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Psammenitus

*Yammh/nitos), king of Egypt, succeeded his father Amasis in B. C. 526, and reigned only six months. he was conquered by Canmbyses in n. 100.525, and his country made a province of the Persian empire. His life was spared by Cambyses, but as he was detected shortly afterwards in endeavouring to excite a revolt among the Egyptians, he was compelled to put an end to his life by drinking bull's blood. (Hdt. 3.10, 13-15.)

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