A report on Battle of Pelusium, Memphis, Egypt and Achaemenid Empire
The Battle of Pelusium was the first major battle between the Achaemenid Empire and Egypt.- Battle of Pelusium
It was fought near Pelusium, an important city in the eastern extremes of Egypt's Nile Delta, 30 km to the southeast of the modern Port Said, in 525 BC. The battle was preceded and followed by sieges at Gaza and Memphis.- Battle of Pelusium
He was soundly defeated by the Persians in the Battle of Pelusium before fleeing to Memphis, where the Persians defeated him and took him prisoner.- Achaemenid Empire
The Greek historian Herodotus, who tells a similar story, relates that during his visit to the city, the Persians, at that point the suzerains of the country, paid particular attention to the condition of these dams so that the city was saved from the annual flooding.- Memphis, Egypt
Egypt and Memphis were taken for Persia by king Cambyses in 525 BC after the Battle of Pelusium.- Memphis, Egypt
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Cambyses II ( Kabūjiya) was the second King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire from 530 to 522 BC. He was the son and successor of Cyrus the Great ((r.
526 – 525)) at the battle of Pelusium in 525 BC. After having established himself in Egypt, he expanded the empire's holdings in Africa, including the conquest of Cyrenaica.
The forces of Cambyses then laid siege to Memphis, where Psamtik III and his men had fortified themselves.