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Definition of the noun Nitocris

What does Nitocris mean as a name of something?

Nitocris is a genus of Pleuroceridae.

Nitocris is a genus of Noctuidae, described by Guenée in 1868.

Nitocris is a genus of Clitellata, described by Kinberg in 1866.

Nitocris is a genus of Halictidae, described by Rafinesque in 1815.

Nitocris is a genus of Cerambycidae, described by Thomson in 1858.

Nitocris is a genus of Cerambycidae, described by Thomson in 1858.


Who is Nitocris?

Nitocris has been claimed to have been the last pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty. Her name is found in the Histories of Herodotus and writings of Manetho, but her historicity is questionable. She might have been an interregnum queen. If she is in fact a historical person, then she may be the sister of Merenre Nemtyemsaf II and the daughter of Pepi II and Queen Neith.


Nitocris were an Australian punk and heavy metal band formed in 1992. They were one of the country's first all-female punk rockers of the "grot grrrls" movement. They released their debut album, Screaming Dolorous on Phantom Records in 1994. Their second album, Nitocris, followed in 2000 and they disbanded in November 2001. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2001, Nitocris were nominated for 'Best Independent Release' for "Manic".


  1. "Nitocris" is a musical album of Nitocris.
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  2. "Nitocris" is a musical album of Nitrocris.

Phrases with Nitocris

Phrases starting with the word Nitocris:

  1. Nitocris Nuna
  2. Nitocris Fulva
  3. Nitocris Lutea
  4. Nitocris Major
  5. Nitocris Minor
  6. Nitocris Hintzi
  7. Nitocris Kolbei
  8. Nitocris Lugens
  9. Nitocris Humilis
  10. Nitocris Juvenca
  11. Nitocris Pascoei
  12. Nitocris Similis
  13. Nitocris Virgata
  14. Nitocris Atriceps
  15. Nitocris Carinata
  16. Nitocris Dilatata
  17. Nitocris Gigantea
  18. Nitocris Insignis

Phrases ending with the word Nitocris:

  1. genus Nitocris
  2. Ametris Nitocris

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Nitocris

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Google previewDaughters of God, Subordinates of Men (2015)

Women and the Roots of Patriarchy in the New Testament by Lesly F. Massey

As summarized by Roux, the legend of Semiramis is an amalgam of traditions concerning two historic queens: Sammuramat, the warrior queen, and Naqia-Zakutu (Nitocris is a corruption of Naqia), who played a part in certain construction projects in Babylon after its partial destruction by Sennacherib in 689 bce. Therefore, the claims by later Greek writers of great queens in Mesopotamia ...

Google previewDiscoveries in Egypt, Ethiopia and the Peninsula of Sinai (2010)

In the Years 1842-1845, During the Mission Sent Out by His Majesty Frederick William IV of Prussia by Richard Lepsius, Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie

Nitocris is the last of this dynasty. K. E. H. M.] t Denkmaler ans JEgypten und JEihiopien, Abtli. II. Blatt. 123-133. some surprise among Egyptologers, when they learn from Bunsen's work,*...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

Nitocris. The hydraulic works of Babylon are attributed by Herodotus to two queens, Semiramis and Nitoeris. The former made banks of earth on the plain which were worth seeing, preventing the river from flooding the plain like a sea. The second ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (2005)

by Kathryn A. Bard

chapelof Nitocris (PsamtikI); (b) Amenirdis ( Shabakoor Shabataka); (c) and(d) unattributed;(e) Karomama (Takelot II);(f)reign of Taharka. These chapels may nothave been included in the precinct until the girdlewall was built under Nectanebo Iand II, as there are other chapels of the same type outside of the precinct. The dromos isa stonepaved road leading from the gate of theprecinct to aquay on a canal which lay north of the site. The quay may be dated ...

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Scrabble value of N1I1T1O1C3R1I1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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