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What Is the Earliest Known Monotheistic Religion in Human History?

A lesser-known religion wiped out from historical records is the world’s first monotheistic faith

Akhenaten with Nefertiti and their children. The sun disc Aten is in the background.
Pharaoh Akhenaten (left) with Queen Nefertiti (right) and their children. Overlooking is the god, Aten. Akhenaten started the first known monotheistic faith. Image source: Wikimedia Commons

What comes to mind when you think about monotheistic faiths? Judaism? Christianity? Islam?

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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com