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Susa

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(ssew' ssuh)The winter capital of the ancient Persian Empire. The territory is now in the modern Iran. Cyrus made Susa a capital city along with Ecbatana and Babylon. When Alexander the Great captured Susa, he found a large treasure which he confiscated. Archaeologists have excavated Susa largely around four areas: the royal palace, the acropolis, the royal city, and an artisan tell. Some believe Susa to be the place where Queen Esther and King Ahasuerus ruled. See Esther ; Nehemiah ; Persia .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Susa'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/s/susa.html. 1991.

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Monday, September 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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