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Akhenaten, the heretic king

Author: Donald B Redford
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1987, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Akhenaten, monotheistic worshiper of the sun and best-known Egyptian king next to Tutankhamen. Various writers have depicted this strange ruler of the fourteenth century B.C. as a disguised woman or a eunuch, a mentor of Moses, or a forerunner of Christ. Drawing on information from his own excavations, the Director of the Akhenaten Temple Project describes the kingly heretic against the background of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Akhenaton, King of Egypt.; Akhenaton, King of Egypt.; Akhenaton, ((Pharaon ;; Echnaton, Ägypten Pharao.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald B Redford
ISBN: 0691002177 9780691002170 0691035679 9780691035673
OCLC Number: 17632067
Notes: "First Princeton paperback printing."
Description: xxvi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Donald B. Redford.

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Describes the world of Akhenaten, a ruler of ancient Egypt who attempted to introduce monotheism through worship of the sun.  Read more...

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