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Definition of Hyksos

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 (ˈ , h , ɪ , k , s , ɒ , s or ˈ , h , ɪ , k , s , oʊ , z egyptian heqa khaseshet, 'ruler(s) of the foreign
- the hyksos rulers of the fifteenth dynasty of egypt were of non-egyptian origin. most archaeologists describe the hyksos as a mix of
- the hyksos : a new investigation is a book by john van seters published in 1966 by yale university press . the main contribution of this
- 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
- seuserenre khyan, khian or khayan was a king of the hyksos fifteenth dynasty of egypt . his royal name seuserenre translates as 'the one
- the obscure hyksos king, sakir-har, was discovered in an excavated door jamb from tell el-dab'a of ancient egypt by manfred bietak in
- tell el-dab'a is the modern name of the capital city for the hyksos in the nile delta region of egypt. 30 , 47 , n , 31 , 50 , e , display
- following the expulsion of the hyksos from egypt in the second half of the 16th century bce, they fled to sharuhen and fortified it.
- his reign is important for the decisive military initiatives he took against the hyksos , who had come to rule much of ancient egypt .