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Definition of Hyksos

Hyksos Hyk"sos, n. [Gr. ?, fr. Egypt. hikshasu chiefs of the Bedouins, shepherds.] A dynasty of Egyptian kings, often called the Shepherd kings, of foreign origin, who, according to the narrative of Manetho, ruled for about 500 years, forming the XVth and XVIth dynasties. It is now considered that the XVIth is merely a double of the XVth dynasty, and that the total period of the six Hyksos kings was little more than 100 years. It is supposed that they were Asiatic Semites.

Meaning of Hykso from wikipedia

- the hyksos or hycsos (/ˈhɪksɒs/ or /ˈhɪksoʊz/; egyptian heqa khaseshet, 'ruler(s) of the foreign countries'; gr**** Ὑκσώς, Ὑξώς) were a multiracial people
- during the reign of his father or grandfather, thebes rebelled against the hyksos, the rulers of lower egypt. when he was seven his father was killed, and
- the hyksos rulers of the fifteenth dynasty of egypt were of non-egyptian origin. most archaeologists describe the hyksos as a mix of asiatic peoples, suggested
- and the start of the new kingdom. it is best known as the period when the hyksos made their appearance in egypt and whose reign comprised the fifteenth dynasty
- salitis was the first king of the hyksos to rule northern egypt. he founded the fifteenth dynasty of egypt. his rule began around 1648 bc. the precise
- division of upper and lower egypt between the pharaohs at thebes and the hyksos kings of the 15th dynasty based at avaris. of the two chief versions
- or conquered by a succession of foreign powers, such as the canaanites/hyksos, libyans, the nubians, the ****yrians, babylonians, the achaemenid persians
- the obscure hyksos king, sakir-har, was discovered in an excavated doorjamb from tell el-dab'a of ancient egypt by manfred bietak in the 1990s; the doorjamb