The Lots of the Luminaries – Part 2

Some Thoughts on Spirit and Fortune: What’s the Difference? Most sources tell how these Lots are calculated. Some explain further, how, for example, the Lot of Fortune was a potential candidate to be the hyleg in length of life calculations. There are a few sources where we can actually learn about how these two important […]

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Did Abū Ma’shār use whole sign houses or houses using a division?

I was recently reading Chris Brennan’s “12 reasons why whole sign houses is the best system of house division.” It is a very interesting and helpful analysis and in typical Chris Brennan style well documented and thought out. I have been using whole sign houses since the 90’s and would not go back to any […]

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The Classical Astrologer and Family Planning

Today, huge amounts of time and money are spent on genetic research, pre-natal medical counselling, and direct medical intervention such as fertility treatment to help couples who, for one reason or another, have difficulty in conception. While we may like to think of this as an enlightened modern pre-occupation, it is not by any stretch […]

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The Mysteries in Hellenistic astrology

              The Mysteries in Hellenistic astrology the original article and some 2014 review Clelia Romano, DMA Copyright 2007-2014 This article was inspired by the lectures presented by Robert Schmidt during the Vll Astrological Conclave in Cumberland, July 2007. Robert Schmidt together with Robert Hand and Robert Zoller created the memorable project Hindsight. In the beginning […]

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