Amenhotep iv seems to have married nefertiti shortly after his accession, and had meryetaten, the first of their six daughters, not long afterwards these girls - meryetaten, meketaten, ankhesenpaaten, neferneferuatentasherit, neferneferure, and setepenre-are depicted on many contemporary monuments, but there is only one potential mention of a son. Akhenaten, known before the fifth year of his reign as amenhotep iv, was a pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of egypt who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 bc or 1334 bc he is especially noted for abandoning traditional egyptian polytheism and introducing worship centered on the aten, which is sometimes described as monotheistic or. The chaotic reign of akhenaten - amenhotep iii was a pharaoh of ancient egypt from around 1388 bc till about 1350 bc during his rule of egypt, was a period of unprecedented prosperity and artistic splendor (wiki: amenhotep iii.
The seventeen-year reign of the pharaoh amenhotep iv / akhenaten is remarkable for the development of ideas, architecture, and art that contrast with egypt’s long tradition shortly after coming to the throne, the new pharaoh amenhotep iv, a son of amenhotep iii and queen tiye, established. Image credit: slideshare akhenaten had a rule of 17 years over egypt, but as amenhotep iv for the first couple of years after which he changed his name it was in thebes that the pharaoh was crowned as the new ruler, but the date of his succession is not certain. Akhenaten amenhotep iv - better known as akhenaten, the new name he took early on in his reign-ushered in a revolutionary period in egyptian history.
Amenhotep iv becomes akhenaten amenhotep iv may have been co-regent with his father, amenhotep iii, and it has been noted that the sun-disk known as the `aten’ is displayed on a number of inscriptions from this period of the earlier king’s reign. Akhenaten, also spelled akhenaton, akhnaton, or ikhnaton, also called amenhotep iv, greek amenophis, king (1353–36 bce) of ancient egypt of the 18th dynasty, who established a new cult dedicated to the aton, the sun’s disk (hence his assumed name, akhenaten, meaning “beneficial to aton”. Amenhotep iv, during the fifth or sixth year of his rule, changed his name to akhenaton and then built a new capital named as akhetaten which now lies at modern armarna the area is not linked with any god. History this akhenaten's history was almost the same of his earth-4321's counterpart, up to the point when the celestial order abducted him as the celestial order's spaceship picked akhenaten up, doctor doom destroyed it, killing both the order's members and akhenaten links and references 1 appearances of amenhotep iv (earth-trn510.
Akhenaten is a source of endless fascination and speculation - this often masks the fact that we actually know very little about him dr kate spence explores the enigmatic story of egypt's. Amenhotep iv, also known as the pharaoh akhenaten, was destined to be remembered for his attempt at a religious conversion of ancient egypt one that saw the old gods put aside and replaced by a single god, the aten. Akhenaten (r 1353-1336 bce) was a pharaoh of egypt of the 18th dynasty he is also known as `akhenaton’ or `ikhnaton’ and also `khuenaten’, all of which are translated to mean `successful for’ or `of great use to’ the god aten. Amenhotep iv (akhenaten) and nefertiti » unknown artist, tell el-amarna, egypt this statuette depicting the pharaoh amenhotep iv (later called akhenaten) and his queen, nefertiti, exemplifies the unique developments that took place in egyptian art of the amarna period.
Pharaoh amenhotep iv, also known as akhenaten, was one of the most controversial pharoah ever to rule over ancient egypt considered by many as a heretic, akhenaten imposed, for the first time, single religion solely based on the worship of the sun disk ‘aten’ which has earned him a place in history as the first ever ruler to abandon traditional egyptian polytheism, replacing it with a. Akhenaten - meaning living spirit of aten - known before the fifth year of his reign as amenhotep iv (sometimes given its greek form, amenophis iv, and meaning amun is satisfied), was a pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of egypt who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 bc or 1334 bc. Amenhotep iv changed his name to akhenaton, meaning the servant of aten early in his reign whereas his father, amenhotep iii, had sought to reduce the increasing power of the priesthood, akhenaton practically dismantled it.
The future akhenaten was a younger son of amenhotep iii and chief queen tiyethe eldest son crown prince thutmose was recognized as the heir of amenhotep iii but he died relatively young and the next in line for the throne was a prince named amenhotep. Amenhotep iv was a character that the egyptian world was not ready to have as their leader he challenged the priest and converted the worshiping of many god to the monotheistic practice. Akhenaten born as amenhotep iv, was the son of amenhotep iii, the magnificent, the ninth ruler of the eighteenth dynasty and queen tiye who was of non-royal origin and amenhotep iii’s great royal wife. Amenhotep iii was the father of two sons with his great royal wife tiyetheir first son, crown prince thutmose, predeceased his father and their second son, amenhotep iv, later known as akhenaten, ultimately succeeded amenhotep iii to the throneamenhotep iii also may have been the father of a third child—called smenkhkare, who later would succeed akhenaten and briefly ruled egypt as pharaoh.
Amenhotep iv changes his name to akhenaten, establishes the monotheistic cult of aten, banishes other cults especially that of amun 1353 bce - 1336 bce ankh used in the amarna period of egypt by akhenaten , linked to the god aten. Akhenaten the heretic 1352–1336 bc akhenaten amenhotep iv changed his name to akhenaten and defied tradition by establishing a new religion that believed that there is but one god the sun god aten. Akhenaten (original pronunciation ʔxnʔtn, vowels unknown modern pronunciation axɛnatɛn), known as amenhotep iv at the start of his reign, was a pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty, especially notable for single-handedly restructuring the egyptian religion to monotheisticly worship the aten.