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Stothers 2009

Stothers, R., 2009: Ancient meteorological optics. Classical J., 105, 27-42.

Presocratic, Peripatetic, Epicurean and Stoic theories that aimed to explain Aristotle's four fundamental phenomena of meteorological optics are compared with one other and with modern theories. Notable recorded instances of these and associated phenomena are cataloged. Aristotle's streak, Octavian's halo, Vitellius' antisun and Constantine's and Cyril's crosses are identified.

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@article{st01020f,
  author={Stothers, R.},
  title={Ancient meteorological optics},
  year={2009},
  journal={Classical J.},
  volume={105},
  pages={27--42},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - st01020f
AU  - Stothers, R.
PY  - 2009
TI  - Ancient meteorological optics
JA  - Classical J.
VL  - 105
SP  - 27
EP  - 42
ER  -

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