Caecias
Caecias C[ae]"ci*as, n. [L. caecias, Gr. ?.] A wind from the northeast. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • CAECIAS — ventus flans inter Aquilonem, et exortum aequinoctialem, nubes occultâ quâdam naturae ratione ad se attrahens, non propellens, ut post Aristotelem docet Plin. l. 2. c. 47. Unde Proverb. Mala ad se trabens, ut Caecias nubes. Aristoteli Boreas vel… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Classical compass winds — The Tower of the Winds in Athens Classical compass winds refers to the naming and association of winds in Mediterranean classical antiquity (Ancient Greece and Rome) with the points of geographic direction and orientation. Ancient wind roses… …   Wikipedia

  • Compass rose — For the meteorological graphic, see Wind rose A common compass rose as is found on a nautical chart showing both true and magnetic north with magnetic declination A compass rose, sometimes called a windrose, is a figure on a compass, map, nau …   Wikipedia

  • Cecias — (del lat. «caecĭas», del gr. «kaikías») m. Viento que sopla de nordeste. * * * cecias. (Del lat. caecias, y este del gr. καικίας). m. Viento del nordeste. * * * En la mitología griega, Cecias (del griego Kaekias) era el dios viento del Noroeste,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Le Soler — 42° 40′ 58″ N 2° 47′ 38″ E / 42.6828, 2.7939 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • APELIOTES — idem ventus cum Euro, in divisione ventorum quaternaria; sed ab eo, in octonaria Andronici, divisus: ab Aequinoctiali exortu procedit, Graece Ἀπηλιώτης: de quo vide Salmas. ad Solin. p. 1250. et seqq. et infra in Caecias …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • DODECAGONUM — figuram XII. Vertorum complectens ad exemplum Octagoni. ab Andronico editi, exhibetur a Salmas. ad Solin. p. 1252. Post priscam enim primamqueve rationem, quae ventorum quaternionem ponebat et antiquissimorum fuit temporum, sequenti aetate duae… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • TURRIS — ab Aeolic. τυῤρὶς. pro τύρσις, ornandae et muniendae Urbi excogitata. Sacris quinetiam peragendis, quales campanariae Christianorum Turres; quae si contectae sint, cam panas longius personare statuit Magius, quam si apertae: eo quod sonus non in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • VENTUS — a veniendo; insigne Meteorum est, e quo Auguria quoque Veteribus captari consuevisle, testatur Luctatius Grammaticus ad l. 3. Thebaid. v. 665. ubi Statius, Ventisque aut alite visâ Bellorum proferre diem. Solent enim, inquit, Augures Ventorum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • ԹՐԱՍԿԻԱՍ — ( ) NBH 1 0823 Chronological Sequence: 6c գ. Բառ յն. θρασκίας thrascias, caecias Հողմն հիւսիսային արեւմտեան, իբր ʼի Թրակիոյ շնչեալ ʼի Յունաստան. *Թրասկիաս լինի ասացեալ, որ ընթեր է Արգեստեսի, զոր ոմանք եւ Կեկիաս կոչեն. Արիստ. աշխ …   հայերեն բառարան (Armenian dictionary)

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