Ptolemy XII

Also known as: Ptolemaios Neos Dionysus Auletes
Ptolemaic Dynasty


Reign of Ptolemy XII
80–51

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name: Hunu nefer, bener-merut, tjeni su nebty rekhyet hena kaf, dua enef Khnum, shepes er shesep en.ef kha em nesu, sensen en sehnu em haaw mi nedjet itef tjehen mesut her neset itef mi hor ka nakht, ity pesedj em ta-mery mi Hapu ankh, redi enef hebu-sed ashau weru mi Ptah-Tatenen it netjeru
Hunu nefer, bener-merut, tjeni su nebty rekhyet hena kaf, dua enef Khnum, shepes er shesep en.ef kha em nesu, sensen en sehnu em haaw mi nedjet itef tjehen mesut her neset itef mi hor ka nakht, ity pesedj em ta-mery mi Hapu ankh, redi enef hebu-sed ashau weru mi Ptah-Tatenen it netjeru
 ḥwnw-nfr bnr-mrwt ṯni-sw-nbt-rḫyt-ḥnꜤ-kꜢ.f dwꜢ.n.f-ḫnmw-šps-r-šzp-n.f-ḫꜤ(t)-m-nsw snsn.n-sḥnw-m-ḥꜤꜤw-mi-Nḏ-it.f ṯḥn-msw(t)-ḥr-nst-it.f-mi-ḥr-kꜢ-nḫt ity-psḏ-m-tꜢmri-mi-ḥpw-Ꜥnḫ rdi-n.f-ḥꜢbw-sd-ꜤšꜢw-wrw-mi-Ptḥ-tꜢṯnn-it-nṯrw
 The perfect youth, pleasant in his popularity, whom the Two Ladies and the common folk have elevated along with his ka, who the wonderful Khnum praises so that he receives the crown of kingship, who unites himself with the works (of his father) in joy like that which his father protects, who is shining at birth on the throne of his father like Horus, the strong bull, the lord who lights up Egypt like the living Apis, to whom many great Sed festivals will be given through Ptah-Tatenen, the father of the Gods
F18:wn-nw:W-A17-nfr-M30*mr:t-C18C-s-G16-G24A-A1:Z2-F18:r-kA-A9-N14-A30-F51B-F105-A51-r:N37A:p-n:f-a:Aa15-xa:a:Aa15-S1-T22A-nw-T22A-nw-N25:z-H-M2:n-ini:W-A1-Aa56-A137-mi-Aa27D-nw*t:Z9:D40-t:f:Z1:f-S15-ms-s-Z3-D2:1-g:t:pr-t:f:Z1:f-G5&1-E1:D40-mi-i-i-U33-i-A311A-Dd-N8-Aa56-N17:O5:t*O49-anx-E95-mi-r:t:a-nw:F51B-(O23-W:t):Z2-I1:Z2-Z9:r:Z2-mi-p:t-H-C18C-X2:f-N14:Z2
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 49b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 244-245, 12:H
Nebty name
Nebty name: Wer pehty khenty she neheh semen hepu mi Djehuty aa
Wer pehty khenty she neheh semen hepu mi Djehuty aa
 wr-pḥti ḫntš-nḥḥ smn-hpw-mi-ḏḥwti-ꜤꜢ-ꜤꜢ
 The one great of strength and foremost one of the sea forever, who has established laws like the twice-great Thoth
wr:F9*F9:Z9*t-N37A:N36:H*ra*H-s-U28-O4A*p:Z2:H27-mi-G191-O29v-O29v
First pylon, Philae
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 52a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 244-245, 12:N1

Variants

Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name: Aa-ib ity neb qenu nakht mi sa Aset
Aa-ib ity neb qenu nakht mi sa Aset
 ꜤꜢ-ib ity nb-ḳnw-nḫt-mi-zꜢ-Ꜣst
 The one great of mind, the sovereign, the possessor of bravery and strength like the son of Isis
O29v-ib:1-i-U33-i-i-A311A-nb:q*Z9*nw-D40:nw*x:D40-H8:1-st-t:H8-mi-i
Brugsch, Thesaurus Inscriptionum Aegypticarum, V, 878
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 49a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 244-245, 12:G1

Variants

Throne name
Throne name: Iwa en pa netjer nehem setep en Ptah ir Maat en Ra Sekhem ankh Imen
Iwa en pa netjer nehem setep en Ptah ir Maat en Ra Sekhem ankh Imen
 iwꜤ-n-pꜢ-nṯr-nḥm stp-n-ptḥ iri-mꜢꜤt-n-rꜤ sḫm-Ꜥnḫ-imn
 The heir of the saviour god, who is the chosen of Ptah, who brings forth the order of Ra, the living image of Amun
p-nTr-F44:n-nw*t*y:n-N104:D40-p:t-H-stp:n-ir:Aa11:nw-C2\-C12-sxm-anx
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 49b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 244-245, 12:T1

Variants

Birth name
Birth name: Ptolemys ankh djet mery Ptah Aset
Ptolemys ankh djet mery Ptah Aset
 ptwlmys Ꜥnḫ-ḏt mri-Ptḥ-Ꜣst
 Ptolemaios, living forever, beloved of Ptah and Isis
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, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 49a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 244-245, 12:E1

Variants

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

GreekTransliterationTranscription
Πτολεμαιος Νεος Διόνυσος Ptolemaios Néos Dionusos Ptolemy Neos Dionysos

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 244–245
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 392–410
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 186–187

 

 



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