BISOTUN

 

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).

i. Introduction

ii. Archeology

iii. Darius’s inscriptions

 

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 بیستون bisotoun bisotoon bisotun

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Originally Published: December 15, 1989

Last Updated: December 15, 1989

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Vol. IV, Fasc. 3, p. 289