What is another word for scythia?

5 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ sˈa͡ɪθiə], [ sˈa‍ɪθiə], [ s_ˈaɪ_θ_i__ə]

Scythia is a term that has been used to describe various regions of Eurasia throughout history. Throughout the ages, different regions and peoples have been referred to by this term, including the Scythian tribes of Eastern Europe, the Scythian Kingdom of Central Asia, and the Scythian steppe lands of Russia and Ukraine. Some synonyms that have been used to describe Scythia include Saka, Skolot, Sarmatia, and Syr Darya. These names reference the cultural and geographic diversity of the region, which spans across multiple time periods and locations. Despite the many changes that have taken place over the centuries, Scythia remains an important part of the cultural heritage of Eurasia. Its legacy continues to inspire scholars, poets, and artists who seek to understand and celebrate the rich history and traditions of the region.

Synonyms for Scythia:

What are the hypernyms for Scythia?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Old World, geographical area, central asia, ancient civilization, eurasian steppe, historical region, Ancient state, Northern region, Regional Place, Scythian Empire.

What are the holonyms for Scythia?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for scythia (as nouns)

Usage examples for Scythia

To Herodotus and his contemporary Greeks Egypt, Arabia and India were the South; Thrace and scythia were the North; and Hither Asia was the East: for they conceived nothing beyond except the fabled stream of Ocean.
"The Ancient East"
D. G. Hogarth
I have been away from scythia since I was a boy, and should find myself a stranger there."
"Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion"
G. A. Henty
I tell thee, boy, that were I Ruas the king, the grass should never grow where the hoofs of my war-horse trod; scythia should be mine; Persia should be mine; Rome should be mine.
"Historic Girls"
E. S. Brooks

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