Akhenaten

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A·khe·na·ten

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.

Akhenaten

(ˌækəˈnɑːtən) or

Akhenaton

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(Biography) original name Amenhotep IV. died ?1358 bc, king of Egypt, of the 18th dynasty; he moved his capital from Thebes to Tell El Amarna and introduced the cult of Aten
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In order to build a profile of their victim, the investigative team scrutinized the turbulent political world into which Tutankhamun was born, and the legacy of religious revolution that he dealt with after the death of his father, the heretic Akenaten.