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In the latter case we would get a person responsible for the introduction of the era, so that Azes would appear as the "son of Heliophilos", which presently seems difficult to imagine.
16) The two other eras that were certainly in use are the era of Azes and the Yavana era as found on the Rukhuna reliquary.
The Rukhuna reliquary, dated to 201 Yavana = 73 Azes, Sravana 8, proves that the era of Azes began 128 years after the era of the Yavanas (Salomon 2005).
The assumption that the Azes era is the same as the Vikrama era ultimately depends on Occam's Razor: the two eras certainly began around the same time, so the simplest model, in the absence of contrary evidence, is that they are two names for the same era.
Explicit mentions of the Azes era are now known from several inscriptions ranging in date from year 9 to year 136, (20) and inscriptions of years 156 and 157 are safely assigned to that era.
If we suppose instead that the Indian Yavana year started half a year before the beginning of the corresponding Yavana Macedonian year, it follows from 1 Azes = 47/6 BC (spring-based) that 1 Kaniska in the Indian calendar began in the last half of 301 Yavana (Macedonian).