Amenemhat

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Amenemḥat /ˈæmənəmhæt/[citation needed] or Amenemhēt /ˈæmənəmhɛt/,[citation needed] hellenized as Ammenémēs /əˈmɛnɪmz/ (Eusebius: Ἀμμενέμης) or as Ammanémēs /əˈmænɪmz/ (Africanus: Ἀμμανέμης),[1][2] is an Ancient Egyptian name meaning "Amun is in front". Amenemhat was the name of a number of kings, princes and administration officials throughout ancient Egyptian history.

Kings[edit]

  • Amenemhat I (or Amenemhet I) (reigned c. 1991 BC – c. 1962 BC), the first ruler of the 12th dynasty
  • Amenemhat II (or Amenemhet II) (reigned c. 1929 BC – c. 1895 BC), the third pharaoh of the 12th dynasty
  • Amenemhat III (or Amenemhet III) (reigned c. 1860 BC – c. 1814 BC), pharaoh during the 12th dynasty
  • Amenemhat IV (or Amenemhet IV) (reigned c. 1815 BC – c. 1806 BC), the penultimate pharaoh of the 12th dynasty
  • Amenemhat Senbef (or Sonbef) (reigned c. 1800 BC – c. 1796 BC), the second king of the 13th dynasty
  • Sekhemkare Amenemhat (or Amenemhat V) (fl. early 18th century BC), Egyptian king during the 13th dynasty
  • Amenemhat VI Ameny Antef (fl. mid-18th century BC), Egyptian king during the 13th dynasty
  • Sedjefakare Kay Amenemhat (or Amenemhat VII) (fl. mid-18th century BC), Egyptian king during the 13th dynasty

Princes[edit]

Officials[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harry Reginald Hall (1913) The Ancient History of the Near East, from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Salamis, p. 149
  2. ^ Carl Müller, Victor Langlois, Theodor Müller (1848) Historicum Graecorum fragmenta, Volume 2, p. 557, 560