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This quantity provides a chain of cultural reactions to winning army public proclamations via quite a few peoples of the traditional Mediterranean international, illustrating issues of similarity and variety, and demonstrating the advanced and multifaceted nature of this trans-cultural perform.
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Ramesses III’s wars and triumphs at Medinet Habu: between narration, history and identity Giacomo Cavillier Historical Background 1 The ‘war and triumph’ theme during the Ramesside Age finds its ideal starting point in the fifth year of Ramesses II’s reign, when the Egyptians fought against the Hittites at Kadesh on the Orontes. This battle was described in many religious monuments as a central event in the pharaoh’s reign. Other events like the campaigns in Syria, Canaan, and Nubia, apart from their military significance, also contributed to the royal propaganda.
Actually, after the traditional Nubian war scenes 26 The Western and Eastern Migdol at Medinet Habu are the result of a careful elaboration of some Syrian fortified elements into the typical Ramesside fortified structure, and their diversity in planning seems also to be correlated to their function in the narrative program system: Cavillier, Il Migdol di Ramesse III a Medinet Habu, chapter III. 10–15. ”), the Shasu (campaign mentioned in Pap. 9–11: Grandet, Le Papyrus Harris I, BM 9999, I:337 and II:243–245, note 921) and the Sherden mentioned in Ramesses III’s eighth year campaign, even if the descriptions of one of these warriors on Eastern Migdol (northern tower face) seems unexpected owing to the horn helmet with disk, which is normally associated with Egyptian mercenaries and with enemies.
By these limitations and implications, the recourse to standardized and well-known elements to ensure the effectiveness of any representation implies that the scribe and artist must have transformed the 17 Here the king is depicted fighting in front of the towns. ” ramesses iii’s wars and triumphs at medinet habu 31 standard or expected cassi belli with their protagonists into a new format. The traditional ‘rebels’ that invaded Egyptian frontiers with unplanned attacks and raids were gradually converted into a well-organized and recognized ‘coalition’ that planned a conspiracy against Egypt within a typical Asiatic context.