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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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und der Soldneraufstand in Elephantine unter 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.
In archaeological contexts, groups of alabaster vessels have been found in the Palace of Apries (von Bissing 1939: 139), and many of them were recorded in graves in the royal necropolis of Tanis, Tell Yehudie (see for instance von Bissing 1907, 1939:138 ff.
De forrest suy je engennye, Et si vois a grant compaignie; Je keurch tost aussi c'on me caiche, Apries my ne fay nulle trache.
148); Apries, Katerine, feme Roulin devant dit, fiancha et iura .