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χειμεριναί τροπαί

see also:

winter solstice

Aristotle METE

χειμεριναί τροπαί

Lucretius DRN

Seneca NQ

References for Greek and Latin

paths of the Sun at equinoxes and solstices
Modern Description

written by Susanne M Hoffmann

By definition, winter solstice is the lowest height of the solar path above the local horizon. On the northern hemisphere, this happens in December.

Further Remarks

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