Their winter sets in when the etesian winds begin to blow (for they have rain), and the remaining season is summer.
Those which blow constantly at certain seasons of the year, as monsoon, trade, and etesian winds.
And at dawn the etesian winds blew strongly, which by the command of Zeus blow over every land equally.
The etesian winds blew fresh in summer from the north, across the sea, and refreshed the people in their gardens.
From about the twentieth of July to the end of August the famous etesian winds ordinarily blew steadily from the west.
For it was easy enough to sail to Messenia; but to sail back again, while the etesian winds prevailed, was impossible.
In this way midsummer was reached—the etesian winds began to blow, and the Nile to rise.
There the air is still, particularly when the etesian winds cool the other parts of the country which are burnt up by heat.
The etesian winds made it impossible to bring up renforcements, and Csar's force was very small.
It is this “etesian” wind which enables sailing boats constantly to ascend the Nile, against its strong and rapid current.