Rameses the Great


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Noun1.Rameses the Great - king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monumentsRameses the Great - king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments
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Her journey ends near Egypt's border with Sudan, where Rameses the Great built the most extravagant of temples - dedicated to himself.
Rameses The Great did it, Octavian did it to malign Marc Antony, late third century AD Christian apologist Lactantius was guilty of it - the list goes on.
Wikipedia (where most of the material for this piece is drawn) puts together a wide range of definitions and traces its beginnings to "the 13th century BC, when Rameses the Great spread lies and propaganda portraying the Battle of Kadesh as a stunning victory for the Egyptians; he depicted scenes of himself smiting his foes during the battle on the walls of nearly all his temples.