Trajanus Decius

Also known as: Decius, Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus Roman Emperors


Reign of Trajanus Decius
249–251

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Kaisaros / Nomen
Kaisaros / Nomen of Trajanus Decius: Dekios neti khu
Dekios neti khu
Decius Augustus
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, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 90c
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 264-265, 28

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 264–265
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 238–240

 

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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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