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1) Cimmerians. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russia of whom little is actually known. They are mentioned in Homer, but they emerge into history only in the 8th cent. B.C. when they were driven by the Scythians...

2) Gomer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Wife of the prophet Hosea. 2 Son of Japheth and eponym of a people, probably the Cimmerians....

3) Alyattes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...During his reign, Alyattes expanded his kingdom. He made peace (585 B.C.) with Cyaxares of Media, continued the Lydian conquest of the Ionian cities of Asia Minor,...

4) Sinop. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ancient Sinop was founded by colonists from Miletus in the 8th cent. B.C., was rebuilt after its destruction (7th cent. B.C.) by the Cimmerians, rose to commercial...

5) Urartu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lake Van in present-day E Turkey. It was the biblical Ararat. Urartu flourished from the 13th cent. to the 7th cent. B.C., but was most powerful in the 8th cent....

6) Scythia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Danube on the west to the borders of China on the east. The Scythians flourished from the 8th to the 4th cent. B.C. They spoke an Indo-Iranian language but had no...

7) Ionia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mediterranean (in present-day W Turkey) as well as the neighboring Aegean Islands, which now mainly belong to Greece. In its favorable position between the civilizations...

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