geographical name the country of the ancient Scythians comprising parts of Europe & Asia N & NE of Black Sea & E of Aral Sea

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  • Scythia — bezeichnet: (1306) Scythia, Asteroid des Hauptgürtels Scythia (Provinz), römische Provinz Scythia (1875), ein Dampfschiff der Cunard Line RMS Scythia (1921), ein Dampfschiff der Cunard Line …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SCYTHIA — provincia Asiae gemina; Citerior, quae intra Imaum montem, Ptolem. dicitur, inter Sarmatiam Asiae ad Occasum et Scythiam alteram ad Ortum, ac inter mare Caspium ad Meridiem et Oceanum Borealem, seu Scythicum ad Arctos, in plures regiones divisa,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Scythia — u. Scythen (a. Geogr.), s. Skythen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Scythia — Scythĭa, s. Skythen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Scythia — [sith′ē ə] ancient region in SE Europe, centered about the N coast of the Black Sea …   English World dictionary

  • Scythia — In Classical Antiquity, Scythia (Greek polytonic|Σκυθία Skuthia ) was the area in Eurasia inhabited by the Scythians, from the 8th century BC to the 2nd century AD. Its location and extent varied over time but usually extended farther to the west …   Wikipedia

  • Scythia — Scythes Tailles comparées de la Scythie et du territoire des Parthes en 100 avant JC. Les Scythes (en grec ancien Σκὐθαι, Skúthai) sont un ensemble de peuples nomades, d origine indo européenne, ayant vécu entre le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scythia — /sith ee euh/, n. the ancient name of a region in SE Europe and Asia, between the Black and Aral seas. * * * …   Universalium

  • Scythia — noun /ˈsɪðiə,ˈsɪθiə/ A region in eastern Europe and western Asia, often associated with southern Russia. Precise boundaries vary with author. See Also: Scythian …   Wiktionary

  • Scythia — n. ancient area in southeastern Europe and Asia extending from the Danube on the west to the borders of China on the east …   English contemporary dictionary

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