Definition of Ramesses the great
1. Noun. King of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments.
Generic synonyms: Rameses, Ramesses, Ramses
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Literary usage of Ramesses the great
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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)
"MANETHO'S OWN TESTIMONY IN FAVOUR OF THE SUCCESSION OF ramesses the great (H.), ... Ramesses the Great ..."
2. Notes on Herodotus: Original and Selected from the Best Commentators by Dawson William Turner (1857)
""That Sesostris, or Ramesses the Great, the conqueror of Ethiopia, is not to be considered a mere creature of the imagination, but historically a monarch of ..."
3. Lectures on the Elements of Hieroglyphics and Egyptian Antiquities by Spineto (1829)
"Continuation of the same subject—Ramesses the Great—The Sesostris of the Greeks—Rames-Mei-moun—Legend, exhibiting the name and mystic titles of this Pharaoh ..."
4. Historical Researches Into the Politics, Intercourse, and Trade of the by Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren (1838)
"... discoveries convince us, that the name of no Pharaoh so often appears upon them, or with so much splendour, as the name and title of Ramesses the Great. ..."
5. Historical Researches Into the Politics, Intercourse, and Trade of the by Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren (1857)
"This applies to Ramesses the Great, or Sesostris, the expeller of the Hyksos (see p. 424). The titles here given also agree very well with him. ..."
6. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1873)
"... tablet has proved beyond dispute the exact succession of the kings of the 18th Dynasty, and of those of the 19th down to the time of Ramesses the Great, ..."