Elamite


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Synonyms for Elamite

a member of an ancient warlike people living in Elam east of Babylonia as early as 3000 BC

an extinct ancient language of unknown affinities

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While the Elamite capital was originally based in the city of Susa, it is thought that Tepti-Ahar moved his capital to Haft Tappeh.
We know that the Middle East of 5000 years ago was using a variety of unrelated languages, Hurrian, Egyptian, Sumerian, Elamite, Hittite, and Akkadian, where for the last 1000 years there has been nothing but Arabic and Persian.
A number of isolates are SOV including Basque and a number of languages in the Asian linguistic area: Burushaski, Ket (SOV/SVO), Gilyak (Nivkh), Yukaghir, and several ancient languages: Sumerian, Hurrian and Urartian, and Elamite.
This stele, like many that decorated Babylonian cities, was removed to Susa by Elamite invaders in the twelfth century BC when they sacked Babylon.
Winters (1985a, 1985d, 1989, 1991) also used this method to confirm the unity between the African, the Dravidian, the Elamite and the Sumerian languages.
The stele originally stood in the town of Sippar, some 30 miles upstream from Babylon, but an invading Elamite force plundered the city and carried away the stele as spoil.
This cuneiform inscription, trilingual with long texts in Old Persian, Babylonian and Elamite, relating the events of the first years of Darius I's reign, and the relief representing the king proudly receiving his defeated and humiliated direst enemies, compose the monument which Darius erected, most probably in 520 B.
Faist's edition of a new Neo-Assyrian sale document featuring an Elamite deporteee (pp.
The site bears exceptional testimony to the Elamite, Persian and Parthian cultural traditions, which have largely disappeared.
Encircling the Bistoon impression is an epigraph in three languages, named as, the ancient Parsi, Elamite and a Babylonian dialect.
Winters is the only African American that attempts to confirm Diop's theories in relation to the genetic unity of the Egyptian, Black African, Elamite, Sumerian and Dravidian languages.
Water reservoir of Elamite city, Dorantash, in Choghazanbil remains since 2th millennium B.
For in the epic Dead Sea battle described in the Bible, Amraphel is portrayed as subservient to the neighboring Elamite king, Chedorlaomer.
The Akkadians emphasized training and technology and used both to prevail for centuries against hostile Gutian, Elamite and Hurrian hill tribes to the East and marauding Amorite desert tribes to the West.