Definition of Susiana
1. Noun. An ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran); was known for its warlike people.
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
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Literary usage of Susiana
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1887)
"53-60) an article by our learned friend, M. Ernest Babelon, which announced the discoveries made by the French Expedition to Susiana. ..."
2. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"ELAM or Susiana was the country on the east of the southern portion of the ... Susiana was known as Elam, and all the Babylonian and Assyrian dynastic arrow ..."
3. The Classical Museum by Leonhard Schmitz (1845)
"ON THE RIVERS OF Susiana, AND THE EUL^EUS AND ... But the question of the site of Susa cannot be separated from that of the rivers of Susiana, ..."
4. History of Art in Persia by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1892)
"This does not apply to Susiana ; from that quarter hoary antiquities may be discovered which will move back the present boundary line of our horizon. ..."
5. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1900)
"CONQUEST OF Susiana AND PERSIS Having rested his army in the luxurious and wonderful city of the Alexander Euphrates, the conqueror advanced south-eastward ..."
6. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version by Herodotus, George Rawlinson, Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, John Gardner Wilkinson (1858)
"Babylon conquered by immigrants from Susiana. 2O. Second dynasty established by ... Condition of Susiana. 24. Arabian dynasty of Berosus, BC 1518-127:! ..."
7. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers ; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1859)
"Iris chalcedonica, or I. susiana, is one of the most beautiful of the race; it is not a bulbous root, but tuberous, imported with the bulbous kinds from ..."