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    DescriptionThe earliest battle in history which can be reconstructed in detail, Qadesh (c. 1300 BC) pitted the two great warriors of the age against each other, Muwatallish of Hatti and the great warrior-Pharaoh Rameses II. With the Hittites gaining the initial advantage, all seemed lost until Rameses himself led his personal followers into the fray. However, in spite of the appearance of Egyptian reinforcements, the bravery of the pharaoh and the tactically superior showing of the Egyptian chariotry, the dislocation of his army frustrated the Pharaoh's wider strategic aspirations. Mark Healy recounts the course of this key battle, which could so easily have gone either way.

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    Qadesh, 1300BC
    Clash of the Warriors
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Healy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 184 mm
    Height: 249 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    ISBN 13: 9781855323001
    ISBN 10: 1855323001

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA, JWL, HBJF1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27470
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    B&T Approval Code: A44091000
    DC22: 932/.014
    BIC subject category V2: 1FB
    DC22: 956.01
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 355.480956
    LC classification: DT88 .H43 1993
    Thema V1.0: JWL, NHC, NHG
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FB
    Illustrations note
    10 colour plates, 70 b&w photographs, 3 colour maps
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    27 May 1993
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Mark Healy was born in 1953. He has a Master's degree in Political Theology from Bristol University. He is by profession a schoolteacher and is head of the Humanities faculty in a large school in Somerset. He has written a number of Osprey titles including Elite 40 New Kingdom Egypt and Campaign 16 Kursk 1943.