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Greek or Egyptian?

The Origin of the Ptolemaic Title συγγενής

Csaba A. Láda

Abstract

In this article the origin of the Ptolemaic honorific court title συγγενής is examined on the basis of Greek, Demotic and hieroglyphic sources. It is shown that this title cannot be derived from any pharaonic Egyptian title and that, in fact, it found its way into both Demotic and hieroglyphic usages.

Online erschienen: 2013-11-08
Erschienen im Druck: 2013-11

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