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Ἀκτισάνης), a king of Ethiopia, who conquered Egypt and governed it with justice. He founded the city of Rhinocolura on the confines of Egypt and Syria, and was succeeded by Mendes, an Egyptian. Diodorus says that Actisanes conquered Egypt in the reign of Amasis, for which we ought perhaps to read Ammosis. At all events, Amasis, the contemporary of Cyrus, cannot be meant. (Diod. 1.60; Strab. xvi. p.759.)

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