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Ἀρκτούρου ἐπιτολάςἐπιτολὴ = the first appearance) (ἀνατολὴ = the daily rising. The date is Sept. 18th, the ἑῴα ἐπιτολὴ when A. rises just before sunrise) (ἑσπερία ἐπιτολή, which is in March. Cf. Soph. O. T. 1137 ἐξ ἦρος εἰς ἀρκτοῦρον ἑκμήνους χρόνους. Verg. G. 1, 68.

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