon. After the capture of Ctesiphon, several detachments were immediately sent to the west
Apr 23rd 2017



Province of the Patriarch
diocese of Seleucia-Ctesiphon was defined in Canon XXI of the synod of 410: 'The first and chief seat is that of Seleucia and Ctesiphon; the bishop who occupies
Jan 9th 2017



Farrukh Hormizd
the Kanarang. On February, Kavadh, along with Aspad Gushnasp, captured Ctesiphon and imprisoned Khosrau II. Kavadh II then proclaimed himself as king of
Oct 17th 2016



Valashabad
(ساباط), was an ancient city in present-day Iraq, and formed a suburb of Ctesiphon, the capital of the Parthian Empire and their successors, the Sasanian
Apr 2nd 2017



1928 in archaeology
University of Pennsylvania team led by Oscar Reuther begins excavations at Ctesiphon. Mortimer Wheeler begins excavations at Lydney Park (continues to 1929)
Apr 1st 2017



Merena
Roman-Persian Wars soon after the Battle of Ctesiphon in 363, which took place outside the Sassanid capital Ctesiphon in what is now Iraq. He was among those
Nov 29th 2016



On the Crown
Phocion, who ruled the city during this period. In 336 BC the orator Ctesiphon proposed that Athens honor Demosthenes for his services to the city by
Nov 3rd 2016



Asōristān
Sasanian Empire and was called Dil-ī Ērānshahr "Heart of Iran". The city of Ctesiphon served as the capital of both the Parthian and Sasanian Empires, and was
Feb 8th 2017



Khujut Rabu
Salman Pak. Also Khujut Rabua. In ancient times this was the location of Ctesiphon and Seleucia on the Tigris. This area was the capital city of the Parthian
Jun 14th 2010



Isaac (patriarch)
Isaac was bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon, grand metropolitan and primate of the Church of the East from 399 to 410. He is included in the traditional list
Apr 1st 2017



Shahdost
Shahdost was Bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon and primate of the Church of the East from 341 to 343. He was martyred during the great persecution of Shapur
Jan 17th 2016



Varsken
Varsken's father, Arshusha II, was a hostage of the Sasanian court at Ctesiphon, and could not participate in the Christian Armenian rebellion in 451
Jan 3rd 2017



Mana (patriarch)
Seleucia-Ctesiphon, grand metropolitan and primate of the Church of the East in 420. Like several other early bishops of Seleucia-Ctesiphon, he is included
Aug 16th 2016



Sasanian architecture
reached massive proportions, particularly at Ctesiphon. The arch of the great vaulted hall at Ctesiphon attributed to the reign of Shapur I (241-272)
Feb 24th 2017



Veh-Ardashir
Sasanian city in present-day Iraq, and formed a suburb of their capital, Ctesiphon. Originally known as Seleucia, the city was rebuilt and renamed in 230
Apr 8th 2017



Dadisho
title of Patriarch, becoming the first Catholicos-Patriarch of Seleucia-Ctesiphon. WigramWigram, W. A. (2004). An introduction to the history of the Assyrian
May 16th 2016



Shahlufa
Fiey's view, Shahlufa was one of several fictitious bishops of Seleucia-Ctesiphon whose lives were concocted in the sixth century to bridge the gap between
May 9th 2014



List of cities in Iraq
This article shows a list of cities in Iraq. Babylon (ܒܒܝܠ) (بابل) Ctesiphon (Al-Mada'in, المدائن) Eridu (إريدو) Hatra (حضر) Kish (كيش) Lagash (لجش)
Feb 18th 2017



Khosrow III
Shahrbaraz who took control of the Sasanian Empire after having besieged Ctesiphon. He was a nephew of Khosrow-IIKhosrow II. After a short reign, Khosrow, was assassinated
May 21st 2016



637
MarchSiege of Ctesiphon: The Rashidun army (15,000 men) under Sa`d ibn Abi Waqqas occupies the Persian capital of Ctesiphon, after a two-month siege
Nov 1st 2016



Barba'shmin
bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon, primate of the Church of the East, and martyr. He succeeded Shahdost as bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon in 343, during the
Mar 21st 2016



Salman Pak
ancient metropolis of Al-Mada'in, which includes the ruins of ancient Ctesiphon and ancient Seleucia. It is also quite close to the Salman Pak facility
Mar 4th 2017



Mushegh II Mamikonian
shortly after the coronation of the new king, Bahram Chobin marched to Ctesiphon and proclaimed himself king under the name of Bahram VI. Khosrau along
May 21st 2016



De Optimo Genere Oratorum
called On the Crown, and a speech of his rival, Aeschines, called Against Ctesiphon. Cicero was an advocate of free translation: "The essence of successful
Apr 23rd 2016



Ardashir III
One year later, Shahrbaraz with a force of 6,000 men marched towards Ctesiphon and besieged the city. Shahrbaraz, however, was unable to capture the
Feb 22nd 2017



Tomarsa
Tomarsa (or Tamuza) was bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon and primate of the Church of the East from 363 to 371. He took office at the end of the great persecution
Aug 23rd 2016



Piruz Khosrow
One year later, Shahrbaraz, with a force of 6,000 men, marched towards Ctesiphon and besieged the city. Shahrbaraz, however, was unable to capture the
Oct 19th 2016



Aeschines
to fix the blame for these disasters upon Demosthenes. In 336 BC, when Ctesiphon proposed that his friend Demosthenes should be rewarded with a golden
Mar 14th 2017



Catholicos
Seleucia-Ctesiphon in Persia, who became the designated heads of the Church of the East. The first claim that the bishop of Selucia-Ctesiphon was superior
Jan 12th 2017



Vinduyih
the throne for Khosrau II from Bahram Chobin. He was later deposed in Ctesiphon by the orders of Khosrau II. http://www.iranicaonline
Jan 1st 2017



Romans in Persia
itself, taking the cities of Babylon, Seleucia and finally the capital of Ctesiphon in 116 AD. He deposed Osroes I and put his own puppet ruler Parthamaspates
Jan 26th 2017





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