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see also:


Aristotle METE


I 7.344b20

Lucretius DRN

Seneca NQ

References for Greek and Latin

dry ground
Modern Description

written by Susanne M Hoffmann

after long periods without rain, the earth at the surface gets dry. It cannot feed the plants anymore and the surface breaks. Due to the lack of water, plants will dry and can even die if not watered artifically. Therefore, long lasting drought can cause periods of hunger.

Further Remarks

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