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Akhenaten

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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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Wife of the controversial pharaoh Akhenaten, she lived through perhaps the most tumultuous period in Egypt's long history, her power rivalled only by her great beauty.
These concepts existed nowhere else in the ancient world and were passed, according to the author, directly to Christianity, whereas the heresy of the pharaoh Akhenaten became the source for Moses' Judaism.
In my history lessons as a teenager I had learned how the beautiful Princess Scota, eldest daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti and half-sister of the boy-king Tutankhamun, was the first person to bring civilisation to Scotland.
In Moses and Monotheism Freud argues that with its appearance in the world with the Pharaoh Akhenaten and his follower Moses, the belief in one God gave birth to `religious intolerance, which was foreign to antiquity long before this and for long after'.
Visionary, zealot, dreamer, iconoclast: the pharaoh Akhenaten has been called all of these.
a remarkably creative and distinctive period in which the multideity nature of Egyptian religion was nearly toppled by the iconoclast pharaoh Akhenaten, who moved his capital to a new site on the Nile, in an area now known as Amarna.
He was put on the throne when he was but a small child, and Egypt[yen]AaAaAeAcs prosperous era was beginning to decline with t rise of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his new cult.
One of the museum's greatest treasures, a 3,500 year-old stature of the daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten, who ruled during the 18th dynasty was stolen.
A 16-year-old anti-government protester found the statue of the Pharaoh Akhenaten
HERE'S a chance to find out re about the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten at the Herbert in Coventry until Tuesday.