CYRIL ALDRED god Rë. The myth had already developed that Rê, the first king to rule Egypt, . The god that Akhenaten adjured in the Boundary Stelae at. The revolutionary cult of sun-worship that Akhenaten introduced, and such by plague during Akhenaten’s reign, and likely events of the king’s twilight years. Cyril Aldred, Author Thames & Hudson $35 (0p) ISBN recently, the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten was considered a revolutionary reformer.

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If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Sep 03, Randee rated it it was amazing Shelves: Being a bookworm long before 8 years old, I immediately began reading books on all things ancient Egypt and once I read about the 18th dynasty and Akhenaten and his parents, wife Nefertitichildren and other relatives, I began a life long obsession of the mysteries surrounding akhfnaten family which continue to puzzle Egyptologists today.

Akhenaten: King of Egypt

Apr 30, Lisa rated it really liked it Shelves: This book has a great deal of sentimental value attached to it for me, since it is one of the first books about the Amarna period that I ever read, and so it is tied up very closely with the beginning of my career in Egyptology. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. View all 4 comments. The biggest one is the age of the book — some of the information contained is dated and some theories disproved, but in some cases it’s interesting to see how old some theories are and how much uncertainty still remains.


Akhenaten, King of Egypt

Dgypt of Egypt by Cyril Aldred. Some things are now known but no where near enough to satisfy the likes of me and, I would assume, other interested parties.

Alrded great deal of info in this book-meanings of the hieroglyphs, info on many of the God’s, interactions with many of the other countries tons of writings survived, including many draft versions of treaties, contracts and letters and the alxred Pharaohs. There are also many good pictures and dr Cyril Aldred was one of the foremost voices in Egyptology and wrote many books on ancient Egypt. Gehane Sileem rated it it was amazing Aug 11, Nu Dha rated it it was amazing Jul 13, No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Apr 29, Carol rated it liked it Shelves: Of course, there are flaws. Susie rated it liked it Aug 26, Oct 24, Mallory rated it liked it Shelves: Erkol rated it really liked it Jan 19, You could not be signed in.

A Brit by birth, he spent the majority of his professional life as a curator at the Royal Scottish Museum in Edinburgh, Scotland rising to the keeper of Art and Archaeology. Manar rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Related articles in Google Scholar.


He created a new capital, which was abandoned after his death. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Paperbackpages. There is only one God as we say there is no God but Allah. Mahmoud Nazeh rated it liked it Nov 11, Akhenaten graced my thoughts for months and years after reading this book. I still recommend it, but with the caveat that it’s very dated.

Akhenaten: King of Egypt by Cyril Aldred

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