Ikhnaton


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Ikh·na·ton

 (ĭk-nät′n)
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Ikhnaton

(ɪkˈnɑːtən)
n
(Biography) same as Akhenaten
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A•khe•na•ton

or A•khe•na•ten

(ɑkˈnɑt n, ˌɑ kə-)

also Akh•na•ton

(ɑkˈnɑt n)

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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Screening Times ofKiss Me Notat the 2 nd AswanInternational Women Film Festival(AIWFF) (GMT +2) Monday, 26 February at 07:00 pm at the Ikhnaton Hall, Helnan Cinema.
Some scholars are agreed that Ikhnaton's Hymn to the Sun-god, which may be dated about 1370 B.C., has many ideas and expressions in common with this song, and it may have exercised a real influence upon the poet of this psalm." His reaction to the extent of that influence is more or less typical of other reactions.
Freud argues that Moses, an Egyptian, adopted the monotheistic religion of Ikhnaton, a young pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty who forced a strict monotheism on his people.