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The three circles2, which are connected with the abovementioned zones, distinguish the inequalities of the seasons; those are, the solstitial circle, which proceeds from the part of the Zodiac the highest to us and approaching the nearest to the district of the north; on the other side, the brumal, which is towards the south pole; and the equinoctial, which traverses the middle of the Zodiac.

1 This title does not correspond with the contents of the chapter.

2 "Tropici duo, cum æquinoctiali circulo;" Hardouin, in Lemaire, i. 884.

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