Apries

Also known as: Hophra
Dynasty XXVI


Reign of Apries
589–570
Manetho (Africanus)19 years
Manetho (Eusebius)25 years
Manetho (Jerome)30 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Apries: Wah ib
Wah ib
 wꜢḥ-ib
 Enduring of mind
wAH-ib
Minerveo obelisk in Rome
Mariette, Monument divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie, II, plate 30 b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 4:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Apries: Neb khepesh
Neb khepesh
 nb-ḫpš
 Possessor of strength
nb:xpS
Minerveo obelisk in Rome
Mariette, Monument divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie, II, plate 30 b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 4:N2
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Apries: Sewadj tawy
Sewadj tawy
 swꜢḏ-tꜤwi
 Who has made the Two Lands flourish
s-wAD-N17:N17
Minerveo obelisk
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 4:G1

Variants

Throne name
Throne name of Apries: Haa ib Ra
Haa ib Ra
 ḥꜤꜤ-ib-rꜤ
 Who (continually) rejoices over the mind of Ra
ra-H-a:a-ib
Minerveo obelisk in Rome
Mariette, Monument divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie, II, plate 30 b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 4:T1
Birth name
Birth name of Apries: Wah ib Ra
Wah ib Ra
 wꜢḥ-ib-rꜤ
 The enduring one is the (very) mind of Ra
ra-wAH-ib
Mariette, Monument divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie, II, plate 30 b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 4:E

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxvi, 7 Ουαφρις Ouaphris Uaphris 19 years
Eusebius xxvi, 8 Ουαφρις Ouaphris Uaphres 25 years
Jerome Vaphres 30 years
Herodotus 161 Aπριης Apries Apries
Diodorus 1.68.1 Aπριης Apries Apries
The Bible Jer. 44:30 חָפְרַ֤ע ḥā-p̄ə-ra Hophra

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 216–217
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 104–112
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 166

 

 



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