Baghdad vs Ctesiphon - What's the difference?

baghdad | ctesiphon |


As proper nouns the difference between baghdad and ctesiphon

is that baghdad is the capital of, and largest city in iraq, situated in the center of the country on the tigris river; an ancient city and historical center of the muslim world while ctesiphon is (historical) ancient ruined city on the tigris, near baghdad, in present-day iraq capital of parthia and later of the sassanid persian empire, abandoned in 7th and 8th centuries.

baghdad

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The capital of, and largest city in Iraq, situated in the center of the country on the Tigris river; an ancient city and historical center of the Muslim world.
  • Derived terms

    * Baghdad by the Bay * Baghdadi * Baghdadian

    ctesiphon

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (historical) Ancient ruined city on the Tigris, near Baghdad, in present-day Iraq. Capital of Parthia and later of the Sassanid Persian Empire, abandoned in 7th and 8th centuries.
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