Caracalla

Also known as: Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus Augustus Roman Emperors


Reign of Caracalla
198–217

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Kaisaros / Nomen
Kaisaros / Nomen of Caracalla: Antoninos neti khu
Antoninos neti khu
Antoninus Sebastos
S56*W10:Aa15:D37:W*H8-W10*nw:N16A:nw*y*nw-s-nw*t:x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 89a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 264-265, 21:1
Kaisaros / Nomen variant
Kaisaros / Nomen of Caracalla: Antoninios neti khu
Antoninios neti khu
Antoninus Sebastos
N6*H8:nb:xa*xa*xa-<-a:n-Y2\R180:n-nw*nw:z:nw*t-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 90a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 264-265, 21:2
Kaisaros / Nomen variant
Kaisaros / Nomen of Caracalla: Antoninos neti khu
Antoninos neti khu
Antoninus Sebastos
W10:nw-D7A:N17-S3-S3-z:n:t*y-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 21β

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 264–265
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 198–209

 

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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.

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