See also: candace


Alternative formsEdit


Ancient Greek Κανδάκη, from a Nubian hereditary title of ancient queens of Napata (Ethiopia).

Proper nounEdit

Candace ‎(plural Candaces)

  1. A female given name.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Acts 8:27–28:
      and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship, Was returning,


Candace ‎(plural Candaces)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of candace (a Nubian queen).
    • 2012, Hassan B. Abdelwahab, Influence (Supremacy) of Religion on Sudan's Foreign Policy (ISBN 1467883182):
      Regardless of this treaty, Nubian attacks on Lower Nubia continued and—as was mentioned before—Strabo recorded the attack of a Candace of Kush on Elephantine and Philae, in which the Nubians looted the towns []
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