Ctesiphon

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From Latin Ctēsiphōn, from Ancient Greek Κτησιφῶν ‎(Ktēsiphôn).

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Ctesiphon

  1. (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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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Κτησιφῶν ‎(Ktēsiphôn). In Old Latin, it was declined as Ctēsiphōn, Ctēsiphōnis.

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Proper nounEdit

Ctēsiphōn f ‎(genitive Ctēsiphōntis); third declension

  1. Ctesiphon (ancient capital of Parthia, located in modern Iraq)

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Third declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Ctēsiphōn
genitive Ctēsiphōntis
dative Ctēsiphōntī
accusative Ctēsiphōntem
ablative Ctēsiphōnte
vocative Ctēsiphōn
locative Ctēsiphōnte
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