When Cyrus had brought the kingdom of the medes into his power, he reduced the nations on the east and west of Persia.
This should be to the Apiarian, as "the law of the medes and Persians, which altereth not."
The Van monarchs may have been at times formidable enemies of the medes.
Issachar, he contends, remained with the medes and Persians.
In the same way his descendants also reigned for 30 generations, till the empire passed to the medes.
The laws of hospitality are as the laws of the medes and Persians.
We are also told that this king of the medes and that of the Persians, took the advice of the Magians on important occasions.
Cyaxares and his medes followed, and all arms took their breakfast in the camp.
This was as inevitable and as invariable a rule as the laws of the medes and the Persians.
But these conventions are not like the laws of the medes and the Persians.
inhabitant of ancient Media, late 14c., from Latin Medus, from Greek Medos "Mede," from the indigenous people-name Medes, said to be from the name of their first king (Medos).
(Heb. Madai), a Median or inhabitant of Media (Dan. 11:1). In Gen. 10:2 the Hebrew word occurs in the list of the sons of Japheth. But probably this is an ethnic and not a personal name, and denotes simply the Medes as descended from Japheth.