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Ancient literary conceptions of eastern scythian ethnography from the 7th to the 2nd Century B.C.

Gardiner-Garden, John R.


The Scythians were an idea. The ancient Iranian-speaking nomads of Eurasia (from the Carpathian mountains in the west to the Tien Shan in the east) left no written texts of their own. They left instead a trail through the records of the sedentary societies with which they came into contact. These records are numerous, but scattered. The perspectives they offer range from Urartian, Assyrian and Babylonian, to Ionian, mainland Greek, Persian, Bosporan, Alexandrian, Seleukid, Baktrian, Parthian...[Show more]

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Date published: 1986
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d77888a337c8


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