iranian peoples

  • Long Known as Nomads, Scythians May Have Been Solidly Sedentary

    Long Known as Nomads, Scythians May Have Been Solidly Sedentary

    Popularised by myth and historical accounts as horse-riding warrior nomads of the Eurasian steppe, the true story of the Scythians (pronounced Sith-ian) may be more complicated. New research published in the journal PLOS One describes the likely range and diets of Scythians buried across a number of sites in modern Ukraine, which suggest that the…