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(Biography) died ?522 bc, king of Persia (529–?522 bc), who conquered Egypt (525); son of Cyrus the Great
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(kæmˈbaɪ siz)

died 522 B.C., king of Persia 529–522 (son of Cyrus the Great).
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But not only did each of these famous whales enjoy great individual celebrity --nay, you may call it an ocean-wide renown; not only was he famous in life and now is immortal in forecastle stories after death, but he was admitted into all the rights, privileges, and distinctions of a name; had as much a name indeed as Cambyses or Caesar.
This honor is, however, more properly attributable to Cambyses, the son of Cyrus.
Pharaoh Cambyses II of Persia used cats for his military operation to defeat the Egyptians.
Archaeologists digging in northern Israel believe they have uncovered the sprawling military base from which Achaemenid Emperor Cambyses II organized his successful invasion of Egypt 2,500 years ago.
Finally, Martin's third case in this chapter returns us to Phoenicia proper, where the Sidonians brought three stone anthropoid sarcophagi looted(?) from Saite Egypt under Cambyses, two of them (re)inscribed for royal burials.
Part of Elam, the kingdom of Anshan did fall to Teispes the Achaemenid and his successors, which included Cambyses I and his famous son, Cyrus II.
En los dias de los reyes de Egipto nuestros padres habian construido aquel templo en la fortaleza de Elefantina y cuando Cambyses entro en Egipto encontro ese templo.
Cambyses' posthumous abuses and another in which Anaxagoras, being
(73) It also appeared in Apius and Virginia (probably by Richard Bower, printed in 1575) (74) and influenced the representation of the earliest tyrants in Elizabethan tragedy whose most notable example, Preston's Cambises, became another notorious instance of histrionic style, as Falstaff reminds us in the mock-court scene in the tavern ("I must speak in passion, and I will do it in / King Cambyses' vein"; Henry IV Part 1,2.4.376-77).
Many of the sources he uses are late, and the Egyptian sources on Cambyses are particularly unreliable (100-101).
Gatehouse to Pelusium's sixth-century AD fortress - It is the site of the Battle of Pelusium in 525 BC, where Emperor Cambyses II of Persia invaded Egypt.