The Scythians were a people of the western steppes, around modern Ukraine, though they spoke a language related to Persian, not Slavic. They were ferocious warriors, particularly feared for their bowmen. This mounted spearman, ca. 5th century BC, is unsettling for a different reason. Look at what he uses for a saddle...

The Scythians were a people of the western steppes, around modern Ukraine/Turkey, though they spoke a language related to Persian, not Slavic. They were ferocious warriors, particularly feared for their bowmen.

"Legionary of the Dacian wars", Pablo Outeiral

Legionary of the Dacian wars (note his arm covering, designed to protect the limb from the Dacian falx). Artwork by Pablo Outeiral

A existat o misterioasă Frăţie a Regilor Traci? Noi ipoteze istorice despre ce era pe teritoriul României înainte de Burebista…

Embark on a Quest to discover Romania beyond its natural wonders or medieval monuments. Unveil Romania - the "Atlantis" of the Carpathian Garden!

RĂDĂCINILE ÎNCEP SĂ IASĂ LA LUMINĂ! Descoperirile din șantierul arheologic de la Iedera

RĂDĂCINILE ÎNCEP SĂ IASĂ LA LUMINĂ! Descoperirile din șantierul arheologic de la Iedera

Captive Dacian. Cast in Pushkin museum after original in Lateran Museum. Roman. Early II century, CE.

Dacian cast in Pushkin museum, after original in Lateran Museum. Early second century AD.

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