Psammetichus III

Psammetichus III
King 526-525 BC.
    Amasis died in 526 BC and his throne was briefly inherited for a few months by his son, Psammetichus III.
    Cambyses, King of *Persia, had invaded Egypt in 525 BC: the Egyptians fought the Battle of Pelusium with great tenacity, but were eventually forced back to Memphis where, after a period of siege, they surrendered. Psammetichus III was put to death and *Cambyses established Egypt as part of the *Persian Empire.
    The reign of Psammetichus III thus brought the Saite or Twenty-sixth Dynasty to an end, and marked the conclusion also of a brief period of nationalism when the Egyptians, ruled once again by kings of native origin, had sought renewed strength and pride from their earlier culture, gaining inspiration in particular from the achievements of the Old and Middle Kingdoms.
BIBL. Kienitz, F.W. Die politische.
Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Psammetichus — or Psamtik was the name of three Egyptian pharaohs of the 26th Saite Dynasty. Psamtik was also a fictional name of one of the GTVA capital warships in the computer game FreeSpace 2 .*Psammetichus I *Psammetichus II *Psammetichus III …   Wikipedia

  • Psamtik III — Pharaoh Infobox | Name= Psamtik III | Caption=Relief depicting Psamtik III from a chapel in Karnak NomenHiero=p s m T:k Nomen= Psamtik PrenomenHiero=ra anx kA:n Prenomen= Ankhkaenre | Golden= Nebty= Horus= HorusHiero= Reign=526 ndash;525 BC… …   Wikipedia

  • Psamético III — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Anjkaenra Psametiko, o Psamético III, fue el último faraón de la dinastía XXVI de Egipto, y su reinando transcurre de 526 a 525 a. C. Manetón lo denomina Psammejerites y comenta que reinó seis meses, según… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Псамметих III — В Википедии есть статьи о других фараонах с именем Псамметих. Псамметих III XXVI династия Позднее царство …   Википедия

  • Psamtik III — ▪ king of Egypt Psamtik also spelled  Psammetichus  flourished 6th century BCE       last king (reigned 526–525 BCE) of the 26th dynasty (664–525 BCE; see ] (Egypt, ancient)) of ancient Egypt (Egypt, ancient), who failed to block the Persian… …   Universalium

  • 6th century BC — The 6th century BC started the first day of 600 BC and ended the last day of 501 BC.In India, Panini, sometime during this century [ pg=PA39 lpg=PA39 dq=panini+BCE source=web ots=Gakie80Lfx… …   Wikipedia

  • Twenty-sixth dynasty of Egypt — The Saite or Twenty sixth Dynasty of Egypt was the last native dynasty to rule Egypt before the Persian conquest (although others followed), and had its capital at Sais. It is part of the Late Period. This dynasty traced its origins to the Twenty …   Wikipedia

  • List of Egypt-related articles — Articles (arranged alphabetically) related to Egypt include:0 9First dynasty of Egypt 1st through 31st Thirty first dynasty of EgyptAAaru Ababda Abbas I of Egypt Abbas II of Egypt Abbasid Fifi Abdou Pope Abraham of Alexandria Abu Gorab Abu Hafs… …   Wikipedia

  • Conventional Egyptian chronology — For a general discussion, see Egyptian chronology. For a similar list, see List of Pharaohs. Contents 1 Protodynastic Period 1.1 Dynasty 0 circa 3100–2920 …   Wikipedia

  • CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE —     PREDYNASTIC PERIOD (c.5000 3100 BC)     Scorpion before 3100 BC     UNIFICATION OF EGYPT (c.3100 BC)     ARCHAIC PERIOD     First Dynasty c.3100 2890 BC     Narmer (Menes) c.3100 ? BC Aha c.3070 BC     Djer c.3042 2995 BC     Den c.2985 2930… …   Ancient Egypt

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”