Susa

Ancient city that stood on the site of modern Sh?shtar, at the foot of the Zagros mountains in Iran. In the Bible it was referred to as Shushan (`city of lilies`). It was the capital of the...
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Susa

capital of Elam (Susiana) and administrative capital of the Achaemenian king Darius I and his successors from 522 . It was located at the foot of the ... [12 related articles]
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Susa

Susa (sOO'zu, –su) , ancient city, capital of Elam. The site is 15 mi (23 km) SW of modern Dizful, Iran. It is the biblical Shushan, and its inhabitants were called Susanchites. From the 4th millennium B.C., Elam was under the cultural influence of Mesopotamia. Excavations at Susa uncovere...
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Susa

Susa (ə; شوش Shush ʃuʃ; Greek: Σοῦσα ˈsuːsa; ܫܘܫ Shush; Old Persian Çūšā-; Hebrew שׁוּשָׁן Shushān) was an ancient city of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian empires of Iran. It is located in the lower Zagros Mountains about {convert|250|km|mi|abbr=on} east of the Tigris River, between the Karkheh and Dez Rivers. The m...
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