Definition of Rameses
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 Rameses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Guide to the Exhibition Galleries of the British Museum (Bloomsbury) with by British Museum (1894)
"The monuments in this room belong chiefly to the time of rameses II.; about BC 1333. ... Upper part of a colossal granite statue of rameses II. ..."
2. The Book of the Kings of Egypt: Or, The Ka, Nebti, Horus, Suten Bȧt, and Rä by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1908)
"Ra-meses-meri-Amen (rameses II) П. 19. Ra-meses-meri-Amen (rameses II) I. 176. ... Ra-meses-meri-Amen, son of rameses III (rameses VIII) П. 6, 15. ..."
3. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"In the twenty-first year (see above) of his reign, rameses received ... These gods and the name do not agree with our house of rameses mentioned above ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Take, for instance, the dating of a stela erected under rameses II on the ... Mighty in Truth of Ra, Chosen of Ra. the son of Ra, rameses Beloved of Amen, ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The mummy of rameses III was found in 1886. Nine other kings of the name of ... rameses, a city of Egypt, in the district of the same name, supposed to be ..."
6. Ancient History for Colleges and High Schools by Philip Van Ness Myers (1901)
"In this fight, rameses, separated from his army and surrounded, ... Time and again is rameses found with his host of war-chariots in the country of the ..."
7. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In the fighting around Kadesh, rameses, with a detachment of his troops, ... In his twenty-first year rameses concluded an offensive and defensive alliance ..."