How did ancient people explain inverted seasons on the other side of the equator?

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In the southern hemisphere, seasons are inverted compared to the northern hemisphere. Before the current knowledge that this is caused by Earth’s tilt compared to its rotation around the sun, how did people explain this?

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There were actually quite few people who travelled that far (remember that the tropics have no seasons at all)

By the time europeans started travelling across the globe the round shape of the earth was already known

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