Sothic cycle


: a period of 1460 Sothic years in the ancient Egyptian calendar being the time required for the beginning of the vague year of 365 days to return to its original place in relation to the sun after retrogressing through all the seasons

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“Sothic cycle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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