Lucius Verus in hieroglyphs

The sixteenth pharaoh of the Roman Emperors, a.k.a. Lucius Aurelius Verus Augustus

Precedessor
Marcus Aurelius

Successor
Commodus

Reign of Lucius Verus
161–169

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Kaisaros

The Greek title Kaisaros is the equivalent of the Latin title Caesar.
It was always written in a cartouche.

Kaisaros
Loukio(s) Aurelio(s) wer aa ankh djet
Lucius Aurelius, great life forever
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Lepsius, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien, Text IV, 142
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 262-263, 16a

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 149-150
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 262–263
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