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  JewishEncyclopedia.com - RAMESES:
The latter name seems to be derived from the famous King Rameses II., who, by digging a canal and founding cities, extended the cultivable land of Goshen, formerly limited to the country at the mouth of the modern Wadi Ṭumilat, over the whole valley to the Bitter Lakes.
Less probable is it that the "land of Rameses" is to be limited to that part of the region that was newly colonized by Rameses II.
This place, where, in the twenty-first year of Rameses II., the treaty of peace and alliance between Egypt and the Hittites was made, was probably the Biblical Rameses; but an exact determination of its situation can not yet be furnished (comp.
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 Pharaoh Rameses II
Pharaoh Rameses II Pharaoh Rameses II Rameses II, the son of King Seti I, was considered to be one of the greatest pharaohs who ever lived.
Ramese II is said to have been most likely Moses' nemesis in the book of Exodus.
Ramses II was said to have to made the most temples including: The Ramesseum, Karnak, and Abu Simbel.
library.thinkquest.org /J002657/pharaohrameses.html   (203 words)

 Rameses II
Rameses II Egypt, pyramids, the pharaohs and temple reconstructions.
Rameses II (19th dynasty), son of Seti I, was around thirty years old when he became king of Egypt - and then reigned for 67 years.
Rameses himself was in the van, leading the Amon division with the Ra division about a mile and a half behind.
www.eyelid.co.uk /k-q4.htm   (895 words)

 Pharaoh Rameses II
Rameses II, the son of King Seti I, was considered to be one of the greatest Pharaohs who ever lived.
Ramese II is said to have been most likely Moses' nemesis in the book of Exodus (probably not).
Rameses II and I ruled, being the Queen of Love and Ramese II and I held the energy just as I did in Atlantis.
www.awakening-healing.com /pharaoh_rameses_ii.htm   (2037 words)

 Who was Rameses II?
The army of Rameses came close upon the foe, but his spies failed to discover them, and some pretended deserters told the Egyptians that the Hittites were assembled at a place forty miles away.
Rameses hastily ordered the recall of such of his troops as had marched on, while with the men left at hand he met a sudden attack from the Hittites.
Rameses the Great has another and peculiar interest to us as "the Pharaoh of the oppression," the monarch who reduced the Hebrews to slavery, forcing them to toil at the building of his "treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses," or Pelusium and Rameses.
www.publicbookshelf.com /public_html/The_Story_of_the_Greatest_Nations_and_the_Worlds_Famous_Events_Vol_1/pharoahr_eh.html   (1103 words)

 Rameses II
Rameses II The son of Seti I and Queen Tuya was the third king of the 19th Dynasty.
One son, Prince Kha-m-was, was a high priest of Ptah, governor of Memphis, and was in charge of the restoration of the Pyramid of Unas.
This "systematic" looting by the priests was done in the guise of protecting the bodies from the "common" thieves.
killeenroos.com /1/rameses.htm   (375 words)

 Malaspina Great Books - Pharoah Rameses II (1314 BCE-1224 BCE)
II), the name of a district and town in Lower Egypt, is notable as affording the mainstay of the current theory that King Rameses II.
II, again, the store cities or arsenals which the Hebrews built for Pharaoh are specified as Pithom and Raamses, to which the Septuagint adds Heliopolis.
Petrie found sculptures of the age of Rameses II at Tel Rotab, in the Wgdi TfimIlgt west of Pithom, and concludes that this was Rameses.
www.malaspina.org /home.asp?topic=./search/details&lastpage=./search/results&ID=431   (1168 words)

  Pharaoh (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Rameses II., the son of Seti I., is probably the Pharaoh of the Oppression.
During his sojourn in Midian, however, Rameses died, after a reign of sixty-seven years, and his body embalmed and laid in the royal sepulchre in the Valley of the Tombs of Kings beside that of his father.
The Pharaoh of the Exodus was probably Menephtah I., the fourteenth and eldest surviving son of Rameses II.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/pharaoh.html   (1947 words)

  Egyptian King Rameses II   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Rameses II was the greatest king of Egypt and said to be Horus on earth.
Rameses II was not the first chosen heir for the throne, but because his elder brother died prematurely, he was prepared to be king and it turn out to be an excellent choice.
This is a prefect relief of King Rameses II as a child to hang on your wall in a Egyptian motif surrounding.
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 Discovery Channel :: Rameses: Reconstructed Faces
The frontal version of the 3-D rendering of the suspected firstborn son of Rameses II, Amun-her khepeshef.
The side view of the 3-D rendering of the suspected firstborn son of Rameses II, Amun-her khepeshef.
Black and white sketch done by Dr. Caroline Wilkinson based on the cranial measurements of the skull of the suspected firstborn son of Rameses II, Amun-her khepeshef.
dsc.discovery.com /convergence/rameses/faces/faces.html   (301 words)

 :: Discovery Channel CA ::
Rameses II ruled in the New Kingdom from 1279 BC- 1213 BC.
Of the seven temples that Rameses II is responsible for, Abu Simbel is considered to be the most impressive.
Most of Rameses' temples are located near to the border of Nubia (now integrated as part of southern Egypt and northern Sudan), where he often sought to facilitate peaceful relations.
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 Rameses II   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rameses II ascended to the throne when he was twenty years old and ruled for the next sixty-seven years.
Rameses II was one of the most prolific builders in ancient Egyptian history.
Rameses II had several wives, but his principal one was Nefertari, whose tomb in the Valley of the Queens is one of the most beautiful in Egypt.
www.africawithin.com /kemit/rameses_ii1.htm   (270 words)

 Weekly Article(Associates for Biblical Research)
Rameses II’s own tomb, and that of his son and successor Merneptah (son number 13), are both nearby in the Valley of the Kings.
Rameses II and his sons fit the Biblical period when the Israelites were already living in Canaan during the period of the Judges.
With Rameses II as the Pharaoh of the Exodus, the Discovery Channel then made their case for Amun-her-khepeshef as the first-born son who died in the tenth plague--the death of the firstborn.
abr.christiananswers.net /articles/article37.html   (1180 words)

 Heru-ur.org - Kemetic Warfare - Battle of Qadesh
Rameses was able to regroup the Divisions of Amun and Ra, and messengers were dispatched to send the remaining Divisions of Ptah and Set post haste.
During the year 18 of Rameses II reign, Khetasar was able to take back the throne from his nephew and Urhi-Teshub fled to Kemet and was protected by Rameses within Kemets borders despite Khetasar demanding the extradition of his nephew.
Peace between Rameses II and Khetasar was enjoyed until Rameses II death in 1213 b.c.e., and the treaty was respected until the fall of the Hittite Empire.
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The peace with the Hittites was further strengthened with the marriage of Rameses II to a Hittite princess.
Rameses rushed out to go to their aid, only to be surrounded by Hittites and their confederated allies.
Rameses and the charioteering units with him were able to break out and drive the Hittite forces back into their fortress, but the battle ended in a draw.
egyptianchronicles.freewebsitehosting.com /JanoTHENEWKINGDOM2.html   (1433 words)

 Jewel Brother Henry Arthur Callis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rameses' building accomplishments are two temples at Abu Simbel, the hypostyle hall at Karnak, a mortuary complex at Abydos, the Colossus of Rameses at Memphis, a vast tomb at Thebes, additions at the Luxor Temple, and the famous Ramesseum.
Rameses was originally buried in the Valley of the Kings.
Because of the widespread looting of tombs during the 21st Dynasty the priests removed Rameses body and took it to a holding area where the valuable materials such, as gold-leaf and semi-precious inlays, were removed.
web.umr.edu /~alpha06/1Rameses.html   (373 words)

 Red Sea
The reign of Rameses II is often given as the most likely date for the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt.
Seti I and his son Rameses II are the only two Pharaohs known to have been circumcised.
Rameses II carried on his father's work and created many more splendid temples.
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 Rameses II
The body of Rameses II was found at Deir el-Bahri in a beautiful wooden coffin and is one of the best preserved mummies found to date.
Rameses II of the 19th dynasty, son of Seti I, was approxiamately twenty to thirty years old when he became king of Egypt.
Rameses himself was in the vanguard, leading the Amon division with the Ra division about a mile and a half behind him.
www.egyptbc.com /?cat=11   (741 words)

 Center for Biblical Apologetics : Discovery Channel Special on Ramses & Exodus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Is the Skull that of the Firstborn of Rameses?
Thus, the claim that the skull belonged to the firstborn son of Rameses II is far from certain.
However, the name Rameses was in use long before the two pharaohs that bore that name (its stem is the name of the ever-popular Egyptian god Ra), and it is possible that the city had the name before the pharaohs.
www.biblicalapologetics.net /OTStudies/Discovery_Rameses.htm   (2588 words)

 KV 5 (Sons of Rameses II) - Theban Mapping Project
KV 4 Rameses XI KV 5 Sons of Rameses II KV 6 Rameses IX KV 7 Rameses II KV 8 Merenptah
The tomb may originally have been an Dynasty 18 tomb (consisting of chambers 1, 2, and part of 3) usurped by Rameses II as the burial place for several of his principal sons.
A small tomb perhaps dating to Dynasty 18 was appropriated by Rameses II and considerably enlarged in several phases.
www.thebanmappingproject.com /sites/browse_tomb_819.html   (581 words)

Another Rameses track is due to be included on a compilation, this time on the musicyourmindwillloveyou label in New South Wales, Australia.
The Oklahoma label Digitalis Industries are going to be releasing the next Rameses release 'Parsimònia' as part of their Foxglove series in the near future.
Rameses will be contributing 'Dear Brautigan' whereas Locusts and Honey will be using 'The Lost Hearts' as recorded in the Rameses studio last year.
www.ramesesiii.com   (2683 words)

 The Child Rameses II
Pharaohs had ruled Egypt for more than 1800 years before Rameses II took the throne to rule the country for 67 years.
The traveler who sails up the Nile River to view the vestiges of Egypt's fantastic history might conclude that Rameses II was the most important of only a handful of pharaohs who had ruled Egypt.
From the Delta to the great rock hewn temple of Abu Simbel seven hundred miles to the south his name is on almost every building and his image is repeatedly seen in gigantic statues.
www.sculpturegallery.com /sculpture/the_child_rameses_II.html   (241 words)

 Rameses II Biography
Ramses II (also known as Ramses the Great and Ramesses II) was an Egyptian pharaoh (lived c.
It is said that Ramses II had over 200 children.
At the Battle of Qadesh in the fourth year of his reign (1286 BC), Egyptian forces under Rameses II engaged the forces of Muwatallis, king of the Hittites.
www.biographybase.com /biography/Rameses_II.html   (329 words)

 EgyptSites - Rameses II
Temple of Rameses II The Dynasty XIX temples of Rameses II are scattered throughout the whole of Egypt, but this, his mortuary temple on the West Bank of Thebes, is probably the most famous.
On the entrance wall (east) of the hypostyle the reliefs once more show Rameses' military exploits such as his victory in the Battle of Tunip and the capture of the city of Dapur in year 8 of his reign.
This temple, which was rebuilt by Rameses II appears to have been dedicated to his mother Tuya and his wife Nefertari.
www.egyptsites.co.uk /upper/luxorwest/temples/rameses2.html   (1051 words)

 Luxor, Egypt, Ramesseum, Mortuary Temple of Rameses II. Virtual Tour
Luxor, Egypt, Ramesseum, Mortuary Temple of Rameses II.
Ramesseum is the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses II.
Head of Statute of Ramesses II that, with its pair, guarded the entrance to the Mortuary Temple.
www.kenseamedia.com /september/rameseum.htm   (760 words)

 bible.org: An Introduction to the Book of Exodus
It is possible that Rameses II merely took credit for the city and the biblical reference was modernized3 b.
The Lord led Israel from Rameses to Succoth Ex 12:37; Num 33:5 4.
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 NOVA | The Mummy Who Would Be King | Who Was Rameses I? | PBS
Rameses I was born in the mid-14th century B.C. His home lay near Avaris, a town in northern Egypt situated on the far side of the great fan-like Nile Delta from where Alexandria sits today (see map).
In contrast to the cavernous crypts of his successors, Seti I and Rameses II, his is but antechamber in size.
In this painting from his tomb in the Valley of the Kings, Rameses I is depicted between the falcon-headed "soul of Pe" and the dog-headed "soul of Nekhen," spiritual beings that represented the traditional regions of Lower and Upper Egypt.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/mummy/rameses.html   (1083 words)

 BBC - History - Ramesses the Great
Ramesses II is the most famous of the Pharaohs, and there is no doubt that he intended this to be so.
In astronomical terms, he is the Jupiter of the Pharaonic system, and for once the superlative is appropriate, since the giant planet shines brilliantly at a distance, but on close inspection turns out to be a ball of gas.
Ramesses II, or at least the version of him which he chose to feature in his inscriptions, is the hieroglyphic equivalent of hot air.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/ancient/egyptians/ramesses_01.shtml   (378 words)

 Rameses the Great.
In other words, Rameses II, in his official records, counts only from the period of his sole reign, and the year of the death of Seti is the "year one" of the monumental inscriptions of his son and successor.
Rameses is addressed as "the bull powerful against Ethiopia ; the griffin furious against the negroes ;" and that the events hereby alluded to must have taken place during the first three years of his sole reign is proved by the date of the tablet.
The great dedicatory inscription of Abydos shows, in fact, that Rameses II was prosecuting a campaign in Ethiopia at the time when he received intelligence of the death of his father, and that he came down the Nile, northwards, in order, probably, to be crowned at Thebes.
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 Ramses II (19th Dynasty)
Under Ramses II the royal residence and administrative center was moved to a city in the north-east part of the Delta, called Per-Ramesse, where a military base was established, suitable for marshalling large bodies of infantry and chariotry.
In the fifth year of his reign Ramses II set out at the head of four armies against a powerful coalition of Asiatic people assembled by the Hittite King Mutawallis, and continued his father's (Seti I) attempts to regain Egypt's holdings in northern Syria.
It was not, in fact, until the twenty-first year of his reign that Ramses II finally signed a remarkable peace treaty with the Hittite King Hattusilis.
www.homestead.com /wysinger/ramessesII.html   (455 words)

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