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New PDF release: A Brief History of Ancient Astrology (Wiley Brief Histories

By Roger Beck

ISBN-10: 1405110740

ISBN-13: 9781405110747

ISBN-10: 1405110872

ISBN-13: 9781405110877

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

  • Discusses the union among early astrology and astronomy, unlike the fashionable dichotomy among technological know-how and superstition.
  • Explains the traditional knowing 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 tips on how to build and interpret a horoscope within the old demeanour, utilizing unique old horoscopes and handbooks.
  • Considers the relevance of historical astrology today.

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