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(Σεσόγχοσις, Σεσόγχωσις/Sesónchosis, Sesónchōsis). Greek form of Shoshenq, Egyptian šš(n)q, name of probably five rulers of the 22nd/23rd dynasties.

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[1] Shoshenq I, Egyptian ruler, second half of the 10th cent. BC

The best known is Shoshenq I (c. 945-924 BC) [1. 287-302], who according to 1 Kg 14,25 f. (there called Shishak) laid waste …

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Quack, Joachim (Berlin), “Sesonchosis”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 26 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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