Persian Inscription Found

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Persian Inscription Found

Post by Minimalist » Sun Apr 13, 2008 3:13 pm

naming the Uncle of Darius I

http://www.tehrantimes.com/index_View.asp?code=166159
Written in cuneiform, the stone inscription bears the names of Darius the Great and his uncle, Farnaka, the Persian service of CHN reported on Friday.

His name had previously only been found in historical texts written in other languages. Greek texts refer to him as Pharnaces and Elamite texts call him Parnaka.
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Post by Rokcet Scientist » Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:44 pm

Stored for future reference.

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