He was eventually deposed in 610 by Heraclius, who led a fleet to Constantinople from Carthage with a symbol attached to the nose of his ships. Hand in hand is the only way to land poster. After Heraclius ascended the throne, the Sassanid army advanced into the Asia Minor region and captured Damascus, Jerusalem and then ignored True Cross to Ctesiphon. Heraclius’ counterattack was a holy war and Christ’s image as a military standard. (Similarly when Constantinople was dissolved from an Avar siege in 626, this victory was attributed to the symbol of the Virgin Mary who was received by the Patriarch Sergius on the walls of the city). . Sassanid’s main force was destroyed at Nineveh in 627 and in 629 Heraclius restored the cross of Jerusalem in Jerusalem in a grand ceremony. The war has exhausted both the Byzantine and the Sassanid Empire and made them very vulnerable to the Arab Muslim Forces, who emerged in the following years. The Romans were defeated by the Arabs at the Battle of Yarmuk in 636, and Ctesiphon fell in 634.