Scythians migrate from Persia into the Asian steppes.
Approx. 1000 BC
The Scythians Sack Haojing, Capitol of Zhou China, ending the Western Zhou Dynasty. This was the last great event during their stay in the Steppes.
Scythians dominate the western Asian steppes.
700 BC - 300 BC
Scythians and Mannaens attack Assyria.
Approx. 676 BC
Incursions by Babylonians, Elamites, Medes and Scythians weakens the city of Nineveh.
Nineveh is sacked and burned by combined forces of Babylonians, Scythians and Medes.
The Scythians prosper north of the Black Sea.
Approx. 600 BC - Approx. 300 BC
The Scythians kill Cyrus the Great of Persia.
Approx. 529 BC
Darius I of Persia fights the Scythians unsucessfully.
Darius I of Persia Campaigns against Scythians into European Scythia, past the Danube River, Scythians refuse to fight and Darius is forced to abandon the campaign due to lack of provisions.
Approx. 513 BC - Approx. 512 BC
Philip II, Father of Alexander the Great, leads a military expedition against the Scythians.
Philip II of Macedon fights the Scythians without sucess.
Alexander the Great wins a decisive battle at the Iaxartes river against the Scythians.
Sarmatians conquer the Scythians for a time
Scythians tribes migrate into Bactria, Sogdiana and Arachosia.
200 BC - 100 BC
Mithridates the Great kills the Scythian king Skilurus in battle.
Approx. 110 BC
Mithridates the Great of Greece kills King Palacus, and destroys the Scythians.
Approx. 100 BC