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Alternate names: Hebrew: שושן‎ (Shushan); Greek: Σέλεύχεια, transliterated as Seleukeia or Seleukheia; Latin Seleucia ad Eulaeum) was an ancient city of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian empires of Iran, located about 150 miles east of the Tigris River in the Khuzestan province of Iran. The modern town of Shush is located at the site of ancient Susa.

(Shushan in the Bible). Tomb [photo, photo, photo ] of the Prophet Daniel, a beautiful shrine, where allegedly Daniel's bones are interred, was first discovered by Arab invaders in the 7th century C.E. Source: Freedman, Warren. World Guide for the Jewish Traveler . NY: E.P. Dutton Inc, 1984. Extracted by Bernard Kouchel: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [March 1994]

2008 Story about Susa in SW Iran. Source [January 2010]

history and photos. [May 2010]

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