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Karnak

Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE) — World History.

A village in Egypt on the Nile, now largely amalgamated with Luxor. It is the site of the northern complex of monuments of ancient Thebes, including the great temple of Amun.

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Ramesses II

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

Pharaoh of Egypt (ruled c. 1304–1237 bc). When Ramesses II acceded to the throne Egypt was at war with the Hittites. In the fifth year of his reign Ramesses II fought the Hittites at Kadesh...

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Thutmose I

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

Pharaoh of Egypt (c. 1525–1512 bc). He extended his domains deep into Nubia and later penetrated with his army as far as the River Euphrates. He made extensive improvements to the temple of...

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Thutmose III

Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE) — World History.

Pharaoh of Egypt (c. 1504–1450 bc). During the first 22 years of his reign Thutmose III was overshadowed by his aunt Hatshepsut, wife of Thutmose II, who had herself declared regent in...

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