Amyrtaeos


Amyrtaeos
(reigned 404–399 BC)
   Greek name for the Egyptian ruler of Dynasty 28, Amenirdis of Sais, who led a rebellion against the Persian occupation and succeeded in expelling them from the country. He apparently invaded Phoenicia to prevent a Persian counterattack. No inscriptions of his are known, but Amyrtaeos is mentioned in a demoticpapyrus. Amyrtaeos was later overthrown by Nefaarud I, founder of Dynasty 29.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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