Commodus

Also known as: Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus Roman Emperors


Reign of Commodus
177–192

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Kaisaros / Nomen
Kaisaros / Nomen of Commodus: Markos Aure(l)ios Komodos Antoninos
Markos Aure(l)ios Komodos Antoninos
Aa15:r-q*W:z-"+"-A&W-r:i*i-z-"+"-q:Aa15-d:z-"+"-Aa18:nw-(N17:N16A)-N17:i*i-nw:H8
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 142β
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:1
Kaisaros / Nomen variant A
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant A) of Commodus: Komodos
Komodos
kmtz
E1-M:t:z
Mond and Myers, Bucheum, III, plate 47 (21)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:2
Kaisaros / Nomen variant B
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant B) of Commodus: Komodos Kaisaros
Komodos Kaisaros
E1-G20-tA:q:r-i-i-s
de Morgan, Catalogue des Monuments et Incriptions: Kom Ombo (1895), II, 247, No. 309
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:3
Kaisaros / Nomen variant C
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant C) of Commodus: Antoninos
Antoninos
D8B-xpr-N21:1-n:i*i-S3-s-//
de Morgan, Catalogue des Monuments et Incriptions: Kom Ombo (1895), II, 245, No. 307
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:4
Kaisaros / Nomen variant D
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant D) of Commodus: Antonino(s)
Antonino(s)
D8B-xpr-N21:1-n:i*i-S3-wA
de Morgan, Catalogue des Monuments et Incriptions: Kom Ombo (1895), II, 246, No. 308
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:5
Kaisaros / Nomen variant E
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant E) of Commodus: Komodos Antoninos nti xw
Komodos Antoninos nti xw
iab:S56-Aa15:D37-W:H8-iab:nw-N16A:nw*y*nw-s-nw:t-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV 89a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:6
Kaisaros / Nomen variant F
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant F) of Commodus: Antoninos nti xw
Antoninos nti xw
iab:nw-tA:n-i-S3-i-z:nw*t-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 17
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:7
Kaisaros / Nomen variant G
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant G) of Commodus: Komodo(s) Antoninos nti xw
Komodo(s) Antoninos nti xw
g*iab:M-iab:t:W-iab*nw:N16A-nw*y*nw:z:nw*t-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 22
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:8
Kaisaros / Nomen variant H
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant H) of Commodus: Antoninos Komodos nti xw
Antoninos Komodos nti xw
iab:nw-D7A:N16A-nw:y-nw:H8-S56-iab:Aa16\-a:t*W-H8-nw:t-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 21
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:9
Kaisaros / Nomen variant I
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant I) of Commodus: Aurelios Komodos Antoninos
Aurelios Komodos Antoninos
i-m&R-i-z-i-q*t:M\:z-D6:nw*t-t*y:n:z
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 17
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 17:10

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 262–263
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 166–177

 

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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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