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(ˈræm siz)

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1. the name of several kings of ancient Egypt.
2. Ramses II, king of ancient Egypt 1292–1225 b.c.
3. Ramses III, king of ancient Egypt 1198–1167 b.c.
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Noun1.Rameses - any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BCRameses - any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
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Why try to call up the traditions of vanished Egyptian grandeur; why try to fancy Egypt following dead Rameses to his tomb in the Pyramid, or the long multitude of Israel departing over the desert yonder?
A Akhenaten B Tutankhamun C Ahmose I D Rameses II 14.
2 THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956) CHARLTON Heston as Moses with Yul Brynner as Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses.
Tortured, De Jesus implicates his neighbors-Lenido Lumanog, Rameses de Jesus, Cesar Fortuna and Augusto Santos.
The 67-year reign of Rameses II, which occupied much of the 13th century BC, was a time of great prosperity and public works, and for much of its time peace, with the long struggle with the Hittites settled at last by treaty.
CHRISTIAN Bale plays Moses in his defiance of the Pharaoh Rameses II (Joel Edgerton).
Meanwhile Joel Edgerton's Rameses is a more ambivalent and sympathetic character than was Yul Brynner's, leaving viewers somewhat mystified as to why John Turturro's Seti (who is himself devoid of the natural regalness that one would expect of a supposedly benevolent and beloved king) should favor his rather ordinary nephew over his own flesh and blood.
The film, as you may have gathered from the title, tells the story of Moses, who eventually demands that Rameses frees the Jews of Egypt.
In Percy Bysshe Shelley's sonnet "Ozymandias," titled after the pharaoh's throne name User-maat-ra, the inscription on a colossal statue of Rameses II (the Great) declares the transience of even mighty rulers and their works.
Children sobbed and one rider on the Rameses Revenge was said to have suffered an asthma attack as they sat strapped in their seats 12ft above the ground.
Children were in tears and one visitor among the 39 on board the Rameses Revenge ride at Chessington World of Adventures in Surrey had an asthma attack.
There is Abu Simbel, the site of two rock-cut temples of Pharaoh Rameses II, dismantled, moved and reassembled on higher ground in the 1960s to avoid the rising waters of Lake Nasser, resulting from the construction of the Aswan High Dam.