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Definition of Hyksos
HyksosHyksos Hyk"sos, n. [Gr. ?, fr. Egypt. hikshasu chiefs of the
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.
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