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As early as , the English scholastic Matthew Paris , in his Liber Accidentalist , attempted to reconcile the classical 12 winds he was taught with the "new" Mediterranean wind rose. Indeed, this assignment is frequently used by many authors but not this article to explain the classical wind system in modern terms.
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In a second effort, he decided to conjure up 16 classical-sounding names for all 16 winds of the mariner's rose. In his construction noted on a scribbled corner , he seemed to contemplate the following:.
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In a note in his atlas, the Portuguese cartographer Diogo Homem made one final attempt to reconcile the classical twelve with the mariner's eight by assigning 8 of the 12 to the principal winds of the compass, and the remaining four to the half-winds NNW, NNE, SSE and SSW. The following table summarizes the chronological evolution of the names of the winds in classical antiquity. Changes in name or position from the prior listing are highlighted in bold. We [ who? Some say that there are two cardinal winds, Boreas and Notus; the rest of the winds differ by slight inclination: the one that blows from the summer sunrise is Eurus, and from winter sunrise Apeliotes; the one from summer setting is Zephyrus, and from winter setting, Argestes.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Historical wind directions. Main article: Meteorology Aristotle.
Main article: Tower of the Winds. Brown finds four sources for cardinal direction: 1 environment-specific features e. See also Aczel p. Genesis , Gen. Humboldt v. See also Gosselin xcviii. This should not be surprising, as Brown finds in his global language survey, winds tend to be far more frequently associated with north-south points than with west-east points which are primarily sun-driven.
Roe et al. Isidore of Seville c. Homer, Odyssey , Bk. See D'Avezac Gosselin xcviii.
Falconer p. It should read Some say that there are two cardinal winds, Boreas and Notus; the rest of the winds differ by slight inclination: the one that blows from the summer sunrise is Eurus, and from winter sunrise Apeliotes; the one from summer setting is Zephyrus, and from winter setting, Argestes. Kidd in Posidonius, vol. Aczel p.
II, Ch. Similarly, the northerly winds generally blow between summer sunrise and sunset c. Brown p. For the full E. Webster translation, , Works , vol. For the Greek original with Latin translation, see Meteorologicorum , ed. See also D'Avezac p. Wood p. However, Hort's translation considers them used interchangeably e. Forster in Vol. Forster p.
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In the text, Forster translates it as the compound "Euronotos". One early one, entitled Hypotyposis Geographiae can be found in the edition published in Leiden which we shall call GH. The other, titled Geographiae Informatio can be found in the edition published in Paris which we shall call GI. A more recent version is found in Diller It is identical in GI Lib. The GH version p. See also Diller II, ch. See also Uhden p. Forster translation , Works , vol. See also Brown p. See Bunbury p. II, lines p. III lines p. Pliny Bk. Also Wood But in Pliny's later Bk. For an English translation, see P.
Valpy also proposes other etymologies for Aquilo, e. Curiously, Virgil mentions the rain is cold , which is incorrect — Auster was hot and humid. But he uses it the same phrase as the Boreas and Caurus, which were cold, wet winds. In the enumeration of Gosselin p. Neither Caecias nor Euronotos appear in the original Latin edition. Acts Although the Biblical name, Euro-Aquilo, implies an east-northeast wind, it might be considered east southeast relative to Vitruvius's Italy.
The "circias" may be a reference to a "circular" or a bending wind in the southeast Mediterranean, an insinuation of its violence as St. Paul found out in the Acts. It may be the same violent wind Jesus is said to have stilled in Mark Luke This rare and eccentric map has merited much discussion. See d'Avezac and Uhden Also Skeat On one page, there is a normal wind rose copied by Matthew from Elias of Dereham, with the notes on the northwest corner of the page giving his tentative list of new classical names for 16 winds , the second is the wind rose , where he assigns the classical names to various points on the mariner's compass.
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