Rameses the Great


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Related to Rameses the Great: Ramses II, Nefertari, Akhenaten, Hatshepsut
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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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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.
Rameses the Great couldn't resist referring to the subject around 1280BC on Queen Nefertari's tomb, writing: "Her buttocks are full, but her waist is narrow.
King Rameses, known as Rameses the Great, had more than 100 children from his eight wives and 100 concubines.