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Ramses the Great


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ramses the Great king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments
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In literature:

They are called Sesostris, Amenophis or Ramses the Great.
"Egypt (La Mort De Philae)" by Pierre Loti
He took for his hero Ramses the Great, and endeavoured to rival him in everything, and for a period the imperial power revived.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Ramses III., the last great soldier of the true Egyptian stock, made effective preparations to meet them.
"The Sea-Kings of Crete" by James Baikie
It ranked side by side with the Egypt of Ramses, the last great Pharaoh who ever ruled over the land of the Nile.
"The Hittites" by A. H. Sayce
When Ramses II, the great ruler of the Nineteenth Dynasty, set out in 1288 B.C.
"Biblical Geography and History" by Charles Foster Kent
Thus Necho came back to the views of Ramses II., to the great canal for uniting the Nile with the Red Sea.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)" by Max Duncker

In news:

CAIRO — A giant statue of Pharaoh Ramses II will be moved next month from a congested square in downtown Cairo to a more serene home near the Great Pyramids in a bid to save it from corrosive pollution, Egypt's antiquities chief said Monday.