Essays Tagged: "Amun"

Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt

pt. Queen Hatshepsut has many different titles. She received the prestigious title of god's wife of Amun before either parent died. She assumed the title of Great Royal Wife when she married Thutmose ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Egypt Assignment. Part A: Identify and state the signifigance of 10 Important items from Ancient Egypt Part B: Why was Ancient Egypt so unchanging?

lty-They don't really work, and get robbed often-Are tremendous feats of engineeringGreat temple of Amun-Built in the new kingdom-Nothing short of immense-In use for 1500 years-Significant for hypo-st ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Akhenaten's impact on religion, art and building was significant, but temporary"

ated from a power struggle between the ruler (Akhenaten) and the growing power of the priesthood of Amun. His father had noted this but it was Akhenaten who acted upon it.By promoting the cult of Aten ... t may support this theory (See appendix 1). Great changes took place Akhenaten closed the temple of Amun at Karnak, building his own temple instead and moving his capital to a new site at el-Amarna (A ...

(7 pages) 89 2 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Rise in power of the Amun and Amun priesthood and it's political implications [speech].

Amun began as a minor god of Thebes, whose fortune was linked to that of the local Theban rulers. As ... bes, whose fortune was linked to that of the local Theban rulers. As they grew in importance so did Amun, eventually reaching the status of "Supreme God." Good morning teachers and fellow students, to ... ood morning teachers and fellow students, today I will be speaking to you on the growth in power of Amun and the Amun priesthood, and their political implications. Taylor Ray Ellison tells us that Amu ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Explain Hatshepsut's relations with Egyptian nobles and officials

the death of Thutmose 11. Senenmut may have started his career as an administrator in the Temple of Amun at Karnak. He also served as an official under Thutmose 11. It was at this time that he was app ... may have helped her carry out her plans, Hatshepsut's strongest support came from the priesthood of Amun, and chief of the Prophets of the South and the North. Hatshepsut held the prestigious position ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

HSC study notes:- Egypt from Amenhotep III to the death of Ramesses II

349-33 · The cult of Aten the Sun disc, established as the state religion, replacing that of Amun of Thebes· The state capital moved to Akentaten, where a new city is built· The G ... ty, length of reign, spouse, tomb· Reign sees the beginning of the return to orthodoxyTutankhamunNebkheperure 1333-24 · An interim reign featuring aspects of both Amarna and traditional ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Empathetic diary entries of a Deir El-Medina tomb worker. Includes information of both high and household ancient Egyptian gods as well as everyday life.

Bank of the Nile where we skilled tomb workers live. I prayed to the goddesses Tawaret, Hathor and Amun today that the birth of my third child would be as successful as the others, for it is there sh ...

(7 pages) 25 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

The Ramses Temple Joshua McCoy It is for was for my art class and it imprissed with my teacher. Also it is about the Ramses temple of course and tells alot of about it from an art stand point.

mple is dedicated to the most important gods of the New Kingdom, Ptah (the creator god of Memphis), Amun-Re (the great god of Thebes) and Re-Harakhte (sun god of Heliopolis), as well as to the Pharaoh ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Account for the Expansion and Impact of the Egyptian Empire in the New Kingdom Period."

emonstrated through augmented foreign trade and economy, extensive expansion of land, ascendancy of Amun and religion, and the establishment of the "warrior pharaoh" image. Although Ahmose who founded ... h to support new and extravagant architecture. Thutmose's building program centred on the Temple of Amun at Karnak. Details of Thutmose's architecture are found on the great Karnak Building Stela, whi ...

(6 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What was the nature of Akhenaten's religious beliefs?

During the XVIIIth Dynasty of New Kingdom Egypt (1550-1295BC), Amun became known as the 'King of Gods'. He was the father of the Pharaoh and the ruler of conquere ... were abolished and the kingdom was quickly restored to its former state, under the watchful eye of Amun.A thousand years prior to the reign of Akhenaten the sun god is mentioned in the pyramid te ... regency he had built several huge religious buildings dedicated to the Aten in around the temple of Amun at Karnak, and declared himself as the first priest of Re-Harakhti of Heliopolis. Originally ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

The New Kingdom Army

s war council. During the time of Thutmosis III there appears to have been only two army divisions: Amun based in Thebes and Ra based in Heliopolis.Each division numbered approximately five thousan ...

(7 pages) 24 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Queens of the Ramesside Dynasty in New Kingdom Egypt

es with land, servants and administrators to provide an independent income. The title God's Wife of Amun provided the queen with her own source of money and gave her a considerable degree of independe ... first wife when the prince was only 15. It was Nefertari who bore Ramesses II his first male heir 'Amun-her-khepseshef' (Amun Is with His Strong Arm) as well as at least three more sons and two more ...

(4 pages) 1351 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Question: Justify Hatshepsut's claim to the throne, with references to political, religious and social forces.

een king when her father died and there for believed that she had rights to the throne from the god Amun. She used religion as propaganda in legitimising her role. This was in particular with her rela ... ed religion as propaganda in legitimising her role. This was in particular with her relationship to Amun. Hatshepsut claimed that she was the divine conception of Amun. She claimed that Amun had visit ...

(5 pages) 18 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Assess the importance of the Punt expedition to the reign to Hatshepsut.

her reign.The expedition to Punt also gave religious benefits. Some historians believe that it was Amun who ordered her to go on the expedition (Tyldesley). One of the main reasons Hatshepsut went on ... f the main reasons Hatshepsut went on the expedition was to receive religious benefits by appeasing Amun and to also maintain the support of the Amun priesthood. Another view comes from O'Connor, who ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Explain why Akhenaten moved his capital to Amarna (including analysis of historians)

nary religious reforms reached their goals; Akhenaten employed the city of Amarna as an escape from Amun dominated Thebes. This would remove the distractions of other Gods and Deities still around in ... . Secondly it is suggested that Akhenaten repositioned his capital to Amarna in order to escape the Amun Priesthood, as he felt that his beliefs and principles could not fully flourish whilst they sti ...

(7 pages) 16 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Explain the religious changes of Akhenaten

w god” . Following this, Akhenaten attempted to “obliterate all trace of the existence of Amun” . This specifically included all recognition of “Gods” in the plural form. Aldr ... Some speculate that it was for political gain, spurred on by Akhenaten’s ambition to defy the Amun priesthood. Also recognised is his desire for economic success, indeed Akhenaten ordered the cl ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Hatshepsut

d in cartouches when inscribed. These were her throne name maat-ka-re and her personal name Khnemet-Amun-hatshepsut. When she a queen consort, her titles included kings daughter, kings sister, kings g ... queen consort, her titles included kings daughter, kings sister, kings great wife and gods wife of Amun while as a regent for Thutmosis III, her titles included king's daughter, king's sister, king's ...

(17 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History