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]

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]

[EGYPT 29991] ’Battle of Kadesh at Abydos.’  The exterior of the northern wall of the Ramses II Temple at Abydos is decorated with scenes from the Battle of Kadesh. Ramses II fought this battle in the 5th year of his reign against the Hittite army near the Syrian town of Kadesh on the Orontes River. The battle is generally dated to 1274 BC. Here we are looking at the massed ranks of Hittite infantry. The points of their spears are visible above the heads in the rear row. The Hittites wear…

[EGYPT 29991] ’Battle of Kadesh at Abydos.’ The exterior of the northern wall of the Ramses II Temple at Abydos is decorated with scenes from the Battle of Kadesh. Ramses II fought this battle in the 5th year of his reign against the Hittite army near the Syrian town of Kadesh on the Orontes River. The battle is generally dated to 1274 BC. Here we are looking at the massed ranks of Hittite infantry. The points of their spears are visible above the heads in the rear row. The Hittites wear…

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

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

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

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

Battle of Kadesh ~ Pharaoh Rameses II battles with a three man Hittite chariot.

Battle of Kadesh ~ Pharaoh Rameses II battles with a three man Hittite chariot.

Battle of Kadesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Kadesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hittites - Egypto-Hittite Peace Treaty (c. 1258 BC) between Hattusili III and Ramesses II is the best known early written peace treaty. Istanbul Archaeology Museum

Hittites - Egypto-Hittite Peace Treaty (c. 1258 BC) between Hattusili III and Ramesses II is the best known early written peace treaty. Istanbul Archaeology Museum

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