Amenhotep IV


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Amenhotep IV

Amenhotep IV

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Amenhotpe IV

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(Biography) the original name of Akhenaten

A•khe•na•ton

or A•khe•na•ten

(ɑkˈnɑt n, ˌɑ kə-)

also Akh•na•ton

(ɑkˈnɑt n)

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(Amenhotep IV) died 1357? b.c., king of Egypt 1375?-1357?: reformer of ancient Egyptian religion (son of Amenhotep III).
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Noun1.Amenhotep IV - early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)Amenhotep IV - early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
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Amenhotep III was married to queen Tiye and had two sons: Crown Prince Thutmose and Amenhotep IV, known as Akhenaten.
What's missing from the environs around Karnak is the Temple of Amenhotep IV. The reason?
Let us keep in mind, too, that not much came over time of Akbar's religious experimentations, much like those of Akhenaton (Amenhotep IV) of ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty.
and was succeeded by his son Amenhotep IV, widely known as Akhenaten.
Amenhotep III died in around 1354 BCE and was succeeded by his son Amenhotep IV, widely known as Akhenaten.
In the 14 th century BCE, the Pharaoh Amenhotep IV changed his name to Akhenaten and moved the capital from Thebes to an uninhabited strip of desert hundreds of miles north.
Who on earth was Amenhotep IV? Well, this Pharaoh, who ruled Egypt from 1351 to 1334 BC and abolished the worship of many gods and replaced them with the worship of one god only, is better known to Egyptians as Akhenaten.