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The Geographical Distribution of the Demotic Translations of the Epithet “Neos Philopatôr”

The Geographical Distribution of the Demotic Translations of the Epithet “Neos Philopatôr” AbstractThe epithet “god Neos Philopatôr” was used for the prince Ptolemy “Memphitês”, killed in 130 BC by his father Ptolemy VIII Euergetês II during the conflict against his mother Cleopatra II, but then introduced in the Ptolemaic dynastic cult before the amnesty decrees of 118 BC, as a sign of reconciliation. This Greek title led to different translations in Demotic, which depended on the geographical origin of the scribes. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete de Gruyter

The Geographical Distribution of the Demotic Translations of the Epithet “Neos Philopatôr”

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de Gruyter
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© 2021 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston
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1867-1551
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1867-1551
DOI
10.1515/apf-2020-0028
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Abstract

AbstractThe epithet “god Neos Philopatôr” was used for the prince Ptolemy “Memphitês”, killed in 130 BC by his father Ptolemy VIII Euergetês II during the conflict against his mother Cleopatra II, but then introduced in the Ptolemaic dynastic cult before the amnesty decrees of 118 BC, as a sign of reconciliation. This Greek title led to different translations in Demotic, which depended on the geographical origin of the scribes.

Journal

Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebietede Gruyter

Published: Jan 1, 2021

Keywords: God Neos Philopatôr; Ptolemy Memphitês; Ptolemaic dynastic cult; Demotic translation of Greek; local scribal offices; Ptolemy VIII Euergetês II; Cleopatra II

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