Why was Ramses II important?
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