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Headword: *parquhnh/
Adler number: pi,673
Translated headword: Parthyene, Parthia (?)
Vetting Status: high
A city [of that name].
Greek Original:
*parquhnh/: po/lis.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon. 'Parthyene' is not otherwise attested as a city, however; it was an entire region, on the present-day Iran/Turkmenistan border (Barrington Atlas map 97).
The satrapy of Parthia, from which the Parni [sic] (who later occupied it) acquired the name Parthian.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 June 2001@04:43:48.
Vetted by:
Nicholas Fincher (Added note and headword) on 17 July 2003@04:42:10.
David Whitehead (cosmetics; raised status) on 17 July 2003@07:16:03.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 17 September 2013@04:55:48.
David Whitehead on 22 May 2016@06:44:13.


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