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.
  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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