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Ramesses II
Ramesses the Great

Ramesses II: ane o fower freemit seatit statues at Abu Simbel
Pharaoh of Egypt
Reign 1279–1213 BC, 19t Dynasty
Predecessor Seti I
Successor Merneptah
Consort(s) Nefertari, Isetnofret, Maathorneferure, Meritamen, Bintanath, Nebettawy, Henutmire
Childer Amun-her-khepsef
Prince Ramesses
Pareherwenemef
Khaemweset
Merneptah
Meryatum
Bintanath
Meritamen
Nebettawy
See an aa: Leet o childer o Ramesses II
Faither Seti I
Mither Queen Tuya
Born c. 1300s BC
Died 1213 BC
Burial KV7
Monuments Abu Simbel, Abydos,[3] Ramesseum, Luxor an Karnak temples[4]

Ramesses II (c. 1303 BC – Julie or August 1213 BC; Egyptian: *Riʻmīsisu[citation needit], alternatively transcribed as Rameses /ˈræməsz/[5] an Ramses /ˈræmsz/ or /ˈræmzz/),[6] referred tae as Ramesses the Great, wis the third Egyptian pharaoh (reigned 1279 BC – 1213 BC) o the Nineteent dynasty.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Clayton (1994) p. 146
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Tyldesly (2001) p. xxiv
  3. "Mortuary temple of Ramesses II at Abydos". Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  4. Anneke Bart. "Temples of Ramesses II". Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  5. "Rameses". Webster's New World College Dictionary. Wiley Publishing. 2004. 
  6. "Ramses". Webster's New World College Dictionary. Wiley Publishing. 2004.