Atenism

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Related to Amarna heresy: Atenism, Echnaton, Akhetaten

A·ten

also A·ton  (ät′n)
n. Mythology
An Egyptian god of the sun, regarded during the reign of Akhenaten as the only god.

[Egyptian jtn.]

A′ten·ism′ (ät′n-ĭz′əm) n.
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Atenism

the monotheistic religious system of the Egyptian pharaoh Ikhnaton, emphasizing the worship of the sun god Aten (Aton).
See also: God and Gods
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