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Cambyses II, King of Persia, -522 B.C

LC control no.n 83124464
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Personal name headingCambyses II, King of Persia, -522 B.C.
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Variant(s)Cambyses II, King of Persia, d. 522 B.C.
Kambizes II, King of Persia, -522 B.C.
Kambujia II, King of Persia, -522 B.C.
Birth date-0557
Death date-0521
Profession or occupationKings and rulers
Found inPreston, T. Cambyses, King of Persia, 1970: t.p. (Cambyses)
InU/3 cent. drama files (usage: Kambizes)
Enc. Brit., 1980 (Cambyses II, Achaemenian King of Persia, Greek form of Old Persian Kambujia; reigned 529-522 B.C.)
LC in OCLC, 8/15/83 (hdg.: Cambyses, King of Persia, d. 522 B.C.)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 9, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cambyses II; king of Persia; born 558 BCE; ascended to the throne of the Persians (529 BCE); began the Egyptian campaign (526 BCE); took Heliopolis, Memphis and Egypt under his control; left Egypt to return to Persia (522 BCE); died en route to Persia; was buried in his tomb at Pasargadae; absorbed the northeastern corner of Africa into his empire, ensuring that Persians controlled the incense trade routes from Africa and Red Sea to Mediterranean; took over existing Egyptian administrative systems in order to make them Persian; died 522 BCE)