Madai (Place)
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Madai; Medes
MADAI; MEDES The name of a district and a state in northwestern Persia, whose capital was Achmetha-Ecbatana. The Medes are mentioned for the first time in Assyrian documents of the 9th century bc, when their country was overrun by the Assyrian kings. At this period the Medes were divided into numerous