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The Sarmatians (Latin: Sarmatæ or Sauromatæ, Greek: Σαρμάται, Σαυρομάται) wur an Iranian fowk o the classical antiquity period, flourishin frae aboot the 5t century BC tae the 4t century AD.[1][2] Thay spoke Scythian, an Indo-European leid frae the Eastren Iranian faimily.

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  1. J.Harmatta: "Scythians" in UNESCO Collection of History of Humanity – Volume III: From the Seventh Century BC to the Seventh Century AD. Routledge/UNESCO. 1996. pg. 182
  2. (2007). Encyclopædia Britannica, s.v. "Sarmatian". Retrieved May 20, 2007, from [Encyclopædia Britannica Online:]