Arab ad Dalim Destination Guide
Discover Arab ad Dalim in Iraq!
Arab ad Dalim in the region of Baghdād is a place located in Iraq - some 20 mi (or 32 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.
Local time in Arab ad Dalim is now 01:18 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zaydan al Khalaf, Ad Diwaniyat ash Sharqiyah, Qaryat 'Uwarij, Tawfiq, Shaykh Salman al Qamar or Qaryat al Ma'mun. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
The Tāq-e Kisrā, also called Iwān-e Kisrā, is a Sassanid-era Persian monument in Al-Mada'in which is the only visible remaining structure of the ancient city of Ctesiphon. It is the largest brick built arch in the world and located near the modern town of Salman Pak, Iraq.
Al-Mada'in ("The Cities") is the name given to the ancient metropolis formed by Seleucia and Ctesiphon on opposite sides of the Tigris River in present-day Iraq. The site has received considerable interest from archaeologists since the 18th century; the most famous landmark there is the Taq-i Kisra. Madain was the capital of the Persian Empire under the Sassanid dynasty. When the Persian empire was defeated by Muslim Forces, the city was destroyed.
The Parthian Empire (also known as the Arsacid Empire, was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran better known as ancient Persia. Its latter name comes from Arsaces I of Parthia who, as leader of the Parni tribe, founded it in the mid-3rd century BC when he conquered the Parthia region in Iran's northeast, then a satrapy in rebellion against the Seleucid Empire. Mithridates I of Parthia greatly expanded the empire by seizing Media and Mesopotamia from the Seleucids.
Battle of Ctesiphon (363)
The Battle of Ctesiphon took place on May 29, 363 between the armies of Roman Emperor Julian and the Sassanid King Shapur II outside the walls of the Persian capital Ctesiphon. The battle was a Roman tactical victory, although Julian was killed following the subsequent Battle of Samarra and the Roman forces found themselves unable to continue their campaign as they were too far from their supply lines.
For the companion of Muhammad, see Salman Pak (person) Salman Pak is a city approximately 15 miles south of Baghdad near a peninsula formed by a broad eastward bend of the Tigris River. It is named after Salman the Persian, a companion of Muhammad who is buried there. It is quite close to the Salman Pak facility, an Iraqi military installation which was a key center of Saddam Hussein's biological and chemical weapons programs.
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