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Akhenaten, the heretic king

Author: Donald B Redford
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the world of Akhenaten, a ruler of ancient Egypt who attempted to introduce monotheism through worship of the sun.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Akhenaton, King of Egypt.; Akhenaton, roi d'Égypte.; Akhenaton, King of Egypt.; Akhenaten, Pharaoh of Egypt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald B Redford
ISBN: 0691035679 9780691035673 0691002177 9780691002170 9774242041 9789774242045
OCLC Number: 10099207
Description: xxvi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Part One: Imperial Egypt --
the extended boundary --
glimpses of imperial Egypt --
Amenophis III, The sun-king --
Part Two: The reign of the heretic Pharaoh --
Amenophis IV and the Puzzle of the reign --
the excavation of East Karnak --
east Karnak before Amenophis IV --
Part Three: "The Great living Sun-disc " --
The spiritual Milieu of Akhenaten's workship --
Part Four: Sunset --
Of politics and foreign affairs --
Symbiosis: The reign of Tutankhamun --
Egypt and Khatte: A tale of war and peace --
Epilogue --
"The beautiful child of the sun-disc."
Responsibility: Donald B. Redford.

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