Parthia vs Ctesiphon - What's the difference?

parthia | ctesiphon |

As proper nouns the difference between parthia and ctesiphon

is that parthia is a region in northeastern iran 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.



Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • a region in northeastern Iran
  • territories corresponding to the empire ruled by dynasts from Parthia.
  • Derived terms

    * Parthian




    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.
  • Anagrams