March in the calendar of Antiochus of Athens

Here’s the next chunk of the astrological calendar of Antiochus of Athens.

Μὴν Μάρτιος March
αʹ. ὁ κοινὸς Ἵππου καὶ Ἀνδρομέδας ἑσπέριος ἀνατέλλει. 1. The common region of the Horse and Andromeda arises in the west.
γʹ. ὁ ἔσχατος τοῦ Ποταμοῦ <…> καὶ Ἰχθὺς νότιος ἀνατέλλει · ἐπισημασία. 3. The end of the River <…> and the Fish arises in the south : weather change.
εʹ. Ἀρκτοῦρος ἀνατέλλει · ἐπισημασία. 5. Arcturus arises : weather change.
ιαʹ.  Ἵππος δύνει · ἐπισημασία. 11. The Horse sets : weather change.
ιβʹ. ὁ Στάχυς ἑσπέριος ἐνατέλλει. 12. Spica Virginis [1] arises in the west.
ιδʹ. ὁ ἐπὶ τῆς οὐρᾶς τοῦ Λέοντος ἑῷος δύνει. 14. The region next to the tail of Leo sets in the east.
ιϛ̕. Ὑάδες ἀνατέλλουσιν · ἐπισημασία. 16. The Hyades rise : weather change.
κβʹ. ἰσημερία ἐαρινή. 22. Spring equinox.
κζʹ. ὁ Στάχυς ἑῷος δύνει · ἐπισημασία. 27.  Spica Virginis sets in the east : weather change.
λʹ. ὁ λαμπρὸς τοῦ Περσέως ἑῷος δύνει. 30.  The radiance of Perseus sets in the east.

1. I learn from Liddle and Scott that Stachys is the “name of the chief star in the constellation Virgo, Spica Virginis, Arat. 97, Ptol. Alm. 7.5 : in pl., Man. 2.134 .”


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