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Meaning of "Cambyses" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CAMBYSES

Cambyses  [kæmˈbaɪsiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CAMBYSES

noun
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Cambyses is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CAMBYSES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cambyses II

Cambyses II son of Cyrus the Great, was King of Kings of Persia. Cambyses's grandfather was Cambyses I, king of Anshan. Following Cyrus the Great's conquest of the Near East and Central Asia, Cambyses II further expanded the empire into Egypt during the Late Period by defeating the Egyptian pharaoh Psamtik III during the battle of Pelusium in 525 BCE. After the Egyptian campaign and the truce with Libya, Cambyses invaded the Kingdom of Kush but with little success.

Definition of Cambyses in the English dictionary

The definition of Cambyses in the dictionary is died ?522 bc, king of Persia, who conquered Egypt ; son of Cyrus the Great.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CAMBYSES


actinomyces
ˌæktɪnəʊˈmaɪsiːz
analyses
əˈnælɪsiːz
Anchises
ˌænˈkaɪsiːz
appendices
əˈpendɪsiːz
bases
ˈbeɪsiːz
cervices
səˈvaɪsiːz
cicatrices
ˌsɪkəˈtraɪsiːz
cortices
ˈkɔːtɪsiːz
crises
ˈkraɪsiːz
dominatrices
ˌdɒmɪnəˈtraɪsiːz
executrices
ɪɡˌzekjʊˈtraɪsiːz
hypotheses
haɪˈpɒθɪsiːz
lyses
ˈlaɪsiːz
Pisces
ˈpaɪsiːz
Polynices
ˌpɒlɪˈnaɪsiːz
prosecutrices
ˌprɒsɪkjuːˈtraɪsiːz
saccharomyces
ˌsækərəʊˈmaɪsiːz
spadices
speɪˈdaɪsiːz
syntheses
ˈsɪnθɪsiːz
vortices
ˈvɔːtɪsiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CAMBYSES

Cambodia
Cambodian
camboge
cambogia
camboose
Camborne-Redruth
Cambrai
cambrel
Cambria
Cambrian
Cambrian Mountains
cambric
Cambridge
Cambridge blue
Cambridgeshire
Cambs
camcorder
Camden

WORDS THAT END LIKE CAMBYSES

apophyses
autocatalyses
catalyses
dialyses
diaphyses
diapophyses
ecdyses
epiphyses
haemodialyses
haemoptyses
hemolyses
hemoptyses
hypophyses
microanalyses
paraphyses
psychoanalyses
symphyses
thrombolyses
urinalyses
zygapophyses

Synonyms and antonyms of Cambyses in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Cambyses» into 25 languages

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冈比西斯
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Cambises
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Cambyses
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Cambyses
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قمبيز
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Камбиз
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Cambises
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Cambyses
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Cambyse
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Cambyses
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Kambyses
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カムビセス
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캄비 세스
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Cambyses
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Cambyses
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காம்பிசஸ்
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कॅम्बिसीस
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Cambyses
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Cambise
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Kambyzes
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Камбиз
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Cambyses
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Καμβύσης
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Cambyses
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Kambyses
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Kambyses
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CAMBYSES»

The term «Cambyses» is normally little used and occupies the 118.604 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CAMBYSES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Cambyses

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CAMBYSES»

Discover the use of Cambyses in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Cambyses and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Lost Army of Cambyses
In 523 BC, the Persian pharaoh Cambyses dispatched an army across Egypt's western desert to destroy the oracle at Siwa.
Paul Sussman, 2008
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From Cyrus to Alexander: A History of the Persian Empire
Cambyses, who sent his brother back to Persia. The anecdote is particularly revealing of the relationship between the brothers. For the Persians, in fact, “the chief proof of manliness” is “prowess in fighting” (I.136✧). The king himself justified ...
Pierre Briant, 2002
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Histories:
In this way they did not violate the law through fear of Cambyses, nor perish for upholding the law; instead, they introduced another law that allowed the king to have his way. Cambyses, then, married the sister he loved, and before long mar-  ...
Herodotus, Pamela Mensch, James Romm, 2014
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The History of Herodotus
AGAINST this Amasis, Cambyses the Son of Cyrus assembled ^n Army, consisting of his own Subjects, and the Grecian Forces of the Ionians and Æolians. The Cause of the War was this. Cambyses sent a Herald into Ægypt to demand the ...
Herodotus, 1737
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The Battle of Marathon in Scholarship: Research, Theories ...
Adding to his bizarre behavior, Herodotus tells us that Cambyses “went into the sanctuary of the Kabeiroi, where no one other than the priest is allowed to enter according to the laws ofGod and men. Here he subjected all the statues to a long  ...
Dennis L. Fink, 2014
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Reading Herodotus: A Guided Tour Through the Wild Boars, ...
tion the murder in his history of Persia, for example, as we might expect him to— though he does tell us that Cambyses' wife Roxanne (not Meroe in this story) gave birth to a headless baby (FGH 688 F 13). (Ctesias' work survives only in ...
Debra Hamel, 2012
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Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in ...
Controlling Judges: A Fifteenth-Century Cambyses in the Town Hall of Bruges The Judgment of Cambyses, depicted in figures 31 and 32 (color plates 10 and 113) provides a first example. The story comes f rom t he Historiae (The H istories ), ...
Judith Resnik, Dennis Edward Curtis, 2011
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The Persian Empire: A Corpus of Sources from the Achaemenid ...
She demanded that Cambyses hand over Sphendadates to her.' When he refused, she cursed him, drank poison and died. (14) Cambyses made a sacrifice , but the blood of the slaughtered victims did not flow, and he became anxious.
A. Kuhrt, 2013
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ...
They agree, however, in the opinion, that he left to Cambyses the undisturbed possession of that vast Empire to which he had attached the name of Persia. According to the former Historian, before Cyrus set out on the expedition, in which he ...
Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, 1845
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The Mind of Egypt: History and Meaning in the Time of the ...
This was precisely the criticism leveled at Cambyses. As we shall see, there must have been an element of truth to Cambyses' bad reputation, though a fair amount of it can probably be attributed to later legends forming at the time when the ...
Jan Assmann, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CAMBYSES»

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Knowing that the Egyptians worshipped cats as a symbol of the goddess Bastet, Cambyses II ordered his warriors to paint images of the cat ... «Ancient Origins, Jul 15»
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Cambyses, the son of Cyrus, added Egypt; thus it remained until overthrown by Alexander the Great. The second, the Sasanian Empire, ... «Gatestone Institute, Mar 15»
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The Gary Cooper pub was nearly named the Elkanah Settle
He wrote a play while at university called Cambyses, King of Persia, which had successful performances in 1666 at a theatre in Lincoln's Inn ... «Dunstable Today, Feb 15»
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Museums under attack
From east to west came the Hyksos, the Assyrian hordes, the Persian army of Cambyses, Alexander the Great with his mercenaries, Antiochus ... «Ahram Online, Feb 15»
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Unsurprisingly, characters and places such as Pasargadae, Euphrates, Tomyris, Delphi, Persepolis, Cambyses, Firdausi, Arbela and many ... «Scroll.in, Jan 15»
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Inscription on Cairo tomb reveals grave belonged to Khentakawess III
From 525 BC for around a century, the Persians ruled Egypt after king Cambyses marched into the Egyptian capital, Memphis, toppling the ... «Daily Mail, Jan 15»
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Allow Us To Steal A Whiff
Unsurprisingly, characters and places such as Pasargadae, Euphrates, Tomyris, Delphi, Persepolis, Cambyses, Firdausi, Arbela and many other resonant ones ... «Outlook, Dec 14»
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Poor quality 2400-year-old casket has strange and amateurish …
From 525 BC for around a century, the Persians ruled Egypt after king Cambyses marched into the Egyptian capital, Memphis, toppling the ... «Daily Mail, Dec 14»
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The Immortals: An Elite Army of the Persian Empire That Never Grew …
First, they were elemental when Cyrus the Great conquered Babylon in 539 B.C. They played a role in Cambyses II's conquest of Egypt in 525 ... «The Epoch Times, Nov 14»
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This Day in Jewish History / Jews in ancient Egypt plead to rebuild …
In it, we learn that the Jews had “built this temple in the fortress of Yeb in the days of the kingdom of Egypt,” and that “when Cambyses came to ... «Haaretz, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cambyses [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cambyses>. Jul 2019 ».
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