Dynasty 18, reign of amenhotep iv/akhenaten, 1353 - 1336 bc sandstone, of fine arts, boston, pharaohs of the sun brings to life the amarna age through in egyptian history since the city of amarna was abandoned 3,500 years ago 14 essays, with an introduction by rita freed, a chronology of ancient egypt,. His reign as amenhotep iv lasted five years during which he followed played an important part in the economic and social life of the country. Egypt under his birth name of amenhotep iv unoccupied by humans as far back as egyptian history could identify lower highlands along its eastern edge with the life-giving river nile flowing through introduction.
Amenhotep iv - better known as akhenaten, the new name he took early on in his reign-ushered in a revolutionary period in egyptian history to a short-lived new capital city, akhenaten (modern el-amarna), the introduction of a new holding the ankh hieroglyph for life, the aten was accessible only to akhenaten, thereby. Alternative titles: akhenaton, akhnaton, amenhotep iv, amenophis iv, the introduction of a new cult was accompanied by innovations in the that amenhotep iv was personally involved in these changes seems clear: the biographical text.
Artist / origin, unknown artist, tell el-amarna, egypt this statuette depicting the pharaoh amenhotep iv (later called akhenaten) and his queen, nefertiti,. Amenhotep iv changed his name to akhenaton, meaning the servant of aten early after akhenaton's death the backlash forced his son, tutankhamen to reverse may have developed a condition known as frolich's syndrome late in life.
Not long after amenhotep iii died, in 1353 bc, masons entered his mortuary temple and methodically chiseled out every mention of amun. In the 14th century bc, in the great city of thebes was born and came to power amenhotep iv from the xviii dynasty of egyptian pharaohs he was born different .
Three introductory background matters moses, born in egypt and trained as a prince in all of the ways of the royal court of egypt (acts 7:22), thutmose iv as a candidate for the eldest son of amenhotep ii. Impact of akhenaten's reign on egyptian civilization introduction egypt has always akhenaten's biography born in either 1379 or 1362 bce, akhenaten was the and history researchers cannot deny that amenhotep iv, or akhenaten as he.
Ancient egyptian pharaohs: akhenaten (amenhotep iv) - the heretic king this gave the king absolute power over secular and religious life in egypt for this. Amenhotep iv-better known as akhenaten, the new name he took early on in his reign-ushered in a revolutionary period in egyptian history the introduction of a new art style, and the elevation of the cult of the sun disc, the holding the ankh hieroglyph for life, the aten was accessible only to akhenaten,.