Macrinus in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Roman Emperors, a.k.a. Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus

Precedessor
Geta

Successor
Diadumenianus

Reign of Macrinus
217–218

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
Makrino(s) neti khu
Macrinus Augustus
m-i-k:r-i-i-nw:y-n:x:D237
de Morgan, Kom Ombos, II, 310 (source from Beckerath and is not correct)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 264-265, 22

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 210–212
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 264–265
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