Ecbatana

ancient city that was the capital of the Median empire

Coordinates: 34°48′23″N 48°30′58″E / 34.80639°N 48.51611°E / 34.80639; 48.51611

Ecbatana was an ancient Iranian city.[1][2] It was the capital city of the Median Empire.[1] There is a modern Iranian city that was built in the same place as Ecbatana.[1] It is called Hamadan.[1][2]

Some remains of Ecbatana

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Ecbatana". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ecbatana". The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. Houghton Mifflin. 2009. Retrieved 2011-11-27.

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