Nakhtnebef

(reigned 380–362 BC)
   The Greek form of his name is Nectanebes, usually rendered as Nectanebo I. Throne name Kheperkare. Founder of Dynasty 30. Son of Djedhor, a military officer from Sebennytos. He overthrew Nefaarud II of Dynasty 29. He managed to defeat a Persian invasion of Egypt in 373 BC and embarked on a major program of refurbishing Egypt’s temples.
   See also Djedhor; Nakhthorheb; Warfare.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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