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Akhenaten: The Heretic King. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Pp. xxvi, , The American Historical Review, Volume. Loading data.. Open Bottom Panel. Go to previous Content Download this Content Share this Content Add This Content to Favorites Go to next Content. ← →. Akhenaten, the heretic king. [Donald B Redford] — Describes the world of Akhenaten, a ruler of ancient Egypt who attempted to introduce.

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Now the king has heard as follows, “You are at peace with the ruler of Qidsa. Dynastic genealogies 1 st 2 nd 3 rd 4 th 11 th 12 th 18 th 19 th 20 th 21 st to 23 rd 24 th 25 th 26 th 27 th 30 th 31 st Ptolemaic.

If you don’t have a particular opinion on Akhenaten, then this book will probably be interesting, in t Whether you’ll hereti this book a good read depends largely on your opinion of Akhenaten. Her daughter soon took her place and held the duties her mother once did. Ancestors of Akhenaten Stone building blocks from Akhenaten’s hsretic projects were later used as foundation stones for subsequent rulers’ temples and tombs.

May 03, Megaera rated it it was amazing. Thus the king, your lord [Akhenaten], saying: Nor have you sent me the goods that your father was going to send me, but you have reduced [them] greatly. He claimed he was the only person able to converse with his god.

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Akhenaten: The Heretic King by Donald B. Redford

National Film Board of Canada. At another, he describes Akhenaten as “no intellectual heavyweight”. Jan Assmann ‘s opinion is that ‘Aten’ and ‘Adonai’ are not linguistically related.

The New Capital Amarna was erected heretc B. Akhenaten’s status as a religious revolutionary has led to much speculationranging from scholarly hypotheses to non-academic fringe theories.

Akhenaten the Heretic Pharaoh

Ayrtonis likely that of Akhenaten. However Akhenaten’s case may be different through the emphasis placed on the heavenly father and son relationship. Aug 21, Rebecca rated it really liked it Shelves: Archived from the original on Hogarth Press May my brother cause me no distress.

Citing articles via Google Scholar. The Gempaaten consisted of a series of buildings, including a palace and a structure called the Hwt Benben named after the Benben stone which was dedicated to Queen Nefertiti. Redford includes the research and the opinions of his colleagues in Egyptology, as well.

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She brought with her a princess named Baketaten Later Baketamon. He decorated the southern entrance to the precincts of the temple of Amun-Re with scenes of his worshiping Re-Harakhti. Yet there is nothing I know of in which I have failed my brother. Until Akhenaten’s mummy is positively identified, such theories remain speculative.

Harvard University Press; pp. I do have my caveats, which I will explain shortly, but it is a remarkable read. While much of this book details the archaeology, author Redford concludes with his own, plausible reconstruction of the personality of Akhenaten and the character heretid his administration. However, as akhenaen autosomal recessive disease, it seems to fit better into Akhenaten’s family tree — Akhenaten’s parents, Amenhotep III and Tiye, were probably healthy, and Marfan Syndrome was ruled out following DNA tests on Tutankhamun in Without his expansive research and archeological field work in Amarna where Akhenaten built his citythere would be very little light shed upon Akhenaten’s beliefs and his reign.


Is this misshapen individual in any way like us? I will give you too, along with the statues, much additional gold and [other] goods beyond measure. Various illnesses have been put forward. You yourself know that the king does not fail when he rages against all of Canaan. Amenhotep Netjer-Heqa-Waset Year [5].

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He is his father’s image on earth, and as Akhenaten is king on earth, his father is king in heaven. At one stage, he talks about being irritated by the “tirelessly repeated” caption texts found at Akhenaten’s temple at Karnak. Josephine Lavigne rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Kadesh The two of you take food and strong drink together. Redford’s writing is also thought-provoking at times.