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Author Hoffmeier, James Karl, 1951- author

Title Akhenaten and the origins of monotheism / James K. Hoffmeier
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Summary Akhenaten is one of the most intriguing rulers of ancient Egypt, and one of the most fascinating individuals from the ancient world. His odd appearance in representations that he commissioned and his preoccupation with worshiping the sun-disc, or Aten, have stimulated a vast amount of academic discussion and controversy for more than a century. The focus of this book is on Akhenaten's religion and how it developed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Akhenaton, King of Egypt -- Religion.
Sun worship -- Egypt.
Egypt -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190217693 (ebook)