Paphlagonia

[paf-luh-goh-nee-uh, -gohn-yuh]
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Historical Examples of paphlagonia

  • On his arrival in Paphlagonia, King Otys came, and an alliance was made.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • The Sinopeans, though inhabitants of Paphlagonia, are really colonists of the Milesians.

    Anabasis

    Xenophon

  • Because the assizes of Paphlagonia have already so laid it down.

    The Death of the Gods

    Dmitri Mrejkowski

  • This was Harpalion, son of the King of Paphlagonia, who charged at him, lance in hand.

  • Henetian horses, or Enetian, of a district near Paphlagonia.


British Dictionary definitions for paphlagonia

Paphlagonia

noun
  1. an ancient country and Roman province in N Asia Minor, on the Black Sea
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