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Ancient Egypt Rulers

Ancient Egypt Rulers

Ancient Egypt was ruled by a number of charismatic individuals who have since left their mark on history. Some of them were :-

Ancient Egypt Rulers

 1) Akhenaten

He was a pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt, ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC. He is best known for abandoning traditional Egyptian polytheism and introducing worship centered on the Aten, which is sometimes described as monotheistic or henotheistic

2) Amenhotep III

 also known as Amenhotep the Magnificent was the ninth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty. According to different authors, he ruled Egypt from June 1386 to 1349 BC or BC from June 1388 to December 1351 BC/1350 BC] his father Thutmose IV died. Amenhotep III was the son of Thutmose by Mutemwia a woman Minor father Amenhotep. His reign was a period of unprecedented prosperity and artistic splendor, when Egypt reached the peak of his artistic power and international. When he died (probably in the 39th year of his reign), his son Amenhotep IV decided that first, but later changed his name to Akhenaten own royal.
 She was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, a family of Greek origin that ruled Egypt after the death of Alexander the Greats during the Hellenistic period. The Ptolemies, throughout their dynasty, spoke Greek and refused to speak Egyptian, which is why Greek and Egyptian were used on official court documents like the Rosetta Stone In contrast, Cleopatra did learn to speak Egyptian and represented as the reincarnation of an Egyptian goddess Isis.

Cleopatra originally ruled jointly with her father Ptolemy XII Auletes and later with her brothers, Ptolemy XIII and Ptolemy XIV, whom she married according to Egyptian custom, but eventually she became sole ruler. As pharaoh, it consumes a liaison with Julius Caesar that solidified her grip on the throne. She then raised her son with Caesar, Caesarion, to co-ruler in name.

4) Ramses II 
as the third Egyptian pharaoh (reigned 1279 BC - 1213 BC) of the Nineteenth Dynasty. It is often considered the greatest pharaoh, the most famous and most powerful of the Egyptian empire. His successors and later Egyptians called him the "Great Ancestor". Ramesses II led several military expeditions in the Levant, reaffirming the Egyptian control of Canaan. He has also led expeditions to the south, into Nubia, commemorated in inscriptions at Beit el-Wali and Gerf Hussein.