Cambyses

/kam buy"seez/, n.
died 522 B.C., king of Persia 529-522 (son of Cyrus the Great).

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  • CAMBYSES — (Pers., Kambujiya; Bab., Kam bu zi (ia); Aram., Kanbuzi; Greek, Cambyses), the son of cyrus , king of Persia (530–522 B.C.E.). It appears that in 538, several months after Cyrus conquered Babylon, Cambyses was appointed king of Babylon by his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Cambyses (II) — [kam bī′sēz΄] died 522 B.C.; king of Persia (529 522): son of Cyrus the Great * * * …   Universalium

  • Cambyses (II) — [kam bī′sēz΄] died 522 B.C.; king of Persia (529 522): son of Cyrus the Great …   English World dictionary

  • Cambyses II — ▪ king of Persia flourished 6th century BC       Achaemenid king of Persia (reigned 529–522 BC), who conquered Egypt in 525; he was the eldest son of King Cyrus II the Great by Cassandane, daughter of a fellow Achaemenid. During his father s… …   Universalium

  • Cambyses — King of Persia 525 522 BC.     Cyrus II, the Achaemenid ruler who established the *Persian empire, sent his son Cambyses to overthrow Egypt s Twenty sixth Dynasty and to annex the country as part of his empire. Cambyses first dealt with… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Cambyses — (reigned 530 522 b.c.)    The son of Cyrus II and the second king of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. The first important assignment Cyrus gave Cambyses (cam BEE seez) was to rule Babylon after Cyrus had captured it. Not long afterward Cambyses… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • CAMBYSES — I. CAMBYSES Persa, mediocri stirpe, ad Astyage, altero, penultimo Medorum Rege, in generum ascitus, elocatâ ipsi Mandane filiâ, quo sic a nepote periculum sibi in somno praedictum evitaret. Hinc Cyrus natus. Iustin. l. 1. c. 4. Herodot Musâ. 1.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Cambyses I — ▪ ruler of Anshan flourished 6th century BC       ruler of Anshan c. 600–559 BC. Cambyses was the son of Cyrus I and succeeded his father in Anshan (northwest of Susa in Elam) as a vassal of King Astyages of Media. According to the 5th century BC …   Universalium

  • Cambyses II — biographical name died 522 B.C. son of Cyrus II the Great king of Persia (529 22) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cambyses — /kam buy seez/, n. died 522 B.C., king of Persia 529 522 (son of Cyrus the Great). * * * …   Universalium

  • Cambyses — noun An Old Persian male given name, particularly borne by Achaemenid kings of Persia …   Wiktionary

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