Septimius Severus

Also known as: Lucius Septimius Severus Augustus Roman Emperors


Reign of Septimius Severus
193–211

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Kaisaros / Nomen
Kaisaros / Nomen of Septimius Severus: Seoueros neti khu
Seoueros neti khu
Severus Sebastos
z:iab*w-rw-i-i-E11-n:t*y-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 89b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 20:1
Kaisaros / Nomen variant
Kaisaros / Nomen of Septimius Severus: Seoueros neti khu
Seoueros neti khu
Severus Sebastos
Aa18:iab-w-rw-i-E11-i-nw*t:y-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 21α
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 20:2
Kaisaros / Nomen variant
Kaisaros / Nomen of Septimius Severus: Seoueros neti khu
Seoueros neti khu
Severus Sebastos
z:iab*W:r-i*i:n-t-S37-y
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 89c
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 262-263, 20:3

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 262–263
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 180–198

 

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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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