Ramesses II at The Battle of Kadesh

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Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by Cave cattum
published on 04 January 2013
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In 1274 BCE, Ramesses II (The Great) of Egypt led his forces against the Hittite army, under King Muwatalli II, at The Battle of Kadesh. Both sides claimed victory and the conflict resulted in the world's first peace treaty, The Treaty of Kadesh, signed in 1258 BCE.

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cattum, C. (2013, January 04). Ramesses II at The Battle of Kadesh. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1006/ramesses-ii-at-the-battle-of-kadesh/

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cattum, Cave. "Ramesses II at The Battle of Kadesh." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 04, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1006/ramesses-ii-at-the-battle-of-kadesh/.

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cattum, Cave. "Ramesses II at The Battle of Kadesh." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Jan 2013. Web. 04 Aug 2021.