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μεγά-βυξος , , a Persian pr. n. (Hdt.3.70, al.) and later title of generals and priests,
A.Bagabukhša, lit. 'set free by God', Hdt.3.153, al., SIG 282.2 (Priene, iv B.C.), X.An.5.3.6, Str.14.1.23, App.BC5.9, Hsch., etc.:—hence μεγα-βύξειοι λόγοι, boastings, Id. (Usu. -βυζ- in codd., as Str., App., and Hsch., but -βυξ- in SIG l.c., v.l. in Hdt.3.153, 160, al., -bux- Quint.5.12.21 codd., -byx- Plin.HN35.93 codd. opt.)
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.70
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.153
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.3.6
    • Appian, Civil Wars, 5.9
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.1.23
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