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ID: 6005315
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Scythia (historical region)  Scythia (historical region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 31 48 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.5300  decimal degrees
Long: 056 48 36 E  degrees minutes   Long: 56.8100  decimal degrees

Note: Area of Eurasia extending from the Danube River to China. The historic Scythians were nomadic people of Iranian descent, from Ural river. They were noted for their horsemanship and metalwork, documented from the 7th century BCE. The Scythians were seen as a threat by other nations until the 2nd century BCE.

Names:
Scythia (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Skythia (C,V,Greek (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Scythian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Scythia (historical region)  ........  Scythia (historical region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Scythia (historical region)  ........  Scythia (historical region) (P)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Scythia..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 844
Scythian..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Skythia..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 844
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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