— This is episode three, out after some mishaps… Download/Stream it from here
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— I promised a list of terms and names I was using, so here they are.
Chalcolithic = the so-called “copper” age, or the coper-stone period
Elam = The civilisation I talked about the most, and will continue talking about for the next episode
Tepe Sialk = Archaeological site in central-northern part of the plateau
Tepe Hissar= Archaeological site on the northeast of the Iranian Plateau
Shahr-e Sukhte = the Burnt City, site on the east side of the plateau, by the Helmand River
Sargon of Agade = the first king of the Empire of Agade/Akkad (2332 BCE).
Gutians and Lulubians = mountain tribes/confederations to the north of Elam
Jiroft = archaeological side on the central eastern part of the plateau
Naram-Sin= Grandson of Sargon
Ur-Namma (2112-2095) = the founder of the Third Dynasty of Ur
Puzur Inshushinak = contemporary of Ur-Namma, king of Awan, the first Elamite ever mentioned
Shimashki= the dominant city of Elam after 2004 BC
Sukkalmah=the title of the “governor” of Elam under Larsa’s dominance; later the most powerful rulers in the region
Gungunum of Larsa (1932-1906) = the founder of the dynasty of Larsa
And here is a map (note that Malyan is Anshan!)