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  Topic: Sidereal tradition in the West
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 8
Views: 576

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:32 pm   Subject: Sidereal tradition in the West
Astroart wrote:
Roger of Hereford (XII Cent.) was one of the first astrologers in the West who describes and promotes the sidereal zodiac in his book Liber de arte astronomice iudicandi. See Nicholas ...
  Topic: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 11
Views: 441

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:17 pm   Subject: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Mark wrote:
So if we rename the forum what to rename it? I suggest Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Techniques. I actually, prefer the term ''early modern'' to ''renaissance'' as its more precise fo ...
  Topic: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 11
Views: 441

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:16 pm   Subject: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Mark wrote:
One could of course divide the forums into distinct silos. For example, ancient astrology, Perso-Arabic-Jewish astrology, Latin Medieval, and Early Modern/Renaissance astrology. No one co ...
  Topic: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 11
Views: 441

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:32 am   Subject: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Mark wrote:
As Deborah Houlding pointed out in her brilliant and pioneering book 'Houses: Temples of The Sky'' there was no connection between the original meaning of the houses and signs in ancient ...
  Topic: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 11
Views: 441

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:02 am   Subject: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Mark wrote:
If we do involve sidereal charts here I believe the sidereal forum should be closed down or a separate tropical only forum created. The original reason for creating an exclusively siderea ...
  Topic: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 11
Views: 441

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:52 am   Subject: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Paul wrote:
I think, personally, the reality is that there is no traditional astrology as much as, say, traditional astrologies, so for me these terms are really just big umbrella categories to help ...
  Topic: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 11
Views: 441

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:45 am   Subject: Skyscript Forum Suggestions
Skyscript Forum Suggestions

I’ve been thinking that much of the zodiac controversy (different opinions about what subjects and charts should be posted where) has to do with the long time period ( ...
  Topic: Solar months technique
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 7
Views: 1303

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:37 pm   Subject: Solar months technique
Mark, because Abu Ma'shar's text is being discussed, and in his time both tropical and sidereal tables were being used, I think it's pertinent and timely to illustrate the comparison. (Following up on ...
  Topic: Unable to click on links from Deb's Learning Horary tutorial
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 2
Views: 160

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:06 pm   Subject: Unable to click on links from Deb's Learning Horary tutorial
Whether or not all of Deborah Houlding's The Houses: Temples of the Sky is on-line, this is a book that I think every student and astrologer should have in their library. The book is an excellent intr ...
  Topic: Planetdance - excellent freeware for the PC
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 7
Views: 295

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:55 pm   Subject: Planetdance - excellent freeware for the PC
For western/classical options can one choose sidereal and an ayanamsa? (I know there is the Vedic option with square charts with a choice of ayanamsas.) Also for the Vedic option is there a choice of ...
  Topic: Solar months technique
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 7
Views: 1303

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:15 am   Subject: Solar months technique
Recently I learned from Mark that Tom has stepped down as moderator of the Traditional forum. This means that sidereal comments can now be included on the forum.

Astroart wrote:
See for example a ...
  Topic: Solar months technique
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 7
Views: 1303

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:59 pm   Subject: Solar months technique
Hi Mari,

I was wondering if you would be checking into Skyrscript again! I think since you have a particular interest in monthly solar returns, you will have to buy the book. No doubt Abu Ma’sha ...
  Topic: Solar months technique
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 7
Views: 1303

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:57 pm   Subject: Solar months technique
Mari wrote:
Ben Dykes recently published a second, complete, translation of Abu Ma’shar’s On the Revolutions of the Years of Nativities...

And here's what caught my attention: "Abu Ma’s ...
  Topic: Abu Ma’shar and India’s Tajika System
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 0
Views: 398

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:10 am   Subject: Abu Ma’shar and India’s Tajika System
Abu Ma’shar and India’s Tajika System

Prompted by Stefan’s insightful comments on India’s Varshaphal for “Komilla” on the “Solar Returns and Profections” sidereal topic, I have re-v ...
  Topic: Sidereal tradition in the West
Therese Hamilton

Replies: 8
Views: 576

Forum: Sidereal Astrology   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:55 pm   Subject: Sidereal tradition in the West
I haven't studied Renaissance astrology and later in any depth, but it seems that after Abu Ma'shar's time the sidereal zodiac disappeared in the west. Al Biruni (973-1049 CE) seems to have no knowled ...
 
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