What Did Ancient Greeks Think About Snow?
In many parts of the world, winter is the season that brings snow. Although this type of weather is less common in Greece than in northern Europe, it does occur, primarily in the mountains. The ancient Greeks were certainly no...
Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather
Ancient Greeks believed that the weather, like nearly everything else on earth, was the result of divine activity. Wind, specifically, was associated with the Anemoi, or the Greek gods of the wind. The Anemoi are the four gods named Boreas,...
Boris Johnson Wants to Be “Boreas,” the Ancient Greek God of North Wind
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson dedicated his address at the UN General Assembly to climate change, and gave a nod to the ancient Greek god Boreas while doing so. Johnson said that "We have put in great forests of beautiful...