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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Akhenaten, King of Egypt

Refresh and try again. Of course, there are flaws. Sign In Forgot password? I, myself, have been obsessed with Akhenaten and his relatives since I was a child. A great deal of info ov this book-meanings of the hieroglyphs, info on many of the God’s, interactions with In a time when all the Pharaohs were Gods and there were hundreds or thousands of Gods Gods of love, of the sun rise, of the morning dew,,kong Pharaoh was different. Sep 03, Randee rated it it was amazing Shelves: He was either the father, the brother or grandfather of King Tut.

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New research has been done, but I’m not sure if there’s a better single biography of the man yet. Slavery after Rome, — Citing articles via Google Scholar. There is only one God as we say there is no God but Allah. Akhenaten graced my thoughts for months and years after reading this book. King of Egypt is one of the best books on Egypt’s most enigmatic pharaoh.


Martin Evans rated it it was amazing Mar 13, May 03, Megaera rated it really liked it. American Historical Association members Sign in via society site. Not my usual fare, and I sometimes lost the thread of the narrative, but I’m very glad I read it.

Colin Logan rated it liked it Jan 02, Dsgalvao rated it it was amazing Jun 30, 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. Aug 06, Anne added it. There are also many good pictures and drawings included. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

NG Shefferly rated it really liked it Feb 20, 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 this family which continue to puzzle Egyptologists today.

Return to Book Page. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. 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. I still recommend it, but with the caveat that it’s very dated. The biggest one is egjpt age kiing the book — some of the information contained is dated and some theories disproved, but in some cases it’s interesting Despite being first published over twenty years ago, Cyril Aldred’s Akhenaten: 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.


Cyril Aldred cyrril a British Egyptologist, art historian and author. This may only be the case with the “print on demand” edition I own.

Alded created a new capital, which was abandoned kig his death. King of Egypt by Cyril Aldred.

Preview — Akhenaten by Cyril Aldred. Jul 15, Glenn Robinson rated it really liked it. King of Egypt remains one of the best books on the Amarna Period. Joyce Tyldesley, Aidan Dodson etc.

I highly recommend reading any of Aldred books and especially this one if you have any interest in Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankamun and their blood lines. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 29, Carol rated it liked it Shelves: If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.