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see also:

rising / east

Aristotle METE


Lucretius DRN

Seneca NQ

References for Greek and Latin

risings happen in the east (and northeast and southeast)
Modern Description

written by Susanne M Hoffmann

As the Earth turns from west to east, it appears to an observer on Earth (us) that the sky turns form east to west. We could have the impression to observe from the center of a huge (heavenly) globe.

Further Remarks

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