Manetho

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Manethon (or Manetho; /ˈmænɨθ/; Auncient Greek: Μανέθων, Manethōn, or Μανέθως, Manethōs) wis an Egyptian historian an priest frae Sebennytos (auncient Egyptian: Tjebnutjer) who lived during the Ptolemaic era, approximately during the 3rd century BC.

Manetho wrote the Aegyptiaca (History o Egyp). His wirk is o great interest tae Egyptologists, an is eften uised as evidence for the chronology o the reigns o pharaohs. The earliest an anly survivin reference tae Manetho's Aegyptiaca is that o the Jewish historian Josephus in his wirk "Against Apion".