TAXILUS

TAXILUS
Taxilorum Rex. Strab. l. 15. Ο βασλεὺς ἀυτῶν Τάξιλος. Hunc vocat Appianus ὕπαρχον, non βασιλέα. Diodorus Sic. auctor est, Mophin tunc fuisse vocatum, quando venit Alexander, sed ab Alexando Taxilum mutatô nomine fuisse appellatum, quod fuerat ipsius patri paulo ante mortuo nomen. Omphis Q. Curtio dicitur. Omphis, inquit, l. 8. c. 12. permittente Alexandrô, et regium insigne sumpsit, et more gentis suae nomen, quod patris fuerat: Taxilum appellavêre populares, sequente nomine imperium, in quemcumque transiret. Nic. Lloydius.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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