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*Sofagash=nos), a king of India, with whom Antiochus the Great is said to have renewed an alliance, and from whom he obtained some elephants, when he crossed the Indian Caucasus. (Plb. 11.34.) This Sophagasenus probably ruled over the same people as the Indian king Sandrocottus, with whom Seleucus Nicator maintained friendly relations. [SANDROCOTTUS] Schlegel supposes Sohagasenus to signify in Sanscrit "the leader of a fortunate army," and he gives Subhagasênas as the Indian form of the name. (Indische Bibliothek. vol. i. p. 248.)

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