Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions: collection of Old Persian cuneiform texts from the sixth, fifth, and fourth centuries BCE, left by the Achaemenid kings on their official monuments.
DSl, inscription on a brick from Susa
[Old Persian inscription on a baked clay brick.]
- thâtiy \ Dârayavauš \ x
- šâyathiya \ vašnâ \ Aura
- mazdâha \ tya \ amaniyai
- y \ kunavânaiy \ avamai
- y \ visam \ ucâram \ âha \
King Darius says:
By the grace of Ahuramazda, what I have planned, I did,
and all was successful for me.
- Pierre Lecoq, Les inscriptions de la Perse achéménide (1997 Paris)