Ramesses

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Noun1.Ramesses - any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BCRamesses - any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
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The Israelites journeyed from Raamses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, aside from children.
Some Israelites have become well integrated into Egyptian society: members of the House of Tsuri,"[l]ong settled in one place, they had become like Egyptians" (MH 6) (8) and" mastersingers and musicians without peer who worked for the wealthy families of Raamses and lived in spacious homes in the shade of the date palms" (MH 6), One Israelite woman, Ashlil, who is "the widow of a local [Egyptian government] official" (MH 7), is described as living a life of luxury; "Stepping out on her rooftop thatched with palm fronds, she peeled the fruit handed her by one of her young male attendants and leisurely watched the light slowly dropping like dark honey over the ambering, the silvering, the darkling water" (MH 7).
En ese tiempo el nuevo rey de Egipto, probablemente Raamses II, decidio que habia demasiados Israelitas.