By Roger Beck

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

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

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