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AČAṘEAN, HRAČʾEAY YAKOBI
J. R. Russell
Armenian linguist, born 8 March 1876 (O. S.; 20 March N. S.) at Constantinople.
C. M. Kieffer
(ACAKZĪ, or AČƎKZĪ, AČAKẒĪ), a tribal grouping of Paṧtūn clans in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
M. A. Dandamayev
(Greek Achaiménēs), Old Persian proper name Haxāmaniš, traditionally derived from haxā- “friend” and manah “thinking power.”
Two principles of their election, dynastic and divine right, belong to contrasting areas and periods—respectively, to prehistoric nomad tribes of Indo-European origin and to the highly civilized Mesopotamian peoples.This Article Has Images/Tables.
ACHAEMENID GLAZED BRICK DECORATION
Oscar White Muscarella
architectural elements at Achaemenid capital cities that reflected the king's power and authority through depictions of historical, religious, political, military, and social realities and protocols.
Greek writings establish with all reasonable clarity that the later Achaemenids were Zoroastrians; but the religion of the early kings has been much debated.
ACHAEMENID ROYAL COMMUNICATION
the spreading of every kind of information and decision-making needed for governmental control. Under this topic can be subsumed the royal agenda, political objectives, ideological and legitimizing strategies, and orders and messages to subordinates and the general population.
the administrative units of the Achaemenid empire.
M. A. Dandamayev
a most important component of the Achaemenid state administration.
ACHAEMENID VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ROYAL FIGURES
Visual representations of Achaemenid kings, while indebted to established Mesopotamian iconographic conventions, betray distinct understandings of sovereignty.This Article Has Images/Tables.