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Behistan inscription of King Darius

translation and critical notes to the Persian text with special reference to recent re-examinations of the rock

by Darius I Hystaspes, king of Persia

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Published by Vanderbilt university in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old Persian inscriptions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herbert Cushing Tolman.
    SeriesVanderblit University studies -- vol. 1, no. 1., Vanderbilt University studies -- vol. 1, no. 1.
    ContributionsTolman, Herbert Cushing, b. 1865.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23280511M
    LC Control Number08028052

    In those days, the road connected the capitals of Babylonia and Media. In this inscription, the Persian king Darius I commemorates his military victories. He tells us how the god Ahuramazda choose him to dethrone an usurper named Gaumâta ( BCE), how he set out to quell several revolts, and how he defeated some foreign enemies. Get this from a library! The Behistan inscription of King Darius; translation and critical notes to the Persian text with special reference to recent re-examinations of the rock,. [Darius, King of Persia; Herbert Cushing Tolman].

    Another trilingual inscription from Iran—the Behistun Inscription—helped us crack the cuneiform script in the early s. Also written in Old Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian, the Behistun Inscription by King Darius did for cuneiform what the Rosetta Stone did for Egyptian rs were able to first decipher the cuneiform of the Old Persian part of the inscription and use. Ascent to monarchy. Darius was the son of Hystaspes, the satrap (provincial governor) of principal contemporary sources for his history are his own inscriptions, especially the great trilingual inscription on the Bīsitūn (Behistun) rock at the village of the same name, in which he tells how he gained the throne. The accounts of his accession given by the Greek historians.

    Darius I supervising the Behistun Inscription, Mount Behistun, Kermanshah Province, Iran, (formerly Persia). He had the cliff face carved to record his conquests. Darius I, Darius the Great, c. – BCE. Fourth king of the Persian Achaemenid Empire. After the . The Behistan inscription of King Darius; translation and critical notes to the Persian text with special reference to recent re-examinations of the rock by Darius () 6 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.


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Behistan inscription of King Darius by Darius I Hystaspes, king of Persia Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Behistun Inscription is a relief with accompanying text carved feet ( meters) up a cliff in Kermanshah Province, Western Iran. The work tells the story of the victory of the Persian king Darius I (the Great, r.

BCE) over his rebellious satraps when he took the throne of the Achaemenid Empire (c. BCE) in BCE. The relief is accompanied by text in three Author: Joshua J. Mark. The Behistan inscription of King Darius: translation and critical notes to the Persian text with special reference to recent re-examinations of the rock Volume 1, Issue 1 of Vanderbilt University studies: Author: Darius I (King of Persia) Editor: Herbert Cushing Tolman: Publisher: Vanderbilt university, Original from: the University of.

The Behistan Inscription of King Darius ATLA monograph preservation program Volume of Harvard College Library preservation microfilm program Volume 1, Issue 1 of Vanderbilt University studies: Author: Darius I (King of Persia) Translated by: Herbert Cushing Tolman: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Original from.

The Behistun inscription (also spelled Bisitun or Bisotun and typically abbreviated as DB for Darius Bisitun) is a 6th century BCE Persian Empire carving. The ancient billboard includes four panels of cuneiform writing around a set of three-dimensional figures, cut deep into a limestone cliff.

The figures are carved feet (90 meters) above the Royal Road of the Achaemenids, known today as. INSCRIPTION OF DARIUS ON THE ROCK OF BEHISTUN. Connecting the House of Israel with European tribes. Excerpt from Records Of The Past, Vol. 1, pages Samuel Bagster & Sons, London, Translated by Sir Henry Rawlinson.

Darius Behistan inscription of King Darius book Great ( BCE– BCE) was the fourth Persian king of the Achaemenid Empire. He ruled the empire at its height, when its lands included much of West Asia, the Caucasus, as well as parts of the Balkans, Black Sea coastal regions, North Caucasus, and Central Asia.

According to this legend, the relief shows the Sasanian king Khusrau II "the victorious" ( CE) and the enemies he has defeated. The next to describe the monument was the Arab traveller Ibn Hauqal (died ), who thought that Darius was a teacher in front of a group of pupils.

He took Darius' bow to be a whip, used to punish the boys. The Behistun Inscription The monument and the inscription.

In Antiquity, Bagastâna, which means "place where the gods dwell", was the name of a village and a remarkable, isolated rock along the road that connected the capitals of Babylonia and Media, Babylon and Ecbatana (modern Hamadan).

Many travellers passed along this place, so it was the logical place for the Persian king Darius I the. BISOTUN. iii. Darius’s Inscriptions. The monumental relief of Darius I, King of Persia, representing the king’s victory over the usurper Gaumāta and the nine rebels (cf.

ii, above), is surround­ed by a great trilingual inscription in Old Persian (text DB in Kent, Old Persian), Elamite, and inscription is the most important document of the entire ancient Near East and a.

The cuneiform inscriptions of ancient Assyria and Babylonia could now be read. So our king Darius, with a minor role in Tanach, is one of the most important kings in ancient history.

It was his Behistun inscription that opened the door to the study of the cuneiform inscriptions of. This is an extract from the Behistun Inscription, an inscription and large relief in three separate languages by the Persian king Darius I (the Great).

Incor. The Behistun Inscription (also Bistun or Bisutun, Modern Persian and Kurdish: بیستون Old Persian: Bagastana, meaning "the place of god") is a multi-lingual inscription located on Mount Behistun in the Kermanshah Province of Iran, near the city of Kermanshah in western Iran.

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The Behistan Inscription of King Darius: Translation and Critical Notes to the Persian Text with Special Reference to Recent Re-Examinations of the RockAuthor: Darius I.

Darius the Great's, Behistun Inscription Trilingual inscription on the face of a gorge beneath the panel of sculptures in 5 Columns. () I am Darius the Great King, King of Kings, King in Persia, King of countries, son of Hystaspes, grandson of Arsames, an Achaemenian.

The Behistun Inscription is located on Mount Behistun, about 60 m ( ft) above the plain, in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah. The inscription has been measured to be about 15 m (49 ft) in height and 25 m (82 ft) in width, and was created by the Achaemenid king, Darius Author: Dhwty.

DARIUS AND HIS BEHISTUN INSCRIPTION A. OLMSTEAD Almost a century has elapsed since Henry Rawlinson deciphered the great rock inscription of Darius I at Behistun, which still retains its pre-eminence among the impressive monuments out of man's past.' No other ancient oriental record, the Bible alone excepted, has so.

The Behistan inscription of King Darius: translation and critical notes to the Persian text with special reference to recent re-examinations of the rock (Book).

The Behistan inscription of King Darius book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.2/5(2). The Behistun (also spelt Bisotoun, Bistoon, Bisitun, Bisutun) Historic Site is located in the northwest Iranian province of Kermanshah on a branch of the Aryan Trade Roads (also called the Silk Roads), a portion of which became the Royal Road of Darius I, the Great.

Within the site is Mount Behistun along whose side is carved the famous rock relief of Darius. The sculptures and inscription of Darius the Great on the Rock of Behistûn in Persia: a new collation of the Persian, Susian and Babylonian texts by British Museum. Dept.

of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities; King, L. W. (Leonard William), ; Thompson, R. Campbell (Reginald Campbell), The Behistan Inscription [Example Text] [Translation] [Information about Behistan] Text Source: The Behistan Inscription of King Darius; [] I (am) Darius, the great king, the king of kings, the king in Persia, the king of countries, the son of Hystaspes, the grandson of Arsames, the Achaemenide.The Behistan inscription of King Darius: translation and critical notes to the Persian text with special reference to recent re-examinations of the rock by Darius I, King of Persia, B.C B.C; Tolman, Herbert Cushing,editor.