Amenhotep IV

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

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Amenhotep IV (Amenophis IV in Greek) was born to his father, Amenhotep III, and his mother, the powerful Queen Tiye, during a highpoint of the 18th Dynasty.
Amenhotep IV, the strangest ruler of ancient Egypt, was the son of Amenhotep III and his queen Tiye.
The research team claims that the letter is similar to correspondence from the time of the Pharaoh Amenhotep IV that were found in Egypt, but the type of tin it is made from proves that it is Jerusalemite in origin.
The Sheikh is reported to have a particular fascination with Akhenaten or Amenhotep IV, ruler of the 18th Dynasty, and has assembled a large collection of related artefacts.
King Amenhotep IV the tenth Pharoah of Egypt's eighteenth dynasty has a revolutionary religious view.
Desde que Ajnaton o Amenofis IV, tambien llamado Aknaton y Amenhotep IV, faraon que goberno Egipto, alrededor del siglo XIV a.
She was married to the pharaoh Amenhotep IV who established his own religion and established the capital of Egypt at Amarna.
Having proscribed the worship of the traditional pantheon, the king who began his reign as Amenhotep IV soon changed his name to Akhenaten, `the spirit of the Aten', and promulgated a new, monotheistic religion with the Aten as the one god and himself as the divinity's sole representative on earth.
Amenhotep IV instructed his court craftsmen to render him as a softer, feminized figure, with a slender torso, elongated head, swollen hips and a protruding stomach.