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(Rossini: Mosè in Egitto). Ten. Son of Pharaoh. He is in love with Anaïs, daughter of Moses's sister Miriam, though his father wants him to marry an Assyrian. Anaïs offers to die if Pharoah will free the Israelites. Amenophis lifts his sword to strike Moses, but is killed by a bolt of lightning. Created (1818) by Andrea Nozzari.

Subjects: Opera.

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