FROM SUSA TO ECBATANA. Two alternatives to the Achaemenid road

0 Joaquín Velázquez Muñoz. Article published in Revista Arqueología 2010, Year nº 31 Nº 356 The Achaemenid royal road that linked Susa to Ecbatana avoided the central Zagros (Lüristan) because the direct route through the land of the Cosseans was “bad, narrow and steep” (Diodorus, XIX, 19.2). In addition, it must be added that those mountain people demanded the payment

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THE HEPTADIC ORGANIZATION OF GNOSEOLOGY IN THE IRANIAN CULTURAL TRADITION

0 Alfred Gutiérrez-Kavanagh – Professor of  RRII (Oriente Medio), UPC – Madrid Summary: Coinciding with our seventh Iranology congress, I have considered that it would be an appropriate forum to reflect on the concept of “seven” in the cultures of the Middle East, not so much from a merely numerological or symbolic perspective, but more rooted in the Archaeology of knowledge

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