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Brief History of Ancient Astrology
by Roger Beck


Overview - A Brief History of Ancient Astrology explores the theory and practice of astrology from Babylon to Ancient Greece and Rome and its cultural and political impact on ancient societies.
  • Discusses the union between early astrology and astronomy, in contrast to the modern dichotomy between science and superstition.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A Brief History of Ancient Astrology explores the theory and practice of astrology from Babylon to Ancient Greece and Rome and its cultural and political impact on ancient societies.
  • Discusses the union between early astrology and astronomy, in contrast to the modern dichotomy between science and superstition.
  • Explains the ancient understanding of the zodiac and its twelve signs, the seven planets, and the fixed circle of 'places' against which the signs and planets revolve.
  • Demonstrates how to construct and interpret a horoscope in the ancient manner, using original ancient horoscopes and handbooks.
  • Considers the relevance of ancient astrology today.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781405110747
  • ISBN-10: 1405110740
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publish Date: November 2006
  • Page Count: 159
  • Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.46 x 0.54 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.36 pounds

Series: Brief Histories of the Ancient World

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