Ramses

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Ramses

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any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt, who ruled from ?1315 to ?1090 bc
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The pharaoh, also known as Ramses the Great or Ozymandias, was the third of the 19th dynasty of Egypt and ruled for 66 years, from 1279BC to 1213BC.
The Valley of the Kings, just a few miles from Luxor, was the final resting place for powers such as Ramses the Great and Tutankhamen.
What was left of Ramses the Great's empire was nothing but a decayed colossal wreck in the middle of the desert.
This, in fact, is exactly what Ramses the Great had intended, showing off his strength and the glory of his achievements in battle against any foe.
Pharaohs who succeeded Amenhotep III, most notably Ramses the Great, added work along the road.
That accessibility--plus being in the tomb of Merneptah in the Valley of the Kings, or in the presence of the Ramses the Great, seeing the full display of the Tutankhamun treasures, many of which have never been outside of Egypt, and standing among the columns at Karnak--left me awestruck.
Also known as Ramses the Great, he is traditionally believed to be the pharaoh mentioned in the biblical story of Moses.