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Aten

/ ˈɑːtən /

noun

  1. (in ancient Egypt) the solar disc worshipped as the sole god in the reign of Akhenaten


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The religious reforms of Khu-n-Aten resulted in the fall of the dynasty and the Egyptian empire.

Yea, the ice entrapped me when I was about to slay the guilty Inaros—but our mighty god Aten restored me to life!

The king retained his title of 'son of the sun' (Aten), while he exchanged his Horus and other titles for Aten titles.

It is interesting to speculate upon the probable motives of Akh-en-Aten in introducing this new cult into Egypt.

Social life in Akhet-Aten, therefore, tended to become much freer and more natural.

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