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SCYTHI´NI

Eth. SCYTHI´NI (Σκυθινοί, Xen. Anab. 4.7.18; Σκούθινοι, Diod. 14.29; Σκυθηνοί, Steph. B. sub voce an Asiatic people dwelling on the borders of Armenia, between the rivers Harpasus on the E. and, [p. 2.946]Asparus on the W., and bounded by the mountains of the Chalybes on the S. The Ten Thousand Greeks, in their retreat under Xenophon, were compelled to march four days through their territory. Rennell (Geogr. of Herod. p. 243) seeks them in the province of Kars (comp. Ritter, Erdkunde, vol. i. p. 764).

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