Vespasianus

Also known as: Vespsian, Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus Roman Emperors


Reign of Vespasianus
69–79

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Kaisaros / Nomen
Kaisaros / Nomen of Vespasianus: Vespasianos
Vespasianos
wsbꜢ-psynꜢs
Vespasianus
W:N14-p:z-i*i:n-G1:z
Lepsius, Hieroglyphische Inschriften in den Oasen von Kargieh und Dakileh, ZÄS 12 (1874): 79
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 9:E1
Kaisaros / Nomen variant A
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant A) of Vespasianus: Vespasianos
Vespasianos
wspsyns
Vespasianus
W:/-p:z-i-i-n:z
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 9:E2
Kaisaros / Nomen variant B
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant B) of Vespasianus: Vespasianos neti khu
Vespasianos neti khu
wꜢs-pt-inws nti-ḫw
Vespasianus Augustus
W-A&y-s-N1:Aa18A-i-nw-i-z:nw*t-x:D237
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 9:E3
Kaisaros / Nomen variant C
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant C) of Vespasianus: Vespasianos neti khu
Vespasianos neti khu
wspsyns nti-ḫw
Vespasianus Augustus
W:z-p*y:z-i-i-n:z:nw*t-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 81b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 9:E4
Kaisaros / Nomen variant D
Kaisaros / Nomen (variant D) of Vespasianus: Vespasianos neti khu
Vespasianos neti khu
wspsyns nti-ḫw
Vespasianus Augustus
W:z:N1-E10-i-S3-i-z:I3:t*y-x:D237
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 81c
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 256-257, 9:E5

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 256–257
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 21 (1917): 78–85

 

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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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