Seti I

Seti I sēˈtī, sāˈtē [key], d. 1290 b.c., king of ancient Egypt, of the XIX dynasty; son and successor of Ramses I. He succeeded to the throne c.1302 b.c. 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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