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Words nearby Ctesiphon
Example sentences from the Web for Ctesiphon
Both built themselves new capitals, the Persian in Ctesiphon in Mesopotamia; the Romans in Constantinople.
Hitherto all had indicated an intention on the part of Julian to occupy Ctesiphon, and thence dictate a peace.
My friend Ctesiphon brought me hither, and I know nothing of our host except the report of his riches and liberality.Callias|Alfred John Church
Julian and his advisers must have seen at a glance that if the Romans were not to attack Ctesiphon, they must retreat.
It would have been madness to leave Ctesiphon unassailed, and to press forward against Susa and Persepolis.
In the retreat from Ctesiphon , the old emperor tasted for almost the first time the bitterness of defeat in the field.