Definition of Parasangs
1. Noun. (plural of parasang) ¹
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Definition of Parasangs
1. parasang [n] - See also: parasang
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Literary usage of Parasangs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"The number of these royal houses does not always answer to the number of parasangs. Sometimes there are more than five parasangs between the stages, ..."
2. The Geography of Herodotus ...: Illustrated from Modern Researches and by James Talboys Wheeler (1854)
"River Halys : gates and fort. — Cappadocia: 28 stations, 104 parasangs. — Cilicia: 3 stations, 15J parasangs. — Ferry over the Euphrates. ..."
3. Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara: In the Years 1843-1845, to Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1845)
"Thence we went forward four parasangs very pleasantly, to the city of Dowlat ... We remained one day to rest ourselves, and then advanced six parasangs. ..."
4. Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote (1900)
"Yet Xenophon, throughout the whole march, even as far as Trebizond, states the day's march of the army in parasangs ; not merely in Asia Minor, ..."
5. A History of Ancient Geography Among the Greeks and Romans from the Earliest by Edward Herbert Bunbury (1883)
"Such a mode of calculation is the more remarkable, as he himself gives five parasangs as the ordinary rate of daily march, while the army was ascending the ..."
6. Caravan Journeys and Wanderings in Persia, Afghanistan, Turkistan, and by Joseph Pierre Ferrier (1856)
"Hussein-noon—5 parasangs—walled village, 400 houses ; population Persians. Ab-gah—5 parasangs—a spring of fresh water; uninhabited. ..."
7. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"Yet Xenophon, throughout the whole march, even as far as Trebizond, states the day's march of the army in parasangs; not merely in Asia Minor, ..."
8. The Wolf's Long Howl by Stanley Waterloo (1899)
"THE parasangs MY friends, the parasangs, both died last week. ... having been so connected with the parasangs that I was their close friend, and the person ..."