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Imhotep was a high courtier under King Djoser (Dynasty III), who was given the supreme privilege of having his name carved alongside that of Pharaoh himself. He held the offices of vizier and master sculptor. The Egyptian priest Manetho stated that he was the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
The personification of the basic laws of all existence; the concept of justice, truth, order and balance, without which life is impossible. She is not really a goddess/netjer but rather the principle of these factors. The Egyptians had no difficulties in...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Nun was the god who personified the primeval waters, the chaos which existed before there was shape and form, the dark liquid mass out of which there appeared the creator-god. Nun is regarded as having no surface, stretching into infinity. Not subject to...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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The opera explores the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep IV who renamed himself Akhnaten as he changed Egypt's religion to worship the sun god, Aten.
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Akhnaten deals with the ascent and fall of the 18th Dynasty pharaoh Amenhotep IV, who abandoned traditional Egyptian polytheism and embraced the sole worship of Aten, the sun god, whose name he partly adopted. In many ways it is a tricky work to stage.
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Nefertiti, Ruler of the Nile
Nefertiti was the chief consort of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten (formerly Amenhotep IV), who reigned from approximately 1353 to 1336 BC. Known as the Ruler of the Nile and Daughter of Gods , Nefertiti acquired unprecedented power, and is believed to ...
Akhenaten: Egyptian Pharaoh, Nefertiti's Husband, Tut's Father
A religious reformer he made the Aten, the sun disc, the center of Egypt's religious life and carried out an iconoclasm that saw the names of Amun, a pre-eminent Egyptian god, and his consort Mut, be erased from monuments and documents throughout ...

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