Origin of the name KAMBYSES.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name KAMBYSES.
KAMBYSES (Καμβύσης). Greek
form of Persian Kambujiya
"the Kambujien" or
"Crown Prince Kambuja." This was the name of the
father of Cyrus the Great. In Memphis he was lord of all the nations
from Baktra to the Nile... He is said to have resembled the mad emperor
Paul of Russia... The madness (sent upon him by the gods) was, according
to informants of Herodotos, shown first in the insults which he heaped on
the mummy of Amasis,... He is said to have had a tiger-like temper which
must slake its rage in blood... (A General History of Greece, Cox, 1876)