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or A·khe·na·ton  (ä′kə-nät′n, äk-nät′n) also Ikh·na·ton (ĭk-nät′n) Originally A·men·ho·tep IV (ä′mən-hō′tĕp, ăm′ən-) Died c. 1355 bc.
King of Egypt (1372-1355) who rejected the old gods and initiated a monotheistic worship of the sun-god Aten.


or A•khe•na•ten

(ɑkˈnɑt n, ˌɑ kə-)

also Akh•na•ton

(ɑkˈnɑt n)

(Amenhotep IV) died 1357? b.c., king of Egypt 1375?-1357?: reformer of ancient Egyptian religion (son of Amenhotep III).
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Reeves claimed that this concealed chamber might contain the tomb of Queen Nefertiti, the wife of King Akhenaton who was Tutankhamen's father.
Il est celebre pour [beaucoup moins que] La Momie [beaucoup plus grand que] et n'a pu achever [beaucoup moins que] Akhenaton [beaucoup plus grand que], un projet colossal.
This study does not purport to be a new analysis of Akhenaton and Tutanchamun.
Como advierte en la introduccion Lluis Duch, y como el lector asiduo de Assmann percibe rapidamente, su estudio esta estrechamente relacionado con sus investigaciones previas acerca del faraon egipcio Akhenaton, que lidero una revolucion monoteista que, segun Assmann, por primera vez articulo la religion en base a la denominada distincion mosaica.
Pierre (2001: 144) affirms that in the study of the history of ancient Egypt the only religious conflict that one finds is the one that opposed the Egyptians to the adepts of the new cult of Akhenaton, an act done in an attempt to deviate from hierarchical monotheism.
There is the earlier monotheism of Pharaoh Amenophis IV, who took the name of Akhenaton, and launched an exclusive cult of the solar disk, several centuries before the commonly accepted date of Moses.
Meyer finds a way out in the last, and shortest, poem of the book, a love poem stitching together translations from Hippocrates and from a poem attributed to Akhenaton (for which he shares credit with Alan Gardiner).
The scratched texts, especially the name of the god "Amon", suggest that it was disrupted during the religious revolution under the rule of revolutionary Pharaoh Akhenaton.
I have passion for Egyptian ancient civilisation especially for Akhenaton," said Greek-Cypriot musician Alkinoos Ioannidis, who was invited by the Embassy of Greece to give concerts in the Cairo Opera House and in Alexandria as part of the celebration of the Greek Cultural week which had started few days ago.
Smith, Akhenaton se llevaria a algunos de estos pintores que decoraron el palacio de Malkata a trabajar en Amarna (19).
As warriors for hire, they are mentioned in the Tel El-Amarna Letters addressed to Pharaoh Akhenaton (c.
Ainsi tous les aspects de la vie sont abordes, et pas seulement les marques d'une nouvelle theologie instauree par Akhenaton.