Ramesside Period


Ramesside Period
(c. 1295–1069 BC)
   A term used to describe the rule of Dynasty 19 and Dynasty 20, when the most common royal name was Ramesses. The period marked the time of Egypt’s imperial power, with an empire encompassing Nubia and SyriaPalestine. It was also a period when Egypt was open to foreign influence, especially from Syria in language and religion.
   See also Ramesses I–Ramesses XI.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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