Tuthmosis the III
was a powerful pharaoh in the ancient
††††††††††† His father Tuthmosis the II named his son Tuthmosis
the III to be his successor after his death.†
But the dilemma was that when his father died he was still a young
child.† There fore his stepmother and
aunt Hatshepsut initially acted as his
regent. His birth name was probably Djehutymes
III in Egyptian, but he is frequently referred to by his Greek name of Tuthmosis (Born of the god Thoth).
He is also known as Thutmose III, Thutmosis, and his
Throne name was Men-kheper-re (Lasting is the
Manifestation of Re the sun god).† It is
said that he was lucky to survive his child hood for the fact that his
stepmother and aunt could have disposed of him to put themselves in ultimate
power with no threat of being overthrown by Tuthmosis
the III, but he stayed well in the background probably saving himself.† His
stepmother had many monuments of herself made.†
After her death, Tuthmosis the III was the one
true ruler of
∑ Dunn, Jimmy. Tuthmosis III. 25 Oct. 2007 http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/tuthmosis3.htm.
∑ Crystal Links. The New Kingdom- Dynasty 18 (1540- 1070).. 25 Oct. 2007 http://www.crystalinks.com/dynasty18a.html.
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∑ Tripod. 18th Dynasty Tuthmosis III 1479- 1425 BCE.. 25 Oct. 2007 http://ib205.tripod.com/tuthmosis_3_1.html.
∑ Stecker , Michael A. Northern Nile.. 25 Oct. 2007 http://swc2.hccs.edu/proberts/gallery/html/don_ritchson/files/tuthmose3.html