Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2016

168 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774167492

Bookseller Code (01)

From Akhenaten to Moses

Ancient Egypt and Religious Change

Jan Assmann

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • A fascinating study that looks at how and why polytheism gave way to monotheism as the dominant global religious form.
  • Offers unusual insights into the origins of the idea of one god by relating two key figures in history, Akhenaten, the first Egyptian pharaoh to worship one god, and Moses.
  • By the recognized expert in ancient Egyptian religion and the origins of monotheism, Professor Jan Assmann.