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Ramesses (also commonly spelled "Ramses" is the name conventionally given in English transliteration to eleven Egyptian pharaohs of the later New Kingdom period. The name essentially translates as "Born of the sun-god Ra".

18th Dynasty
19th Dynasty
20th Dynasty


  • Ramesses or Pi-Ramesses, the nome palace of Ramesses II, at the former site of Avaris.
  • The fictional "Ramses XIII," protagonist of the 1895 historical novel Pharaoh by Bolesław Prus
  • Ramesses, the eponymous protagonist's father in "Thamos, König in Ägypten" ("Thamos, King of Egypt", or "King Thamos", in English), a play by Tobias Philipp, for which Mozart wrote incidental music
  • Ramesses (band), a Sludge/Doom Metal band in England, formed by ex-Electric Wizard members Tim Bagshaw and Mark Greening
  • Ramses Emerson, a fictional character in the "Amelia Peabody" book series by U.S. author Elizabeth Peters
  • Ramses the Damned, an alternate title of the novel The Mummy by Anne Rice
  • Rameses, the mascot for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Ramses, a summon creature in the Gameboy Advance game Golden Sun
  • Ramses, a brand of condoms manufactured by Durex

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