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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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Athina Kyriakidou must not have informed him that Elamites were joining Diko in droves.
According to him, the metaphor of "white and black butterflies" refers to Yaminites and Sim'alites, not Amorites and Elamites.
Even during the Elamite period, though there was no matriarchal system, the people used their mother or mothers' names instead of their fathers' names for introducing themselves (20).
Since about 150 years ago, first a French archeological mission and then Iranian archaeological teams have carried out excavations in the city which led to retrieving artifacts, buildings and objects from various periods, shedding more light on the Elamite history and culture.
The historic site is home to Iran's only surviving ziggurat--an ancient temple tower in the form of a terraced pyramid with receding stories--which is also one of the most important remaining pieces of evidence of the Elamite civilization (3,400 BCE-550 BCE).
The successors of Ahmenes eliminated the authority of Elamites establishing their residence at Anshan and Parse (present province of Shiraz), accepting the suzerainty of King Astyages.
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.
The Elamites were an early Persian Kingdom centered in the modern-day Iranian province of Khuzistan.
The two eclipses described there had been linked by ancient astrologers with decisive events in Babylonian history: the death of Sulgi, the greatest of the kings of Ur, and the destruction of Ur at the hands of the Elamites.
Two centuries later, the Elamites were replaced by the Amorites, marking the first expansion of the nomadic Semitic-speaking populations from the north of the Arabian desert.
Ethiopians Persians Elamites Babylonians Assyrians Chaldeans Phoenicians Syrians Greeks Romans ("not yet, at that time, called Romans
Sargon, Ur-Nammu (founder of the Ur III dynasty), and Hammurabi each overcame competing city-states not only to unite their own Sumerian-akkadian cultural area but also to conquer (at least in part) neighboring cultures like the Elamites of southwestern Iran.
They were Parthians and Medes, they were the Elamites and the Who-lamites and the What-lamites," Hailer said.
The most powerful of Assyria's rulers, he either subjugated or dominated the Manna, the Elamites, and the Cilicians.