It belongs to Cleomedes
' Lectures on Astronomy (or Caelestia).
The Lunar Reconnaisance Orbiter provides this view of Cleomedes
See, e.g., the episode recalled in Pausanias 6.9.6-8 about Cleomedes
of Astypalaea, who disappeared while seeking refuge from an angry mob in the sanctuary of Athena: "He entered a chest standing in the sanctuary and drew down the lid.
The closest be comes to answering it is the description of Cleomedes
, the fifth-century Olympic victor who miraculously escaped from a closed chest: "It is perhaps because of the exceptional nature of Cleomedes
' disappearance that he is the only one of these fabled athletes to be unambiguously called a hero" (41).
But, in its overall features the evidence suggests that Posidonius and Cleomedes
differed from their Stoic precursors on this topic.
As the astronomer Cleomedes
put it in the second century AD, `Nature likes life, and reason proves that wherever conditions allow it, earth should be inhabited by living beings'.
Between Macrobius and Cleomedes
, and continuing on toward the limb, there is a less-regular boundary with dark mare lava near the Wasatch Mountains.
Other dark halos are found in Petavius and Cleomedes
, though those in the latter crater are tiny and very difficult to detect.