Scythians in The Iliad

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Not many people know that Homer mentioned Scythians in his Iliad, only they are mentioned in it under different name. Here...

Scythian Sword and Sheath from Solokha Royal Kurgan

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Both were found in the second chamber of Solokha Royal Kurgan in Ukraine.

Scythian King’s gorytos with the scenes of The Achilleid epic

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The gorytos was found in one of the Scythian Barrows in Ukraine and is now on display in Kyiv’s Museum of...

Sculptured birds on Golden Pectoral from Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan

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"Royal Scythia, Greece, Kyiv Rus" book has some insights about Gorden Pectoral from Tovsta Mogyla.

Most famous Scythian silver vase/amphora from Chertomlyk Kurgan

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The amphora was found in an impressive kurgan in the vicinity of Nikopol city in Ukraine. It dates to the 4th...

‘Battle of Pygmies with Cranes’ theme in the Bosporan Kingdom: Flight of Soul to...

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The legend of the Battle of Pygmies with Cranes was very popular in the Bosporan Kingdom in ancient times. As a...

Battle of Pygmies and Cranes: Pre-Homeric route from Scythia to Africa

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Homer in the Iliad: With shouts the Trojans, rushing from afar,  Proclaim their motions, and provoke the war  So when inclement winters vex the plain  With...

Androphagi-Cannibals of the ancient Europe described by Herodotus lived in the area of present-day...

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"These farming Scythians inhabit a land stretching eastward a three days' journey to a river called Panticapes, and northward as far...

Scythian Origin. Coloxais, King of Kings

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"According to the Scythians, theirs is the youngest of all nations, and it came into existence in the following way. The...

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