1. A king of Bactria, said to have been contemporary with Ninus king of Assyria, by whom his kingdom was invaded and conquered.
The history of this expedition, though doubtless a mere fable, is given in great detail by Diodorus (2.6
He appears to be the same person who is called by Syncellus and Eusebius, Zoroaster. (Syncell. p. 133; Euseb. Arm.
p. 44; Wesseling, ad Dhod. l.c.
Baehr, ad Ctes.