There are eleven kings up to Amosis; before him is the figure of Mentuophis; then Menes.
Menes (the first King of the first dynasty on Manetho's list) is at their head.
They went back to the pylon, and Menes put some fuel under a brass kettle.
Menes was the king who succeeded in accomplishing the unification of Egypt.
At last the Ethiopian raids changed into permanent conquest, and a negro dynasty—the Twenty-fifth—sat on the throne of Menes.
Dynasty; and, in the other direction, all schemes commence with Menes.
The first class, containing songs or hymns in praise of the gods, were very old, dating perhaps from the time of Menes.
The friends of Menes seek in vain to persuade him to dispute the throne.
But he says in another place that Menes lived about four thousand seven hundred years before his time.
Pentuer wished to remove the chain, but Menes stopped him with a smile.