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Apries

(ā`prē–ēz), king of ancient Egypt (588–569 B.C.), of the XXVI dynasty; successor of Psamtik II. Apries sought to recover Syria and Palestine. He attacked Tyre and Sidon but failed (586 B.C.) to relieve the siege of Jerusalem by NebuchadnezzarNebuchadnezzar
, d. 562 B.C., king of Babylonia (c.605–562 B.C.), son and successor of Nabopolassar. In his father's reign he was sent to oppose the Egyptians, who were occupying W Syria and Palestine. At Carchemish he met and defeated (605 B.C.
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. A revolt in Egypt caused him to seek assistance from Amasis IIAmasis II,
d. 525 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (569–525 B.C.), of the XXVI dynasty. In a military revolt he dethroned Apries. He erected temples and other buildings at Memphis and Saïs and encouraged Greek merchants and artisans to settle at Naucratis.
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, who assassinated him and seized the throne. Apries is called Pharaoh-hophra in the Bible (Jer. 44.30).
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Il avint asses briefment apries vos lettres envoues et recheutes que ma dame le mes trouva lisant; si me pria et bien acertes que elle les peuist veoir.
Chapter 1 handles pharaohs who were mentioned by their names in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament: Shoshenq/Shishak, Necho, and Apries.
not Iranian) sources: The Cyrus Cylinder was written in Babylonian, the Book of Isaiah in Hebrew, and the Apries story presumably circulated among Egyptians (compare the Udjahoressent stele, which is not used here).
It was originally erected in Sais, a town in Lower Egypt, by Pharaoh Apries in the first half of the 6th century BC.
Herodotus tells us that when Cambises requested Amasis's daughter for marriage, the Egyptian king sent the Persian monarch the daughter of the late King Apries instead.
At the time of Cyrus's arrival, the pharaoh, Apries, has just been overthrown by one of his ministers, and the kingdom is in chaos.
Zed-Khonsu-ef-'ankh's name appears twice in the remains of a temple he built to honour Apries, who ruled Egypt from 589 Bc until Amasis usurped him in 570 BC, within metres of his family tombs.
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It is also worth noting that Flaubert does address the problem of an adequate representation of a reality: "d' apries toutes les vraisemblances et mes impressions, a moi, je crois avoir fait quelque chose qui ressemble a Carthage" (according to reasonable approximations and my own impressions I believe I have produced something that resembles Carthage) (Correspondance V 67).
Problems came to a head at the end of the reign of Apries (589 - 570).
Principal wars: revolt against Apries (569); war with Babylon (567); Lydian-Persian War (547-546).
und der Soldneraufstand in Elephantine unter Apries.