Sesostris I


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Sesostris I

(sɛˈsɒstrɪs)
n
(Biography) 20th century bc, king of Egypt of the 12th dynasty. He conquered Nubia and brought ancient Egypt to the height of its prosperity. The funerary complex at Lisht was built during his reign
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Hence arose the custom of common meals, but the separation of the citizens into different families from Egypt: for the reign of Sesostris is of much higher antiquity than that of Minos.
The only thing that remains of On is an obelisk built by the pharaoh Sesostris I.
This volume discusses the issue of royal ideology from the perspective of sacred legitimation, taking the Twelfth Dynasty king Sesostris I as a case study.
Although this scheme is difficult to apply in a time of relatively few contacts, the aim is to evaluate whether interaction with other cultures left traces in the ideology of Sesostris I.