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A brief history of ancient astrology, Roger Beck

Label
A brief history of ancient astrology
Title
A brief history of ancient astrology
Statement of responsibility
Roger Beck
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1937-
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Beck, Roger
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Brief histories of the ancient world
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Astrology
Label
A brief history of ancient astrology, Roger Beck
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-154) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Introduction. What was astrology in ancient Greece and Rome?.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Origins and types of astrology : the transfer of astrology from Babylon. The pseudo-history of astrology : "alien wisdom".
  • p. 9
  • 3.
  • product : how to construct a simple horoscope, ancient style.
  • p. 20
  • 4.
  • Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 1 : the aspects and the "places".
  • p. 38
  • 5.
  • Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 2 : the zodiac and its signs.
  • p. 50
  • 6.
  • Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 3 : the planets.
  • p. 70
  • 7.
  • Horoscopes and their interpretation.
  • p. 91
  • 8.
  • matter of life and death : "starters," destroyers, and "length of life." : some sociopolitical implications of astrology.
  • p. 119
  • 9.
  • Conclusion : why bother with ancient astrology in the twenty-first century?.
  • p. 132
Control code
ocm65165466
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 159 p.
Isbn
9781405110747
Lccn
2006009414
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A brief history of ancient astrology, Roger Beck
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-154) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Introduction. What was astrology in ancient Greece and Rome?.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Origins and types of astrology : the transfer of astrology from Babylon. The pseudo-history of astrology : "alien wisdom".
  • p. 9
  • 3.
  • product : how to construct a simple horoscope, ancient style.
  • p. 20
  • 4.
  • Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 1 : the aspects and the "places".
  • p. 38
  • 5.
  • Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 2 : the zodiac and its signs.
  • p. 50
  • 6.
  • Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 3 : the planets.
  • p. 70
  • 7.
  • Horoscopes and their interpretation.
  • p. 91
  • 8.
  • matter of life and death : "starters," destroyers, and "length of life." : some sociopolitical implications of astrology.
  • p. 119
  • 9.
  • Conclusion : why bother with ancient astrology in the twenty-first century?.
  • p. 132
Control code
ocm65165466
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 159 p.
Isbn
9781405110747
Lccn
2006009414
Other physical details
ill.

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