Amasis

Also known as: Ahmose II, Ahmose III
Dynasty XXVI


Reign of Amasis
570–526
Manetho (Africanus)44 years
Manetho (Eusebius)42 years
Manetho (Jerome)42 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name: Semen Maat
Semen Maat
 smn-mꜢꜤt
 The one who has established Maat
s-mn:n-U1-Aa11:t
Daressy, Stèle de l'an III d'Amasis, RecTrav 22 (1900): 2
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 274p
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 5:H1

Variants

Nebty name
Nebty name: Sa Neith seped tawy
Sa Neith seped tawy
 zꜢ-nt spd-tꜢwy
 The son of Neith, who has restored the Two Lands
zA&R24-M44-N17:N17
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 5:N1

Variants

Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name: Setep netjeru
Setep netjeru
 stp-nṯrw
 Divinely chosen
nTrw-stp
Petrie, Abydos, I, plate 69 (2)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 5:G1

Variants

Throne name
Throne name: Khnum ib Ra
Khnum ib Ra
 ḫnm-ib-rꜤ
 The one who is associated with the mind of Ra
ra-W9-ib
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 274o
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 218-219, 5:T1

Variants

Birth name
Birth name: Iah mesu
Iah mesu
 iꜤḥ-ms(.w)
 Ahmose (Iah is born)
N62-ms-s
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 218-219, 5:E1

Variants

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxvi, 8 Aμωσις Amosis Amosis 44 years
Eusebius xxvi, 9 Aμωσις Amosis Amosis 42 years
Jerome Amasis 42 years
Herodotus 172 Aμασις Amasis Amasis
Diodorus 1.68.3 Aμασις Amasis Amasis 55 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 216–217
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 113–131
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 166

 

 



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