Ramses II

Neville Permel

Why was Ramses II important?

Ramses II was important because he shaped Ancient Egypt to become a powerful empire. He wrote one of the worlds first peace treaties. He also expanded Egyptian rule to other lands.

Major events of his life

· -Had lots of conflict with the hittites

· -launched a major attack on the Hittite Empire from his base in northern Palestine and Phoenicia (greatest offence of his career)

· -He suppressed uprisings in Egypt

· -Invaded Syria

· -Wrote a treaty between the Hittites and the Egyptians

· -Married the daughter of a Hittite king