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Meteorology (Ancient Greek: Μετεωρολογικῶν; Latin: Meteorologica or Meteora) is a treatise by Aristotle which contains his theories about the earth sciences. These include early accounts of water evaporation, weather phenomena, and earthquakes. An Arabic compendium of the text, made ca 800 CE by the Antiochene scholar Yahya ibn al-Bitriq and widely circulated among Muslim scholars, was translated into Latin by Gerard of Cremona in the 12th century and by this means during the Twelfth-century Renaissance entered the Western European world of medieval scholaticism.





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