(14th century BC -

**13th century BC**- 12th century BC - other centuries)

(1300s BC - 1290s BC - 1280s BC - 1270s BC - 1260s BC - 1250s BC - 1240s BC - 1230s BC - 1220s BC - 1210s BC - 1200s BC - other decades)

(3rd millennium BC - **2nd millennium BC** - 1st millennium BC)

**Events**:

- 1285 BC - Battle of Kadesh, Rameses II almost defeated by Hittites.

**Significant persons**:

- Rameses II, pharaoh of Egypt

**Inventions, Discoveries, Introductions**: