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Battle of Ctesiphon (198)

Battle of Ctesiphon (198)
Part of the Roman-Persian Wars
Date 198
Location
Result Roman victory[1]
Belligerents
Roman Empire Parthian Empire
Commanders and leaders
Septimius Severus Vologases V

The Battle of Ctesiphon was a battle fought between the Roman and Parthian empires. The Roman emperor Septimius Severus, faced by fierce resistance, succeeded in sacking the Parthian capital, and also deported some of its inhabitants.[2]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Daryaee 2010, p. 249.
  2. ^ Kröger 1993, pp. 446–448.

Sources [ edit ]

  • Daryaee, Touraj (2010). "Ardashir and the Sasanians' Rise to Power". University of California: 236–255. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • Kröger, Jens (1993). "Ctesiphon". Encyclopaedia Iranica, Vol. IV, Fasc. 4. pp. 446–448.
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