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Patterns of Royal Name-giving

  • Author(s): Leprohon, Ronald;
  • et al.
Abstract

In ancient Egypt the selection of royal names could follow a number of patterns, including borrowing from the ruler’s own family or from an illustrious predecessor. The names often announced a king’s policy or the situation in which the ruler found himself at his accession.

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