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  d. The Medes and the Persians. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
The Medes were an Aryan (Indo-Iranian) people who entered the Iranian plateau around 1500 along with the Persians, Parthians, Bactrians, and Arachosians, while other Aryan tribes went on to conquer northern India.
The Medes themselves were divided into six tribes (one of which was called the Magi).
B.C.E., the Medes established a capital at Ecbatana (Hamadan) on the mountainous eastern fringes of Babylonia.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Media and Medes
Habor by the river of Gozan, in the cities of the Medes".
Persian supremacy eclipsed that of the Medes, the name of Persia was extended to the whole Median territory.
Assyrian capital, Cyaxares pushed his conquering armies westward, and soon the dominion of the Medes extended from the confines of Elam to the river Halys in Asia Minor.
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  History of Iran
Medes is often called the first Iranian kingdom, one that set the institution of monarchy and created a united “country” out of scattered tribes.
Medes were one of the three western Iranian tribes that moved, along Persian and Parthian, from their original homeland into the western and southern territories of the Iranian Plateau, probably around 1000 BC.
Medes were a confederation of tribes that occupied west and north-west of present day Iran and bordered the Assyrian empire in the west.
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  Medes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the 6th century BC (prior to Persian assimilation) the Medes were able to establish an empire that stretched from Aran province (the modern-day Republic of Azerbaijan) to north and Central Asia and Afghanistan.
However, Mede heritage today is claimed particularly by groups in the western part of the Iranian Plateau, such as the Kurds, Lurs, Isfahanis and the Turkic-speaking Azeris.
Herotodus also mentions that "the Medes had exactly the same equipment as the Persians; and indeed the dress common to both is not so much Persian as Median." (7.62) "These Medes were called anciently by all people Arians; but when Media, the Colchian, came to them from Athens, they changed their name.
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 Medes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By the 6th century BC (prior to the Persian invasion) the Medes were able to establish an empire which stretched from Aran (the modern-day Republic of Azerbaijan) to Central Asia and Afghanistan.
Josephus relates the Medes to the biblical character, Madai, son of Japheth.
After the assassination of the usurper Smerdis, a Mede Fravartish (Phraortes), who pretended to be of the race of Cyaxares, tried to restore the Median kingdom, but was defeated by the Persian generals and executed in Ecbatana (Darius in the Behistun inscr.).
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 Media and Medes
The earliest information concerning the territory occupied by the Medes, and later in part by the Persians, is derived from the Babylonian and Assyrian texts.
They were the successors of a prehistoric population as in the case of the historic empires of Egypt and Assyria; and likewise, little or nothing is known of the origin or racial ties of these earlier inhabitants.
If the Medes who appear at the dawn of history had a written literature, which is hardly probable, no fragments of it have been preserved, and consequently nothing is directly known concerning their language.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/m/media_and_medes.html   (1222 words)

  
 The Median Empire; -The Coming of the Iranians & Creation of First Iranian Dynasty (CAIS)
Early in the 1st millennium, Iranian Medes already controlled almost all of the eastern Zagros and were infiltrating, if not actually pushing steadily, into the western Zagros, in some areas right up to the edge of the plateau and to the borders of lowland Mesopotamia.
An alliance between Babylon and the Medes was sealed by the betrothal of Cyaxares' granddaughter to Nabopolassar's son, Nebuchadrezzar II (605-562 BCE).
The Medes gained control over the lands in eastern Anatolia that had once been part of Urartu and eventually became embroiled in war with the Lydians, the dominant political power in western Asia Minor.
www.cais-soas.com /CAIS/History/madha/medes2.htm   (1605 words)

  
 Persian Period in Anatolia and Asia Minor
Medes and Persians were first mentioned in the annals of Assyrians in about 843 and 835 BCE.
By this time, Persian king made every effort to maintain good relationship with the Medes, moreover the king of Medes gave his daughter in marriage to one of the Medea princes, and from this marriage was born Cyrus the great.
Medes with the poor administration of Astyages were on the decline.
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 Encyclopedia: Medes
By the 6th century BC (prior to the Persian invasion) the Medes were able to establish an empire that stretched from Aran (the modern-day Republic of Azerbaijan) to Central Asia and Afghanistan.
During the early stages of their history the Medes were probably little more than a loose confederation of tribes, but by the seventh century BC they controlled a wide area around their capital at Ecbatana (modern Hamadan), while the subject Persians were setteled in Fars.
Peace was made, and the frontier between the Medes and the Lydians was established on the river Halys, with the king of Babylon acting as one of the mediators.
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 Iransaga - The Medes
The Persians eventually settled in the province of Fars and in the Bakhtiari Mountains, while the Medes occupied the Hamedan plain.
The Medes, were fierce warriors and skilled horse breeders, and at first were organised as independent tribes; however, this changed under the tribal chief, Deioces.
Under the rule of Cyaxares (633-584 B.C.), the Medes put an end to centuries of war against the Assyrians.
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 Media - Medes - Crystalinks
The Medes first appeared on the historical scene around the 9th century BC, when they were mentioned in contemporary Assyrian texts.
In 550 BC the Medes were overthrown in turn by the forces of Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Dynasty.
The victorious Cyrus seized the throne of the Median king Astyages.
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 Medes and Persians
The Persians and the Medes were two tribes of a single nation; and the leading tribe, the Medes, came first into history's view.
In this capacity as umpire, Deioces, a peculiarly grave and moderate villager, became noted and honored through all the country, until finally many of the Medes urged him to act as their permanent leader or king.
He told the Medes of the weakness of other nations and bade them set out to seize by force that leadership of the world which was theirs by reason of their strength and courage.
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 Senior USA: FDA Designated Agent — On Line Registration — Instantly
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From the very moment you appoint us as your Regulatory Designated Agent before FDA we shall handle all your regulatory affairs: registration and listing of devices and manufacturers, as well as corresponding, complaint handling and reporting regulatory issues to FDA in the USA.
Medes offices are part of the Arazy Group an international leading organization in the field of Medical Device Consultation.
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The Persians eventually settled in the province of Fars and in the Bakhtiari Mountains, while the Medes occupied the Hamedan plain.
The Medes, were fierce warriors and skilled horse breeders, and at first were organized as independent tribes; however, this changed under the tribal chief, Deioces.
The frustrating absence of remains attributable to the Medes is in marked contrast to the succeeding Achaemenians.
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 ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Business - Using space expertise for health care
MEDES is actively involved in clinical research in the areas of physiology, pharmacology and the evaluation of biomedical devices.
In this field, MEDES is actively promoting the use of the experimental models developed for space research for the needs of public health and industrial research.
MEDES is also participating in several educational projects, aiming to raise awareness among young people of the importance of having a healthy lifestyle.
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 Search Results for "Medes"
B.C., king of the Medes (584-c.550 B.C.), son and successor of Cyaxares.
It was settled by the Medes before the 8th century b.c.
The Medes were an Indo-European people who spoke an Iranian language closely akin...
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 Medes
The beginning of the Iron Age is marked by major dislocations of cultural and historical patterns in western Iran (almost nothing is known of the eastern half of the plateau in the Iron Age).
Early in the 1st millennium, Iranian Medes already controlled almost all of the eastern Zagros and were infiltrating, if not actually pushing steadily, into the western Zagros, in some areas right up to the edge of the plateau and to the borders of lowland Mesopotamia.
The widespread Iron Age III culture is then associated with the rise to power of the Median kingdom in the 7th and early 6th centuries BC and the Iranianization of the whole of the Zagros.
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 Installation of Medes Alufloor® - Plain Matte
Alu-floor tiles must be installed with Medes expansion strips on each seam in order to prevent the lifting of tiles due to heat expansion, and the noise of tiles knocking against one-another.
Medes manufactures inside outside corner pieces and straight length of inserts to fit the Doellken C-60 skirting.
Medes, Siga AG and Tek Stil Concepts, Inc., are the sellers of materials only.
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 Medes
The Medes were of Indo-European origin, and not Semitic, like the Assyrians to the south, who had been the strong people prior to the them.
The Medes are generally assumed to be the forefathers of today's Azeris, but there are suggestions to links to many Kurdish peoples as well as the Lurs.
In the empire, the Medes were well treated, but would also be partly assimilated with the Persians, as well as have their culture changed until the point, sometime in the 1st centuries BCE or CE, where no Median identity any longer existed.
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 The Medes - Sorcerers and Enchanters of Old...
By the 6th century BC (prior to the Persian invasion) the Medes were able to establish an empire that stretched from Aran (the modern-day Republic of Azerbaijan) to Central Asia and Afghanistan.
After the assassination of the usurper Smerdis, a Mede Fravartish (Phraortes), claiming to be a scion of Cyaxares, tried to restore the Mede kingdom, but was defeated by the Persian generals and executed in Ecbatana (Darius in the Behistun inscr.).
In the same way, the Mede satrap Timarchus took the diadem and conquered Babylonia; on his coins he calls himself the great king Timarchus; but again the legitimate king, Demetrius I, succeeded in subduing the rebellion, and Timarchus was slain.
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 Medes (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
Some of the Israelites were by him transplanted to "the cities of the Medes" (2 Kings 17:6; 2 Kings 18:11; the Septuagint reading Ore, cannot be rendered "mountains" of the Medes here) after the fall of Samaria in 722 BC.
It has been held by some that Herodotus confounds the Medes here with the Manda (or Umman-Manda, "hosts of the Manda") of the inscriptions; but these were probably Aryan tribes, possibly of Scythian origin, and the names Mada and Manda may be, after all, identical.
As the Medes were further advanced in civilization and preceded the Persians in sovereignty, the Greek historians generally called the whole nation "the Medes" long after Cyrus' time.
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 Notebook
The penetration of western Iran by the Medes probably began much earlier, but the archaeological evidence on which the history of the region before written sources becomes available must be based is still incomplete.
In the time of Sargon II [721-705 B.C.] the Medes could be described as being located between the Manneans in the north and the Elamites in the south.
Just as the Medes probably handed down to the Persians the elements of Scythian art which they had absorbed or obtained independently through eastern connections, so they must also have been the middlemen for the continuation in Achaemenid art of other stylistic traditions which prevailed in Iran in Median times.
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 ANE History: Persia
Each time, they imagined the Medes subdued, only to be surprised by their persistance in rebelling and fighting.
The greatest of the Median kings was one Cyaxares, and he finally demonstrated to the Assyrians their mistake in imagining the Medes were subdued: he invaded Assyria and destroyed its capital Ninevah.
While the early kings of the Medes had prided themselves on justice, Astyages was of another mind.
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