Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Budini were an ancient people who lived in Scythia, in what is today Ukraine. Herodotus wrote in his Histories (iv.21, 108, 109): â€œ The Budini for their part, being a large and numerous nation, is all mightily blue-eyed and ruddy. And a city among them has been built, a wooden city, and the name of the city is Gelonus. Of its wall then in size each side is of thirty stades and high and all wooden. And their homes are wooden and their shrines. For indeed there is in the very place Greek godsâ€™ shrines adorned in the Greek way with statues, altars and wooden shrines and for triennial Dionysus festivals in honour of Dionysus â€
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