Definition of Ramesses
1. Noun. Any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC.
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex
Specialized synonyms: Rameses Ii, Rameses The Great, Ramesses Ii, Ramesses The Great, Ramses Ii, Ramses The Great
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Literary usage of Ramesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Egypt's Place in Universal History: An Historical Investigation in Five Books by Christian Karl Josias Bunsen, Samuel Birch, Philo, Charles Herbert Cottrell (1854)
"ramesses. (XIX. I.). ... occurred in the last years of Horus, or immediately after his death, supposing she reigned as guardian of her son, King ramesses. ..."
2. The Story of Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson, Arthur Gilman (1892)
"ramesses himself would, apparently, have fallen a victim to a plot of the ... The descendants of ramesses III. occupied the throne from his death (about BC ..."
3. A Self-verifying Chronological History of Ancient Egypt: From the Foundation by Orlando P. Schmidt (1899)
"Sethos, . . . .51 years 3. Sethos, . . . .51 years Total, ... 152 " 152 " Thus ramesses III reigned forty-five years, and his three sons thirty-three years, ..."
4. The Story of Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson, Arthur Gilman (1892)
"ramesses held a council of war with his generals, and by their advice agreed to ... Whatever glory ramesses obtained by the battle of Kadesh, and the other ..."
5. Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson, Arthur Gilman (1886)
"The descendants of ramesses III. occupied the throne from his death (about BC 1280) to BC HOO. Ten princes of the name of ramesses, and one called Meri-Tum, ..."
6. Metaphysical Inquiry Into Method, Objects, and Result of Ancient and Modern by Isaac Preston Cory (1833)
"... and in allowing the conquests of ramesses III. to have swept over Judea during the reign of David. descent 100 or 50 years; by which, ..."
7. Bas-reliefs from the Temple of Rameses I at Abydos by Herbert Eustis Winlock (1921)
"THE TEMPLE OF ramesses I AT ABYDOS the reliefs in the Metropolitan Museum, se and that this figure, because of its width, must have been a man's. ..."