Sothis


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Synonyms for Sothis

the brightest star in the sky

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Contractor address : Sothis Servicios Tecnolgicos, S.L.
Every year around the time of the Nile River floods, Sothis would rise in the early morning sky after a long absence.
For the Egyptians the personification of Sirius was the goddess Sopdet, known as Sothis in the Greco-Roman period.
"Sothis new proposal on Saturday morning came as a complete shock.
Sothis might be the beginnings of realism returning to the transfer market in this country.
"The results we have suggest that a cult of Sothis developed in Ethiopia with the arrival of Judaism and the Ark of the Covenant and continued until 600 CE," the announcement said.
David Lockwood, one of the fundraisers, said: "We started raising money for Kirkwood Hospice in2000 sothis yearwill be our eighth.
In fact, the 1,461-year period it took for the Egyptian calendar to progress all the way back to synchronicity with Sirius and the seasons became known as the Sothic Cycle (after Sothis, the Greek name for Sirius, which was deified in the form of the Egyptian fertility goddess Sopdet).
Incarnazione stessa della nera terra d'Egitto bagnata e resa fertile dal Nilo-Osiride, essa viene prima identificata con un'altra dea egizia dalle connotazioni <<agrarie>>, Sothis, quindi con la greca Demetra.
So far, over 200,000 people have completed this programme and a million more are predicted to do sothis year.
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.
Communique from the Ministry of Mines, Industry, and Energy, announcing the completion of drilling in the exploratory well EG-01-1, in the Sothis Prospect of Block EG-01, operated by Oleo&Gas, in the River Muni basin.
Sothis year you can be the one at the Christmas party saying, "Look at the weight I've lost", rather than the usual theme -"If only I had lost some weight".