Ctesiphon

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

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Ctesiphon

  1. (historical) Ancient 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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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Ctēsiphōn f sg (genitive Ctēsiphōntis); third declension

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

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Third-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Ctēsiphōn
Genitive Ctēsiphōntis
Dative Ctēsiphōntī
Accusative Ctēsiphōntem
Ablative Ctēsiphōnte
Vocative Ctēsiphōn
Locative Ctēsiphōntī
Ctēsiphōnte

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