↑Macdonell and Keith, Vedic Index. This is based on the evidence of an 아시리아 inscription of 844 BCE referring to the Persians as Paršu, and the 베히스툰 비문 of 다리우스 1세 referring to 파르스주 (Pārsa) as the area of the Persians. Radhakumud Mookerji (1988). Chandragupta Maurya and His Times (p. 23). Motilal Banarsidass Publ.ISBN81-208-0405-8.