Cambyses II
biographical name died 522 B.C. son of Cyrus II the Great king of Persia (529-22)

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  • Cambyses (disambiguation) — Cambyses or Cambese (Greek: polytonic|Καμβύσης; Old Persian Kambujiya ) is the name of three members of the Achaemenid line of ancient Persia:*Cambyses, son of Teispes of Anshan, father of Cyrus I, [ Herod., VII.II. ] didn t rule. *Cambyses I of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cambyses I of Anshan — Cambyses I, Old Persian: Kambūjiya, the Elder (c. 600 BC ndash;559 BC) was King of Anshan from c. 580 to 559 BC and was the father of Cyrus II (Cyrus the Great). His name in Greek was Καμβύσης , whence the Latin Cambyses. Cambyses was an early… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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