Definition of Amenhotep in English:


Line breaks: Amen|ho¦tep
Pronunciation: /ˌɑːmɛnˈhəʊtɛp/

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  • 1The name of four Egyptian pharaohs of the 18th dynasty; Greek name Amenophis.
  • 1.1 Amenhotep I (16th century bc), son of Ahmose I (founder of the 18th dynasty), reigned 1546–1526.
  • 1.2 Amenhotep II (15th century bc), son of Tuthmosis III, reigned 1450–1425.
  • 1.3 Amenhotep III (15th-14th centuries bc), son of Tuthmosis IV, reigned 1417–1379. He embarked on an extensive building programme centred on his capital, Thebes, including the colossi of Memnon and the Luxor temple.
  • 1.4 Amenhotep IV see Akhenaten.

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