Ecbatana meaning

ĕk-bătn-ə
A city of ancient Media on the site of present-day Hamadan in western Iran. It was captured by Cyrus the Great in 549 bc and plundered by Alexander, Seleucus I, and Antiochus III.
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Capital of ancient Media, on the site of modern Hamadan (Iran)
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(historical) Ancient city in Iran on the site of modern Hamadan. The capital of Media and subsequently a royal residence of Persian and Parthian kings.
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Origin of ecbatana

  • From Latin Ecbatana, from Ancient Greek Ἐκβάτανα (Ekbatana).

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