HAMADĀN

province, governorship, and city located in the Zagros region of western Persia.

 

HAMADĀN,Province, governorship, and city located in the Zagros region of western Persia.

i. Geography.

ii. Population.

iii. Historical geography.

iv. Urban plan.

v. History, pre-Islamic period. See ECBATANA.

vi. History, Islamic period.

vii. Monuments.

viii. Jewish community.

ix. Jewish dialect.

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Originally Published: December 15, 2003

Last Updated: April 18, 2012

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Vol. XI, Fasc. 6, pp. 595-627