The Candaces of Meroe Timeline

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  • c. 284 BCE - c. 314 CE
    Royal women known as Candaces are influential or directly reign in Meroe. .
  • c. 170 BCE - c. 314 CE
    Female monarchs known as the Candaces of Meroe frequently reign independently in Meroe.
  • c. 170 BCE
    Shanakdakhete, Candace of Meroe, leads armies in battle. .
  • c. 40 BCE - c. 10 BCE
    Amanirenas, Candace of Meroe, reigns; concludes favorable peace with Rome.
  • c. 10 BCE - c. 1 CE
    Amanishakheto, Candace of Meroe, reigns.
  • c. 1 CE - c. 25 CE
    Amanitore, Candace of Meroe, reigns over the most prosperous era of the latter-day Kingdom of Kush.
  • c. 25 CE - c. 41 CE
    Amantitere, Candace of Meroe, reigns; most likely the Candace mentioned in the biblical Book of Acts.
  • c. 62 CE - c. 85 CE
    Amanikhatashan, Candace of Meroe, reigns. .
  • c. 266 CE - c. 283 CE
    Maleqorobar, Candace of Meroe, reigns.
  • c. 306 CE - c. 314 CE
    Lahideamani, Candace of Meroe, reigns.