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Headword: *taci/lhs
Adler number: tau,94
Translated headword: Taxiles
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*taci/lhs: o)/noma ku/rion.
That of the 'eponymous ruler of the territory between the [rivers] Indus and Jhelum dominated by the city of Taxila (Takshashila)': Brian Bosworth in OCD(4) s.v.; confirmed in that position by Alexander the Great in 326 BCE; mentioned by Arrian and others.
Also, in the C1 BCE, the name of a general of Mithridates who features in Plutarch's Sulla and Lucullus.
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 May 2004@07:52:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 September 2004@00:07:46.
David Whitehead on 22 September 2004@03:58:36.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2014@04:01:25.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@07:26:29.
David Whitehead on 27 May 2016@08:00:31.


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