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Headword: *au)/garos
Adler number: alpha,4409
Translated headword: Augaros, Avgaros, Abgar
Vetting Status: high
King of Edessa,[1] who reigned in the time of the emperor Trajan,[2] and brought him gifts when he arrived there.
See under "phylarch."[3]
Most people say Agbaros.[4]
Greek Original:
*au)/garos: *)ede/sshs basileu/s: o(/stis e)pi\ *trai+anou= basile/ws h)=n, kai\ dw=ra au)tw=| prosh=cen e)kei=se a)figme/nw|. zh/tei e)n tw=| *fula/rxhs. *)/agbaros le/gousin oi( polloi/.
According to (chronologically impossible) legend, King Abgar exchanged letters with Jesus: see web address 1 for sources. Cf. e.g. alpha 177, alpha 2491, alpha 3328.
[1] In Syria. See generally OCD(4) s.v. (p.486).
[2] Trajan's reign was AD 98-117.
[3] phi 827; see also epsilon 207.
[4] alpha 177.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; chronology; geography; history; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 August 2000@11:20:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 19 March 2001@09:13:10.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 5 November 2007@10:48:36.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 31 December 2009@17:45:20.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 1 January 2010@04:14:52.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 April 2012@06:45:19.
Catharine Roth (updated link) on 30 April 2012@00:47:03.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 31 July 2014@04:42:09.
Catharine Roth (cross-references) on 28 July 2015@21:32:30.


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