- Battle of Resaena
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Resaena
Resaena, Mesopotamia( Ras al-Ayn, Syria)
result= Roman victory
The Battle of Resaena or Resaina, near Ceylanpinar TR, was fought in
243between the forces of the Roman Empire, led by Praetorian PrefectTimesitheus, and a Sassanid Empirearmy, led by King Shapur I. The Romans were victorious.
The battle was fought during a campaign ordered by Emperor
Gordian IIIto retake the Roman cities of Hatra, Nisibisand Carrhae. These territories, in fact, had been conquered by Shapur and, before him, by his father King Ardashir I, when the Roman Empire was plagued with the internal wars between pretenders to the throne.
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