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Sohag

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Town in Upper Egypt at the edge of the western desert, site of the famous 5th-C. monastery of Shenoute (Dayr Anbā Shinūda). The monastery originally covered several acres; excavations have...

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Sohag

C. Walters.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 495 words.

Chief town of the province of Sohag, Egypt, situated on the west bank of the River Nile, c. 490 km south of Cairo. To the west of the town are two 5th-century Coptic churches, known as the...

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Sohāg Rāga

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(Hin)

This is also known as Suhāg Rāga. It omits Pa, and employs Śuddha Ma as vivādi svara, used between two Ga-s. Subba Rao feels that Sohāg deserves wider recognition. ...

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Sohag

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Town in Upper Egypt at the edge of the western desert, site of the famous 5th-C. monastery of Shenoute (Dayr Anbā Shinūda). The monastery originally covered several acres; excavations have...

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Sohag

Peter Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 256 words.

town in Upper Egypt at the edge of the western desert, site of the famous 5th-C. monastery of Shenoute (Dayr

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The Triconch Sanctuaries of Sohag

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla.

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt

May 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4461 words.

The triconch was an established building type in late antiquity. Its name describes its defining feature, three semi-circular exedrae or apses. The basic idea was realized in many...

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Snapshots on the Sculptural Heritage of the White Monastery at Sohag

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla.

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt

May 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4053 words.

The sculptural remains of both monastic churches in the Sohag region, the so-called Red and White Monasteries (Dayr al-Ahmar and Dayr al-Abyad), is of great importance with regard to our...

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Sohāg Rāga (Hin)

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 97 words.

This is also known as Suhāg Rāga. It omits Pa, and employs Śuddha Ma as vivādi svara, used between

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Shenoute (348–465)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 481 words.

Third leader of the *White *Monastery federation near modern Sohag, *Egypt, and the most prolific author

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Shenoute (388)

Janet A. Timbie and Alexander Kazhdan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 339 words.

(Σινούθιος, lit. “child of God”), hegoumenos (from 388) of a monastery in Atripe (near Sohag, Upper Egypt), now

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White Monastery

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 269 words.

*Monastery near modern Sohag, *Egypt, part of a federation including the *Red Monastery and a women’s

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