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Piankhi

(Encyclopedia)Piankhi pēängˈkē, –ăngˈ– [key], king of ancient Nubia (c.741–c.715 b.c.). After subduing Upper Egypt, he defeated (c.721 b.c.) Tefnakhte, lord of Saïs, who had just completed the conquest...

Taharka

(Encyclopedia)Taharka tērˈəkə, tērhäˈkə [key], d. 663 b.c., king of ancient Egypt, last ruler of the XXV dynasty; son of Piankhi. Before he was king, he led the Egyptians against Sennacherib, who disastrous...

Cush

(Encyclopedia)Cush or Kush kŭsh, ko͝osh [key]. 1 Son of Ham and father of the Asian nation of the same name, perhaps the same nation as one of similar name in E Mesopotamia. Gen. 10.8; 1 Chron. 1.10. 2 Benjamite ...

Dynasties of Ancient Egypt (table)

(Encyclopedia)Dynasties of Ancient Egypt Old Kingdom (or Old Empire) First Intermediate Period Middle Kingdom (or Middle Empire) Second Intermediate Period New Kingdom (or New Empire) ...

Egypt

(Encyclopedia)CE5 CE5 Egypt ēˈjĭpt , Arab. Misr, biblical Mizraim, officially Arab Republic of Egyp...

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