province, governorship, and city located in the Zagros region of western Persia.
HAMADĀN (همدان),Province, governorship, and city located in the Zagros region of western Persia.
iii. Historical geography.
iv. Urban plan.
v. History, pre-Islamic period. See ECBATANA.
vi. History, Islamic period.
viii. Jewish community.
ix. Jewish dialect.
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