The Behistun Inscription // Darius The Great (550 – 486 BC) // Persian Primary Source

published on July 27, 2020

I am Darius the great king the King of Kings the king of Persia the king of the provinces the son of Heist aspies the grandson of Assamese the Achaemenid thus sayeth Darius the king my father is

His staffs peace the father of his dust bees was Assamese the father of arse amis was area Romney's the father of area rameneh's was theis peace the father of theis peace was a Khomeini's on that account are we call the key

Minute from antiquity are we descended from antiquity had our race being Kings ace of my race were Kings before me I am the ninth in two lines have we been Kings by the grace of our Amma's de a my king

Our Amma's de has ranted me the kingdom these are the provinces which are subject unto me and by the grace of era Mazda became I king of them Persia susiana Babylonia Assyria Arabia Egypt the islands of the sea Sparta Ionia

Armenia Cappadocia Parthia during Jania Aria Korres mia Bactria sogdiana Gandhara Cydia SATA Hadiya Eric OSHA and Makkah 23 lands in all these are the provinces which are subject unto me by the grace of our Mazda they became

Subject unto me they brought tribute unto me whatsoever commands have been laid on them by me by night or by day have been performed by them within these lands whosoever was a friend him have I surely protected whosoever was hostile

Him have I utterly destroyed by the grace of our Amma's de these lands have conformed to my decrees even as it was commanded unto them by me so was it done our Mazda have granted unto me this Empire our Mazda brought me help

Until I gained this Empire by the grace of our Mazda do I hold this Empire you

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I am Darius the great king the King of Kings the king of Persia the king of the provinces the son of Heist aspies the grandson of Assamese the Achaemenid thus...