Saturday, September 05, 2009

Dog Days of Summer

Share your own thoughts and folklore on this subject.

Dog Days were popularly believed to be an evil time "when the seas boiled, wine turned sour, dogs grew mad, and all creatures became languid, causing to man burning fevers, hysterics, and phrensies"

Brady’s Clavis Calendarium, 1813

1 comment:

  1. I can relate to Mr. Calendarium's interpretation of Dog Days.