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Too Much Ramses…

So, these charming fellows have been taking up my time lately:



The old guy is Ramses II and the fierce soldiers are Hittites. I’m currently trying to write a 600 – 800 word essay on the Battle of Kadesh for an Ancient Civilizations class I’m taking.

While I love writing essays, this one is not coming easily to me. The Battle of Kadesh is a cloudy matter, at best. The accounts don’t line up and many of Ramses II’s claims are ridiculous in the extreme.  One man fighting off thousands of charioteers? Not likely.

Right about now, I think I need to take a break from the Ancients…


About goatgirlbookworm

My name is Toni Clegg, and I was raised on a farm in the far north of the United States. I love to read and write and I hope to use those hobbies in a greater way in the days to come. One of my passions is using whatever influence I have to make a difference in the world.

2 responses to “Too Much Ramses…

  1. slpmartin

    Hey…maybe he had a visual problem which distorted his counting ability. 🙂 Good Luck with the writing!

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