The Info List - Paropamisadae

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The PAROPAMISADAE, also known by other names , were a people who lived in the area of southern Afghanistan
and northern Pakistan
during classical antiquity . The name was also used to refer to the lands these people inhabited, properly known as PAROPAMISUS.


* 1 Name * 2 History * 3 Geography and peoples * 4 See also * 5 Notes

* 6 References

* 6.1 Citations * 6.2 Bibliography

* 7 External links


A map depicting the realm of the "Paropanisadai" from a 15th-century Greek manuscript edition of Ptolemy 's Geography The realm of the "Paropanisade" in Francesco Berlinghieri
Francesco Berlinghieri
's 1482 Seven Days of Geography .

is the latinized form of the Greek name Paropamisádai (Παροπαμισάδαι), used to refer to the inhabitants of the land of "Paropamisus" (Παροπαμισός, Paropamisós) in the Hindu Kush . The name derived from the Old Persian Para-upari-sena (lit. "Beyond the Raised Land"), which properly referred to the Peshawar Valley on the other side of the mountains from Persia, with its major settlements at