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  • n. Plural form of Kimmerian.

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Examples

  • But before the reign of Crœsus all the Hellenes were free; for the expedition of the Kimmerians, which came upon

    The History of Herodotus

  • This last made war against Kyaxares the descendant of Deïokes and against the Medes,20 and he drove the Kimmerians forth out of

    The History of Herodotus

  • Scythians pursued them and invaded the land of Media, having missed their way; for while the Kimmerians kept ever along by the sea in their flight, the Scythians pursued them keeping Caucasus on their right hand, until at last they invaded Media, directing their course inland.

    The History of Herodotus

  • These had invaded Asia after driving the Kimmerians out of Europe, and in pursuit of them as they fled they had come to the land of Media.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Sardis, the Kimmerians driven from their abodes by the nomad

    The History of Herodotus

  • Scythians in truth, as I have before said,549 had ruled over Upper Asia550 for eight-and-twenty years; for they had invaded Asia in their pursuit of the Kimmerians, and they had deposed551 the Medes from their rule, who had rule over Asia before the Scythians came.

    The History of Herodotus

  • It is known moreover that the Kimmerians, in their flight to Asia from the

    The History of Herodotus

  • Kimmerians buried them by the bank of the river Tyras (where their burial-place is still to be seen), and having buried them, then they made their way out from the land, and the Scythians when they came upon it found the land deserted of its inhabitants.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Hyperboreans, beginning with the Arimaspians, were continually making war on their neighbours, and the Issedonians were gradually driven out of their country by the Arimaspians and the Scythians by the Issedonians, and so the Kimmerians, who dwelt on the Southern

    The History of Herodotus

  • The priestesses of that time read the omens, and saw the land could not be held against the hordes of the Kimmerians; so they went with the people, fighting in the vanguard.

    The Bull From The Sea

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