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a solar deity declared by Amenhotep IV to be the only god, represented as a solar disk with rays ending in human hands.
Historical Examples

He paced up and down, then halted and began to spout at Aten and the Keeper of Foodstuffs.
The Fifth-Dimension Tube William Fitzgerald Jenkins

“I—I ha’ not ‘Aten much fur two or three days,” he said to Evans.
“Seth” Frances Hodgson Burnett

It seems undoubted that the Aten cult was a development of pure Egyptian religious thought.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery L.W. King and H.R. Hall

Aten, the disk of the sun, stands in a class by himself in Egyptian mythology.
Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt Lewis Spence

Aten told me one chap argued that we ought to be shoved out into the jungle again as compatriots of Jacaro.
The Fifth-Dimension Tube William Fitzgerald Jenkins

They followed closely as Aten wormed his way through the crowd.
The Fifth-Dimension Tube William Fitzgerald Jenkins

The name of the sun-disc was Aten, and its worship was kindred to that of Ra, the mid-day sun.
The Grotesque in Church Art T. Tindall Wildridge

The stranger must not die; it would spoil the ceremony; Aten would be wroth.
Astounding Stories, July, 1931 Various

Aten began to circle for height Tommy refilled the magazine.
The Fifth-Dimension Tube William Fitzgerald Jenkins

If Rahn tries a night attack, Aten and I take off and shoot them down again.
The Fifth-Dimension Tube William Fitzgerald Jenkins

(in ancient Egypt) the solar disc worshipped as the sole god in the reign of Akhenaten
a variant spelling of Aten

a name of the sun in ancient Egypt, from Egyptian itn.

variant of Aten.


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