By Roger Beck

A short heritage of historic Astrology explores the idea and perform of astrology from Babylon to old Greece and Rome and its cultural and political effect on old societies.

  • Discusses the union among early astrology and astronomy, not like the fashionable dichotomy among technology and superstition.
  • Explains the traditional figuring out of the zodiac and its twelve symptoms, the seven planets, and the mounted circle of 'places' opposed to which the symptoms and planets revolve.
  • Demonstrates the right way to build and interpret a horoscope within the historical demeanour, utilizing unique historical horoscopes and handbooks.
  • Considers the relevance of historic astrology today.

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