（Πάριον). A city of Mysia, on the Propontis, founded by a
colony from Miletus, Paros, and Erythrae. It was known for its local worship of Apollo,
Dionysus, and Eros. Under Augustus it was made a Roman colony.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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