Sogane (Σωγανή, Suidas Σωγάνη), the name of two towns in Palestine.

1. A city of Galilee (Josephus, Life, p. 51; War, 2, 20, 6), situated twenty stadia from Araba, and the same distance from Gabara (Reland, Palest. p. 1021); now Sukhnim, a village in the center of Galilee, first visited by G. Schultz, and identified by Grossz (Ritter, Erdk. 16, 768; see also Robinson, Later Res. p. 83, 85). There are at Sukhnim graves of some famous Jewish rabbins (Schwarz, Palest. p. 188).

2. A city of Gaulonitis (Josephus, War, 4, 1, 1; Reland, Paloest. p. 1021), discovered by Dr. Thomson (N.Y. Observer, Oct. 15, 1857) in a ruin by the name of Sujan, on the high brow of the mountains that rise above the Huleh marshes on the eastern side. See Van de Velde, Memoir, p. 350.

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