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Amenhotep III

[ah-muh n-hoh-tep, am-uh n-]
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noun
  1. king of Egypt 1411?–1375 b.c.
Also called Am·e·no·phis III [am-uh-noh-fis] /ˌæm əˈnoʊ fɪs/.

Amenhotep IV

noun
  1. died 1357? b.c., king of Egypt 1375?–1357?: reformer of ancient Egyptian religion (son of Amenhotep III).
Also called Amenophis IV, Akhnaton, Ikhnaton.
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Examples from the Web for amenhotep

Historical Examples

  • It is from the tomb of Amenhotep, of the 18th dynasty, 17th century B.C.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2

    Various

  • Amenhotep's aim was certainly rather to capture than to kill.

    Ancient Egypt

    George Rawlinson

  • Amenhotep also introduced certain changes into the court ceremonial.

    Ancient Egypt

    George Rawlinson

  • The only quarter in which Amenhotep warred was towards Ethiopia.

    Ancient Egypt

    George Rawlinson

  • She was for many years joint ruler with her son, Amenhotep I, who succeeded his father.

    The Negro

    W.E.B. Du Bois


British Dictionary definitions for amenhotep

Amenhotep III

Amenhotpe III (ˌæmɛnˈhɒtpɪ)

noun
  1. Greek name Amenophis. ?1411–?1375 bc, Egyptian pharaoh who expanded Egypt's influence by peaceful diplomacy and erected many famous buildings

Amenhotep IV

Amenhotpe IV

noun
  1. the original name of Akhenaten
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