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Χέοψ). The Greek form of the Egyptian Khufu, a king of Memphis in Egypt, of the Fourth Dynasty (cir. B.C. 3000), and famous as the builder of the largest of the pyramids by the forced labour of the people. He was succeeded by his brother Chephren (Khafra), who built the next largest pyramid. See Herod. ii. 124; and the article Aegyptus.

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