After approximately 13 years (cid:0) haremhab succeeded general, paramessu (cid:0) ramesses i. Possibly from eastern delta (cid:0) traditional view. Little known (cid:0) short reign (not more than 1 year) Son (cid:0) sees himself at beginning of wehem mesut, repeating of births : = renaissance . Temple of abydos (for himself, principal gods; temple for his father) Palace complex in vicinity of old hyksos capital auaris (cid:0) present day. Tomb, kv 17 (cid:0) contains all important funerary compositions of the time. Important (cid:0) repels back by libyan berber tribes on western edge of delta. Attested military campaigns include palestine/lebanon and nubia. Perhaps most famous pharaoh: ramesses the great . Great imperialist: famous: battle of qadesh against hittites. After 15 years of fighting (cid:0) peace treaty. Ii moves capital to pi-ramesses/qantir (cid:0) there for most of ramesside. Period: most likely identical with biblical raamses (exodus i:11; (cid:0) supposedly built with israelite labour) Many foreigners in administration (cid:0) cf. names.