Aton









Aton


Aton or A·ten [aht-n] Examples noun Egyptian Religion.

  1. a solar deity declared by Amenhotep IV to be the only god, represented as a solar disk with rays ending in human hands.

Examples from the Web for aton Historical Examples of aton

  • “They have something about like that on Aton,” one of the Mardukan officers said.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Aton was one of the forms of the Sun, and perhaps the most material one of all those devised by the Egyptians.

    History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12)

    G. Maspero

  • Aton presides over the universe and arranges within it the lot of human beings, both Egyptians and foreigners.

    History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12)

    G. Maspero

  • This king was speedily persuaded to change his name to Tutankhamon, to abandon the worship of Aton, and to return to Thebes.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt

    Arthur E. P. B. Weigall

  • Aton was the joy which caused the young sheep “to dance upon their feet,” and the birds to “flutter in their marshes.”

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt

    Arthur E. P. B. Weigall

  • British Dictionary definitions for aton Aton noun

    1. a variant spelling of Aten

    Word Origin and History for aton Aton

    variant of Aten.

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