has settled somewhere between history and myths. On one hand, Darius tells the story of his victorious conquer. And, on the other hand, has a mythical love story in its chest One day, Farhad axes the body of this mountain, and the other day, Geomat the Zoroastrian monk kneels down to the
This mountain has one of the
world's largest stone inscription
on, which is named after a mountain located in western Iran. After the Coronation of Darius the Great, many riots occurred between 521 and 522 BC, after calming the realm, the Achaemenid king has made this inscription carved on Behistun.
The value of this script, which can be recognized as Darius's Monarchy, is to the extent that it has been called "the queen of ancient inscriptions." One of the significance of this Achaemenid inscription, is its use of words, particular names, linguistic structures, Grammar and syntax. The linguistic structure of the carved stones on the stone is protected from time and mankind oblivion. In 2006, Behistun, which was eligible to be listed on the
World Heritage List
, was placed on the
, was placed on the UNESCO list.