Tigris vs Ctesiphon - What's the difference?

tigris | ctesiphon |


As proper nouns the difference between tigris and ctesiphon

is that tigris is 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.

tigris

English

(wikipedia Tigris)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A river in Southwest Asia flowing 1,150 miles east-southeast from the Armenian Highland in Turkey through Iraq. It forms the eastern edge of classical Mesopotamia. It unites with the Euphrates River to form the Shatt al-Arab before flowing into the Persian Gulf.
  • See also

    * Mesopotamia * Euphrates ----

    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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