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AKhenaton also known as The Heretic King was an eventful pharoah and the last ruler of the 18th century He ruled for sixteen years from 1350 BC to 1334 BC He became a pharoah by the help of his mother He moved the capital from Thebes and built a new one in the middle of Egypt at Tell-el-Amarna and also revolutionized art so it became more realistic He believed in omni-present spirit Akhenaton replaced the traditional Egyptian religion Amarna by monotheism and he was the only priest Since he was too occupied with religion he did not pay much attention towards his government As a resultat the time of his death the foundations of Egypt were crumblingthat his ancestors worked hard to build and make strongAfter Akhenatons death everything was restored back as it was before changes Akhenaton was the son of Amenhotep III and Queen Tiy He had one brother Thutmose I and three sisters His family completely ignored him but for some strange reason he was immensely important to Queen Tiy When Amnehotep III died the throne belonged to Thutmose I But the Queen quickly made Akhenaton who was 14 yrs old the teenage pharaoh and made Thumose I priest of Memphis Akhenatons wife was his mother Queen Tiy and his second wife was Nefertiti who is well know for her beauty was of non-royal blood She was daughter of vizier Ay DuringAkhenatons rule he made a lot of changes in Egypt The period of change during Akhenatons reign in known as The Amrna revolution or The Amrna interlude He wanted a total seperate religion and he replaced the old Egyptian religion of Amarna by a new concept of monotheism as the sun being the gods symbol Akhenaton believed that Aton was was the sole creator of the universe and was a universal omni-present spirit Akhenaton was the only priest and people worshipped Aton by worshipping him Destroyin the traditional religion
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