About the same time similar peoples harassed the northern frontier of Iran, where they were called Saka (Sacae), and in later times Saka and Scyths, whether they were originally the same or not, were regarded as synonymous.
SAKA, or SHaKA, the name of one or more tribes which invaded India from Central Asia.
It should be added that what we know of Saka history is mostly derived from coins and inscriptions which admit of various interpretations and that scholars are by no means agreed as to" names and dates.
About 388 he conquered the Saka satrap of Surashtra (Kathiawar) and penetrated to the Arabian Sea.
Pushyamitra nomads from Central Asia (see Saka), the Pahlavas, whose name is supposed to be a corruption of " Parthiva " (i.e.
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