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A brief history of ancient astrology, Roger Beck, (electronic book)

Label
A brief history of ancient astrology
Title
A brief history of ancient astrology
Statement of responsibility
Roger Beck
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1937-
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Beck, Roger
Dewey number
133.5093
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1674
LC item number
.B43 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Brief histories of the ancient world
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Astrology
Label
A brief history of ancient astrology, Roger Beck, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-154) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : what was astrology in ancient Greece and Rome? -- Origins and types of astrology : the transfer of astrology from Babylon : the pseudo-history of astrology : "alien wisdom" -- The product : how to construct a simple horoscope, ancient style -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 1 : the aspects and the "places" -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 2 : the zodiac and its signs -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 3 : the planets -- Horoscopes and their interpretation -- A matter of life and death : "starters," "destroyers," and "length of life" : some sociopolitical implications of astrology -- Conclusion : why bother with ancient astrology in the twenty-first century?
Control code
EBC350852
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 159 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781405110747
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A brief history of ancient astrology, Roger Beck, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-154) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : what was astrology in ancient Greece and Rome? -- Origins and types of astrology : the transfer of astrology from Babylon : the pseudo-history of astrology : "alien wisdom" -- The product : how to construct a simple horoscope, ancient style -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 1 : the aspects and the "places" -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 2 : the zodiac and its signs -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 3 : the planets -- Horoscopes and their interpretation -- A matter of life and death : "starters," "destroyers," and "length of life" : some sociopolitical implications of astrology -- Conclusion : why bother with ancient astrology in the twenty-first century?
Control code
EBC350852
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 159 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781405110747
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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