original name Amenhotep IV. died ?1358 bc, king of Egypt, of the 18th dynasty; he moved his capital from Thebes to Tell El Amarna and introduced the cult of Aten
King akhenaten was one of the most original minds known to us in Egyptian history.
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the capital of ancient Egypt under the reign of Amenhotep IV: its excavated site is at the modern village of Tell el Amarna.
a town in W Turkey, NE of Izmir.
. Historical Examples As the years went by Akhnaton seems to have given himself more and more completely to his new religion. The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall But Akhnaton’s god was the intangible and yet ever-present Father of mankind, made manifest in sunshine. The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. […]
a rare yellow Hawaiian honeycreeper, Hemignathus munroi, having a long slender down-curved upper bill and a short straight lower bill.