Sothis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sothis the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
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Usage

In literature:

Sothis, feast of, 118.
"Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt" by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
The Egyptians worshipped the star as Sothis, and it was believed to be the abode of the soul of Isis.
"The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'" by Thomas Orchard
The history of Egypt must comprise a definite number of Sothis periods.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)" by Max Duncker
Sirius seems to have been worshipped by the ancient Egyptians under the name of Sothis, and it was regarded as the star of Isis and Osiris.
"Astronomical Curiosities" by J. Ellard Gore
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In news:

She has continued her beauty and wellness education by training with such skin care lines as Dr Murad Skincare , Epicuren, Phytomer, Visual Changes, Gigi and Sothy's.
I feel silly introducing myself every week…but there are three of us here on the Illinois Communications Team and you never know which of us you'll get so…this post brought to you by Jenn.
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