Download PDF by Dominic Montserrat: Akhenaten: History, Fantasy and Ancient Egypt

By Dominic Montserrat

The pharaoh Akhenaten, who governed Egypt within the mid-fourteenth century BCE, has been the topic of extra hypothesis than the other personality in Egyptian heritage. This provocative new biography examines either the true Akhenaten and the myths which were created round him. It scrutinises the heritage of the pharaoh and his reign, which has been consistently written in Eurocentric phrases inapplicable to historic Egypt, and the archaeology of Akhenaten's capital urban, Amarna. It is going directly to discover the pharaoh's notable cultural afterlife, and how he has been invoked to validate every thing from psychoanalysis to racial equality to Fascism.

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