[German version] (Σάσυχις;
Sásychis). According to Diod. Sic. 1,94,3 one of the great legislators of Egypt. The name has been variously connected with Egyptian proper names. It is most likely a variant of Asychis, who is recorded in Hdt. 2,136 as a follower of Mycerinus and whose name corresponds to Egyptian
š-ḫ.t. Interpretations as Shoshenq (Sesonchosis) are phonetically problematic. Quack, Joachim (Berlin) Bibliography
1 A. Burton, Diodorus Siculus, Book I. A Commentary, 1972, 273
2 A. B. Lloyd, Herodotus Book II. Commentary 99-182, 1988, 88-90.