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Actisanes
(47 words)

[German version]

According to Diod. Sic. 1,60, Ethiopian king who freed Egypt from the rule of one Amasis and founded Rhinocoloura (El-Arish) as a penal colony. Neither his historicity nor his chronological position are certain.

Bibliography

A. Burton, Diod. Sic., Book I, 1972, 180 f.

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Jansen-Winkeln, Karl (Berlin), “Actisanes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e112370>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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