Ptolemy VI

Also known as: Ptolemaios Philometor
Ptolemaic Dynasty


Reign of Ptolemy VI
von Beckerath180–145
Shaw180–145
Dodson180–146
Redford180–145

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Ptolemy VI: Tjeni em khet, heter hapu ankh her meskhen(et)sen
Tjeni em khet, heter hapu ankh her meskhen(et)sen
 ṯni-m-ẖt ḥtr-ḥpw-Ꜥnḫ-ḥr-msḫnt.sn
 Distinguished in the sanctuary, the twin brother of the living Apis bull upon their birth stone
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Philae, Temple K Stela
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 27b1
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 238-239, 6:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Ptolemy VI: Em Maat sekha en su itef
Em Maat sekha en su itef
 m-mꜢꜤt sḫꜤi-n-sw-it.f
 Truly, whose father enthroned him
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Philae, Temple K Stela
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 27b1
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 238-239, 6:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Ptolemy VI: Wer pehty neb habu-sed mi Ptah Tatenen it netjeru ity mi Ra
Wer pehty neb habu-sed mi Ptah Tatenen it netjeru ity mi Ra
 wr-pḥti nb-ḥbw-sd-mi-ptḥ tꜢ-ṯnn-it-nṯrw ity-mi-rꜤ
 The one great of strength, a possessor of Sed festivals like Ptah Tatenen, the father of the gods, and a sovereign like Ra
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Philae, Temple K Stela
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 27b1
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 238-239, 6:G
Throne name
Throne name of Ptolemy VI: Iwa en netjerwy peru setep en Ptah Kheperi ir Maat (en) Amun-Ra
Iwa en netjerwy peru setep en Ptah Kheperi ir Maat (en) Amun-Ra
 iwꜤ-n-nṯrwi-prwi stp.n-ptḥ-ḫpri iri-mꜢꜤt-imn-rꜤ
 Heir of the two gods who has emerged, chosen by Ptah-Khepri, who carried out Maat for Amun-Ra
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Philae, Temple K Stela
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 27b2

Variants

Birth name
Birth name of Ptolemy VI: Ptolemys, ankh djet mery Ptah
Ptolemys, ankh djet mery Ptah
 ptwlmis Ꜥnḫ-ḏtmri-ptḥ
 Ptolemaios, living forever, beloved of Ptah
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Philae, Temple K Stela
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 27b2
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 238-239, 6:E

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

GreekTransliterationTranscription
Πτολεμαιος Φιλομητωρ Ptolemaios Philomētōr Ptolemy Philometor

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 238–239
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 288–307
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 182

 

 



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