Ramesses

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Ramesses may refer to:

Ancient Egypt[edit]

Pharaohs of the nineteenth dynasty[edit]

Pharaohs of the twentieth dynasty[edit]

Locations[edit]

  • Pi-Ramesses, founded by pharaoh Ramesses II on the former site of Avaris

Books[edit]

  • Ramses the Damned, an alternate title of the novel The Mummy by Anne Rice
  • The Ramses (Ramsès) series of five best-selling historical novels, by French author and Egyptologist Christian Jacq

Entertainers[edit]

  • Albert Marchinsky, an illusionist whose stage name was "The Great Rameses"
  • Ramases, an early-1970s-era British musician
  • Ramses Shaffy (1933–2009), Dutch singer
  • Ramsés VII, pseudonym used by Argentine singer-songwriter Tanguito (1945-1972)
  • Ramesses (band), an English sludge/doom metal band, formed by ex-Electric Wizard members Tim Bagshaw and Mark Greening

Fictional characters[edit]

  • King Ramses, a minor villain in the animated cartoon Courage the Cowardly Dog
  • Ramses Emerson, a fictional character in the "Amelia Peabody" book series by U.S. author Elizabeth Peters
  • Ramses, a summon creature in the Game Boy Advance game Golden Sun
  • Ramses XIII, protagonist of the 1895 historical novel Pharaoh by Bolesław Prus

Military[edit]

Products[edit]

  • Ramses, a brand of condom manufactured by Durex

Sports[edit]

  • Rameses (mascot), the mascot for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill