10 edition of Akhenaten and Tutankhamen found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [105-106]) and index.
|Series||Leaders of ancient Egypt|
|LC Classifications||DT87.4 .T47 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||110 p. :|
|Number of Pages||110|
|LC Control Number||2001007939|
Egypt's eighteenth dynasty, a period of empire building, was also for a short time the focus of a religious revolution. Now called the Amarna Period ( BCE), after the site of an innovative capital city that was the center of the new religion, it included the reigns of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten and his presumed son, the boy king : Hardcover. Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen by Freed, Rita E.; Markowitz, Yvonne J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
Bust of Akhenaten. Courtesy Ted Loukes. The notion that Akhenaten’s lack of interest in the foreign dominions led to the collapse of the empire is a popular one, however, Akhenaten’s approach was exactly the same as his father’s policy of allowing the dominions to sort out their own problems with minimal interference from the crown. Egypt's eighteenth dynasty, a period of empire building, was also for a short time the focus of a religious revolution. Now called the Amarna Period ( BCE), after the site of an innovative capital city that was the center of the new religion, it included the reigns of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten and his presumed son, the boy king Tutankhamun/5(26).
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Pharoahs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and Tutankhamen (, Paperback) at the best online prices at . This course focused on five key areas in the study of Ancient Egypt: 1) Principles of Egyptian Art, 2) The Basics of the Language of Ancient Egypt: Hieroglyphs, 3) Egyptian Magic, 4) Akhenaten, Tutankhamun, and the Religion of the Aten, and 5) The Burial of Tutankhamun and the Search for his Tomb.
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An intriguing account of the life and rule of Akhenaten, one of the most controversial figures in Egyptian history. Akenaten, who is widely credited with being the world's first monotheist, rejected the well-established pantheon of gods and Egypt's capital to establish a new religious and government center at Aketaten, the "Horizon of the Aten."Cited by: 7.
However, after Akhenaten's death, Tutankhamen abandoned the city, demolishing all traces of his predecessor. In this catalogue of the millennium exhibition of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the world of Ancient Egypt comes to life through more than illustrations/5(19).
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Get this from a library. Akhenaten and Tutankhamen. [Zoe Lowery; Susanna Thomas] -- Once Akhenaton came to power in fourteenth-century Egypt, life changed dramatically.
He completely reformed the country s religion, and he replaced the traditional gods with a single god: Aton the. Catalog of an exhibition held at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Nov.
14, Feb. 6, and other venuesPages: Here is a striking 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/5(5). Akhenaten, an Egyptian pharaoh, tried to elevate one god above all the other Egyptian gods, and his son, Tutankhamen, put an end to his religious reforms.
This marked the first attempt at a monotheistic religion that introduced the idea of a single, all-powerful creator. But the priestly class and ordinary Egyptians, with all their household gods, rejected the new religion.
Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration David P. Silverman, Josef W. Wegner, and Jennifer Houser Wegner. pages | 7 x 10 | color illus.
Cloth | ISBN | $a | Outside the Americas £ Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Celebrating an Amarna-centric exhibition at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Pharaohs of the Sun is a fabulous addition to the bookshelves of anyone interested in the Amarna period, or just Ancient Egypt.
The presentation of the book is, in a word, gorgeous. The /5. Akhenaten, also known as Amenhotep IV, was king of Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty and reigned from to B.C. Called the "religious revolutionary," he is the earliest known creator of a new religion. The cult he founded broke with Egypt's traditional polytheism and focused its worship on a single deity, the sun god Aten.
Erik Hornung, one of the world's preeminent Egyptologists. Get this from a library. Pharaohs of the sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen. [Rita E Freed; Sue D'Auria; Yvonne J Markowitz; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.;] -- Few figures in history evoke the curiosity or command the attention that Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and Tutankhamen do.
Pharaoh Akhenaten founded the city of Amarna 3, years ago. In this volume the. On Akhenaten's death, the throne had fallen first for a short period to Smenkhare, then to Tutankhamen and finally to Ay.
The names of all these kings were omitted from the king-lists. As we've seen, when Ay died, the Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Army, Horemheb, staged a military coup and ruthlessly began to eradicate all memory of the Book Edition: First Edition.
Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen (Book) Book Details. Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen. Author. Freed, Rita E. & Markowitz, Yvonne J.
Publisher. Bulfinch Pr. Publication Date you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold. Akhenaten (r. BCE) was a pharaoh of Egypt of the 18th Dynasty.
He is also known as `Akhenaton’ or `Ikhnaton’ and also `Khuenaten’, all of which are translated to mean `successful for’ or `of great use to’ the god Aten. Akhenaten chose this name for himself after his conversion to the cult of Aten.
Prior to this conversion, he was known as Amenhotep IV (or Amenophis IV). Egypt's eighteenth dynasty, a period of empire building, was also for a short time the focus of a religious revolution. Now called the Amarna Period ( BCE), after the site of an innovative capital city that was the center of the new religion, it included the reigns of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten and his presumed son, the boy king Tutankhamun/5(26).
Buy Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen 01 by Rita E. Freed, Yvonne J. Markowitz (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(13).
Akhenaten married the noblewoman Nefertiti about the time he became pharaoh, in BCE. Nefertiti was a powerful queen who helped Akhenaten transform the Egyptian religious landscape.
Together they had at least six daughters. Although it is unclear whether Akhenaten’s son. Akhenaten and Moses-a figure of history and a figure of tradition-symbolize this shift in its incipient, revolutionary stages and represent two civilizations that were brought into the closest connection as early as the Book of Exodus, where Egypt stands for the old world to be rejected and abandoned in order to enter the new one.
Akhenaten Egypt's False Prophet (Book): Reeves, Nicholas: Baker & TaylorA lavishly illustrated portrait of ancient Egypt's heretic pharaoh sheds new light on the turbulent events of Akhenaten's reign; his efforts to impose upon his kingdom the worship of a single god; the political, cultural, social, and artistic facets of the Amarna era; and the mysteries of Akhenaten, the fate of his wife.
First Brier puts Tutankhamen's life in historical perspective by reconstructing the turbulent times in which he lived: A scion of the 18th Dynasty, Tutankhamen was the son of the great king Akhenaten, the monotheist who sought to destroy Egypt's traditional polytheistic religion.Gohary, J.
() Akhenaten's Sed-Festival at Karnak. London. Hawass, Z. et al. () “ Ancestry and pathology in King Tutankhamun's family.” Journal of the American Medical Association7: – CrossRef, PubMed, CAS, Web of Science® Times Cited: 84; Hornung, E. () Akhenaten and the religion of light.
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