Definition of Scythia in English:


Syllabification: Scyth·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˈsiTHēə
An ancient region in southeastern Europe and Asia. The center of the Scythian empire, which existed between the 8th and 2nd centuries bc, was on the northern shores of the Black Sea and extended from southern Russia to the borders of Persia.



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  • But he writes, almost always open-mindedly, of the differences that distinguish Persians from Scythians, Babylonians, Indians, and Egyptians, as well as from Greeks.
  • For example, the leaders of successive nomadic tribes which occupied the Crimea - the Scythians, Sarmatians, and the Goths - were all interested in conspicuous wealth.
  • In the third century B.C., Scythians were displaced by Sarmatians, who in turn were overrun by waves of Germanic Goths.

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