The myth of Alcyone and the Halcyon Days

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Click here to read in English The myth of Alcyone and the Halcyon Days When are the Halcyon Days? In winter we see a few days with good weather. These are days with sun, no clouds and no wind. This was also noticed by the ancient Greeks. During this time they also observed that alkyones (kingfishers) give birth to their babies, which is why they gave their name to these days. The "Alkyonides/Halcyon days" last from the 15th of December until the 15th of February every year, and most often between 15-31 December and 16-31 January. The myth of [...]