Prince Bentesina

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For his luck, troops of amorite militiamen appeared in such crucial time and equal forces became apparent. The Hittites, already in defensive position, undertook then fleeing, trying to Ford the River to get rest. With tired horses and their heavy hitting each other battle wagons, the Hittites could not longer recompose its offensive despite the efforts of Muwatalli II, desperate to disruption of their plans. Almost at the end of the battle, the Hittite King could feel most frustrated: he had lost the chance to exploit its tactical advantage and agreement as now presented the battle, better was it to retire. In the Egyptian field, pessimism he joined the euphoria.

They even had two absolutely fresh divisions and an enemy put to flight. However, Ramses preferred to be more cautious. Maybe he understood that the carnage and the price of the campaign were too high to start defensive positions. Something similar you should think Muwatalli II, that understanding the danger of being so dissimilar troops between themselves, only paid so it stole the match and dominated by the ambition, it was extremely difficult to occur not seen since. True to his diplomatic talent, sent an offer of peace to Ramses, that secretly, he accepted gladly. Towards the BC 1.285, signed the Treaty of friendship and mutual cooperation of Kadesh between Ramses II and Hattusili III, King of the Hittite Empire. In the aforementioned treatment, finally, both Nations renewed their mutual aspirations of peace and put end to their differences. Moreover, with age and the rise of the Assyrian danger, both would form a common front.

On the other hand, sad end had the Prince Bentesina, the Amorites ally of Ramses, which was overthrown in favor of Sabili, a new King who accepted without honour to be one vassal. As for Ramses, it returned to Egypt literally empty-handed. Despite losing Syria, (at the end, as prize consolation is entered into the neighbouring region of Amurru and Upi) the Egyptian saved no efforts towards ordering the famous scribe Pentaur, the narration of his false heroics. Of this order the famous poem of Pentaur nation, which has come to us after a silence of more than 3 thousand years.

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