meaning of Aten

Aten meaning in Names Dictionary

sunlight disk.
Name Origin: Egyptian
Name Gender: Male

Aten meaning in Etymology Dictionary

a name of sunlight in ancient Egypt, from Egyptian itn.

Aten meaning in General Dictionary

the sun (or solar power disc) that was the deity of a monotheistic cult under the Pharaoh Akhenaten

Sentence Examples with the word Aten

Peet, resulted in interesting discoveries, some of which tend to show that the cult of the Aten or Solardisk was not so rigidly enforced by the heretic king Akhenaton as has been supposed, and that ordinary people were allowed to worship other gods than the sun-disk, at any rate in connexion with funerary ceremonies.

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