Roman Four Seasons Mosaic from Villa Dar Buc Ammera, near Leptis Magna. Now displayed at the National Museum, Tripoli.

Clockwise from the top:

– Winter Ancient Greek: Cheimon, Roman: Hiems
– Autumn Ancient Greek: Phthinoporon, Roman: Autumnus
– Summer Ancient Greek: Theros, Roman: Aestas
– Spring Ancient Greek: Eiar, Roman: Ver

The Hours (Greek: Horae) are daughters of Helios, and goddesses of the correct and proper procession of time.

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