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Ramesses atop chariot, at the battle of Kadesh. (Relief inside his Abu Simbel temple.) Date 1274 BC[1] Location On the Orontes River near Kadesh Result Both sides claimed victory[2][3] Tactical: Pyrrhic Egyptian victory[citation needed] Operational: Egyptian defeat (campaign ended in Egyptian retreat) Strategic: Hittite victory (Hittite Empire expanded southward, to Upi)[4]

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Ramses II before the battle of Kadesh. The driver is called Menna and one horse victory-in-thebes

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THE BATTLE OF KADESH: Tactical The Hittite Chariots wheel north and attack the Camp of Amun Click here for further detail.

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