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Dandamayev M. The Dynasty of the Achaemenids in the Early Period // Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientiarum Hungricae. Tomus XXV. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. P. 39—42.


According to the Cyrus cylinder ancestors of this Persian king, that is Teispes, Cyrus I and Cambyses I were great kings, kings of “the city of Anšan”. Cyrus I, the grandfather of Cyrus the Great, is mentioned in the Annals of the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal circ. 640 В. C. as “king of the land of Parsumaš”.1 Therefore it would be quite natural to suppose that Anshan and Parsumash (or Parsuaš, Pārsa, that is Persia) were alternative names of one and the same country. But almost all scholars, except Herzfeld, were inclined to reject this identification since in the Six-sided cylinder of Sennacherib (V 31) Parsuash and Anshan are named as separate countries among the allies of the Elamite king Umman-menanu...

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