¶Of Paron. cap. 119.
PAron is an Ilande, and hath that name of Paranto the sonne of Planto, that called the towne Paros by his owne name, and the Iland also, as IsidorePage 239 saith li. 15. Therein is most white mar∣ble, that is called Parium, & ther grow∣eth à stone called Sarda, that is better than Marble, and most profitable among precious stones, as he saith.