12th-Century BC Rulers: 12th-Century BC Biblical Rulers, 12th-Century BC Female Rulers, Pharaohs of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781158113507

Published: August 17th 2011

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12th-Century BC Rulers: 12th-Century BC Biblical Rulers, 12th-Century BC Female Rulers, Pharaohs of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt  by  Source Wikipedia

12th-Century BC Rulers: 12th-Century BC Biblical Rulers, 12th-Century BC Female Rulers, Pharaohs of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: 12th-century BC biblical rulers, 12th-century BC female rulers, Pharaohs of the Nineteenth dynasty ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 32. Chapters: 12th-century BC biblical rulers, 12th-century BC female rulers, Pharaohs of the Nineteenth dynasty of Egypt, Pharaohs of the Twentieth dynasty of Egypt, Ramesses III, Seti I, Amenmesse, Seti II, Deborah, Ramesses XI, Ramesses IV, Setnakhte, Merneptah, Twosret, Ramesses IX, Siptah, List of state leaders in the 12th century BC, Ramesses VII, Ramesses VIII, Barak, Sien of Diauehi, Tiaa, wife of Sety II, Cestrinus.

Excerpt: Ramesses II (c. 1303 BC - July or August 1213 BC- Egyptian: , alternatively transcribed as Rameses and Ramses or ), referred to as Ramesses the Great, was the third Egyptian pharaoh (reigned 1279 BC - 1213 BC) of the Nineteenth dynasty. He is often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire. His successors and later Egyptians called him the Great Ancestor. Ramesses II led several military expeditions into the Levant, re-asserting Egyptian control over Canaan. He also led expeditions to the south, into Nubia, commemorated in inscriptions at Beit el-Wali and Gerf Hussein.

At age fourteen, Ramesses was appointed Prince Regent by his father Seti I. He is believed to have taken the throne in his late teens and is known to have ruled Egypt from 1279 BC to 1213 BC for a total of 66 years and 2 months, according to both Manetho and Egypts contemporary historical records. He was once said to have lived to be 99 years old, but it is more likely that he died in his 90th or 91st year.

If he became Pharaoh in 1279 BC as most Egyptologists today believe, he would have assumed the throne on May 31, 1279 BC, based on his known accession date of III Shemu day 27. Ramesses II celebrated an unprecedented 14 sed festivals during his reign-more than any other pharaoh. On his death, he was buried in a tomb in the Valley of the Kings- his body was later moved to a royal c...



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