Cambyses II

The scholarship available on King Cambyses II.


  • Briant, P., From Cyrus to Alexander: a history of the Persian Empire, Winona Lake IN, 2002, 50-61.

Further Reading

  • Cruz-Uribe, E., ‘The invasion of Egypt by Cambyses’ in Transeuphratène 25, 2003, 9-60.
  • Depuydt, L., ‘Murder in Memphis: The Story of Cambyses’s Mortal Wounding of the Apis Bull (Ca. 523 B. C. E.)’ in Journal of Near Eastern Studies 54, 1995, 119-126.
  • Dillery, J., ‘Cambyses and the Egyptian Chaosbeschreibung Tradition’ in The Classical Quarterly 55, 2005, 387-406.
  • Drew Griffith, R., ‘Honeymoon Salad: Cambyses’ Uxoricide According to the Egyptians (Hdt. 3.32.3-4)’ in Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte, 2009, 131-140.
  • Fried, L.S., The priest and the great king: temple-palace relations in the Persian Empire, Winona Lake IN, 2004.
  • Lloyd, A.B., ‘The Inscription of Udjaḥorresnet a Collaborator’s Testament’ in The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 68, 1982, 166-180.
  • Lloyd, A.B., ‘Herodotus on Cambyses’ in Achaemenid history: 3: Method and theory : proceedings of the London 1985 Achaemenid History Workshop, Leiden, 1988, 55-66.
  • Serrano Delgado, J.M., ‘Cambyses in Sais: Political and Religious Context in Achaemenid Egypt’ in Chronique d’Egypte 79, 2004, 31-52.
  • Waters, M.W., ‘Cyrus and the Achaemenids’ in Iran 42, 2004, 91-102.