or AU'GARUS (Ἄβγαρος, Ἄκβαρος
), a name common to many rulers of Edessa, the capital of the district of Osrhoene in Mesopotamia.
It seems to have been a title and not a proper name. (Procop. Bell. Pers.
2.12.) For the history of these kings see Bayer, " Historia Osrhoena et Edessena ex nummis illustrate," Petrop. 1734. Of these the most important are :