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Although Wilson does recognize the personal bravery of Ramesses, and the improvement of his skills in subsequent campaigns. Kadesn the Chief of the Royal Bodyguard is meant here, then that position was held by his brother Hattusili, who quite clearly did not die. Finally, the Ptah division arrived from the south, threatening the Hittite rear.

Scenes from Life in Imperial Egypt As Ramesses and the Egyptian kaeesh guard were about 11 kilometers from Kadesh, south of Shabtuna, he met two Shasu nomads who told him that the Hittite king was “in the land of Aleppo, on the north of Tunip ” kilometers away, where, the Shasu said, he was ” too much afraid of Pharaoh, L.

There was also a poorly documented troop called the nrrn Ne’arin or Nearinpossibly Canaanite military mercenaries with Egyptian allegiance [22] or even Egyptians, [23] that Ramesses II had left in Amurruapparently in order to secure the port of Sumur.

A second campaign led to his capture of Ls where a stela commemorated his victory and Amurru kingdom. The treaty that was established was inscribed on a silver tablet, of which a clay copy survived in the Hittite capital of Hattusain modern Turkeyand is on display at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum.


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Egyptian Warfare with panel of three experts. What exactly happened to Amurru is disputed.

Ramesses led an army of four divisions: There is no consensus about the outcome or what took place, with views ranging from an Egyptian victory to a draw, [35] or, in the view of Iranian Egyptologist Mehdi Yarahmadian Egyptian defeat with the Egyptian accounts simply propaganda. Egypt’s Greatest Pharaoh, Penguin Books, Retrieved from ” https: This process continued in the Nineteenth Dynasty.

He notes however that the ‘broad facts’ are ‘probably akdesh with a fair degree of accuracy’ p. Ancient Near Eastern Texts. Although there is more evidence in the form of texts and wall reliefs for this battle than for any other battle in the Ancient Near Eastalmost all of it is from an Egyptian perspective. However, at some point both regions may have lapsed back under Hittite control. Wilson, The Culture of Ancient Egypt p. ,adesh on the Karnak walls record the details of his campaigns into Canaan and ancient Syria.

As the Hittite forces approached the Egyptian camp again, the Ne’arin troop contingent from Amurru suddenly arrived, this time surprising the Hittites. His majesty proceeded northward.

Ramses 3: La Bataille De Kadesh

Logistically [3] unable to support a long siege of the walled city of Kadesh, Ramesses gathered his troops and retreated south towards Damascus and ultimately back to Egypt. In addition to these allies, the Hittite king also hired the services of some of the local Shasu tribes. Bryce suggests that, although it may have fallen once again under Hittite control, it is more likely Amurru remained a Hittite vassal state. This list is of considerable interest to Hittitologists, as it reflects the extent of Hittite influence at the time.


Within a year, they had returned to the Hittite fold, which meant that Ramesses had to march against Dapur once more in his tenth year. On the Orontes River near Kadesh. His majesty had formed the first ranks of battle of all the leaders of his army, while they were [still] on the shore in the land of Amurru.

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An Egyptian version survives on a papyrus. It is believed to have been the largest chariot battle ever fought, involving between 5, and 6, chariots in total. Relief inside his Abu Simbel temple. His victory proved to be ephemeral, however.

Clash of the Warrior kings. Healy, Qadesh BC: They are more numerous than the grains of sand on the beach. Ramesses’ action was successful in driving the looters back towards the Orontes river and away from the Egyptian camp, [32] while in the ensuing pursuit, the heavier Hittite chariots were easily overtaken and dispatched by the lighter, faster, Egyptian chariots. Gardiner translates the title as “chief of suite of suite”.


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