A dynasty of Egyptian kings, often called the Shepherd kings, of foreign origin, who, according to the narrative of Manetho, ruled for about 500 years, forming the XVth and XVIth dynasties. It is now considered that the XVIth is merely a double of the XVth dynasty, and that the total period of the six Hyksos kings was little more than 100 years. It is supposed that they were Asiatic Semites.
people from western Asia (Palestine) who settled in the Nile delta and ruled Egypt during the Second Intermediate period (1720–1570 B.C.)
These were foreign rulers who infiltrated Egypt and succeeded in establishing their own dynasties in Dynasties 15 and 16. They succeeded by absorbing many aspects of Egyptian life and government but were eventually overthrown by the Theban princes. Kamose succeeded in driving the Hyksos out at the end of Dynasty 17.
Ruling dynasty of Egypt between the 13th and 18th dynasties (c.1783-1550 BC), said to be Asiatic foreigners.
Derived from Egyptian for "rulers of foreign countries," these Semitic rulers of Egypt from 1750-1550 B.C.E. were probably the people in control of Egypt during the sojourn of Joseph and Jacob's descendants. See Chapter 3.
The Greek form of the Egyptian term for the Asiatic nomads who invaded Egypt during the Middle Kingdom, and eventually dominated the Northern half of the country in the Second Intermediate Period. RETURN TO GLOSSARY INDEX Intermediate Period Name given by modern Egyptologists to indicate 3 periods of relative political instability, between the chief phases of history, such as the First Intermediate Period; between the Old Kingdom and Middle Kingdom. These periods are characterised by a succession of ephemeral rulers and a division of central control.
"Foreign rulers," Asiatic cheifs who conquered Egypt during the period between the Middle Kingdom and the New Kingdom.
called "Rulers of the Uplands" by the Egyptians, these people began to settle in the Nile Delta shortly after 1800 B.C. (p. 21)
A group from Syria-Palestine who migrated into Egypt during the later Middle Kingdom. They settled in the Nile Delta and by the Second Intermediate Period controlled the northern half of Egypt. The Fifteenth Dynasty is often referred to as the Hyksos Dynasty.
Asciatic people who invaded Egypt and founded the 15th and 16th dynasties. Hr: Rulers of the foreign lands.
The Hyksos (Egyptian heqa khasewet, "foreign rulers"; Greek ) were an ethnically mixed group of Southwest Asiatic and local Semitic people (the Habiru) who invaded the eastern Nile Delta, initiating the Second Intermediate Period of ancient Egypt. They rose to power in the 17th century BC, and ruled Lower and Middle Egypt for over 100 years, forming the Fifteenth and possibly the vassal Sixteenth Dynasties of Egypt, (c. 1648â€“1540 BC).Egyptian chronology. This 108-year period follows the Turin Canon, which gives the six kings of the Hyksos 15th Dynasty a total reign length of 108 years.http://www.nemo.nu/ibisportal/0egyptintro/6egypt/index.htm Second Intermediate Period (SIP) by Ottar Vendel.