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Amasis

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

Became pharaoh (see Egypt, pre-ptolemaic; Saites) in 570 bc as champion of the native Egyptians against Apries. Though initially restricting Greek activities (e.g. channelling all trade...

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Amasis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Professional Interior Design; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; 17th-Century Art. 145 words.

6th century, male.

Active in the second half of the 6th century BC.

Born to a family originally from Ionia.

Potter, vase painter (?).

Ancient Greek,...

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Amasis

Alan Brian Lloyd.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 200 words.

Became pharaoh (see egypt, pre-ptolemaic; saites) in 570 bce as champion of the native Egyptians against *Apries. Though initially restricting Greek activities (e.g. channelling all trade...

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Amasis Painter

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(fl c. 560–c. 515bc).

Greek vase painter. He is named after eight Attic Black-figure vases decorated by one artist and signed by the potter Amasis. These signatures...

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Amasis

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

Became pharaoh (see Egypt, pre-ptolemaic; Saites) in 570 bc as champion of the native Egyptians against Apries. Though initially restricting Greek activities (e.g. channelling all trade...

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Amasis

Alan Brian Lloyd.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 180 words.

became pharaoh (see Egypt, pre-ptolemaic; Saites) in 570 bc as champion of the native Egyptians against Apries

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Amasis

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 182 words.

became pharaoh (see egypt, pre-ptolemaic; saites) in 570 bc as champion of the native Egyptians against *

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amasi

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 3 words.

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Amasis

Jack A. Josephson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

February 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 764 words.

fifth king of the Saite or twenty-sixth dynasty, Late period. Although not descended from the royal line begun by Psamtik

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Amasis, Ring of

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

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Amasis (fl. sixth century BCE)

roberto gozzoli.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 856 words.

pharaoh of Egypt (570–526 BCE), as Herodotus (II, 172) reports, was from Siuph in the district of Sais. The name

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Amasis (569–526bce)

Jack A. Josephson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 761 words.

(r. 569–526bce),

fifth king of the Saite or twenty-sixth dynasty, Late period. Although not descended from the royal

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Amasis Painter (c. 560–c. 515bc)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 765 words.

(fl c. 560–c. 515bc).

Greek vase painter. He is named after eight Attic Black-figure vases

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maas noun

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

E19 Afrikaans (from Zulu (plural) amasi curdled milk).

In South Africa: thick sour milk.

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Udjahorresne  (c. 550–480 BCE)

roberto gozzoli.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 841 words.

was an Egyptian high official at the courts of Amasis and Psammetichus III. The only source of information about his

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maas

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 144 words.

an African beverage, favoured by the Zulus and sometimes called amass or amasi, resembles a pourable yoghurt.

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maas

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 144 words.

an African beverage, favoured by the Zulus and sometimes called amass or amasi, resembles a pourable yoghurt.

Emerson

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Persia

Edda Bresciani and Jennifer Worth.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

February 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1847 words.

In 529 bce, the Greek general of mercenaries, Phanes of Halicarnassus, betrayed the Egyptian pharaoh Amasis (r. 570–526 bce

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Persia

Edda Bresciani and Jennifer Worth.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1837 words.

In 529 bce, the Greek general of mercenaries, Phanes of Halicarnassus, betrayed the Egyptian pharaoh Amasis (r. 570–526bce

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Sesostri, re di Egitto

Rebecca Green.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 370 words.

(‘Sesostris, King of Egypt’)

Libretto by Pietro Pariati , first set by Francesco Gasparini (1710, Venice). It was long but mistakenly supposed to be a joint work of Pariati...

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Amasya (Turkey)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 42 words.

A province and a city which, according to Strabo who was born here, was named after Amasis, queen of the Amazons, a race of female warriors in Greek mythology. They were said to have come...

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