SACCHURAS

SACCHURAS
Babyloniis ventriloquus, qui Graecis Πύθων et Εὐρυκλέης dictus est. Photius Auctore 94. ex Iamblicho de amoribus Rhodanis et Simonidis, Καὶ ἐγγαςτρίμυθον, ὃν καί φη???ιν, ὥςπερ Ε῞λληνες μὲν Εὐρυκλέα καλοῦ???ι, Βαβυλώνιοι δὲ Σακχούραν. Forte ex Arabum sachri, vel sachar, quâ voce Magum illi vocant; unde sachara i. e. incantare, in Nubiensi Geographo Clim. 1. Vel potius ex Gap desc: Hebrew Zacchuru vel Zechuru, quomodo a Chaldaeis et Syris ariolum appellari constat. Vide Bochart. Hieroz. Parte poster. l. 3. c. 5. ubi de voce Hebr. pethen.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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