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By Aidan Dodson

The latter a part of the 15th century bc observed Egypt’s political strength succeed in its zenith, with an empire that stretched from past the Euphrates within the north to a lot of what's now Sudan within the south. The wealth that flowed into Egypt allowed its kings to fee one of the most stupendous temples of all time, a few of the maximum devoted to Amun-Re, King of the Gods. but a century later those temples lay derelict, the god’s pictures, names, and titles all erased in an orgy of iconoclasm by means of Akhenaten, the devotee of a unmarried sun-god. This booklet strains the background of Egypt from the dying of the good warrior-king Thutmose III to the excessive element of Akhenaten’s reign, while the recognized international introduced presents to his newly-built capital urban of Amarna, particularly taking a look at the way the cult of the sunlight grew to become more and more vital to even ‘orthodox’ kings, culminating within the transformation of Akhenaten’s father, Amenhotep III, right into a sun deity in his personal right.

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