The Median Empire and the Ancient Near East, c. 600 BCE

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 31 August 2022

A map illustrating the rise and expansion of the Median Empire in the wake of the Bronze Age Collapse and the disintegration of the Neo-Assyrian Empire (c. 609 BCE). While the Neo-Babylonian Empire engulfed the Fertile Crescent from the Levantine coast to the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, the Median influence stretched far north towards the Black and Caspian Seas, as far east as the Indus River, and into the vast uplands of Asia Minor.

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2022, August 31). The Median Empire and the Ancient Near East, c. 600 BCE. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16317/the-median-empire-and-the-ancient-near-east-c-600/

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Netchev, Simeon. "The Median Empire and the Ancient Near East, c. 600 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 31, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16317/the-median-empire-and-the-ancient-near-east-c-600/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "The Median Empire and the Ancient Near East, c. 600 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Aug 2022. Web. 02 Oct 2022.

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