Thutmose I


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Thutmose I

(thŭt`mōz, tŭt`–) or

Thothmes I

(thŏth`mēz, tōt`mĕs), d. 1495 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, third ruler of the XVIII dynasty; successor of Amenhotep IAmenhotep I
or Amenophis I
, fl. 1570 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty; son and successor of Amasis I. His chief exploits were military. He pushed southward into Nubia and reestablished Egypt's boundary at the Second Cataract of the Nile, as previously
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. He became king c.1525. In a great campaign he subjugated the valley of the NileNile,
longest river in the world, c.4,160 mi (6,695 km) long from its remotest headstream, the Luvironza River in Burundi, central Africa, to its delta on the Mediterranean Sea, NE Egypt. The Nile flows northward and drains c.
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 up to the Third Cataract (below the present Dongola). Syria occupied his attention, and he at least temporarily subdued the country as far as the Euphrates River. He was succeeded by his son Thutmose IIThutmose II
or Thothmes II
, reigned c.1495–1490 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, fourth ruler of the XVIII dynasty and the son and successor of Thutmose I. Unlike Hatshepsut, his half-sister whom he married, Thutmose II did not have a royal mother.
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Thutmose I

died c. 1500 bc, king of Egypt of the 18th dynasty, who extended his territory in Nubia and Syria and enlarged the Temple of Amon at Karnak
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That Senenmut was the sponsor, or even recipient by gift, of so many works of sculpture attests to his distinction in the courts of Thutmose I and Hatshepsut (it is not known when Senenmut died, so the length of his service, if at all, to Thutmose III cannot be determined).