Definition of Akhenaten

1. Noun. Early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC).

Exact synonyms: Akhenaton, Amenhotep Iv, Ikhanaton
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Akhenaten

Akademeia
Akan
Akar-Bale
Akawaio
Ake
Akeanon
Akela
Akelas
Aken
Akeridae
Akerlund deformity
Akeu
Akha
Akhaury
Akhbari
Akhenaten (current term)
Akhenaton
Akhmimic
Akhoury
Akhvakh
Akihabara
Akimel O'odham
Akira Kurosawa
Akita
Akka
Akkad
Akkadian
Akkadians
Akkala Sami
Akkineni

Literary usage of Akhenaten

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"After this inscription had been partly erased by Akhenaten and re-engraved by Seti I, it had been taken by ..."

2. A History of Egypt: During the XVIIth and XVIIIth Dynasties. 1896, with by William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1897)
"And this possibility is suggested by the length stated for the reign of Oros —36 years 5 months: it is certain that Akhenaten only lived 17 or 18 years, ..."

3. Memoirs by Egypt Exploration Society Archaeological Survey of Egypt (1908)
"Akhenaten, great in his duration. Grant [to me] water (?) and air of the gift of the ka of the King. " For the ka of the Overseer of all the commissions of ..."

4. Proceedings by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England), Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England). (1900)
"Akhenaten. Green glazed pottery, similar to No. 340 as to legend. 247. Akhenaten. ... Akhenaten. Part of his second cartouche, the whole the name of Shu, ..."

5. The Story of the Pharaohs by James Baikie (1908)
"Akhenaten AND HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER IN THEIR CHARIOT. ascribed to Akhenaten himself. In these remarkable hymns are preserved what may be regarded as the ..."

6. The Temple of Mut in Asher: An Account of the Excavation of the Temple and by Margaret Benson, Janet A. Gourlay, Percy Edward Newberry (1899)
"Akhenaten left Thebes, proscribing the very name of Amen and the old gods, devoting himself by change of name not now to Amen, but to the Aten ; and on the ..."

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