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Amenophis III would pass on his reverence of the Aten to his son Amenophis IV, and in so doing would mark the beginning of the end of the Eighteenth dynasty.
When he ascended the throne, Amenophis IV was already firmly planted in the worship of the Aten.
When Akhenaten, as Amenophis IV was now calling himself, made the worship of the Aten the only official religion, he set forth a cultural shock wave that would profoundly affect his realm.
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 e. The New Kingdom and the Third Intermediate Period (18th-24th Dynasties). 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Amenophis built an enormous mortuary temple at Thebes, including two enormous statues of himself, the Colossi of Memnon (65.6 ft. high).
Although Amenophis made diplomatic marriages with two daughters of Mitannian kings, his chief wife was Queen Tiy, the daughter of a Nubian general.
Amenophis IV and his wife, Nefertiti, introduced an anomalous Egyptian monotheism.
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 The True Date of the Exodus
Amenophis II is said to have been warned of the catastrophe that would befall Egypt at the Exodus by the famous Egyptian prophet Amenophis son of Hapu.
Amenophis II is said after the catastrophic departure of the Israelites to have given his 5 year old son "Sethos-Ramesses" to a friend for safekeeping, and to have promptly marched south with his army, being welcomed and entertained for the period of 13 years by the Ethiopian king.
Amenophis II was not followed on the throne by his natural heir, it may be presumed because of the death of the firstborn, but instead by an inferior son, Thutmosis IV, who, according to Manetho, held a position of leadership in the army of Thutmosis III before the departure of the Israelites.
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 Rise of Assyria
Burnaburyas, who reigned 22 years, carried on a correspondence with Amenophis IV of Egypt.
After his death, the Assyrians, who were still nominally the vassals of Babylonia, threw off all disguise, and Shalmaneser I (1300 BC), the greatgreat-grandson of Assur-yuballidh, openly claimed the supremacy in western Asia.
In 804 BC Damascus was captured by his successor Hadad-nirari IV[?], to whom tribute was paid by Samaria.
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 Akhenaten religion Aten
Thus, when Amenophis (Amenhotep) III leaves his palace, it is the Aten which rises on the horizon, when he marches into foreign lands, it is the Aten who traverses the sky and a vizier described himself as "he who contemplates the disc in his horizon" i.e.
This ascent of the Aten under Amenophis (Amenhotep) III is also evident from the name "the Aten is resplendent", given to one of the palaces and to the royal parade boat.
The young Amenophis (Amenhotep) has already married she who is – perhaps- his cousin, the beautiful Nefertiti (whose name means "The beautiful one has come") (fig 4) who thus becomes the Great Royal Wife and who is required to give birth to the male successor to the throne.
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 World Art Treasures:Tel el-Amarna
Amenophis III was enthroned as King of Egypt in 1408 BCE.
Amenophis, who became Amenophis IV, was to abandon the eternal order of things as inherited from his forefathers: he would change his name from Amenophis (also spelled Amenhotep) toAkhenaten, and he would leave Thebes, the official capital, to found a new domain and order.
Those who reject her royal lineage think that Amenophis married Tiye as an act of bravado, to break with the tradition obliging heirs to the throne to marry women with blood of the gods.
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 National Geographic magazine: September 1998 @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amenophis III’s family is depicted on many of his monuments, but one child is always missing: Amenophis the younger.
Whatever the reason for his concealment, Amenophis was torn from the shadows when his older brother, the heir apparent, died unexpectedly.
Crowned Amenophis IV, the young pharaoh soon disavowed all deities but an obscure sun god, Aten, effectively short-circuiting priestly power to himself.
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 Virtual-Egypt - The Egyptian People's Papyrus
A hieratic docket in what was probably the first letter addressed by Tushratta to Napkhuria--this being the cuneiform rendering of Amenophis IV's Prenomen Neferkheprure'--dates it in year 2, and states that the Court was still in residence in western Thebes.
An exaggerated liveliness and a visible emotional intent are conspicuous; a bolder sweep of line and backs bowed lower stress the deference owed to the king; and one can hardly be deceived in the impression that the peculiarities of Akhenaten's own body have been consciously imitated in the shapes given to his subjects.
On the contrary, temple-reliefs from Soleb in Nubia, as well as a stela from Hieraconpolis in Upper Egypt, depict Amenophis III, rare cases which must belong to a phase immediately preceding the revolution, since the falcon-headed Harakhti on the stela is already equipped with the cartouches and the doctrinal epithets of the Aten.
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 The religious revolution of Akhenaton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Was the queen Tiy the daughter of Artatama, the previous wife of Touthmasis IV, she herself being the daughter of a Mitannian king?
Amenophis III had expected gratitude for the beautiful temples he had built, so he then attacked the clergy, closed the temples to Amon, and got rid of the priests.
Thus it is not surprising that Amenophis (son of Hapou) would be the inspirer of the new state religion instituted by Amenophis IV, the future Akhenaton.
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 Hittites (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
From the Tell el-Amarna Letters it is known that Thothmes IV was contemporary with the father of Adad-nirari of Assyria (Berlin number 30), and Amenophis IV with Burna-burias of Babylon (Brit.
Amenophis III repelled them in Phoenicia, and Subbiliuliuma descended on Kinza, having made a treaty with Egypt, and captured Edugamma and his father Suttatarra.
All the Egyptian conquests were thus lost in the latter part of the reign of Amenophis III, and in that of Amenophis IV.
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 Thutmose IV
Thutmose IV The Achievements of Pharaoh Thutmose IV
It is instructive to compare `likenesses' of Thutmose IV, also his wife Tiaa, with those of Amenhotep III for instance.
This inscription on a foundation containing the prenomen of Thutmose IV is understood to be part of a reference to a (small?) temple, not improbable at Karnak.
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 Akhenaten - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Akhenaten (original pronunciation ʔxnʔtn, vowels unknown; modern pronunciation axɛnatɛn), known as Amenhotep IV at the start of his reign, was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt, especially notable for single-handedly restructuring the Egyptian religion to monotheisticly worship the Aten.
A religious revolutionary, Amenhotep IV introduced Atenism in the fourth year of his reign, raising the previously obscure god Aten (sometimes spelled Aton) to the position of supreme deity.
Amenhotep IV was married to Nefertiti at the very beginning of his reign, and the couple had six known daughters and possibly two sons (the sons out of Kiya).
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Amenophis IV said her father was the sun.
Amenophis IV was prosecuted for saying she was the son of God, Pharaoh too.
This is Pharaoh's, (Amenophis IV) judgment of the
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 New Page 1
Amenhotep (Amenophis) II 1438-1412 (1427-1400?) ANEP 390-392; Memphis and Karnak Stelae COS 2.3, pp.
Amenophis III married daughter of Shuttarna II, king of Mittani.
Ay 1335-1332 (1327-1323?); son of Yuya and Tuyu, the parents of Tiy, the wife of Amenophis III.
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Amenophis III is the son of Thutmosis and Mutemweya.
Amenophis IV believed the sun was her biological father.
Amenophis IV did everything Eve did and was even of faulty ancestry.
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 NOVA Online | Mysteries of the Nile | Tomb of Ramose: Main Hall
Though left unfinished, this is the finest carved tomb in the Valley of the Nobles.
Ramose was a governor of Thebes and vizier of Egypt under both Amenophis III and Amenophis IV (better known as Akhenaten).
It is significant not only for the quality of its paintings and low reliefs, but because the wall carvings show a transition between the formal style under Amenophis III and the new, looser style under Akhenaten.
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 TBIFOC: Is Superman Gay?
She is both Moses who led 12 tribes of foreigners to the desert where they built a tabernacle and one of two Pharaohs that chased after them.
Amenophis IV was a NOT Pharaoh, (women not allowed just like being pope or Rabi) that did, participated in, benefitted from or suffered the consequences of all that both Moses and Jesus did.
I've never even seen an illegal drug and shy away from the legal ones.
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 king tut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Tutankhamen, whose birth name, was Tutankhaten, was probably the son of the heretic Pharaoh Amenophis IV (Akhneten) and his queen, Kiya.
At a very early age he married his half-sister Ankhesenamun, the daughter of Amenophis IV and Queen Nefertiti.
Tutankhamen Tutankhamen (a name which means "the living image of Amen") took the throne in 1333 BC, assuming the praenomen of Nebkhepure.
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 KING TUTANKHAMUN: WAS IT MURDER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
King Tutankhamun was brought up in the court of Amenophis IV, his wife Queen Nefertiti, their six daughters, and Tutankhamun’s older brother.
Amenophis IV challenged the religion of his people bringing in the worship of one God, Aten (Monotheism).
Amenophis forbade the worship of Amen so much so he changed his name from Amenophis to Ankhenaten because Amenophis had the word Amen in it.
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 Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amenophis I and Thutmosis I fought Palestine, regained Nubia, captured Syria except for the Hittities cities, reached Euphrates
Amenophis III kept the peace with Mitanni by marrying the daughter of Mitanni kings Sudarna and Tuishrata
With no heirs, Egypt was controlled by Amenophis IV's two sons in law, Smenkuhare and Tutankhamun who died at age 17, buried in the Valley of the Kings in Thebes
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 International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Dusratta of Matiene, whose sister Gilukhepa was married by Amenophis III in his 10th year, wrote subsequently to this Pharaoh to announce his own accession (Am Tab, Brit.
Only Gaza seems to have been retained, and Burna-burias of Babylon, writing to Amenophis IV, speaks of the Canaanite rebellion as beginning in the time of his father Kuri-galzu I (Am Tab, British Museum number 2), and of subsequent risings in his own time (Berlin number 7) which interrupted communication with Egypt.
"Letter to Amenophis III the great king, king of the land of Egypt (Mizzari-na), from Tarchun-dara (Tarchundara-da), king of the land of Arzapi (or Arzaa), thus.
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 King Tut 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Tutanchamen, whose birth name, was Tutankhaten, was probably the son of the heretic Pharaoh Amenophis IV and his queen Kiya.
At a very early age he married his half-sister Ankhesenamun,the daughter of Amenophis IV and his queen Nefertiti.
He died at the age of about 18, leaving behind a real mystery of his death.He died around 1323 B.C. Items in the after life were throne into the various rooms.King Tut died at a very early age.
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 The New Kingdom
The reign of Amenophis III was the pinnacle of Egyptian Pharaonic power.
Under Amenophis III the kingdom was secure enough for the Pharaoh to build many of the greatest Pharaonic structures including the Temple of Luxor.
His son Amenophis IV fought with the priesthood of the god Amun and changed his name to Akhenaten in honor of the god Aten.
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 Akhenaten Summary
His reign was marked by the flourishing of the worship of Aten and by numerous uprisings.
Ikhnaton, son of Amenhotep III (Amenophis III), ascended the throne of E...
Akhenaten (original pronunciation ʔxnʔtn, vowels unknown; modern pronunciation axɛnatɛn), known as Amenhotep IV at the start of his reign, was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt.
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 Egypt: The Tomb of Amenophis II, Valley of the Kings
However, this is one of the surprises in this tomb, for unlike other tombs in the valley, Amenophis II's mummy was found intact, with a garland of mimosa flowers at his neck, though the coffin he was laid in was perhaps a replacement.
Within the the western lateral annex, which was enclosed by a stone wall, Loret found his second surprise, for here he found the sarcophagi and mummies of nine other royal burials, as well as his son, Webensenu, and probably his mother, Hatshepsut-Meryetre.
We believe it was the high priest Pinudjem I (1070-1037 BC) who had these mummies stored in Amenophis II's tomb at the beginning of the 21st Dynasty, just as Pinudjem II (990-969 BC) transferred the mummies found in the Deir el-Bahri cache.
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 Necropolis of Thebes: Tomb of Ramose
Ramose was the governor of Thebes and vizier in the early years of Amenophis IV's reign.
The tomb is unfinished, because, scholars speculate, Ramose followed his king to Amarna (once Amenophis IV became Akhenaton).
Ramose is shown four times offering flowers to Amenophis IV seated under a canopy with the goddess Maat (not shown)
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 Tell El-Amarna, Tablets - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The ruins mark the site of the ancient city Khut Aten, which Amenophis IV built in order to escape the predominant influence of the old religion of Egypt represented by the priesthood at Thebes, and to establish a new cult, the worship of Aten, the sun's disk.
In 1887 a peasant woman, digging in the ruins of Tell el-Amarna for the dust of ancient buildings with which to fertilize her garden, found tablets, a portion of the royal archives.
The contest resulted in the destruction of some of the tablets by ignorant natives and the final distribution of the remainder and of the broken fragments, as noted at the beginning of this article.
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 In Search of History: Akhenaten — Egypt’s Heretic King
What was the relationship between Amenophis IV and the Aten?
What was the implication of the tax Amenophis IV levied?
What did Amenophis IV do in response to this assumed response from the priests of Amen?
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