Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for zeta,137 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *zw=nai
Adler number: zeta,137
Translated headword: zones, latitudes
Vetting Status: high
[There are] 5 on earth. (1) Northern, beyond the arctic circle, uninhabitable because of cold; (2) temperate; (3) [one made uninhabitable by] heat, the so-called torrid [zone]; (4) counter-temperate; (5) southern, uninhabitable because of heat.[1]
Greek Original:
*zw=nai: e)pi\ gh=s e#. bo/reios u(pe\r to\n a)rktiko\n ku/klon, a)oi/khtos dia\ yu=xos: eu)/kratos: kau/matos, h( kaloume/nh diakekaume/nh: a)nteu/kratos: no/tios, a)oi/khtos dia\ kau=ma.
From Stoic material in Diogenes Laertius 7.156. (Other senses of this word at zeta 139, zeta 140, zeta 141.) Cf. kappa 2654.
[1] This last phrase should of course be 'because of cold', as correctly in Diogenes.
Keywords: definition; geography; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 May 2005@09:26:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-references, set status) on 15 May 2005@19:52:34.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 16 May 2005@03:02:22.
David Whitehead on 30 November 2012@07:14:22.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 20 June 2018@20:43:25.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 29 February 2020@23:20:10.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search