British Institute of Persian Studies: Susa

Archaeological Site, Susa (Biblical Shushan also Greek: ΣÃŽ λεÃ?χεια, transliterated as Seleukeia or Seleukheia; Latin Seleucia ad Eulaeum; modern Shush, coordinates: 32.18922° N 48.25778° E empires of ) was an ancient city of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian Iran, located about 150 miles east of the Tigris River in Khuzestan province of Iran. As well as being an archaeological site, Susa is also a lively village due to the devotion of Shi'a Muslims and the Persian Jewish community for the prophet Daniel.

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