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  • The Persians are not mentioned in history before the time of Cyrus; the attempt to identify them with the Parsua, a district in the Zagros chains south of Lake Urmia, often mentioned by the Assyrians, is not tenable.
  • The mountains of Fars may be considered as a continuation of the Zagros and run parallel to the shores of the Persian Gulf.
  • By the Zagros mountain range in what is now Kurdistan and on the S.
  • Conquered the rest of Media and advanced towards the Zagros chains and the Babylonian plain.
  • This vast flat, the modern El-Jezireh, is about 250 miles in length, interrupted only by a single limestone range, rising abruptly out of the plain, and branching off from the Zagros mountains under the names of Sarazur, Hamrin and Sinjar.

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