Iazyges

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Iazyges

 

a nomadic Sarmatian tribe that formed a tribal alliance and in the second century B.C. settled in the region around the northern shore of the Sea of Azov. In the Iazyges’ society the clan structure began disintegrating, and a class society took shape. Together with the Roxolani, the Iazyges warred against the Roman Empire. In the winter of A.D. 69 they invaded Moesia. In the following year they repeated their raid but were defeated. In the mid-first century of the Common Era the Iazyges were known between the Danube and Theiss (Tisza) rivers. In the second century some of them settled in Pannonia. In the early Middle Ages the remaining Iazyges intermingled with other peoples of Central Europe.

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There are disquisitions on everything from the Landsknecht (a Renaissance infantryman) to the chibook (a Turkish pipe) and everyone from the Jazyges ("an Iranian speaking branch of the Sarmatians mentioned by Herodotus") to the Uniats (a Greco-Catholic sect), from St.
Schlosses and minsters, barons and counts, Gypsies and Jazyges, Tokay and chibook: all contribute to the spell, yet what matters more is how all these are felt, the way each fillips along the boy's cultural education--his Bildung, if you will.