Scythians: Who Were They Really? — race, ethnicity, and ancient mediterranean history


M. Siemers, M. Bishop, N. Carlson, J. Foronda The Scythians were nomads who roamed the Black Sea region during classical antiquity. Because of their nomadic existence, they left little evidence of their civilization. Most of what is known about them today comes from Greek authors who wrote about their encounters with Scythians. These accounts, however, […]

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Scythian Diana – who was she? — We Are Star Stuff


You may remember, if you read my post on Taranis, how the Roman writer Lucan compared his cult to that of the „cruel“ Diana of the Scythians. I wondered at the time who Diana of the Scythians was, and what was cruel about her cult.

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The Giant Scythian Tribe —


The Scythian/Kurgan Empire: The Scyth Nephilim Warrior’s: The Scythians from Greek also known as the Scyth, Saka, Sai, Iskuzai, or Askuzai, were a large group of Iranian Eurasian nomads who were mentioned by nearby literate peoples as inhabiting large areas in the central Eurasian steppes from about the 9th century BC until about the […]

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Noch ein Tal der Könige

Originalartikel unter: Einleitung: Das Dolina Zarei, ein Tal im tuvinischen Teil Sibiriens, stellt mit seinen tausenden von Grabhügeln, Kurgane genannt, die wohl reichhaltigste, zentralisierte Grablege nördlich des Nils dar; ein wahres „Tal der Könige Russlands“ mit so wunderbaren Funden wie dem berühmten Goldschatz von Tuva. Diese Funde zeigen, ebenso wie die Bauform der Grablegungen, […]

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