Medes - Wikipedia

The Medes (/ m iː d z /, Old Persian Māda-, Ancient Greek: Μῆδοι, Hebrew: מָדַי ‬) were an ancient Iranian people who lived in an area known as Media (northwestern Iran) and who spoke the Median language.At around 1100 to 1000 BC, they inhabited the mountainous area of northwestern Iran and the northeastern and eastern region of Mesopotamia and located in the Hamadan (Ecbatana