Amyrtaeus (Greek form of Egyptian Amenirdis) (404-399 BC)
Sole king of the Twenty-eighth Dynasty, who ousted the Persians from Egypt,
ending the First Persian Period ('Dynasty 27'). His role is known only from
Greek language sources: he is not attested in hieroglyphic sources, but occurs
in demotic as Amenirdis.
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