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The Scythian Neapolis (2nd century BC to 3rd century AD).
Worm's cabinet included crafts, taxidermy, fossils, and a Scythian lamb -- a mythical plant that was believed to sprout sheep as its fruit.
After the briefest of introductions by a mysterious sharp-suited man known as The Archetype, you find yourself in control of the swordwielding hero - The Scythian.
The programme includes Prokofiev's rollercoaster Scythian Suite, Liszt's Totentanz, Janacek's radiant Sinfonietta and Berg's Violin Concerto.
Francfort is head of a French archaeological team in Central Asia that played an important part in excavating the Kurgans, or frozen tombs, of nomadic Scythian tribes in Siberia's Altai mountains.
Astana, July 20 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the grave of a gold-clad ancient Scythian warrior, also known as "The Sun Lord.
But his great exhibitions were of frescoes, tapestries, Scythian gold from the Soviet Union, and the "ultimate blockbuster" and "the high point of [Hoving's] Metropolitan career," the King Tut show.
There are two cases in which Herodotus describes a language as being "halfway between" two other languages: these are the Geloni, who speak a language which is "part Scythian on the one hand, and part Greek on the other" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
Rather, he, together with Niccolo Sagundino, argued that they were of Scythian origin, and thus they belonged to that race of nomadic warriors to whom Herodotus attributed a certain noblesse sauvage, but no productive role in society.
A middle chapter argues that Marlowe had led the way in English drama for non-conformist, anti-Caesarean views of monarchy, conflating the Scythian barbarian Tamburlaine and the classical Julius Caesar, for example, and thereby allowing, "for an ironic, subversive interrogation of the extent to which Rome mattered to early modern England and how much weight could still be attached to the idea of translatio imperii, which helped underpin the cultural authority of monarchy" (55).