"The legends spoke only of one creature," he said.
For a critical account of the former, the story of which has been overlaid by a mass of legends, see Delbriick, Gesch.
(1898); and Ancient Legends of Roman History (Eng.
Has become almost a mythical character, and countless legends and traditions are attached to his name.
The legends are in Aramaic characters and Persian (Pahlavi) language; among them occur Artaxerxes, Darius (from a dynast of this name the town Darabjird, "town of Darius," in eastern Persia seems to derive its name), Narses, Tiridates, Manocihr and others; the name Vahuburz seems to be identical with Oborzos, mentioned by Polyaenus vii.