Susiana


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Su·si·a·na

 (so͞o′zē-ä′nə, -ăn′ə)
See Elam.
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Noun1.Susiana - an ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran)Susiana - an ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran); was known for its warlike people
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In mail their horses clad, yet fleet and strong, Prauncing their riders bore, the flower and choice Of many provinces from bound to bound-- From Arachosia, from Candaor east, And Margiana, to the Hyrcanian cliffs Of Caucasus, and dark Iberian dales; From Atropatia, and the neighbouring plains Of Adiabene, Media, and the south Of Susiana, to Balsara's haven.
According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, Elymais was an ancient Parthian vassal state usually considered part of the larger district of Susiana.
Elizabeth Carter ("Landscapes of Death in Susiana during the Last Half of the 2nd Millennium B.
Chogha Mish II: The development of a prehistoric regional center in lowland Susiana, southwestern Iran; final report on the last six seasons of excavations, 1972-1978.
The Changing Organization of Uruk Administration on the Susiana Plain".
Style and Information: An Analysis of Susiana Ceramics," JAnthArch 2, pp.
Similarly, primary sources demonstrate that political complexity--the rise of state-level polities--in West Asia had twin origins in Mesopotamia (southern Iraq) and the Susiana (western Iran), not just the former.
Alexandria in Susiana, for instance, does not occur until the final list, and only the table on page 240 reveals -- in Greek -- that this is the same city described in text and index as Alexandria-Spasinou Charax.