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The History of Egypt (Part 2): Was Akhenaten a Prophet?

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Amanda Iliadis
by DrDavidNeiman
published on 03 May 2017
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Pharaoh Akhenaten is often credited with being the first monotheist. But according to Dr. David Neiman, his actions were motivated not by religious conviction, but by political necessity.

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DrDavidNeiman, . (2017, May 03). The History of Egypt (Part 2): Was Akhenaten a Prophet?. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1155/the-history-of-egypt-part-2-was-akhenaten-a-prophe/

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