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  Persia   - a country in Asia; the modern Iran
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  + Persian , Persians , Persis
324/5 Alexander appoints Peucestas to be satrap of Persia.
324/23 receives a group of 30,000 Persian youths, dressed in Macedonian
323/13 Peucestas brings 20,000 Persian soldiers to Babylon.
281/27 the Greeks the statues etc. which were removed by the Persians.
281/29 Seiles massacres 3000 Persian rebels.
203/5a from Icadion concerning the island of Icarus in the Persian Gulf.
164/9 sends an expedition to explore the Arabian side of the Persian Gulf.
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1Macc_1 ated Darius, king of the Persians and the Medes, he succee
1Macc_3 and determined to go to Persia and collect the revenues
1Macc_6 heard that Elymais in Persia was a city famed for its
1Macc_14 rsaces the king of Persia and Media heard that Demetrius
2Macc_1 when the leader reached Persia with a force that seemed
2Macc_9 order from the region of Persia. For he had entered the
4Macc_18 usalem and marched against the Persians. The mother of
Aelian:Fr_59 people revolted {from Persia} and received in addition
Aelian:Fr_67 to destroy the empire of the Persians. Croesus, not budg
Aelian:NA_1.14 as living like the Medes and Persians. It is of all fish
Aelian:NA_2.11 large a portion, as the Persian did who occurs in Xenopho
Aelian:NA_3.2 ich they ride. The Persians on the other hand are proud
Aelian:NA_3.13 egards as marvellous the Persian king's comprehension of
Aelian:NA_4.21 ally seen this animal in Persia (it had been brought from
Aelian:NA_4.41 which he sends to the Persian King, who receives it and
Aelian:NA_4.46 are even brought to the Persian king, and their beauty
Aelian:NA_5.21 and the embroideries of the Persians. It is said to hav
Aelian:NA_6.25 Darius, the last King of Persia,* was struck by Bessus
Aelian:NA_6.39 Parysatis, you men of Persia, thought it a fine and leg
Aelian:NA_6.48 Issus began to press the Persians, and Darius was being
Aelian:NA_8.3 not controlled by the Persian custom applauded by Xenop
Aelian:NA_10.6 the Euxine imitate the Persian King who spends the winte
Aelian:NA_10.28 ass. Now Ochus the Persian* knowing this slew Apis and
Aelian:NA_11.27 of Zeus; the war of the Persians against the Greeks was
Aelian:NA_11.36 perfume. And the Persians, since the battle which Cyrus
Aelian:NA_12.21 ever that Achaemenes the Persian; from whom the Persian
Aelian:NA_12.35 ips at the time when the Persians lit the flames of their
Aelian:NA_13.18 ppear to be the pride of Persia, if there is to be any com
Aelian:NA_13.20 here the canal which the Persian King cut through Athos
Aelian:NA_15.26 a journey from Susa in Persia to Media there are said
Aelian:NA_16.25 orses may not panic, the Persians accustom them to noises
Aelian:NA_16.41 ourhood of Sittace* in Persia there is a river called
Aelian:NA_17.17 bring their skins to the Persians, for they are soft and
Alcaeus_16.5 } & Both Xerxes led a Persian host to the land of Hella
AnthPal_12.62 onymous & { H 18 } & Ye Persian mothers, beautiful, yea
AnthPal_16.222 block of marble brought by the Persians to use for a troph
AnthPal_16.263 Nemesis of Phidias The Persians first brought me here,
AnthPal_6.332 accomplishment of this Persian war, that your heart's
AnthPal_7.73 of the tomb paint the Persian host and Xerxes - thus
AnthPal_7.179 the stone my name, Manes, a Persian. Because you have
AnthPal_7.243 who were slain by the Persians, who died far from Spart
AnthPal_7.256 On the Eretrians settled in Persia by Darius. See Herod
AnthPal_7.436 nce of eighty myriads of Persians, and died without turnin
AnthPal_7.437 hermopylae resisting the Persians you fell, reverencing
Antiphil_9.294 do you hate the Persians so bitterly even in death?"
AntipSid_7.246 lie, the many myriads of Persians who followed our King
AntipThes_6.335 elt that once routed the Persians will help you, too, to
Apollonid_9.296 anchors. & The Persian vessels, with all their crews,
Apul:Flor_16 and betook myself to the Persian baths, where the healthy
Aristeas_13 come into Egypt with the Persian, and in an earlier period
Aristeas_35 from Jerusalem by the Persians at the time of their [36
Aristeas_119 ever, at the time of the Persian rule, since the authoriti
Aristeas_120 from them owing to the Persian rule, since by the assist
Arrian:Fr_9 Susiana ; to Peucestes Persia; to Tlepolemus Carmania;
Arrian:Fr_30 lted, at the time of the Persian rebellion, for the follow
Arrian:Fr_31 taxerxes the king of the Persians, were the satraps of the
AstrCan_2 (9 Jan.) & [2] Kings of the Persians Cyrus 9 218 538
Athen_1.28 * [51.] [28] The Persian king used to drink no other win
Athen_2.45 [23.] The king of Persia, as Herodotus relates in his fir
Athen_4.142 dulgence of the court of Persia; and they in their turn
Athen_4.150 against Ochus, king of Persia, and were defeated, when
Athen_5.197 Besides this, thin Persian cloths covered all the centre
Athen_5.201 were made subject to the Persians; and they all wore golde
Athen_5.203 taking money from the Persians and from Babylon, or by
Athen_5.206 which was made for the king of Persia. But Hieron, the kin
Athen_5.213 ngs of the Armenians and Persians are only his guards; and
Athen_6.252 ing how he flattered the Persian king, writes as follows
Athen_6.253 mself before the king of Persia, and who had slain countle
Athen_6.269 [97.] And in his Persians he says - & But what need, I
Athen_10.413 pper by Ariobarzanes the Persian, when he had come, offere
Athen_10.416 ays, that Cantibaris the Persian, whenever his jaws were
Athen_11.464 Ctesias says- "Among the Persians, that man only uses an
Athen_11.465 .8'18 ], speaking of the Persians, writes as follows -"And
Athen_11.496 thus (and it is of the Persians that he is speaking):-
Athen_11.497 bears this name, but it is a Persian cup. But Philemon,
Athen_12.522 taken prisoner by the Persians after his death, was tak
Athen_12.527 why they conducted the Persians into Greece, desiring
Athen_* 12.535-539 * ster of Asia, also adopted the Persian dress. &# But Demet
Athen_12.545 dduce the example of the Persian king at present, and ever
Athen_12.546 ssyrians]. And the Persians overthrew the Medes for the
Athen_13.556 [3.] But among the Persians the queen tolerates the king's
Athen_13.560 in his History of Persia, and Lynceas of Naucratis, in
Athen_13.573 when the king of Persia was leading his army against Gre
Athen_13.603 of hide. And the Persians, according to the statement
Athen_13.608 There, too, the Persian sweetly-smelling marjoram & Str
Athen_13.609 book of his History of Persia, and in the first part of
Athen_14.616 his kingdom, and fled to the Persians. [7.] & So as the
Athen_14.629 ordax, the Sicinnis, the Persian, the Phrygian, the Nibati
Athen_14.633 non tells us in his history of Persia. Accordingly, the
Athen_14.636 gadis, & While flutes in Persian manner neatly joined &
Athen_14.639 second book of his History of Persia. But the Coans act
Athen_14.652 Dinon, in his History of Persia, says- "And they used to
Athen_14.655 originally produced in Persia, and the birds called guin
Athen_14.663 son why they brought the Persians down upon the Greeks,
Athen_* 4.145-148 * compiled a history of Persia, in the second book of tha
Bianor_9.423 the great king a second Persia in Anatolia ; you who buil
ChronPasc_420 ames, became the 13th king [of Persia] for 6 years. In tot
ChronPasc_457 who was killed by the Persians in a battle fought in
ChronPasc_472 as far as the region of Persia, because they were causing
ChronPasc_473 nian empire is gold, the Persian empire is silver, and the
ChronPasc_509 Cyrus the king of the Persians up until Jannaeus Alexan
ChronSynt_* 92-96 * ans was conquered by the Persians in [the year of creation
Cic:Brut_41 at the same time as the Persian war; and we may add, that
Demetr:Eloc_126 of the voracity of the Persians that 'they voided entire
Demetr:Eloc_134 loomy a personage as the Persian Aglaitadas, Xenophon make
Demetr:Eloc_160 you compare a cock to a Persian because of its stiff-upst
Demetr:Eloc_161 of the voracity of the Persians that For loaves, they
Diod_34.2 passed the luxury of the Persians, and his pride and arrog
Diod_37.1 Trojan War, the Persian king marched against Greece;
Diod_40.3 during the rule of the Persians, and in the time of the
DioscEpigr_7.162 ire for me. I am a Persian as my fathers were, a Persian
Euseb]:Chron_5 the kings of the Lydians and Persians. [ p71 ] Then I
Euseb]:Chron_29 ame Xerxes and the other Persian kings Just as Berossus
Euseb]:Chron_31 until Cyrus the king of the Persians. Abydenus, whose
Euseb]:Chron_45 ntil the days of Cyrus king of Persia. He adds that this
Euseb]:Chron_49 ign, Cyrus advanced from Persia with a great army; and hav
Euseb]:Chron_53 his reign Cyrus became king of Persia. So the whole period
Euseb]:Chron_* 67-73 * time, Cyrus was king of the Persians. He deposed Ashdah
Euseb]:Chron_* 121-127 * ear of Dareius the king of the Persians, as the Holy Scrip
Euseb]:Chron_133 was ruled by Ethiopians, by Persians and by Macedonians
Euseb]:Chron_147 27th Dynasty. 8 Persian kings: [p149] Cambyses, in the
Euseb]:Chron_149 31st Dynasty. 3 Persian kings: Ochus, in the 20th year
Euseb]:Chron_159 Ochus the king of the Persians gained control of Egypt,
Euseb]:Chron_201 time] Cyrus became king of the Persians. 56th [556 B.C.]
Euseb]:Chron_203 with Ochus amongst the Persians, killed lions and fought
Euseb]:Chron_227 nder, [who] fought against the Persians, for more than 12
Euseb]:Chron_229 time, Cyrus was king of the Persians. Amyntas - for 42
Euseb]:Chron_249 ntiochus, his son by Apame the Persian. Antiochus was call
ExcBarb_33A Darius the king of the Persians and Porus the king of
ExcBarb_34A mus He gave the whole of Persis to Percus He appointed Ant
ExcBarb_34B Mesasgages Alexandria in Persia Alexandria the strongest
!Festus:Brev.14-29 phrates to be a median between Persians and Romans. But
FGrH_* 255.4-7 * Ochus, the king of the Persians, and set up Arses who
Hieron:Chron_1682 [became] the 14th [king of the Persians], for 6 years. 111
Hieron:Chron_1683 he attacked the Persians, and captured Sardis after def
Hieron:Chron_1688 Dareius, with whom the Persian kingdom came to an end
Hieron:Chron_2044 Darius the king of the Persians [ "in the 65th Olympiad"
Joseph:AJ_12.1 to the dominion of the Persians, and had settled the aff
Joseph:AJ_12.45 in my kingdom, whom the Persians, when they were in power
Joseph:AJ_12.257 a colony of Medes and Persians; and indeed they were
Joseph:AJ_12.294 esolved first to go into Persia, and collect the taxes of
Joseph:AJ_12.297 to Lysias, he went into Persia; and in the hundred and
Joseph:AJ_12.354 was a very rich city in Persia, called Elymais; and there
Joseph:AJ_12.358 the temple of Artemis in Persia;" for the purposing to do
Joseph:AJ_12.379 coming upon them out of Persia, and was endeavouring to
Joseph:AJ_14.187 written about us by the Persians and Macedonians, because
Joseph:AJ_20.233 ylonians, Cyrus, king of Persia, sent the Jews from Babylo
Julian:Caes_320 are with mine. His Persian conquests, perhaps, as though
Julian:Caes_323 our strategy. "The Persians, on the contrary, though on
Julian:Caes_324 think the conquest of Persia such a trifle and disparag
Julian:Mis_344 you face the darts of Persians, when you take flight
Just_1.10 be king. For the Persians believe the sun to be the only
Just_* 1.4-9 * and of the race of the Persians, which was at that time
Just_* 2.11-15 * ber, ordered such of the Persians as had lost relatives
Just_2.3 arius, king of the Persians, they forced to quit Scythia
Just_2.5 on whom Darius, king of Persia, as was said above, made
Just_2.9 Setting out for Persia, he offered himself as a leader
Just_3.1 .1] & & Xerxes, king of Persia, once the terror of the
Just_3.2 these transactions in Persia, all Greece, under the lea
Just_3.6 efray the expense of the Persian war, from Delos to Athens
Just_5.1 also, the king of Persia, not forgetting his father's and
Just_5.11 ime died Darius, king of Persia, leaving two sons, Artaxer
Just_5.2 plies, 11 as the king of Persia, while the Greeks were dis
Just_5.5 rmy; and Darius, king of Persia, made, in the room of Tiss
Just_5.8 death of Darius, king of Persia, and the banishment of Dio
Just_* 6.1-6 * the government of the Persians; and Dercyllidas, being
Just_7.3 this time Darius king of Persia, having been forced to qui
Just_7.4 through the munificence of the Persians. The throne after
Just_8.2 on the invasion of the Persians, but by no means with
Just_9.5 doubted that the kingdom of Persia was the object in
Just_10.1 & Artaxerxes, king of Persia, had a hundred and fifteen
Just_10.3 applause from all the Persians, engaged with one of the
Just_11.10 Parmenion to seize the Persian fleet, and commissioned
Just_* 11.13-15 * he had dreaded, if the Persians should divide their army
Just_* 11.2-6 * ttention to the war with Persia, of which a commencement
Just_11.9 heir deadly hatred towards the Persians. He reminded the
Just_12.12 the auxiliary troops of the Persians apart from the Mac
Just_* 12.2-4 * ly, than Alexander in Asia and Persia. To this was added,
Just_12.7 adoration; a point of Persian pride to which he had hes
Just_15.3 his opposition to the Persian mode of doing obeisance,
Just_15.4 going with Alexander to the Persian. war, informing him
Just_16.3 ter the overthrow of the Persians, had imposed a tax on
Just_18.3 ays, by attacks from the Persians, they resisted, indeed,
Just_28.2 ter he had conquered the Persians and Indians, and when
Just_29.3 ime from the wars of the Persians, at another from those
Just_30.4 ide, by saying that "the Persians, Bactrians, and Indians,
Just_32.1 the mighty power of the Persians by their own strength,
Just_36.1 uxiliary troops from the Persians, Elymaeans, and Bactrian
Just_36.3 the Jews was Xerxes, king of Persia. Subsequently they
Just_37.3 acred Cyrus, king of the Persians, with two hundred thousa
Just_38.7 ius, the founders of the Persian empire, and those on his
Just_39.1 his army were cut off in Persia, his brother Demetrius,
Just_* 13.2-4 * that Roxane was of Persian origin, and that it was unlawfu
Just_41.1 from the Medes to the Persians, they were but as a herd
Just_41.5 ans than Cyrus among the Persians, Alexander among the Mac
Just_44.4 and Cyrus, king of the Persians, to have been brought
Lucian:Macr_4 gods, dwelling among the Persians, the Parthians, the Bact
Lucian:Macr_14 Cyrus, king of the Persians in olden times, according to
Lucian:Macr_15 expedition, was king of Persia when he died of illness
Malal_* 192-194 * ainst Dareius, the king of the Persians. He went to Byzupo
Malal_203 provinces and in the region of Persia. The learned chronic
Malal_211 ated and fled to the region of Persia. Tigranes the king
Malal_214 ptured and killed by the Persians, while fighting in the
Malal_215 Babylonia; they allowed the Persians to appoint their
Malal_218 as far as the region of Persia, because they had caused
Malal_219 nning the support of the Persians by many promises, and
Memn_1 time Artaxerxes was king of Persia, and after him his
Memn_4 ander's victory over the Persians at the river Granicus
OGIS_264 (117-138AD)   taxerxes king of the Persians, gained control of th
OGIS_54 (c. 246)   lonia and Susiana and Persis and Media, and all the
Philip_9.293 omb. Away with the Persian frippery, and I shall go even
Philoch_116 ips at the time when the Persians lit the flames of their
Phylarch_22 head. Amongst the Persians, only the kings wore it uprigh
Plut:Agis_10 an intermarriage with a Persian family, should not realis
Plut:Arat_3 Cypselus; as Orontes the Persian resembled Alcmaeon, the
Plut:Arat_16 he won over the king of Persia's lieutenants, wrote to
Plut:Demetr_31 Antiochus, by Apame, a Persian lady; but he thought that
Plut:Eum_1 the time when he was selecting Persian ladies as wives for
Plut:Eum_6 ted the inclinations for Persian fashions which gradually
Plut:Eum_14 a sumptuous manner in Persia, and given each man a shee
Plut:Mor_172 rtaxerxes, King of Persia, O Caesar Trajanus, greatest of
Plut:Mor_184 the general overcame the Persian at Marathon, Themistocles
Plut:Mor_185 betook himself to the king of Persia, who bade him speak
Plut:Mor_190 wont to call the king of Persia the Great King, Wherein,
Plut:Mor_193 her time, when the Persian king sent him thirty thousand
Plut:Mor_832 the time of the Persian war and of Gorgias the rhetoric
Plut:Mor_847 he went against Persia, demanding ships of the Athenian
Plut:Mor_848 Ephialtes brought out of Persia, and was chosen to command
Polyaen_1.24.1 court of King Dareius in Persia, he formed a plan to incit
Polyaen_1.30.6 ginetans, but also against the Persians. [see also: Aristo
Polyaen_1.30.7 xes in alliance with the Persians, Themistocles instructed
Polyaen_1.31.1 the state; but when the Persians marched against the Athe
Polyaen_1.32.1 eonidas fought the Persian army at Thermopylae, where the
Polyaen_1.33.1 btained by the Greeks over the Persians at Plataea. Encour
Polyaen_1.48.3 Pharnabazus, advised the Persian to distribute his gold
Polyaen_1.49.1 ten thousand men from Persia, when he found that Tisaph
Polyaen_1.Preface you have undertaken against Persia and the Parthians.
Polyaen_2.1.6 the barbarians, ordered some Persian captives to be stri
Polyaen_2.1.8 of the truce; but the Persian was indefatigable in augm
Polyaen_2.2.2 nced so far ahead of the Persian, that before he could gat
Polyaen_2.2.3 Greeks completely defeated the Persians. [see also: Diodor
Polyaen_2.16.1 in the war against the Persians in Egypt, made the Greek
Polyaen_3.9.38 was in the service of Persia, he made war against Egypt
Polyaen_3.9.59 were familiar with the Persian language, in Persian clot
Polyaen_3.11.2 hemistocles defeated the Persians at Salamis; but the day,
Polyaen_3.11.7 gyptian king against the Persians, who had invaded his cou
Polyaen_4.6.13 donians, but also ten thousand Persians under the command
Polyaen_4.8.3 Eumenes, when he was in Persia, was afraid that his army
Polyaen_4.8.4 that Eumenes, who was in Persia, had sent his troops into
Polyaen_4.15.1 around, to celebrate a Persian festival with the utmost
Polyaen_5.30.1 into friendship with the Persians, the barbarians would
Polyaen_6.Preface humbled Getae. The Persians and the Parthians now call dow
Polyaen_7.6.1 Pasargadae, where the Persians had left their wives and
Polyaen_7.6.10 aced statues on them, in Persian clothes, with beards, qui
Polyaen_7.6.7 1.80] & To persuade the Persians to throw off their subse
Polyaen_7.6.9 ae, and found that many of the Persian were deserting to
Polyaen_7.10.1 surped the government of Persia, Dareius and his seven col
Polyaen_* 7.11.1-6 * pursue a hare in front of the Persian army. Accordingly
Polyaen_7.12.1 promised to destroy the Persian force by himself, if they
Polyaen_7.15.5 rrowness of the pass, and many Persians were killed there.
Polyaen_7.17.1 according to the custom of the Persians. [18] & Tisapherne
Polyaen_7.21.3 war on the great king [of the Persians] and invade his
Polyaen_7.28.1 gave them his hand, as is the Persian custom. After raisi
Polyaen_7.33.3 mit the defeat which the Persians had suffered, and he rep
Polyaen_7.39.1 imself of three thousand Persians, who had been involved
Polyaen_7.40.1 him by three thousand Persians, he discharged them, and
Polyaen_7.45.1 so: Herodotus, 4.3] [45] & The Persians. The Persians, sus
Polyaen_7.45.2 dotus, 9.99] & When the Persians under Cyrus were fightin
Polyaen_8.27.1 the seal of the kings of Persia bears on it Rhodogune with
Polyaen_8.28.1 before him. The Persian army, closely pursuing her, ent
Polyaen_8.29.1 tis. Cyrus king of Persia asked Amasis king of Egypt for
Polyaen_8.53.1 Salamis, found that the Persians were defeated, and she
Porph:Fr_40 four kings will arise in Persia after Cyrus: Cambyses the
Porph:Fr_56 the most easterly region of Persia. There he tried to
Porph:Fr_57 hus, who when he went to Persia left Lysias, the governor
Poseidon_68 .K] & Athen_1.28'd & The Persians kings drink Chalybonian
POxy_1380 p~isis_hymns.html#6 salians moon ; among the Persians Latina ; among the Magi
PsCallisth_1.25 from servitude to the Persians, for we Hellenes are not
PsCallisth_* 1.34-43 * subdue for us our enemies the Persians." He asked whose
PsCallisth_2.2 against the king of the Persians, are you now turning the
PsCallisth_2.4 with his weapons, and filled Persia with Greek prisoners
PsCallisth_2.7 However great we Persians seem to be, Alexander appears
PsCallisth_2.9 ly. Now one of the Persians came up behind Alexander array
PsCallisth_* 2.12-23 * eetings to Darius, king of the Persians. I have read your
PsCallisth_2.36 Their sap was like Persian incense and had a very sweet
PsCallisth_* 3.1-4 * that had been made in Persia be put on chariots and tak
PsCallisth_3.17 ered Darius, king of the Persians, and his army and after
PsCallisth_3.18 oats, which they call in Persian khar-bôz ; of diffe
PsCallisth_3.22 bled? You, the sacker of Persis, the conqueror of the Indi
PsCallisth_* 3.33-35 * anian to Tlepolemus, and Persis to Peucestes, (?) and I
RC_5 386 drachmas A barbaric {Persian} wine-cooler set with
RC_68 (138-133)   inviolability of the Persian Goddess {Anaitis} in
Sall:Hist_4.67 cities, and the realm of Persis famed for its riches, what
SelPap_1.16 (13)   aughter of Apollonius, Persian, having with her as
SelPap_1.17 Heron, olive-carrier, Persian, aged about 26 years,
SelPap_1.4 son of Apollonius, Persian of the Epigone, aged abou
SelPap_1.41 (05)   Papus son of Andronicus, both Persians of the Epig
SelPap_1.42 the village of Senepta, Persian of the Epigone, for
SelPap_1.57 honis daughter of Theon, Persian, with her guardian
SelPap_1.68 (92 or 59)   euris son of Selebous, Persian of the Epigone, to H
SelPap_1.69 son of Zenodorus, Persians of the Epigone, to Tryphon
SelPap_2.351 Cilician quarter, huntsman and Persian of the Epigon
Simonid_6.197 Delphi after the defeat of the Persians at the battle of
Simonid_6.2 was it washed in the blood of Persian horsemen. [6.50]
Simonid_6.50 they had driven out the Persians by the might of their
Simonid_7.257 stroying the army of the Persians repelled sore slavery
Simonid_7.258 this battle Cimon defeated the Persians, B.C. 466. [7.270]
Simonid_7.677 the prophet, whom the Persians slew after crossing the
THI_258 (c. 264)   and he reached Persia { or Palestine}, finding the
THI_27 (c. 200)   lling is the same as for the Persian kings. In year
Timoth:Pers_162 nails, and rent the fine-woven Persian robe about their
Vit:Theoc_1 the time of the Persian wars, when the whole of Greece

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