Definition of Ramses
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 Ramses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"It is the type of Seti I and ramses II, but enfeebled and, as it were, saddened. ... The direct line of ramses II was extinct, but his innumerable sons by ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"ramses II. is without doubt the greatest figure in the long line of the Pharaohs, ... ramses defeated them so effectually that they do not Mem to have again ..."
3. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1881)
"ramses HI. HAQ-OX. BC 1200. As this king's official name was User-ma-ra ... he is only distinguished from ramses II. by the title Haq-On, that is, ..."
4. The Story of the Pharaohs by James Baikie (1908)
"Who ramses I. (1328-1326 BC) was, what he had previously been, or how he succeeded in establishing himself upon the throne, are matters not known. ..."
5. Egyptological Researches by Wilhelm Max Müller (1906)
"A LIST OF ramses II IN KARNAK. (PLATE 59-) On the south wall of the temple of Karnak, separated by the door from ramses IPs great list of Palestinian towns ..."
6. A History of the Ancient Egyptians by James Henry Breasted (1908)
"XXII THE EMPIRE OF ramses II 311. THE dominance of Egypt in Asiatic affairs had ... Somewhere in the eastern Delta he founded a residence city, Per-ramses, ..."