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Necho

(nē`kō), fl. 670 B.C., lord of Saïs, Egypt. He was confirmed in his holding after the Assyrian conquest in 670; he was later taken to Nineveh in chains for plotting to revolt but was pardoned and restored. He probably fell opposing (663) the Nubian reconquest under Tanutamon. His son PsamtikPsamtik
, Lat. Psammetichus, d. 609 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, founder of the XXVI dynasty. When his father, Necho, lord of Saïs under the Assyrians, was defeated and killed (663 B.C.
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 founded the XXVI dynasty.

Necho

(nē`kō), 609–593 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, 2d ruler of the XXVI dynasty, the son and successor of PsamtikPsamtik
, Lat. Psammetichus, d. 609 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, founder of the XXVI dynasty. When his father, Necho, lord of Saïs under the Assyrians, was defeated and killed (663 B.C.
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 and grandson of NechoNecho
, fl. 670 B.C., lord of Saïs, Egypt. He was confirmed in his holding after the Assyrian conquest in 670; he was later taken to Nineveh in chains for plotting to revolt but was pardoned and restored. He probably fell opposing (663) the Nubian reconquest under Tanutamon.
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, lord of Saïs. Necho took advantage of the confusion that followed the fall of Nineveh (612) to invade Palestine and Syria, both of which he took without difficulty. His real objective, however, was to reach Haran in time to assist the Assyrians who were under siege by the Babylonian king 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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. King JosiahJosiah
or Josias
, in the Bible. 1 King of Judah, son and successor of Amon. The great event of his reign came in its 18th year, when the book of the law, apparently Deuteronomy, was found in the Temple.
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 of Judah tried (609 B.C.) to stop him at Megiddo, but Josiah was defeated in battle and killed. Necho's failure to reach Haran resulted in the final defeat of Assyria. In 605, Necho fought with Nebuchadnezzar at Carchemish on the Euphrates and was thoroughly beaten. He fled to Egypt, where he remained for the rest of his life. He attempted to reexcavate the canal from the Nile to the Red Sea and also sent out a group of Phoenicians on a three-year expedition in which they were said to have circumnavigated Africa.
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Even if he did participate in the Assyrian campaign of 664, Ashurbanipal was still the overlord, while Psammetichus I had only just come to power after the death of his father, Necho I, who had died in a battle against Tanutamun, King of Kush, some months earlier (Herodotus, The Histories, II 152).
If, however, one finds between the known times of 4th century Alexander and 6th century Necho II back to 1500 BCE that these regnal glyphs on pharaonic thrones - if they exist - do exhibit a variance between 23 [degrees] 47[minutes] and 23 [degrees] 50[minutes], one should get a much better handle on the absolute dating of dynasties from the Middle Kingdom on down to the post-Alexandrian Ptolemies.
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Another key event and date is the Battle of Carchemish in 605, when the Babylonians crushed the ambitions of the Egyptian Pharaoh Necho II and were thereafter clearly the dominant power in the region.
Pharaoh Necho imprisoned him in Riblah in the area of Hamath against his reigning in Jerusalem.
If, however, one finds between the known times of 4th century Alexander and 6th century Necho II back to 1500 BCE that these regnal glyphs on pharaonic thrones--if they exist--do exhibit a variance between 23 [degrees] 47' and 23 [degrees] 50', one should get a much better handle on the absolute dating of dynasties from the Middle Kingdom on down to the post-Alexandrian Ptolemies.
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The Judean am-haaretz--the landed gentry (1)--put Josiah's son Jehoahaz on the throne, but Necho, the Egyptian pharaoh, hurried to depose him and carry him off into captivity.
From this study Josiah emerges as one who saw himself as a king or "messiah" of a united Davidic state which, however, was short-lived, ending with his early death at the hands of Necho and political pressures from Egypt and Babylon.
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