Domitianus

Also known as: Domitian, Titus Flavius Caesar Domitianus Augustus Roman Emperors


Reign of Domitianus
81–96

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Domitianus: Hunu nekhet itj em sekhemef
Hunu nekhet itj em sekhemef
ḥwnw-nḫt iti-m-sḫm.f
The mighty youth, his power will be stronger?
H-wn:nw*W-A17-nw*t:Z9:D40-V15-Z9:D40-Aa56-sxm-Z9:D40
Benevento obelisk A
Erman, Die Obelisken der Kaiserzeit, ZÄS 34 (1896), 158-159, pl. 8 (A1)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:H
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Domitianus: User renput Aa nakhtu
User renput Aa nakhtu
wsr-rnpwt ꜤꜢ-nḫtw
Rich in years and great of victories
wsr-s-Z3-M127-M3B-Z9:D40
Benevento obelisk A
Erman, Die Obelisken der Kaiserzeit, ZÄS 34 (1896), 158-159, pl. 8 (A1)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:G
Throne name
Throne name of Domitianus: Hor sa Aset mery netjeru nebu
Hor sa Aset mery netjeru nebu
ḥr-zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-nṯrw-nb(w)
Horus, son of Isis, beloved of the gods?
H8&G5&N14-nTrw-N36:nb
Benevento obelisk A
Erman, Die Obelisken der Kaiserzeit, ZÄS 34 (1896), 158-159, pl. 8 (A3)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:T
Kaisaros / Nomen
Kaisaros / Nomen of Domitianus: Dominitianos Sebastos Kaisaros
Dominitianos Sebastos Kaisaros
twmty sbst krmnyḳs
The Venerable Dominitianus Caesar
t:W-Aa15:t*i*i-s\-b-Aa18A:t-k:r:Aa15-S3-i-i-q:z
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 153
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E7
Kaisaros / Nomen variant A
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant A) of Domitianus: Domitianos
Domitianos
dwmytnws
t*W:Aa15-i-i-t:nw-s
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 154
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E2
Kaisaros / Nomen variant B
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant B) of Domitianus: Domitianos
Domitianos
?-mtyꜤnz
xpr:Aa15-U33-i-i-a:n:z
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text II, 163
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E5
Kaisaros / Nomen variant C
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant C) of Domitianus: Domitianos
Domitianos
?-mi-di-ni-iꜤḥ-z
xpr-N36-X8-A17*iaH\R90:z
Benevento obelisk B
Erman, Die Obelisken der Kaiserzeit, ZÄS 34 (1896), 158-159, pl. 8 (B2)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E8
Kaisaros / Nomen variant D
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant D) of Domitianus: Domitianos
Domitianos
?-mi-di-n-iꜤḥ-ni
xpr-N36-X8-n:iaH\R90*A17
Benevento obelisk A
Erman, Die Obelisken der Kaiserzeit, ZÄS 34 (1896), 158-159, pl. 8 (A2)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E9
Kaisaros / Nomen variant E
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant E) of Domitianus: Domitianos
Domitianos
?-mi-iꜤḥ-z
xpr-Aa15:D37-A17*iaH\R90:z
Benevento obelisk A
Erman, Die Obelisken der Kaiserzeit, ZÄS 34 (1896), 158-159, pl. 8 (A3)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E10
Kaisaros / Nomen variant F
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant F) of Domitianus: Domitianos neti khu
Domitianos neti khu
dwdyns nti-ḫw
Domitianos Augustus
d:W:d-d:i*i-S3-s-n:t*y-x:D237:W*y
Mond & Myers, The Bucheum, III, pl. 44 (16)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E1
Kaisaros / Nomen variant G
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant G) of Domitianus: Domitianos neti khu
Domitianos neti khu
twmitnwiḥ nti-ḫw
Domitianos Augustus
t&w:Aa15-i-t:nw-i-E10-nw:t-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 81e
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E3
Kaisaros / Nomen variant H
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant H) of Domitianus: Domitianos neti khu
Domitianos neti khu
tmitiḥ nti-ḫw
Domitianos Augustus
D52:Aa15-i-t:nw-i-E10-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 14
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E4
Kaisaros / Nomen variant I
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant I) of Domitianus: Domitianos neti khu Germanikos
Domitianos neti khu Germanikos
xpr-m-i-t:nw:F51B-i-x:D237-k:l:Aa15-i-q:W-i
de Morgan, Catalogue des monuments et inscriptions de l'Egypt antique, Kom Ombo, II, pl. 62
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 11:E6

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 256–257
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 89–101

 

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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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