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'''Ramses II''' was the last great [[pharaoh]] of the [[New Kingdom]] who ruled for sixty years and struggled to regain the lost territory. He was succeeded by [[Mentuhotep IV]]
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'''Ramses II''' was a very long-lived [[pharaoh]] of the Egyptian kingdom being on the thrown from 1290 to 1224 B.C. and the last ruler of the [[New Kingdom]]. He was the son of [[Seti I]].  He reached an accomodation with the [[Hittites]] of Anatolia after a standoff in the [[Battle of Kadesh]] in Syria.  He built on a grand scale throughout [[Egypt]].
[[Category:Egypt]]
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== Sources ==
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The Earth and Its Peoples A Global History, Bulliet et al, 2005.
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[[Category: Pharaohs]]

Revision as of 06:34, 16 November 2007

Ramses II was a very long-lived pharaoh of the Egyptian kingdom being on the thrown from 1290 to 1224 B.C. and the last ruler of the New Kingdom. He was the son of Seti I. He reached an accomodation with the Hittites of Anatolia after a standoff in the Battle of Kadesh in Syria. He built on a grand scale throughout Egypt.

Sources

The Earth and Its Peoples A Global History, Bulliet et al, 2005.