[ mer-nep-tah, mer-nep-tah ]
/ ˈmɛr nɛpˌtɑ, mərˈnɛp tɑ /
king of ancient Egypt c1225–c1215 b.c. (son of Ramses II).
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Merneptah in the fifth year of his reign set up a hymn of victory on a pillar in a temple erected by his father, Ramses II.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
Ramses II and his son, Merneptah, kept the great empire intact by their indomitable energy and efficient organization.Biblical Geography and History|Charles Foster Kent