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sseus) was a Greek historianfrom Ionia who lived in the 5th century BC (ca. ... Diodorus Siculus (c. ... The Greek geographer Strabo in a 16th century engraving. ... In Greek mythology, Scamander (Skamandros) was an Oceanid, son of Oceanus and Tethys. ... The Geographika is anextensive work by Strabo, spanning 17 volumes, and can be regarded as an encyclopedia of the geographical knowledge of his time; except for parts of Book 7, it has come down to uscomplete. ... For other uses, see Tacitus (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that thisarticle or section be merged with Caucasus Mountains. ... For other uses, see Black Sea(disambiguation). ... Ingush may refer to: The Ingush language The Ingush people, an ethnicgroup of the North Caucasus Category: ... This article covers the Chechen people as an ethnicgroup, not Chechen meaning citizens of Chechnya. ... Pliny the Elder: an imaginative 19thCentury portrait. ... The Cimmerians (Greek: , Kimmerioi) were ancient equestrian nomadswho, according to Herodotus, originally inhabited the region north of the Caucasus and theBlack Sea, in what is now Russia and Ukraine, in the 8th and 7th century BC. Assyrianrecords, however, first place them in the region of Azerbaijan in... Languages SerbianReligions Predominantly Serbian Orthodox Christian Related ethnic groups Other Slavic peoples, especially South Slavs See Cognate peoples below (* many Serbs opted for Yugoslav ethnicity)  Serbs (Serbian: Ð¡Ñ€Ð±Ð¸ or Srbi) are a South Slavic people wholive mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in... NaturalisHistoria, 1669 edition, title page. ... For other uses, see Tacitus (disambiguation). ... Thisarticle is about the geographer, mathematician and astronomer Ptolemy. ... Look up Pa, PA, pa in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Languages Serbian Religions Predominantly SerbianOrthodox Christian Related ethnic groups Other Slavic peoples, especially South Slavs SeeCognate peoples below (* many Serbs opted for Yugoslav ethnicity)  Serbs (Serbian:Ð¡Ñ€Ð±Ð¸ or Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro,Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in... The Geographia is Ptolemys main work besides the Almagest. ... Position of the Roman province of Pannonia Pannonia is an ancientcountry bounded north and east by the Danube, conterminous westward with Noricum andupper Italy, and southward with Dalmatia and upper Moesia. ... Serbinum (also known asServitium) was an ancient Roman city in the Pannonia province. ... City area BosanskaGradiÅ¡ka (Cyrillic: Ð‘Ð¾Ñ
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The Slavic theory about the origin of the Serb name
There is a theory that the name Serbs was a designation for all Slavic peoples in history. Theearliest possible association of
with Slavs is fromProcopius(6th century), who says that
(Slavs) originally had the common name
, which has been claimedas a corruption of
(Serbs). The Serbs came from the north from what is now the CzechRepublic region. Serb may trace back to the Altai root word Ser-dust, sand.