By Donald B. Redford
Describes the realm of Akhenaten, a ruler of historical Egypt who tried to introduce monotheism via worship of the solar.
Read Online or Download Akhenaten, the Heretic King PDF
Similar history books
Trendy and racy. .. a great ebook and a pride to learn, written with panache and completely convincing. ' Professor PETER COSS, Cardiff collage. This booklet takes us into the area of the medieval cook dinner, from the cooks within the nice medieval courts and aristocratic families catering for enormous feasts, to the peasant spouse trying to feed her kin from scarce assets, from cooking at road stalls to operating as employed caterers for personal features.
This booklet tells the tale of the Boxer uprising in China in 1900. The Boxers have been a fanatical mystery association who have been incited by means of anti-foreign parts within the chinese language executive to devote wide-scale deportations opposed to overseas missionaries and their chinese language converts. The Boxers had the tacit aid of the Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi who maintained all of the whereas that they have been past her keep an eye on.
The speculation of evolution should be saw at any place - from unique tropical rain forests to our personal backyards - and relies on 3 major ideas: heredity, version, and choice. within the nineteenth century, Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace sought to provide an explanation for how those techniques interact to provide new species.
- American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon
- The Age Of Empire 1875-1914
- Mitsubishi G4M Betty
- The Penguin Book of Historic Speeches
- Mining Capitalism: The Relationship between Corporations and Their Critics
Additional resources for Akhenaten, the Heretic King
The labor quota of Wawat: [goldl. ); 16 male and female Nubian slaves; longhorns and short he of E; ferenl small own The e dient: their san1e ruler~ contil desig: admil k pt t contil Lc term have: but tI loyal upon name In despa but d were finem On d back 1 fortur found 7· [j 6. On Egypt and Nubia in ancient times Egypt hI Nubia (London, 1965); B. Trigger, see especially A. J. Arkell, A Hisrory of the Sudall 10 1821 (London, 1961); W. B. , 1976). 24 8. 0 provin( pact ofl GLIMPSES horns, 77 in addition to [cargo-boats] lad n with all the fine products of thi land.
Similarly in the ancient Near East the cultured city-dweller associated love of battle with the West Semitic Amorites and their kin, who are often described as seminomadic. In Egypt the warrior image of the Middle Kingdom rulers attests to the love of battle for its own sake, and in the New Kingdom it persists, principally during the reign of Thutmose I. " 12 "He found no one (i. " 3 A feeling of patriotism informs Thutmose's inscriptions, centered not simply on Egypt but on Thebes in particular; and one can sense his flush of pride in the recent reversal of the city's fortunes.
W. HeJck, Oriells Al1tiqllllS 5 ([966), 2ff; R. Stadel mann, Syvisch Paliislillellsische GottheilCII ill A,Rypten (Leiden, 1967). 2. Throll hair, I emp] the I man' the e the s mad: of d bedc cust( text, like Jour! yOU] ren "Nc Shas I) . 1. Talatat from the nirlth pylon showin:~ An-lOrite and Sudanese auxiliary troops. Throughout Egyptian art Amorites are easily distinguished by their long beards and clubbed hair, tied round with a filet. empire is the wandering bedouin with his flocks. To pasture his animals in the Delta and eat of the plentiful food produced there remained the goal of many a tribesman from the Negeb.
Akhenaten, the Heretic King by Donald B. Redford