persepolitan


persepolitan
per·se·pol·i·tan

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  • Grotefend, Georg Friedrich — ▪ German scholar born June 9, 1775, Münden, Hanover [Germany] died Dec. 15, 1853, Hannover, Hanover  German teacher and language scholar who made the first major breakthrough in the decipherment of ancient Persian cuneiform script.       When… …   Universalium


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