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    Taharqa, also spelled Taharka or Taharqo ( Egyptian: 𓇿𓉔𓃭𓈎tꜣhrwq, Akkadian: Tar-qu-ú, Hebrew: תִּרְהָקָה, Modern: Tīrhaqa, Tiberian: Tīrhāqā, Manetho 's Tarakos, Strabo 's Tearco ), was a pharaoh of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt and qore (king) of the Kingdom of Kush (present day Sudan) from 690 to 664 BC.

  2. Apr 10, 2024 · Taharqa (flourished 7th century bce) was the fourth king (reigned 690–664 bce) of the 25th dynasty of ancient Egypt ( see ancient Egypt: The 24th and 25th dynasties ). Taharqa succeeded his cousin Shebitku on the throne. Early in his reign, he supported Palestine ’s resistance against King Sennacherib of Assyria.

  3. Jan 29, 2016 · Taharqa as a sphinx. Credit: Wikipedia/Louvre Museum- CC BY-SA 3.0. For more than 2,000 years, Egypt was the stronger player in the balance of power between itself and its neighboring kingdom to the south, Nubia. Taharka was the most powerful of the black pharaohs. Taharqa was the son of Piye and the cousin and successor of Shebitku.

  4. Sep 17, 2020 · Both a pharaoh of Egypt and a king of Kush (in present-day Sudan), Taharqa (meaning “young man” or “young warrior”) was the son of Piankhi (or Piye), the king of the Kushites who conquered Egypt in 744 and founded its 25th dynasty that lasted 88 years from 744 to 656 B.C.E.

  5. Taharqa (reigned ca. 688-ca. 663 B.C.) was a Nubian pharaoh of Egypt. He was the last ruler of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty, the so-called Ethiopian Dynasty, and was driven out of Lower Egypt by the Assyrians as they began to conquer Egypt.

  6. Aug 19, 2019 · In 674 B.C., the Assyrians attempted to invade Egypt, but Taharqa was able to repel them (this time); the Assyrians were successful in taking Egypt in 671 B.C. But, during this series of back-and-forth conquests and tossing out of the invaders, Taharqa died. His heir, Tanwetamani (ruled c. 664 to 656 B.C.), didn't hold out long against the ...

  7. Overview. Taharqa. (690—664 bc) Quick Reference. (r. 690–664bce), sixth king of the twenty-fifth or Kushite dynasty, Late period. Taharqa was the son of Piya (Piankhy) and was a younger brother of Shabtaqa, his immediate predecessor. Born ... From: Taharqa in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt »

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