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achmetha


achmetha


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Achmetha 
  (Ezra  6:2),  called  Ecbatana  by  classical  writers,  the  capital  of 
  northern  Media.  Here  was  the  palace  which  was  the  residence  of 
  the  old  Median  monarchs,  and  of  Cyrus  and  Cambyses  In  the  time 
  of  Ezra,  the  Persian  kings  resided  usually  at  Susa  of  Babylon. 
  But  Cyrus  held  his  court  at  Achmetha;  and  Ezra,  writing  a 
  century  after  correctly  mentions  the  place  where  the  decree  of 
  Cyrus  was  found 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Achmetha,  brother  of  death