The “Sea Peoples” Records Of Ramesses III (Monumental Records at Thebes) (4.2)
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Commentary

In the early years of his reign (ca. 1183–1152 bce), Ramesses III had to overcome three distinct assaults upon the vast Delta of northern Egypt by alien forces, would-be invaders from without. In Year 5 (1179/78), from the West by the Libyans and overseas allies; in Year 8 (1176/75), from the northeast, by a mixed group of “Peoples of the Sea,” who had swept down the Mediterranean’s east coast to attack the borderlands of Egypt, and in Year 11 (1173/72), again from the West, by Libyans and alli…

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Kitchen, K. A., “The “Sea Peoples” Records Of Ramesses III (Monumental Records at Thebes) (4.2)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 14 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_4_2>
First published online: 2017



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