TEXT Amarna Book I

PDF ´ BOOK Amarna Book I FREE Ã HANNAHREDHEAD õ An impressively ingenious reframing of the chaotic domino effect caused by King Tut's death the tantalizing possibility of his line's survival Did the Amarna line really end with King Tut's Death Ancient Egypt1324 BCThe last living male descendant of the Amarna line Pharaoh TutaWithout a male heir The ambitious vipers Ay and Horemheb are nipping at her heels in their bid to seize powerueen Ankhe has but one hope to maintain her hold on the throne an alliance with the Hittites With Ay and Horemheb watching her every move there is only one person she can trust to save her and her line a girl a slave Ida Amarna is a ridiculously historically a I received this eBook from the author in exchange for an honest reviewOh how I love historical fiction Ida I wasn't so sure about Ida at first I knew she was meant to be a slave but she was pretty dang bossy for a slave She was rough and harsh She seemed very unwilling to be a slave girl born with nobility in her bloodEventually though life tamed her a bit She became the head slave and a beloved friend of the ueen Ankhesenamun and childhood friend of Pharaoh Tutankhamun and eventually his forbidden and secret love uite an admirable feat for this woman to bear and live withThe moment that Ida chose to be Tut's wife of his heart her life was set for an entirely new path All the supporting characters played their parts well for Ida's story to flourish I enjoyed the happiness that Pharaoh Tutankhamun before his unfortunate death at such a young age the secret that Ida carried to as much safety as she could muster and the eventual just desserts for the scheming ueen AnkheThis is a short sweet historical fiction with a lovely touch of romance with one of Ancient Egypt's most famous Pharaoh's

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An impressively ingenious reframing of the chaotic domino effect caused by King Tut's death the tantalizing possibility of his line's survival Did the Amarna line really end with King Tut's Death Ancient Egypt1324 BCThe last living male descendant of the Amarna line Pharaoh Tutankhamun has died suddenly under mysterious circumstances His wife ueen Ankhesenamen is left In an paradoxical twist I am a novelist who readsstudies far nonfiction particularly history than fiction As I learned and about King Tut and his royal line I found myself becoming and intrigued by the period and its people You have Tutankhamun's father Akhenaten who decides to transform Egypt into a monotheistic state and who is married to Nefertiti arguably one of the most beautiful women in history who then produces among his spawn Pharaoh Tutankhamun hands down probably the most famous pharaoh of all times Immediately following Akhenaten's death you have this mad clamor for control first of Tut and then of the throne Following Tutankhamun's death the throne uickly changes hands falling into the hands of men of various stations and capabilities In addition there is this tremendous effort to try to erase Akhenaten and his descendents from all of history and to revert Egypt back to polytheism During the same period you have the Hittite King Suppiluliuma who commits these great sacrileges against his kingdom's charters and the gods including murdering his brother for the throne Among this king's spawn is Mursili II who is deeply religious claims to be receiving messages from one of their goddesses and who vows to atone for the wrongs of his father no matter the cost After Pharaoh Tutankhamun's death ueen Ankhesenamen really does send for one of King Suppiluliuma's sons to secure power The Prince he sends however is murdered en route and so begins war with Egypt after some letters back and forth trying to get to the bottom of it Through a series of unfortunate but favorable events Mursili II who no one expects and is still a boy ends up King Under Mursili II not only does the Hittite kingdom recover from a series of epic disasters but peace is finally made with Egypt under both Horemheb and Ramesses the GreatThe Amarna Series explores this period and its figures The series is in three parts Casting the Egyptian slave Ida and the Hittite boy Prince Mursili II as the protagonists the series spans from the period after Akhenaten's death all the way through the reign of Ramesses It speculates about the how and the why both the fates of the Egyptian kingdom the Hittite kingdom seem so intimately intertwined during this periodBook I follows this time period through to the final year of Pharaoh Ay's reign While the main focus of this book is on Ida and Tutankh's relationship the fallout from that relationship and the struggle to hide Ida's continued existence from their enemies particularly Horemheb and Suppilu we see an emergence of a new relationship that of Ida and the then Prince Mursili 6th in line for the throne at the time

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Amarna Book ICcurate drama set in Ancient Egypt Hattusa Syria that is centered around the strange but true events surrounding the battle for the throne of Egypt following Pharaoh Tutankhamun's death and the interconnected events that took place in the Hittite empireIt includes an end matter feature that details what did and didn't really happen at least as far as historians believ I received this book as an ebook free from the author through LibraryThing in exchange for an honest review This is a fascinating story and I do enjoy reading historical fiction about Egypt I had difficulty at times following the story It was uite choppy and the characters and story didn’t seem to be fully developed I do prefer reading this type of story as a longer complete story with the story and characters fully developed rather than short portions in several books I have difficulty following the story and remembering all the characters and their relationships with these novellas