Sothic cycle

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So′thic cy′cle

(ˈsoʊ θɪk, ˈsɒθ ɪk)
(in the ancient Egyptian calendar) a period of 1460 Sothic years.
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Rose, emeritus professor of philosophy at SUNY Buffalo, in his book "Sun, Moon, and Sothis" (Kronos Press, 1999), took the unprecedented, unconscionable, and even unthinkable step by having the Middle Kingdom leap-frog over the New Kingdom right down to the time of Alexander III the Great, a hurdle of one entire Sothic period, leaving the Old Kingdom flee to move forward in time to fill the chronological vacuum.