Behistun


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Behistun

, Bisitun, Bisutun
a village in W Iran by the ancient road from Ecbatana to Babylon. On a nearby cliff is an inscription by Darius in Old Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian describing his enthronement
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While the diminished status, lack of weapons, and captive nature of the liars certainly speaks to their status vis-a-vis Darius, it is quite a reach to see the Behistun relief as a depiction of good-evil, above-below, left-right dualism.
He argues here that the Behistun relief is a visual portrayal of the Zoroastrian dualistic cosmological battle between good and evil.
21), a "compositional structure" of the Behistun relief, builds upon them.
He points out that Ansan appears once in the Behistun Inscription ([section]40), in connection with the revolt of a Persian army that had previously been in Ansan.
It recounts King Khosrow's courtship of Princess Shirin, and the vanquishing of his love-rival, Farhad, by exiling Farhad to Behistun mountain with the impossible task of carving stairs out of the cliff rocks.
The two foreign chemical companies have to compete with 15 petrochemical complexes from Iran, including Arvand Petrochemical Complex, Hmtryn supplier, Ilam, Abadan, Bandar Imam, Ali Sina, Behistun, Persia, Tabriz, Tondgooyan, Khorasan, Khuzestan, shazand, Shiraz and Kermanshah which are active in the IME.
Among epic figures, he points to Afrasiab, Rostam, Sohrab, Saivash, Bijan and Fereydoun as well as epic feats such as Conquest of Kaavian, Jame Jam, Farhad's rock carving and Mount Behistun.