Atenism, or the Amarna heresy, refers to the religious changes associated with the eighteenth dynasty Pharaoh Amenhotep IV, better known under his adopted name, Akhenaten. In the 14th century BC Atenism was Egypt's state religion for around 20 years, before subsequent rulers returned to the traditional gods and the Pharaohs associated with Atenism were erased from Egyptian records.

Read more about AtenismHistory of The Aten Before Akhenaten, Atenist Revolution, Contrast With Traditional Egyptian Religion, Amarna Art, Decline of Atenism, Link To Judaism, Atenism in Fiction, Literature

Other articles related to "atenism":

Kemetism - Neo-Atenism
... Modern Atenism is a revival of the monotheist faith developed under the reforms of Akhenaten ... number of Neo-Atenist websites appeared on the internet during the 2000s (decade) such as ( since 2001 2004-2008), it is unclear whether it is being actively practiced in any form ...
One True God - Atenism
... Amenhotep IV initially introduced Atenism in Year 5 of his reign (1348/1346 BCE), raising the Aten to the status of Supreme God, after initially permitting the continued worship of the traditional gods ... in the cartouche form normally reserved for Pharaohs, an innovation of Atenism ...