- of or relating to the Achaemenids or their language, as recorded in cuneiform inscriptions.
Origin of Achaemenian
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The Achaemenian kings regarded the plane as their peculiar tree, and a representation of it in gold formed part of their state.The Sacred Tree
J. H. Philpot
The Achaemenian sovereign did not hesitate to forestall the attack, and promptly assumed the offensive.
The Oxus, in the time of the Achaemenian kings, fell into the Caspian by a channel which can even now be traced.
One gem, ascribed on somewhat doubtful grounds to the Persians of Achaemenian times, contains what appears to be a portrait.
He is indeed the only monarch of the Achaemenian line who appears to have been bloodthirsty by temperament.