New PDF release: Akhenaten: History, Fantasy and Ancient Egypt

By Dominic Montserrat

ISBN-10: 0415185491

ISBN-13: 9780415185493

ISBN-10: 0415301866

ISBN-13: 9780415301862

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 genuine Akhenaten and the myths which were created round him. It scrutinises the heritage of the pharaoh and his reign, which has been constantly 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 awesome cultural afterlife, and how he has been invoked to validate every thing from psychoanalysis to racial equality to Fascism.

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