A Brief History of Ancient Astrology (Wiley Brief Histories - download pdf or read online

By Roger Beck

A short background of old Astrology explores the speculation and perform of astrology from Babylon to historical Greece and Rome and its cultural and political influence on historic societies.

  • Discusses the union among early astrology and astronomy, unlike the fashionable dichotomy among technology and superstition.
  • Explains the traditional realizing of the zodiac and its twelve indicators, the seven planets, and the mounted circle of 'places' opposed to which the indicators and planets revolve.
  • Demonstrates the way to build and interpret a horoscope within the historic demeanour, utilizing unique historical horoscopes and handbooks.
  • Considers the relevance of old astrology today.

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