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see also:


Aristotle METE


Lucretius DRN

Seneca NQ

References for Greek and Latin

(apparent) rays of the Sun
Modern Description

written by Susanne M Hoffmann

The Sun emits light to all directions, smoothly and continuously. However, in case of clouds (or trees in the forest...) blocking parts of the sunlight, it might appear as if the Sun emitted rays of light.

Further Remarks

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