Bosporan Kingdom
The Bosporan Kingdom, also known as the Kingdom of the Cimmerian Bosporus (Greek: Βασίλειον του Κιμμερικού Βοσπόρου Basileion tou Kimmerikou Bosporou), was an ancient state located in eastern Crim...
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Chersonesus
Chersonesus (Ancient Greek: Χερσόνησος Khersonēsos; Latin: Chersonesus; modern Russian/Ukrainian: Херсонес, Khersones; also rendered as Chersonese, Chersonesos), in medieval Greek contra...
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Feodosia
Feodosia (Russian: Феодо́сия, Feodosiya; Ukrainian: Феодо́сія, Feodosiia; formerly Theodosia Greek: Θεοδοσία) is a port and resort, a town of regional significance in Crimea on the Black S...
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Jassic people
Jász is the Hungarian language and English language exonym for an ethnic minority, also known by the endonyms Iasi or Jassy, that has lived in Hungary since the 13th Century. The Jász originated as an...
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Siraces
The Siraces (Greek: Sirakoi, Latin: Siraci, also Siraceni and Seraci) were a hellenized Sarmatian tribe that inhabited Sarmatia Asiatica; the coast of Achardeus at the Black Sea south of the C...
Scythian languages
The Scythian languages (/ˈsɪθiən/ or /ˈsɪðiən/) are a group of Eastern Iranian languages of the classical and late antiquity (Middle Iranian) period, spoken in a vast region of Eurasia named Scythia. ...
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Hamaxobian
The Hamaxobians, also or Amaxobii or Amaxobians, in ancient geography, were a kind of people who had no houses or tents, but lived together in chariots.The word is compounded of Greek αμαζα ("chariot"...
Tanais
Tanais (Greek: Τάναϊς Tánaïs; Russian: Танаис) was an ancient Greek city in the Don river delta, called the Maeotian marshes in classical antiquity. The delta reaches into the northeasternmost...
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Zorsines
Zorsines was a 1st-century King (rex Siracorum) of the Siraces mentioned in Tacitus' Annals of the Roman Empire (XII.15-19) around 50 AD, a people he reports as residing somewhere between the Caucasus...
Pharnaces II of Pontus
Pharnaces II of Pontus, also known as Pharnaces II (Greek: Φαρνάκης; about 97–47 BC) was a prince, then King of Pontus and the Bosporan until his death. He was a monarch of Persian and Greek Maced...
Leukon II of Bosporus
Leukon II of Bosporus (Greek: Λέυκων Β'; c. 240 - 220 BC), also known as Leuco, was a Spartocid ruler of the Cimmerian Bosporus.
Collection of coins from the reign of Leukon II here
Tiberius Julius Cotys I
Tiberius Julius Cotys I Philocaesar Philoromaios Eusebes, also known as Cotys I or Kotys I (Greek: Τιβέριος Ἰούλιος Κότυς Α' Φιλόκαισαρ Φιλορωμαῖος Eὐσεβής, Philocaesar Philoromaios Eusebes, means...
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Antes people
The Antes (or Antae) were an early Slavic tribal polity which existed in the 6th century lower Danube and northwestern Black Sea region (modern Moldova and central Ukraine). They are commonly associat...
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Tasius
Tasius is the name given by Strabo to the king of the Rhoxolani, a Sarmatian tribal group. Around 100 BCE, Tasius led an invasion of Crimea in support of the Scythian warlord Palacus. He was defeated ...
Serboi
Serboi (Σερβοι; also Sirboi) is an ethnonym recorded in Greco-Roman ethnography. It designated an Iranian tribe dwelling in Asiatic Sarmatia (north Caucasus), probably by the Lower Volga River.
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Octamasadas
Octamasadas was a Scythian king, the son of King Ariapifa, who lived around 446 BC. He came to power after the assassination of his brother Scylas. Octamasadas was the son of Teres’ daughter, making O...
Tiberius Julius Rhadamsades
Tiberius Julius Rhadamsades, sometimes known as Rhadamsades (Greek: Τιβέριος Ἰούλιος Ραδαμσαδης, flourished second half of 3rd century & first half of 4th century – died 323) was a prince and...
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Sarmatians
The Sarmatians (Latin: Sarmatæ or Sauromatæ, Greek: Σαρμάται, Σαυρομάται) were a large confederation of Iranian people during classical antiquity, flourishing from about the 5th century BC to the 4th ...
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Amage
According to the writings of Polyaenus, Amage was the wife of the Sarmatian king Medosaccus. They were from the coast of the Euxine Sea. Having observed that her husband was "totally given up to luxur...
Ossetic language
Ossetian, also known as Ossete and Ossetic, (endonym: Ирон æвзаг - Iron ævzag) is an Eastern Iranian language spoken in Ossetia, a region on the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains.The Ossete ar...
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Roxolani
The Roxolani ( from Alanic ruxsalan- "bright alan") were a Sarmatian people, who are believed to be an off-shoot of the Alans, although according to Strabo they were the most remote of Scythian people...
Mithridates I of the Bosporus
Mithridates I of the Bosporus sometimes known as Mithridates II of the Bosporan and Mithridates of Pergamon (flourished 1st century BC), was a nobleman from Anatolia. Mithridates was one of the sons b...
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Satyrus of Bosporus
Satyrus (died 387 BC) also known as Satyros (Greek:Σάτυρος A') was the Spartocid ruler of the Bosporan Kingdom in 431–387 BC. During his rule he built upon the expansive foreign policy of his father S...