THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE
TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH
UNDER THE EDITORSHIP of W. D. ROSS
METEOROLOGICA By E. W. WEBSTER
AT THE CLARENDON PRESS
III, 2. 372a :
These are almost the only colours which painters cannot manufacture :
for there are colours which they create by mixing,
but no mixing will give red, green, or purple.
These are the colours of the rainbow,
though between the red and the green an orange colour is often seen.
PROBLEMATA BY E.S. FORSTER. 1927
PROBLEMS CONNECTED WITH THINGS OF PLEASANT ODOUR
Book XV.6. 911b.
Why does the sun penetrating through quadrilaterals form not rectilinear shapes but circles, as for instance when it passes through wicker-work ?
Book XV.11. 912b.
Why is it that during eclipses of the sun, if one views them through a sieve or a leaf—for example, that of a plane-tree or any other broad-leaved tree or through the two hands with the fingers interlaced, the rays are crescent-shaped in the direction of the earth ?