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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Gods Did It, generally.

To ancient seafaring people who traveled north/south, the explanation was generally that those countries were Just Like That, because their creator decided that’s how it ought to be.

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