History: Medes

Posted on Sun 31 January 2021 in history

The Eastern Mediterranean Region, Middle East- The Medes existed from 612- 539 BCE. Along with the Chaldeans , the Medes contributed to the conquest of the Assyrian Empire. The Medes originated in Iran, North East of the Arabian Peninsula. The Medes were conquered by the Persians and Cyrus the Great around 539 BCE.