Akhenaten or Akhenaton [ä΄ke nät′'n]

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  • Akhenaten — or Akhenaton [ä΄ke nät′ n] var. of IKHNATON …   English World dictionary

  • Akhenaten — Pharaoh Infobox Name=Akhenaten / Amenhotep IV Alt= Amenophis IV, Naphu( )rureya, Ikhnaton Caption=Statue of Akhenaten in typical Amarna style. NomenHiero=i t:n:ra G25 x:n Nomen= Akhenaten Servant of the Aten or reflection of the wiserClayton… …   Wikipedia

  • Akhenaten — (Amenophis IV) King 1379 1362 BC.     The son of *Amenophis III and *Tiye, Amenophis IV changed his name to Akhenaten (probably meaning Servant of the Aten ) in Year 5 of his reign, thus indicating his allegiance to the Aten, the creator god who… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Akhenaten (comics) — Superherobox| caption = Akhenaten , as depicted on the cover of #2 (May 2003). Art by Jim Starlin. comic color = background:#ff8081 character name = Akhenaten real name = Amenhotep IV publisher = Marvel Comics debut = Incredible Hulk #457 (vol. 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Akhenaten, Dweller in Truth — infobox Book | name = Akhenaten, Dweller in Truth title orig = translator = Tagreid Abu Hassabo author = Naguib Mahfouz cover artist = Eric Fuentecilla country = Egypt language = Arabic series = genre = Historical, Novel publisher = Columbia… …   Wikipedia

  • Akhenaten (disambiguation) — Akhenaton or Akhenaten may refer to:* Akhenaten, Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt * Akhnaton (play), 1937 play by Agatha Christie about the pharaoh * Akhnaten (opera), a 1983 Philip Glass opera about the pharaoh * Akhenaten (comics),… …   Wikipedia

  • Akhenaten Temple Project — The Akhenaten Temple Project is a project encompassing four archaeological expeditions to Egypt and north east Africa. It has been in operation since 1972. The project is directed by Donald B. Redford and Susan Redford, and is part of… …   Wikipedia

  • AKHENATEN —    Amenhotep IV (1372 1354 B.C.)    Egyptian King and earliest religious REFORMER known to HISTORY. He sought to weaken the power of the PRIESTHOOD and impose a FORM of MONOTHEISM on his people. After his death the priests regained power and… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Akhenaten — n. Egyptian Pharaoh (who was known as Amenhotep IV at the beginning of his reign) of the 18th dynasty who reigned between approximately 1350 1332 BC, father of Tutankhamen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Akhenaten — /ækəˈnatən/ (say akuh nahtuhn) noun died c. 1357 BC, king of Egypt c.1375–c.1357 BC; a monotheist who worshipped Aten; founded new capital at Tell el Amarna. Original name, Amenhotep IV. Also, Akhenaton, Ikhanaton, Ikhnaton …  

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