CHS Kosmos Society | Snow for the ancient Greeks
|March 5, 2019||Posted by Moderator under Kosmos Society|
And if one were to tell of the wintry-cold [kheimōn], past all enduring, when Ida’s snow [khiōn] slew the birds;  or of the heat, when upon his waveless noonday couch, windless the sea [pontos] sank to sleep—but why should we bewail all this?
Aeschylus Agamemnon 563–567, adapted from The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours Sourcebook of Original Greek Texts Translated into English
Many areas in the northern hemisphere are currently experiencing heavy snow and freezing temperatures. So, CHS Kosmos community members are sharing some passages on the subject from the ancient Greek texts in a recent post on the CHS Kosmos website.