Jan 1, 1212
Ramses died in 1212 B.C. probably somewhere around Pi-Ramesse. He was 92 when he died, and it was the 67th year of his rule. Scientists found out that he suffered from severe tooth and gum decay, had several large cavities, had circulatory problems, and arthritis of the hip.
Period: Jan 1, 1212 to Jan 1, 1283
Ramses's wives and childrenACHIEVEMENT-
1283 B.C. - 1212 B.C.
Ramses had more wives and children than any other pharaoh before or after him. He had eight wives and had over 100 children. After he died, his eldest son Merenptah took over as pharaoh.
Period: Nov 29, 1212 to Nov 29, 1304
Ramses Life1304 B.C. - 1212 B.C.
Jan 1, 1249
The Sed Festival is a festival a pharaoh has to attended at the 30th year of his rule. Afterwards, the have to attend every two or three years. Most pharaohs don't make it, or bend the rules and have the festival earlier than they should. Ramses attended on his 30th year of rule, and celebrated 13 more.
Jan 1, 1250
The Greeks and Trojans fight the Trojan War.
Jan 1, 1255
Nefertari was Ramses's chief wife and constant companion. Scholars believe that she was the love of his life. She died in 1255 B.C.
Jan 1, 1257
1257 B.C. - 1241 B.C.
Slάnoll rules as high king of Ireland untill 1241 B.C.
Jan 1, 1259
King HattusilisSIGNIFICANT PERSON
Ramses signed a peace treaty with Hattusilis saying that the Egyptians and Hittites would never go to war again, and that they would come to each others aid if necessary. This treaty was signed because of the threat of the Assyrians.
Jan 1, 1274
the War For KadeshCHALLENGE FACED-
Egypt was about to fight the Hittite army, for the city of Kadesh. While patroling Ramses's troops found two men from the Hittites army claiming to be "deserters". They said that the Hittite army was camped about 20 miles north of Kadesh. When they got there they found out that the Hittite army had already arrived and that they stood armed and ready for battle behind the old city of Kadesh. The war ended in peace and both kings claimed to be the winner of the battle.
Jan 1, 1279
Seti ISIGNIFICANT PERSON-
Seti was Ramses's father and the person who gave Ramses an intrest in building things. He was also the first ruler of the 19th dynasty. He died in 1279 B.C.
Jan 1, 1280
At this time the Torah is believed to have been fully composed.
Jan 1, 1294
"Kings Eldest Son"CHALLENGE FACED-
When Ramses was 10 he recived the title the "Kings Eldest Son" and was appointed commander in chief of the army. He had to begin his training early, Ramses had to learn archery, how to ride a horse, and how to drive a chariot.
Jan 1, 1304
Ramses II was born in 1304 B.C. probably in Memphis, Egypt. His father was the first pharaoh of the 19th dynasty, Seti I. His mother was Tuya.