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*Farnou=xos), an historian of uncertain date, who wrote a history of Persia. He was a native of Antioch in Mesopotamia, and, as this town was called Asibe or Nasibe by its inhabitants, Pharnuchus received the name of Asibenus or Nasibenus. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Άντιόχεια ; Voss. de Hist. Graec. p. 483, ed. Westermann ; comp. Fabr. Bibl. Graec. vol. iii. p. 540.)


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