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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 Hyksos from wikipedia

- often used for the Hyksos – may refer to any people native to areas east of Egypt. Immigration by Canaanite po****tions preceded the Hyksos. Canaanites first...
- The Hyksos, a people that constituted the fifteenth dynasty of Egypt, were of non-Egyptian origin. Most archaeologists describe the Hyksos as a mixed,...
- Fifteenth Dynasty of Egypt was the first Hyksos dynasty, ruled from Avaris, without control of the entire land. The Hyksos preferred to stay in northern Egypt...
- against the Hyksos, which was ended by his son Ahmose. New Kingdom literary tradition states that Seqenenre Tao came into contact with his Hyksos contemporary...
- Delta During the Hyksos and Pre-Hyksos Periods: Toward a Systemic/Socioeconomic Understanding", in Eliezer D. Oren (1997). The Hyksos: new historical and...
- Hyksos, who had come to rule much of Ancient Egypt. His father had begun the initiatives and, quite possibly, lost his life in battle with the Hyksos...
- title is the typical designation of the Hyksos rulers. Khyan is one of the better attested kings from the Hyksos period, known from many seals and seal...
- foreign ruler. He was succeeded by Khamudi, the last Hyksos ruler. Ahmose I, who drove out the Hyksos kings from Egypt, established the 18th Dynasty. In...
- that the Hyksos were in fact the children of Jacob who joined his son Joseph in Egypt to escape a famine in the land of Canaan. The Hyksos first appeared...
- snake demon Apepi (pharaoh) (reigned c. 1580 – 1550 BC), a 15th-Dynasty Hyksos pharaoh 'Apepi (fl. c. 1650 BC), a Lower Egyptian ruler hypothesised to...