Eth. ASIA´NI, ASII (Ἀσιανοί, Ἄσιοι), a Scythian tribe in the part of Asia E. of the Caspian, who made war upon the Greek kings of Bactria. (Strab. xi. p.511; Trog. Pomp. xli. Arg.; Ukert, vol. iii. pt. 2, p. 343.) [P.S]
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