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Horemheb

(hō`rĕmhĕb') or

Harmhab

(härm`hăb), d. c.1303 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (c.1342 B.C.–c.1303 B.C.), founder of the XIX dynasty. A powerful noble under IkhnatonIkhnaton
or Akhenaton
[Egyptian,=Aton is satisfied], d. c.1354 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (c.1372–1354 B.C.), of the XVIII dynasty; son and successor of Amenhotep III. His name at his accession was Amenhotep IV, but he changed it to honor the god Aton.
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, he seems to have been an army commander under the successors of that ruler, most notably under TutankhamenTutankhamen
or Tutenkhamon
, fl. c.1350 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty. He was the son-in-law of Ikhnaton and succeeded to the throne after a brief reign by Ikhnaton's successor.
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. As king, Horemheb repaired the temples of Amon, abandoned or demolished buildings erected under Ikhnaton, and by untiring effort suppressed corruption in the government and restored prosperity to Egypt. He was succeeded by Ramses IRamses I
, Rameses I,
or Ramesses I
, d. c.1314 B.C., succeeded Horemheb, the true founder of the XIX dynasty. He died after only one year as king. His son and successor was Seti I.
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Ai y Horemheb habian creido combinar habilmente su intriga y realizar sus planes, y que el poder les pertenecia por fin, pero estuvo a punto de escaparseles de improviso por el capricho de una mujer.
El texto, que se adecua perfectamente a la realidad historica de aquellos momentos, fue luego usurpado por Horemheb, al insertar su nombre en lugar del nombre de Tutankhamon (F.LARA PEINADO, El Egipto faraonico.
The royal family was not exempt from these tragedies, and the body of Mutnodjmet, wife of King Horemheb, was recovered with the body of a foetus or new-born child, suggesting that the queen had died.
Birth date unknown, he was the son of Ramses I, vizier to Horemheb, founder of the XIX Dynasty, and later Pharaoh in his own right; came to the throne when Ramses died after a two-year reign (1317); he reorganized the army and soon engaged in war with a coalition of small states in Palestine; defeated them at the battle of Beisan in Galilee (c.
Below this scene is a text that consists of 26 lines in hieroglyphics, in which the name of King Horemheb is mentioned several times.
In his statements, Hawas added that the king is not the only star of the play, as it highlights the roles of Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Horemheb, and Ay, along with other important figures who helped draw history as we cur- rently know it.
The first institution to take over the kingship was, in fact, the military, in the persons of Horemheb at the end of the Eighteenth Dynasty and of Ramesses I, founder of the Nineteenth Dynasty.
(9) Se consideran como faraones reinantes del periodo de el-Amarna, incluyendo la reforma y el proceso de restablecimiento del culto tradicional, a Akhenaton, Smenkhkara, Tutankhamon, Ay y Horemheb.
In a press statement, Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass said the tombs date back to Egypt's New Kingdom period (1569 to 1081 BCE) and include the tomb of Horemheb, a general who seized power at the end of the Eighteenth Dynasty, and the tomb of Maya, King Tutankhamun's treasurer.
Well-illustrated with b&w photos of the various sculpture and tombs associated with Horemheb and his contemporaries, this is an accessible history to an influential figure in the Egyptian New Kingdom who has been outshone by the more famous rulers Akhenaten and Tutankhamun.
One of the tombs that was not completed, that of Horemheb, in the Valley of the Kings, is at the centre of the Louvre exhibition and provides a startling examination of how the artists and artisans went about preparing and constructing the ancient monuments.
Aye had after all been Tutankhamun's eminence grise , the power behind the throne and he had ruled Egypt in this guise for years as he would rule it again before being toppledin t urn by Horemheb, a military man who would finally attempt to erase from sight all trace of Tutankhamun, his father Akhnaton and Aye.