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Brugsch, Heinrich
Egypt under the pharaohs: a history derived entirely from the monuments — London, 1891

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CONTENTS XT

CHAPTER XII.

RAMSES II.

TAGE

The Sesostris of the Greeks—Completion of Seti I.'s temple at
Abydos—Great war between Egypt and the Kheta—The battle
of Kadesh—The Poem of Pentaur—Tunep is subdued—Capture
of Canaanitish fortresses—Storming of Askalon—Catalogue of
princely captives at Luqsor—Wars by sea—Treaty between
Ramses II. and the Kheta king—Marriage of the Kheta
princess to the king of Egypt—Subjection of the Nubians and
other African peoples—Gold-digging continued—Inscription at
Kuban............25&

CHAPTER XIII.

RAMSES II. (continued) AND HIS SUCCESSORS.

Ramses II. a great builder—Inscription near Second Cataract—
Colossal statue of the king at Mitraheny—Buildings at Memphis
—Amen-em-an—Temple buildings at Karnak, in Nubia, and at
Abu. Simbel—Zoan-Tanis becomes a capital—Letter of Panbesa
—Ramses II. the probable Pharaoh of the Oppression—Founda-
tion of Pithom and Eamses—Employment of the eaptives—
Semitic influence in Egypt—A literary criticism—Length of the
king's reign—Number of his children—Khamuas—Meneptah—
The princesses—Inscription on the statue of Beken-Khonsu—
Burial-place of Bamses II.—Meneptah II.—His insignificant
buildings—Irruption of the Libyans—The battle of Prosopis—
Alliance with the Kheta and Shasu—The Pharaoh of the Exodus
—Are the Aperiu the Hebrews ?—Some learned scribes—
Seti II.—His temple at Karnak—Set-nekht—His rival—Queen
Ta-user—Arisu the Phoenician.......293

CHAPTER XIV.

DYNASTY XX.

Ramses III.—Resume" of his life from the Harris Papyrus—His
wars—List of the conquered people at Medinet Habu—The
Ramessea—Chief festivals—Temples built in foreign countries
—The great harem conspiracy—-The king's family—Ramses IV.
—His military expeditions—Bamses V.—Meri-Atmu—Bam-
ses VI.—Astronomical Table in his tomb—Inscriptions of this
period—Penni—Bamses IX.—Bise of the priestly power at
Thebes—Tomb robberies at Thebes—Bamses XII.—The
'Possessed Princess of Bakhtan'—Bamses XIII.—Completion
of temple of Khonsu—Letter of Bamses XIII.—The Royal
Mummies of Deir-el-Bahari—The recent ' find ' of mummies at
Thebes...........325
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