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Syllabification: Man·e·tho
Pronunciation: /maˈneTHō

Definition of Manetho in English:

( 3rd century bc), Egyptian priest. He wrote a history of Egypt from mythical times to 323, in which he arbitrarily divided the succession of rulers known to him into 30 dynasties, an arrangement that is still followed.

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