No; nor the Scythian neither, nor the Greek, nor the hyperborean.
Unfortunately it is not only in the Scythian army that the error spreads.
The monarch alone assumed the superior pride of still adhering to the simplicity of his Scythian ancestors.
We suspect this custom may be traced in the Scythian legends of Herodotus.
His mother was Cleobule, the daughter of Gylon by a Scythian lady.
Neither had he forgotten the interment of the Scythian kings.
He was like a Tartar modelled by a Greek: supple as the Scythian's bow, braced as the string!
The land of Qutu, all the Scythian hordes, he made to submit to his feet.
The Scythian, the Indian, or some other barbarous neighbour shall dwell in Egypt.
Alluding to Tamburlaine the great, or the Scythian Shepheard, 1590, 8vo.
1540s, from Latin Scythia, from Greek Skythia, name anciently given to the region along the north coast of the Black Sea, from Skythes "a Scythian," said to be from an Indo-European root meaning "shepherd" [Room]. As an adjective from 1560s. Herodotus is responsible for Scythian disease or Scythian insanity.
The Scythians consisted of "all the pastoral tribes who dwelt to the north of the Black Sea and the Caspian, and were scattered far away toward the east. Of this vast country but little was anciently known. Its modern representative is Russia, which, to a great extent, includes the same territories." They were the descendants of Japheth (Gen. 9:27). It appears that in apostolic times there were some of this people that embraced Christianity (Col. 3:11).