fought the battle of Kadesh with Rameses II., on at least equal terms. Both now and previously the diplomatic correspondence of the Hatti monarchs shows that they treated on terms of practical equality with both the Babylonian and the Egyptian courts; and that they waged constant wars in Syria, mainly with the Amorite tribes.
During the reign of Rameses II.
The ancient Egyptians were famed as " geometers," and as early as the days of Rameses II.
the procession carrying the sacred ark and the bark of the god Amon belonging to the reign of Rameses II.
A specific Baal of the heavens appears to have been known among the Hittites in the time of Rameses II., and considerably later, at the beginning of the 7th century, it was the title of one of the gods of Phoenicia.