Encircling the Bistoon impression is an epigraph in three languages, named as, the ancient Parsi, Elamite and a Babylonian dialect.
What does Elam stand for?
Elam stands for Elamite (linguistics)
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Naqsh-e Rustam is home to the tombs of the Achaemenid Kings Darius I, Xerxes I, Artaxerxes I and Darius II, as well as several other sites dating back to the Elamite and Sassanid eras.
with a riverine light-infantry force of just one brigade (5,000 men), even though faced with hostile Gutian, Elamite and Hurrian hill tribes to the East and marauding Amorite desert tribes to the West.
A page from Parsani's turgid notes reads: In 647 BCE, the Assyrians decimated the Elamite civilization on the pretext that an unnameable abomination was surfacing in the lands of Elam, and that everything that came into contact with that benighted entity had to be eradicated.
The Indo-European tribes of the Persians established their rule in mountains, at Parsumash (future Persepolis, North from Susa), under the command of king Ahmenes (the founder of the Ahemenit Dinasty), who accepted the suzerainty of the Elamites in the 7th century.
According to Rashidi, when the Assyrians took over the capital Susa in 639 BC, they attempted to destroy it completely by "the looting and razing of temples, the destruction of sacred groves, the desecration of royal tombs, the seizure of Elamite gods, the removal of royal memorials and the deportation of people, livestock and even rubble from the devastated city".
Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the inhabiters of Mesopotamia, and of Jewry, and of Capadocia, of Pontus and Asia, Phrigia and Pamphilia, of Egipte, and of the parties of Libia, whiche is beside Siren, and straungers of Rome, Jewes and Proselites, Grekes and Arrabians, we have heard them speake in our owne tongues the great weorkes of God.
This stele, like many that decorated Babylonian cities, was removed to Susa by Elamite invaders in the twelfth century BC when they sacked Babylon.