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  • n. Plural form of Parian.


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  • He addressed himself first to some Parians who were there to arrange a friendship with Medocus, the king of the Odrysians, and were bearers of presents to the king and to his wife.


  • The Parians liked Athens as little as they did Persia, since Athens had tried to conquer Paros in 489 B.C. So they stayed aloof, waiting to see who won the battle.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • Parians with his army, first having shut them up within their wall; and sending in to them a herald he asked for a hundred talents, saying that if they refused to give them, his army should not return back977 until it had conquered them completely.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Now the Parians thus reconciled their factions: — the best men of them came to

    The History of Herodotus

  • So much of the story is reported by all the Hellenes, but as to what followed the Parians alone report, and they say that it happened thus: — When Miltiades was at a loss, it is said, there came a woman to speech with him, who had been taken prisoner, a Parian by race whose name was Timo, an under-priestess978 of the Earth goddesses; 979 she, they say, came into the presence of

    The History of Herodotus

  • The Parians then had thus reformed the Milesians; but at the time of which I speak evils began to come to Ionia from these

    The History of Herodotus

  • Thus the Pythian prophetess replied to the Parians: and the

    The History of Herodotus

  • Then Miltiades, when he had received the army, proceeded to sail to Paris with the pretence that the Parians had first attacked Athens by making expedition with triremes to Marathon in company with the Persian: this was the pretext which he put forward, but he had also a grudge against the Parians on account of

    The History of Herodotus

  • The Parians however had no design of giving any money to Miltiades, but contrived only how they might defend their city, devising various things besides and also this, — wherever at any time the wall proved to be open to attack, that point was raised when night came on to double its former height.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Carystians and the Parians, who being informed how Andros was being besieged, because it had taken the side of the Medes, and how

    The History of Herodotus


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