Definition of Amenhotep iv
1. Noun. Early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC).
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Literary usage of Amenhotep iv
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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"He had by her a son who succeeded him under the name of Amenhotep IV. The figure of Amenhotep IV, as made known to us by the monuments, exhibits those ..."
2. The Story of Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson, Arthur Gilman (1892)
"... and saw that a fresh opportunity for pushing her religious views offered itself. Amenhotep IV. was of a most extraordinary physique and physiognomy. ..."
3. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1879)
"This was the aversion of Amenhotep IV., which is testified by the monuments, to the worship of the greatly-venerated god of the empire, Amon, ..."
4. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1904)
"The discussion of the remarkable reign of Amenhotep IV. calls out the ... II. was that of Amenhotep IV. ; and the author adds that in January, 1900, ..."
5. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1879)
"... E. LUND :—" The Epoch of Joseph: Amenhotep IV as the Pharaoh of the Famine." II. By PROF. AH SAYCE :—" The Decipherment of the Hittite Inscriptions. ..."
6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1916)
"Amenhotep IV, of the I5th dynasty, called the " Heretic King," was the grandson ... The character of Amenhotep IV is clearly revealed to us in the principal ..."