A farcing or parasang is equal to two Indian cosses and a half.
They replied that he was not there, but about a parasang off.
The Persian parasang some say contains 60, others 30 or 40, stadia.
But Rennell thinks the parasang not more than 2.78 English miles.
A parasang is about 3-2/5 English miles, and the distance from Narbonne to Beziers is correctly given.
They had ordered a fine coffin for parasang, and when I came he was lying in it.
September 8, I roused the people, and had a delightful ride of one parasang to Shurour, distant four parasangs from Khok.
I could not always tell what parasang meant when he said things.
Nineveh is on the Tigris, distant one parasang from the town of Arbil.
parasang was doubtless himself a striking person when he was young.