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  • proper n. Alternative form of Parnassus.

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Examples

  • Hearing this they began to take thought for themselves, and they sent their children and women over to Achaia on the other side of the sea, while most of the men themselves ascended up towards the summits of Parnassos and carried their property to the Corykian cave, while others departed for refuge to Amphissa of the Locrians.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Moreover the rocks which fell from Parnassos were still preserved even to my time, lying in the sacred enclosure of Athene Pronaia, into which they fell when they rushed through the ranks of the Barbarians.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Phokians: for not all the Phokians had taken the side of the Medes, but some of them were even supporting the cause of the Hellenes, being shut up in Parnassos; and setting out from thence they plundered from the army of Mardonios and from those of the Hellenes who were with him.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Delphi, keeping Parnassos on their right hand: and all the parts of

    The History of Herodotus

  • Pronaia, at this point of time from the heaven there fell thunderbolts upon them, and from Parnassos two crags were broken away and rushed down upon them with a great crashing noise falling upon many of them, while from the temple of Pronaia there was heard

    The History of Herodotus

  • Beyond a vast gulf of air were the highlands of Mount Korax, cloud-patched with sun and gloom; westward the iron cliffs of Kirphis; above us reared Parnassos, more felt than seen.

    The Mask of Apollo

  • Sometimes the trees would open wide, and one could glimpse Delphi high above, tiny against the huge flank of Parnassos, shining like a jewel.

    The Mask of Apollo

  • There he laid the foundations of his shrine in the deep cleft of Parnassos; and

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • They thought not now of toil or sorrow; but with feet unwearied they went up the hill until they reached the clefts of Parnassos, where Phœbus would have them dwell.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • Parnassos, and Deukalion, with his wife Pyrrha, stepped forth upon the desolate earth.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

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