Aias or Ajax ? (3)

In article <8k05n4$>, says...
>In article <eP785.1914$>, 
>"Tones" <> writes:
>> Another question I have been worried for a long time is the name of 
>> Greek hero, Aias . Why do you call him "Ajax" [eidzaeks] ?
>First, though the usual Greek form was "Aias", the only form
>found in Latin is "Aiax".  Modern European languages took
>a number of familiar Greek names from their forms in Latin.
>   (The two words really are different, the first having
>   root "Aiant..." and the second having root "Aiac..."
>   If I read LSJ correctly, there was some Greek author
>   who also used the form "Aiax".)

How was that terminal "x" pronounced --by Greek authors or Latin?

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