Parian chronicle
Parian Pa"ri*an, a. [L. Parius.] Of or pertaining to Paros, an island in the [AE]gean Sea noted for its excellent statuary marble; as, Parian marble. [1913 Webster]

{Parian chronicle}, a most ancient chronicle of the city of Athens, engraved on marble in the Isle of Paros, now among the Arundelian marbles. [1913 Webster]


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