Elam

One of the oldest recorded civilizations

Elam

Elam appears in Nephi’s quotation of Isaiah. It is mentioned along with Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Hamath, the islands of the sea as one of the locations that the remnant of his people will be gathered from. It can be intentfied as the region centered in the far west and southwest of modern-day Iran (the lowlands of Khuzestan and Ilam Province, which takes its name from Elam), as well as parts of southern Iraq.

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