Akhenaten: Egypt’s Heretic King

Still called the Heretic King by Egyptian historians, Akhenaten ruled from 1377 to 1360 B.C. Controversial then as now, he abolished the old religion, replacing it with a one-god worship, and built an entire city dedicated to Aten–a Sun God. But after his death, his successor Tutankhamun returned Egypt to its traditional values.

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