Hellenistic Astrology for Beginners: An Introduction to the Origins and Practice of Predictive Astrology
Learn Hellenistic astrology―the core concepts and foundations of our relationship to the stars
Hellenistic astrology, or the “Grandfather of Astrology,” is a tradition of astrological horoscopy that was developed and practiced in the late Hellenistic period. It uses the Ascendant―the first impression or “face” of an individual, situation, or event―as the beginning point of practice. Hellenistic Astrology for Beginners offers the tools, techniques, and information that can enable you to connect to your past and future in a deeper, more meaningful way.
Start by understanding the origins and history of Hellenistic astrology, its three major branches, the cosmological perspective of the seven wandering stars, and the zodiac. Learn all about this wonderful complement to modern astrology methods, and find answers to key questions that many modern astrologers can sometimes take for granted.
This complete astrological guide features:
- Learn lots about lots―Discover the historical and mathematical significance of the seven Hermetic lots and their importance to birth chart interpretation.
- Discover the “Aspects”―Harmonious or disharmonious relationships between planets are recognized by five sign- and degree-based configurations.
- Simplified and insightful learning―Learn through clear, straightforward language with frequent sidebars that give examples of how ideas and practices translate into "real world" terms.
Discover the mythical origins of Hellenistic astrology, and deepen your understanding of the basis of all later forms of horoscopy.