Ἐκβάτανα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *han-gmata- ([place of] gathering). Compare Elamite [script needed] (Ag-ma-da-na), Akkadian [script needed] (A-ga-ma-ta-nu).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ἐκβᾰ́τᾰνᾰ (Ekbátanan pl (genitive Ἐκβᾰτᾰ́νων); second declension

  1. Ecbatana

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References[edit]

  • «Ἐκβάτανα» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2017)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,009
  • “ECBATANA”, in Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition[2], New York, (Please provide a date or year)