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Summary

The Battle of Kadesh took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Muwatalli II at the city of Kadesh on the Orontes Riverr the modern Syrian-Lebanese border

Class:

  • Site of historic event
  • invisible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Kadesh - Qadesh

Kadesh is identified with the ruins at Tell Nebi Mend.

Laodicea ad Libanum

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Annotation

The Battle of Kadesh took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Muwatalli II at the city of Kadesh on the Orontes River the modern Syrian-Lebanese border.

See also :

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kadesh
  2. Piotr Bienkowski , Jordan: Crossroads of the Near East in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, Piotr Bienkowski eds., Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, p. 9

De Slag bij Kadesh vond plaats bij Kadesh tussen de legers van Egypte onder leiding van Ramses II (1290 – 1224 v. Chr.) en de Hettitische strijdmachten onder leiding van Muwatalli II en werd nabij die rivier uitgevochten in het jaar 1274 v.Chr1.

References

  1. Wikipedia: Slag bij Kadesh