Behistun


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Behistun

(ˌbeɪhɪˈstuːn) ,

Bisitun

or

Bisutun

n
(Placename) a village in W Iran by the ancient road from Ecbatana to Babylon. On a nearby cliff is an inscription by Darius in Old Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian describing his enthronement
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Heavy damage was inflicted on the historical structures of Qasr-e Shirin, Dalahou and Sar Pol-e Zahab counties, but the Behistun Inscription and Taq-e Bostan, Kermanshah province's major attractions, remained unscathed, the news service reported.
The name also appears in some Persian inscriptions, particularly in the Behistun inscription (528-486 B.
The two primary sources of Smerdis the Magus (and impostor) are Herodotus in the 5th century BCE, and the earlier Behistun inscription authored by Darius the Great of Persia in the 6th century BCE.
In fact, Darius' frequent assertions in the Behistun inscription, that the report on his struggles for empire is true, follow closely Babylonian/Assyrian patterns.
Al igual que la inscripcion de Behistun, Dario enfatizaba la monarquia como la mejor forma de gobierno y la mas acorde con la tradicion de los persas.
The two foreign chemical companies have to compete with 15 petrochemical complexes from Iran, including Arvand Petrochemical Complex, Hmtryn supplier, Ilam, Abadan, Bandar Imam, Ali Sina, Behistun, Persia, Tabriz, Tondgooyan, Khorasan, Khuzestan, shazand, Shiraz and Kermanshah which are active in the IME.
Among epic figures, he points to Afrasiab, Rostam, Sohrab, Saivash, Bijan and Fereydoun as well as epic feats such as Conquest of Kaavian, Jame Jam, Farhad's rock carving and Mount Behistun.
How to reconcile this use of sutur with its use in DB 63:80 (on the Behistun monument to Darius) in the meaning 'right' or 'rectitude' is something of a problem.
The "archeological harvest" of the history of Egypt and Assyria to be emulated for Syria-Palaestina consists of massive literary histories preserved entire, along with the Rosetta and Behistun keys to their decipherment; while the "hundreds" of Palestine epigraphs are mostly names in small transactions.
GREEK TEXT OMITTED] in a fashion parallel to the one in the Behistun inscription, where the 'like term (badaka) is applied by Darius to his generals and satraps'.
Taken prisoner by treachery, Bessus was sent by Alexander to Ecbatana where he was condemned to death: "Before his execution his nose and ears were cut off, according to the Persian custom; we learn from the Behistun inscription that Darius I punished the usurpers in the same way.
His exploits are recorded on the famous monument at Behistun in Iran.