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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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Above all if he gets elected it will be a poke in the eye to any nationalist Disy candidate or Elamite that gets through.
Media was never able to fully mobilize either its natural resources or its manpower and it never sought to utilize the Elamites of southwestern Iran.
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 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.
Ur fell to the Elamites. Thereafter the Guti, Elamites, Amorites and other cultures dominated parts of what had been Sumer.
Parthians, Medes, Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabs--in our own languages we hear them speaking about God's deeds of power." All were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, "What does this mean?" But others sneered and said, "They are filled with new wine." (Acts 2: 1-13) Among the many miracles of Pentecost, the most important for our purposes is that it made possible the encounter of human beings with each other who, left to themselves, would not have entered into relationship.
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 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. The ancient scribes preserved important descriptive information about these eclipses that is crucial for dating them correctly: the time of day that each began and where the Moon was in the sky.
The Akkadian empire fell to the Elamites, a Proto-Dravidic-speaking people whose capital was Susa (now in the Khuzistan region of Iran).
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.