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Amanishabheto [also Amanishakheto] was Candace of Kush from 10BC to 1AD. Candace means Empress. She succeeded the Candace Amanirenas. Amanishakheto was Crown Princess for several years before she became Empress. When the Roman Emperor Augustus attempted to conquer Nubia, she fought the Roman Army in three battles from 24-21 BCE. When the Augustus attempted to tax the Kushites, she and her son Akinidad attacked a Roman fort in Egypt. The Romans eventually negotiated peace. She was succeeded by her daughter, Amanitore.



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