BISOTUN, (Bīsetūn, Bīstūn, Behistun), the modern name of a cliff rising on the north side of the age-old caravan trail and main military route from Babylon and Baghdad over the Zagros mountains to Hamadān).
Originally Published: December 15, 1989
Last Updated: December 15, 1989
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