Seti I

Seti I sē´tī, sā´tē [key], d. 1290 BC, king of ancient Egypt, of the XIX dynasty son and successor of Ramses I . He succeeded to the throne c.1302 BC Invading Palestine and Syria, Seti I reduced them again to tributary status, and defeated the Libyans. He built temples at Thebes and Abydos and a magnificent tomb in the Valley of the Kings at Thebes. His successor was Ramses II .

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