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Encyclopedia > Cambyses I of Anshan

Cambyses I the Elder (c. 600559 BC) was King of Anshan from c. 580 to 559 BC. His name in Greek was Καμβύσης, whence the Latin Cambyses. Centuries: 8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC Decades: 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC 610s BC - 600s BC - 590s BC 580s BC 570s BC 560s BC 550s BC Events and Trends Fall of the Assyrian Empire and Rise of Babylon 609 BC _ King Josiah... Centuries: 7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC Decades: 600s BC - 590s BC - 580s BC - 570s BC - 560s BC - 550s BC - 540s BC - 530s BC - 520s BC - 510s BC - 500s BC Events and Trends Carthage conquers Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica 559 BC - King Cambyses I of Anshan dies... Anshan (or Anzan, in Persian انشان, modern Tepe Malyan, Tal-e Malyan 29. ... Centuries: 7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC Decades: 620s BC - 610s BC - 600s BC - 590s BC - 588s BC - 570s BC - 560s BC - 550s BC - 540s BC - 530s BC Events and trends 589 BC - Apries succeeds Psammetichus II as king of Egypt 588 BC - Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon... Centuries: 7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC Decades: 600s BC - 590s BC - 580s BC - 570s BC - 560s BC - 550s BC - 540s BC - 530s BC - 520s BC - 510s BC - 500s BC Events and Trends Carthage conquers Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica 559 BC - King Cambyses I of Anshan dies... Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ...


Cambyses was an early member of the Achaemenid dynasty. He was apparently a great-grandson of its founder Achaemenes, grandson of Teispes of Anshan and son of Cyrus I of Anshan. His paternal uncle reigned as Ariaramnes of Persia and his first cousin as Arsames of Persia. Achaemenid empire in its greatest extent The Achaemenid Dynasty (Hakamanishiya in the Avestan language, هخامنشی - transliterated Hakamanshee in Modern Persian) was an Iranian dynasty in the ancient Persian Empire, including Darius the Great and Xerxes I. At the height of their power, the Achaemenid rulers of Persia ruled over territories roughly... This article concerns Achaemenes, founder of the first Persian dynasty. ... Teispes was the son of Achaemenes. ... Cyrus I was King of Anshan from c. ... Ariaramnes (Old Persian Ariyâramna, Peace of the Aryans) was an uncle of Cyrus the Great, probably a great-uncle and the king of Persia. ... Arsames (Old Persian Aršâma) was the son of Ariaramnes and co-ruler with Cambyses I. His name in the Greek sources is . ...


According to Herodotus, Cambyses was "a man of good family and quiet habits". He reigned under the overlordship of Astyages, King of Media. He was reportedly married to Princess Mandane of Media, a daughter to Astyages and Princess Aryenis of Lydia. His wife was reportedly a granddaughter to both Cyaxares of Media and Alyattes II of Lydia. The result of their marriage was the birth of his successor Cyrus the Great. Äž Ăǘē ĒØĂŷ ĞŐąËò Bust of Herodotus Herodotus of Halicarnassus (Greek: ΗΡΟΔΟΤΟΣ, Herodotos) was an ancient historian who lived in the 5th century BC (484 BC-ca. ... Astyages This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... This article is about the noble title. ... This article needs cleanup. ... This article is about the noble title. ... Hvakhshathra or Cyaxares (625 - 585 BC) was the most capable king of Media (Iran). ... Alyattes II, king of Lydia (619_560 BC), the real founder of the Lydian empire, was the son of Sadyattes, of the house of the Mermnadae. ... Lydia was an ancient kingdom of Asia Minor, known to Homer as Mæonia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


According to Herodotus, Astyages chose Cambyses as a son-in-law because he considered him to pose no threat to the Medean throne. This was not the case with Cyrus II who would grow to depose his grandfather. Ğ Ăǘē ĒØĂŷ ĞŐąËò Bust of Herodotus Herodotus of Halicarnassus (Greek: ΗΡΟΔΟΤΟΣ, Herodotos) was an ancient historian who lived in the 5th century BC (484 BC-ca. ...




Preceded by:
Cyrus I
King of Anshan
580 – 559
Succeeded by:
Cyrus II the Great


Cyrus I was King of Anshan from c. ... The following is a comprehensive list of all Persian Empires and their rulers: // Early realms in Iran Elamite Empire, 2700-660 BC The Elamites were a people located in Susa, in what is now Khuzestan province. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

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Cyrus I of Anshan (482 words)
Cyrus I was King of Anshan from c.
He was apparently a grandson of its founder Achaemenes of Anshan and son of Teispes of Anshan.
Cyrus was succeeded by his son Cambyses I of Anshan.
Cyrus the Great (790 words)
His ancestors of the Achaemenid Dynasty for several generations had ruled the kingdom of Anshan, in what is now southwestern Iran.
They were succeeded by their respective sons Cambyses I of Anshan and Arsames of Persia.
Cambyses is considered by Herodotus and Ctesias to be of humble origin.
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