He is notorious for his wilful exaggeration, both in narrative and numerical statements.
But there was exaggeration in all he attempted.
Surely that was an exaggeration - infidelity had to be worse.
Bactria about this time was said to contain a thousand cities, and though this may be an exaggeration it was probably a meeting-place of Persian and Hellenic culture: its kings Demetrius and Eucratides had invaded India.
6) is perhaps simply an exaggeration, more or less conscious.