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Scythia

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Region of Europe north of the Euxine Pontus (today's Black Sea) from the mouth of the Istrus (today's Danube) west to the Sea of Aral east (area 8).
Herodotus provides a long description of Scythia, its rivers and the mores of its inhabitants in his Histories, book IV, 46-82 and book IV, 99-101.

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First published January 4, 1998 - Last updated December 13, 1998
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