Parsua sentence example
- The Persians are not mentioned in history before the time of Cyrus; the attempt to identify them with the Parsua, a district in the Zagros chains south of Lake Urmia, often mentioned by the Assyrians, is not tenable.
- With other Iranian tribes the Assyrians never came in contact: for the oft-repeated assertion, that the Parsua, so prominent in their annals, were the Persians or the Parthians, is quite untenable.
- The Parsua of the Assyrians are located south of Lake Urmia, and can hardly have been Iranians.
- The Parsua are perhaps the nonArian tribe Ilapacoc in northern Media, Strabo xi.