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Akhnaton

[ahk-naht-n] /ɑkˈnɑt n/
noun
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  • As the years went by Akhnaton seems to have given himself more and more completely to his new religion.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • But Akhnaton's god was the intangible and yet ever-present Father of mankind, made manifest in sunshine.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • His past connections with Akhnaton told against him, and after a year or so he disappeared, leaving the throne vacant once more.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • Akhnaton's city fell into ruins, and soon the temples and palaces became the haunt of jackals and the home of owls.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • It was usual for the Pharaoh to keep aloof from his people: Akhnaton was to be found in their midst.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • Akhnaton had been opposed to warfare, and had dreamed that dream of universal peace which still is a far-off light to mankind.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • The body of Akhnaton, his name erased, was now the sole occupant of the tomb.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • It is probable that Akhnaton had not realised how serious was the situation in Asia Minor.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • The sepulchre was therefore opened once more, and the name Akhnaton was everywhere erased from the inscriptions.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall

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