Alexander the Great

 Argead Dynasty


Reign of Alexander the Great
332–323

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Alexander the Great: Mek Kemet
Mek Kemet
 mk-kmt
 The guardian of Egypt
G20-k:km*O49
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 4c
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 1:H1

Variants

Nebty name
Nebty name of Alexander the Great: Mai wer pehty itj dju tau khasut
Mai wer pehty itj dju tau khasut
 mꜢi wr-pḥty iṯ ḏww tꜢw ḫꜢswt
 The lion, great of might, who takes possession of mountains, lands, and deserts
E23-wr:r-F9:F9-V15-N25:N25:N33A-N17:N17:N33A-N25:N25:N33A
Pedestal from the temple of Alexander at the Bahariya Oasis
Bosch-Puche, The Egyptian Royal Titulary of Alexander, JEA, 99, 138-139
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Alexander the Great: Ka nakht khui baqet heqa wadj-wer shenu en Aten
Ka nakht khui baqet heqa wadj-wer shenu en Aten
 kꜢ [nḫt] ḫwi BꜢḳ[t] ḥḳꜢ wꜢḏ(-wr) šnw n itn
 The (strong) bull who protects Egypt, the ruler of the sea and of what the sun encircles
E1:n-i-w&x-D40-q:t-b-D10-HqA-M14-N35A-V9:Z1A-i-t:n:/
Pedestal from the temple of Alexander at the Bahariya Oasis
Bosch-Puche, The Egyptian Royal Titulary of Alexander, JEA, 99, 140-141
Throne name
Throne name of Alexander the Great: Setep en Ra, mery Amun
Setep en Ra, mery Amun
 stp.n-rꜤ mri-imn
 Chosen by Ra and beloved of Amun
C2\-C12-stp:n:N36
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 4b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 1:T1

Variants

Birth name
Birth name of Alexander the Great: Aleksindres
Aleksindres
 Ꜥlksindrs
 Alexandros (Alexander)
A-l:k:z-i-n:d:r:z
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 4c
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 1:E1

Variants

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 232–233
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 199–203
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 175–176
Bosch–Puche, F. The Egyptian Royal Titulary of Alexander, JEA 99 (2013): 131–154; JEA 100 (2014): 89–109

 

 



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