What was the Alcyone and why in Greece we have the halcyon days ?

What was the Alcyone and why in Greece we have the halcyon days? <span class=postdate>02/02/2016</span>
In Greece, the days of January, in which there is nice weather, with sunshine almost like springtime, are named halcyon days. This name is ancient Greek and comes from Aristotle.

The halcyon days have taken their name from the bird Alcyone, which lays its eggs in those days. The Alcyone, according to tradition, is.....
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