Trajanus Decius in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Roman Emperors, a.k.a. Decius, Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus

Precedessor
Philippus Arabs

Successor
Valerianus

Reign of Trajanus Decius
249–251

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
Dekios neti khu
Decius Augustus
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Lepsius, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien, IV, 90c
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 264-265, 28

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 238–240
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 264–265
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