Sinuhe the Egyptian
This character studies theology and medicine in the House of Life and, while with Akhnaton in the desert, helps him during an epileptic seizure when he sees a new god, Aton.
This character is a crafty, one-eyed slave, who gives the novel tragic-comic relief and is easily the most colorful and attractive character in the book and probably its noblest.
This character is a historical figure who is, at first, presented as a common soldier, born with dung between his toes.
Amenhotep III and Taia
The first character is an historical figure who is a short, plump, and haughty pharaoh who is an active devotee of the god Ammon. The character with him is his majestic consort who waits 22 years for a son only to discover that the son is insane.
Amenhotep IV / Akhnaton
This is an historical figure who is Pharaoh during...
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