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This chapter presents a commentary on Theophrastus's On Weather Signs and a list of Greek terms with description and explanation in English relevant to discussion of the weather signs. The commentary words with three dots indicate that only the printed words are commented on. The commentary words are referred to only by last name and identified through the bibliography. The commentary words are related to terms associated with signs of rain, wind, storm, fair weather and miscellaneous signs, and the sun and the moon, and Greek weather literature. The terms provide relevant information of ancient testimony about a detailed survey of weather signs and works by Ancient Greek astronomers.

Keywords: Ancient Greek astronomers; Greek weather literature; On Weather Signs; Theophrastus

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