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The Sculptures and Inscription of Darius the Great on the Rock of Behistûn in Persia


THE SCULPTURES AND INSCRIPTION OF BEHISTÛN.

 

 

PLATE I.

The sculptures and inscription of Darius the Great on the Rock of Behistûn in Persia.djvu

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Frontispiece.

Darius the Great, accompanied by attendants, with one foot placed on the prostrate body of the Pseudo-Smerdis (Gaumâta).

From the rock-sculpture at Behistûn.

 

 

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, WITH ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS, Etc.


WITH ILLUSTRATIONS.


PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES,


SOLD AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM;
and at
LONGMANS & Co., 39, Paternoster Row;
BERNARD QUARITCH, 15, Piccadilly;
ASHER & Co., 13, Bedford Street, Covent Garden;
and
HENRY FROWDE, Oxford University Press, Amen Corner,
LONDON.


1907.
[All rights reserved.]

 

 

LONDON:
HARRISON AND SONS,
PRINTERS IN ORDINARY TO HIS MAJESTY,
ST. MARTIN'S LANE.

 

 

CONTENTS.




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The Text of the Behistûn Inscription:
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