According to Hdt. 2,137-40, a blind king of a city of the same name, during whose reign the Ethiopians, under S(h)abako, conquered Egypt. Not historically verifiable; this is probably a reminder of the continuing existence of independent rulers in the Delta during the rule of the Nubian kings (25th dynasty).
A. B. Lloyd, Herodotus, Book II, Commentary 99-182, 1988, 90-92.
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Jansen-Winkeln, Karl (Berlin),
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 13 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e126590>
First published online: 2006
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