Mirror of Literature,  8 (1826), 39–40.

The Dog Days

P T W, pseud.  [Peter T Westcott] *




Astronomy, Time, Ancient Authorities, Disease

Publications cited:

Darwin 1789–91

    The writer describes the ancient origin of the dog days, their astronomical determination, and the views of ancient authors concerning the occurrence of illnesses at this period.

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