Origin of the name SHESHANKA.
Etymology of the name SHESHANKA.
Meaning of the baby name SHESHANKA.
I. Or Shishak.
The son of Nimrod or Namurot, a great officer in the court of one of the
last kings of the house of Her-hor, and of a princess of the blood
royal. He was adopted by his grandfather, and at first governed
Egypt as regent, but afterwards ascended the throne and founded the XXIInd
dynasty. He supported Jeroboam in his revolt against Rehoboam, king
of Judah, and gave him one of his daughters in marriage. By the
influence of Egypt Jeroboam was made king of Israel, and shortly
afterwards Sheshanka invaded Judah in three directions, pillaged and
partly destroyed Jerusalem, and subdued 133 cities in Palestine. He
transferred the seat of empire from Thebes to Bubastis, and reigned
twenty-one years, leaving the crown of Egypt to his son Uaserken or
Osorkon I. Sheshanka II., the son of Uaserken II., king of
Egypt of the XXIInd dynasty. He is only known from the monuments. Sheshanka III., an Egyptian king of the XXIInd
dynasty. He succeeded Takelot II., and reigned fifty-one years, but
no particulars of his long reign are known. He was succeeded by his
son (?) Pamai or Pekhi. Sheshanka IV., the successor of Pamai. He
reigned thirty-six years, but nothing is known of the events which took
place in them. With him closed the XXIInd dynasty, after which the
Ethiopians again overran Egypt. Sheshanka, one of the petty kings of Egypt under
the Assyrian Icosarchy. His capital was the town called by the
Assyrians Busiru. Sheshanka, the son of Osorkon I. of the XXIInd
dynasty. Sheshanka, the son of Osorkon II. of the XXIInd
dynasty. Sheshanka, a prince of the blood royal of the
house of Piankhi, of the XXIInd dynasty, the son of Prince Petnit, which
see. Sheshanka, the father of Namurot, a prince of
the blood royal of Sheshanka I. of the XXIst dynasty. Sheshanka, an Egyptian priest and officer of the
temple of Ra of the Delta. He was the father of Psametik, a prophet
of Pthah. (An Archaic
Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).