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[1] Indian prince of the Patalii

Indian prince of the Patalii at the mouth of the Indus, a companion of Alexander [4] (Curt. 9,8,28). The name M. is said to have been derived from Maurya [1. 25-27], but this is extremely unlikely.



1 P.H.L. Eggermont, Alexander's Campaigns in Sind and Baluchistan, 1975, 25-27.

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[2] Grammarian and lexicographer, 2nd/3rd cent.?

(Μοῖρις; Moîris). Greek grammarian…

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Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki) and Baumbach, Manuel (Zürich), “Moeris”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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