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Sothic cycle

(in the ancient Egyptian calendar) a period of 1460 Sothic years.
Also called Sothic period.
Origin of Sothic cycle
First recorded in 1855-60; Soth(is) + -ic Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To what Sothic cycle are these 443 years or xv generations said to belong?

    Tradition John Francis Arundell
  • The greatest aid in fixing Egyptian chronology is the Sothic cycle.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

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