American Philosophical Society, 1987 - Philosophy - 231 pages
According to the author, About 60 horoscopes from the first five centuries of our era have been published since Young (1828) and Champollion-Figeac (1840) in the papyrological literature. Neugebauer collected all horoscopes from this material, and added a few unpublished pieces to this volume which was originally printed in 1959.
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according agreement Alexandria Alexandrian calendar Almagest Antoninus apoklima Aquarius Aries ascending node aspect astrological astronomical beginning belong bicorporeal sign Bouche-Leclercq Cancer Capricorn CCAG clima COMMENTARY Diagram conjunction correct counted Critodemus culminating Cumont Daimon decan degrees diagr diameter Diocletian dodekatemorion double day numbers Egyptian calendar emendation exaltation example full moon Gemini given Greek Hephaestion horo hour of night house of Jupiter house of Saturn July Jupiter Katarche Kpovoc Kroll latitude Libra literary horoscopes locus longitude Lot of Fortune Mekheir Mercury Midheaven months nativity Neugebauer opioic opposition Palchus papyri period Pisces planetary planets position preceding quartile related horoscopes cf Rhetorius rising ruler Sagittarius Saturn Scorpio seasonal hours second version solar sphaera recta star Stobart tables System Taurus terms of Mercury terms of Venus Text Computed time-degrees tion TRANSCRIPTION TRANSLATION Sun triangle trine Usener Vettius Valens Virgo zodiacal signs
Page 1 - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces.
Page 32 - ... will do well: and the children from whatever union born will have inborn in them a fine nature like their parents. And he will have excellent associations extending everywhere. He will suffer from cold or fevers or other illnesses ; such are the things that Mars portends, . . . Venus is in Epanaphora. And Saturn is in trine to Venus (and portends that) he will be cold as regards women.
Page 101 - Horoscopus in Virgo, Clima 2. This person began as Deputy Governor, but falling into the Governor's disfavour in his 34th year was condemned to the quarry. For Mars with the Sun ruled the period — of Sun 19 and Mars 15 are 34. In the 36th year by the aid of greater (persons) he was released from Confinement as disabled and at that time the rising time of Leo (location of Mars) was operative in the 36th year, and 12 of Jupiter in dominant aspect and 24 of Taurus are 36: But also of Capricorn (location...
Page 101 - ... was condemned to an oasis. For the stars in Sagittarius ruled the period, of the 'Sun 19, Mercury 20 make 39: and take two thirds of 58 (years) which is 38 (years) 8 months. Again of Sun 19, Mercury 20, and Leo, because (Leo is the location) of Mars in trine, 19, make 58. (Again): for Mars (in Leo) 19, and of the Sun 19 and of Mercury 20 are 58. In the 40th year he lived precariously and fell ill. However, his wife accompanying him affectionately comforted him 4Horoscorus means Lagna or Ascendant.
Page 185 - And both authors were satisfied by using simple arithmetical schemes, eg for the rising times, which belong to a period of astronomical theory which had been long surpassed at that time. The cliche which is so popular in histories of astronomy about the stimulating influence of astrology on exact astronomy is nowhere borne out where we are able to control the...
Page 91 - For it is necessary to look at the conjunctions of the moon not only with the planets but also with the fixed stars. (Neugebauer and...
Page 23 - Jupiter; in exaltation in a male and northerly sign ; shining upon the Flank of Aries ; in the second decan, called Sentachor ; the dodekatemorion was shining upon the First Joint (of the tail) of Scorpio.
Page 103 - Sun (and) Saturn in Capricorn, moon in Scorpio, Jupiter in Leo, Mars in Pisces, Venus (and) Mercury in Aquarius, Horoscopos in Virgo, the Lot of Fortune in Scorpio, the Daimon in Cancer. Then in opposition to the Daimon, which forecasts the intellectual and the spiritual, was Saturn, and he was in dominant aspect to the (preceding) full moon (in Cancer) and to the phase at that time, and the ruler of the Lot of Fortune ($ ) was in opposition to the Horoscopos. Thus this person had in the fated places...
Page 101 - ... year by the aid of greater (persons) he was released from Confinement as disabled and at that time the rising time of Leo (location of Mars) was operative in the 36th year, and 12 of Jupiter in dominant aspect and 24 of Taurus are 36: But also of Capricorn (location of Venus) 28 and of Venus are 8 and 36. The beneficent (stars) then were strong. In the 39th year his circumstances were upset through the former enmity and he was condemned to an oasis. For the stars in Sagittarius ruled the period,...