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Cheops, King of Egypt


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    • Kheops, King of Egypt
    • Khufu, King of Egypt
    • Khoufou, King of Egypt
    • Khnemkhufu, King of Egypt
    • Khuefuwi-Khnum, King of Egypt
    • Khnum-khufui, King of Egypt
    • Keops, King of Egypt
    • Khnum-Khufu, King of Egypt
    • Χέοψ, King of Egypt
    • Suphis, King of Egypt
    • Σούφις, King of Egypt
    • Souphis, King of Egypt
    • Sofe, King of Egypt
    • Σόφε, King of Egypt
    • Sophe, King of Egypt
    • Saurid, King of Egypt
    • Salhuk, King of Egypt
    • Choefoe, King of Egypt
    • خوفو، King of Egypt
    • Хеопс, King of Egypt
    • C'houfou, King of Egypt
    • Chufu, King of Egypt
    • Hufu, King of Egypt
    • Cúfú, King of Egypt
    • Queops, King of Egypt
    • 쿠푸, King of Egypt
    • Kupu, King of Egypt
    • Kufu, King of Egypt
    • Cheope, King of Egypt
    • Heopss, King of Egypt
    • Cheopsas, King of Egypt
    • Хуфу, King of Egypt
    • クフ, King of Egypt
    • Khofo, King of Egypt
    • Кеопс, King of Egypt
    • 胡夫, King of Egypt
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  • Sources

    • found: Julien, M. Le tombeau du Pharaon ... 1955.
    • found: Salvadó, Albert. The teacher of Cheops, 2017.
    • found: Salvadó, Albert. El mestre de Kheops, 1998.
    • found: Salvadó, Albert. El maestro de Keops, 2001.
    • found: The Oxford encyclopedia of ancient Egypt, 2001:volume 2, page 586 (Khnemkhufu, the younger son of Sneferu and his chief wife, Queen Hetepheres I, is better known as king under the shorter version of his name, Khufu) page 594 (Khufu's full name is Khuefuwi-Khnum; widely known by the Greek version, Cheops)
    • found: The Princeton dictionary of ancient Egypt, 2008(Khufu (Cheops) (2589-2566 BC); name is an abbreviation of Khnum-khufui)
    • found: Wikipedia, December 12, 2017(Khufu, usually known as Cheops, originally Khnum-Khufu, was an ancient Egyptian monarch, who ruled during the Fourth Dynasty in the first half of the Old Kingdom period (26th century BC). Khufu was the second ruler of the 4th dynasty; he followed his possible father, king Sneferu, on the throne; Khufu is well known under his Hellenized name Khêops or Cheops (Greek: Χέοψ = Cheops, by Diodorus and Herodotus) and less well known under another Hellenized name, Súphis (Greek: Σούφις = Souphis, by Manetho). A rare version of the name of Khufu, used by Josephus, is Sofe (Greek: Σόφε = Sophe). Arab historians, who wrote mystic stories about Khufu and the Giza pyramids, called him Saurid or Salhuk) Afrikaans version (Choefoe) Arabic version (خوفو = Khūfū) Belarusian version (Хеопс = Kheops) Bulgarian version (Хеопс = Kheops) Breton version (C'houfou) Czech version (Chufu) Estonian version (Hufu) Irish version (Cúfú) Galician version (Queops) Korean version (쿠푸 = Kupu) Croatian version (Kufu) Italian version (Cheope) Latvian version (Heopss) Lithuanian version (Cheopsas) Mongolian version (Хуфу = Khufu) Japanese version (クフ = Kufu) Occitan version (Khofo) Serbian version (Кеопс = Keops) Chinese version (胡夫 = Hufu)
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    • 1980-07-24: new
    • 2017-12-14: revised
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