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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Pierre BriantPierre Briant

(OP Kābujiya), eldest son of *Cyrus (1); acceded on the death of his father (530 bc). He completed his father's grand plan by conquering Egypt, where he was successful in promoting a policy of collaboration with the local élites. The Egyptian documents (Udjahorresnet inscription; Apis sarcophagi) contradict the information collected later by Herodotus on this point. ... ...

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