According to the "father of history", Herodotus, the Scythians were a blood-drinking, skin-wearing horde of horsemen that struck fear in the hearts of great nations from the Black Sea to central Asia. Unfortunately, Herodotus is also known as the "father of lies." Now that archaeology is starting to back up some of his claims, we're getting a picture of the Scythians that's equal parts screaming Dothraki horde and the makers of golden jewelry worthy of the Lannisters.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 11, 2017
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