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date: 11 August 2020

Persian, Old 

Source:
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
Heleen Sancisi-WeerdenburgHeleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg, Josef WiesehöferJosef Wiesehöfer

(abbr. OP), an *Indo-European language of western Iran (first millennium bc). The identification of an administrative document written in OP among the texts in the Persepolis Fortification Archive indicates that, contrary to previous orthodoxy, the written language was ... ...

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