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Ramses II

noun
1.
1292–1225 b.c, king of ancient Egypt.
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  • The name, however, most frequently mentioned on the obelisks is that of Ramses II.

    The New York Obelisk Charles E. Moldenke
  • Pictures of it have been preserved on the monuments of Ramses II.

    The Hittites A. H. Sayce
  • We have already seen that long before the time of Ramses II.

    Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce
  • There is a parallel to this in the late popular story where Ramses II.

  • This portrait, with that of Ramses II and other kings, may still be seen carved in the cliff.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • Fragments of a calendar of festivals from the time of Ramses II.

  • At one time it was the fashion to throw doubt on the alleged conquests of Ramses II.

    Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce
  • Merneptah in the fifth year of his reign set up a hymn of victory on a pillar in a temple erected by his father, Ramses II.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • The lower portion of it is modern, but the upper half bears the cartouches of Ramses II.

    The New York Obelisk Charles E. Moldenke
  • After sixty-six years of vainglorious splendour the long reign of Ramses II.

    The Hittites A. H. Sayce
British Dictionary definitions for Ramses II

Ramses II

noun
1.
died ?1225 bc, king of ancient Egypt (?1292–?25). His reign was marked by war with the Hittites and the construction of many colossal monuments, esp the rock temple at Abu Simbel
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