prenomen


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prenomen

(priːˈnəʊmɛn)
n, pl -nomina (-ˈnɒmɪnə) or -nomens
(Historical Terms) chiefly US a less common spelling of praenomen
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Old Marmaduke, for this formidable prenomen was a kind of appellative to the race, brought with him, to that asylum of the persecuted an abundance of the good things of this life.
Oh, who could find the right prenomen and honouring name for such longing
They could not find any inscriptions on the front of the statue, but they did find some on the back of it: "Features of a cartouche, revealing the prenomen of Ramses".
Seated on a rectangular base rounded at the corners, his hands emerging from his enveloping cloak and crossed over his knees, holding a lettuce in his right hand, and wearing a short beard and double wig composed of striated strands radiating from the crown and echeloned rectangular curls in front, his face with broad nose, heavy-lidded eyes, and indented earlobes, the naos before him carved with the ram head of the god Amun-Ra surmounted by a uraeus and sun-disk, each side of the naos engraved with a standing divine figure, Mut on the right and Khonsu on the left, a line of inscription on the base of the naos, two columns of inscription on the black pillar, the prenomen of Ramesses II on his right forearm.
Frith on graffiti: "On the right shoulder of the colossus is the prenomen of Rameses II.
From centuries later, the New Kingdom is represented at Wadi el-Hol by the prenomen of Tuthmosis III (WH35), the graffito of the Stable-master Pasaanuy (WH22), and most notably the formal epigraph (WH44) of the Second Prophet of Amun, Roma, almost certainly the famous later High Priest of Amun.
The most significant remains are fragments of terracotta cones stamped with the prenomen of Thutmose III (c.
Although the prenomen suggests that the cartouche was drawn early in Ramesses' reign, Ussishkin (1985: 218) concluded that Lachish VI lasted until the very end of that reign, after which the site was abandoned until the 10th century.
According to Cline, ten of the eleven fragments had Egyptian hieroglyphs or framing lines on both sides, giving the nomen and prenomen of Amenhotep III.
I have already found his discussion of "bundled handle" seals ([section]212) of use in describing a unique example engraved with the prenomen of Rameses IV recently found during the new excavations in downtown Beirut.