Djedhor Teos I

 Dynasty XXX

Teos was betrayed by his own brother while on an expedition abroad. His brother put his own son on the throne and Teos was forced to flee to the court of the Persians. He was ultimately brought back to Egypt in chains and to a, most likely, bitter end.

Reign of Djedhor Teos I
AE Chronology365–360
von Beckerath362–360
Shaw362–360
Dodson365–360
Redford362–361
Manetho2 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Djedhor Teos I: Kha em Maat seshem tawy
Kha em Maat seshem tawy
ḫꜤ-m-mꜢꜤt sšm-tꜢwi
The one who has appeared through Maat and guided the Two Lands
xa-m-mAat-T32-N17:N17
Bouriant, Notes de voyage, RecTrav 11 (1889): 153
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:H1
Horus name variant
Horus name of Djedhor Teos I: Kha em Maat seshem tawy
Kha em Maat seshem tawy
ḫꜤ-m-mꜢꜤt sšm-tꜢwi
The one who has appeared through Maat and guided the Two Lands
xa:a-Aa15:Aa11-T32-N17:N16A
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 16 (1894): 127 (CXV)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:H2
Nebty name
Nebty name of Djedhor Teos I: Mery Maat sakh peru netjeru
Mery Maat sakh peru netjeru
mri-mꜢꜤt sꜢḫ-prw-nṯrw
Beloved of Maat, who has made the gods' temples glorious
mAat-mr-i-i-s-x-Ax-nTrw-pr:pr:pr
Bouriant, Notes de voyage, RecTrav 11 (1889): 153
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Djedhor Teos I: Khu baqet waf khasut
Khu baqet waf khasut
ḫwi-bꜢḳt wꜤf-ḫꜢswt
The one who has protected Baqet (Egypt) and subdued the foreign lands
x:D43-W:y-b-q:t-D10-O49-G3:f-N25:N25:N25
Bouriant, Notes de voyage, RecTrav 11 (1889): 153
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:G
Throne name
Throne name of Djedhor Teos I: Iri Maat en Ra
Iri Maat en Ra
iri-mꜢꜤt-n-rꜤ
Carrying out the Justice for Ra
ra:ir-U5-t:a:n
Bouriant, Notes de voyage, RecTrav 11 (1889): 153
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Djedhor Teos I: Iri Maat en Ra
Iri Maat en Ra
iri-mꜢꜤt-n-rꜤ
Carrying out the Justice for Ra
C2A\-mAat-D4-N
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 16 (1894): 127 (CXV)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Djedhor Teos I: Djed Hor, setep en Inher
Djed Hor, setep en Inher
ḏd-ḥr stp.n-inḥr
Horus says "he will live", chosen of Anhur
ini-N1:A40-D:D2*Z1-stp:n
Bouriant, Notes de voyage, RecTrav 11 (1889): 153
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Djedhor Teos I: Djed Hor setep en Inher
Djed Hor setep en Inher
ḏd-ḥr stp-n-inḥr
Horus says "he will live", chosen of Anhur
C95-D&D2-Z1-stp:n
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 16 (1894): 127 (CXV)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Djedhor Teos I: Djed Hor setep en Inher
Djed Hor setep en Inher
ḏd-ḥr stp-n-inḥr
Horus says "he will live", chosen of Anhur
W25-N31:N1-D&(Hr*1)-stp:n
Edgar, Notes from my Inspectorate, ASAE 13 (1914): 277
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 226-227, 2:E2

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxx, 2 Τεως Teos Teos 2 years
Eusebius xxx, 2 Τεως Teos Teos 2 years
Diodorus 15.92.2 Ταχως Takhos Tachus

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 226–227
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 182–183
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 172

 

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The Royal titulary

The full titulary was announced at the coronation, when a pharaoh officially became king.

Horus
Horus name
The oldest form of a pharaoh's name, often enclosed in a serekh, a sort of "heraldic crest" representing a palace facade.

Nebty
Nebty name
The "Two Ladies", the heraldic goddesses Nekhbet and Wadjet, representing Upper and Lower Egypt respectively.

Golden Horus
Golden Horus name
Gold was strongly associated with eternity, but the meaning of this title is disputed.

Prenomen
Throne name
(prenomen) Announced at the coronation, and written in a cartouche.

Nomen
Personal name
(nomen) The name given at birth, also written in a cartouche.

Kinglists
Ancient historians

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