Now the townsmen are all out of doors on account of the solstitial holiday.
Note the star μ, which serves to point out the Winter Solstice, where the solstitial colure intersects the ecliptic.
Belonging to summer; the solstitial point whereby the sun's ascent above the equator is determined.
Great circles passing through the equinoctial and solstitial points, and the poles of the earth.
The first was an equinoctial, the second a solstitial armilla.
The two points of the ecliptic, which are each 90° distant from the equinoctial points, are called the solstitial points.
The solstitial colure is the meridian which passes through the solstitial points.
The solstitial points are the two points of the ecliptic most distant from the equator.
A great circle passing through the poles and solstitial points.
Parmenides was the first that confined the habitable world to the two solstitial (or temperate) zones.