Ptolemy I

Also known as: Ptolemaios Soter
Ptolemaic Dynasty


Reign of Ptolemy I
von Beckerath304–282
Shaw305–285
Dodson310–282
Redford305–282

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Ptolemy I: Wer pehti nesu qeny
Wer pehti nesu qeny
 wr-pḥti nsw-ḳni
 Great of strength and brave king
wr:r-F9:F9-sw-A43E-q*nw:n:a
Naville, Griffith, The City of Onias and the mound of the Jew, 62
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 234-235, 1:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Ptolemy I: Ity em sekhem heqa tjel
Ity em sekhem heqa tjel
 iṯi-m-sḫm ḥḳꜢ-ṯl
 Who has seized with (his own) power, the ruler of Sile
V15:D40-U31\R90-sxm-U31\R90-q-HqA-d:l:D40
Naville, Griffith, The City of Onias and the mound of the Jew, 62
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 234-235, 1:N
Throne name
Throne name of Ptolemy I: Setep en Ra mery Amun
Setep en Ra mery Amun
 stp.n-rꜤ mri-imn
 Chosen by Ra and beloved of Amun
C2A-C12A-stp:n-N36
CG 22180
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 234-235, 1:T1

Variants

Birth name
Birth name of Ptolemy I: Ptolemys
Ptolemys
 ptlmys
 Ptolemaios
p:t-wA-l:M-i-i-s
Passim
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 234-235, 1:E1

Variants

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

GreekTransliterationTranscription
Πτολεμαιος Σωτη Ptolemaios Sōtēr Ptolemy Soter

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 234–235
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 217–221
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 178

 

 



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