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  Topic: Abel Haatan - On Marriage
Martin Gansten

Replies: 2
Views: 109

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:15 pm   Subject: Abel Haatan - On Marriage
Is there any explanation for the frontispiece of Morin? It doesn't sound much like his style of astrology.
  Topic: Book preview: Annual Predictive Techniques
Martin Gansten

Replies: 32
Views: 4312

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:56 pm   Subject: Book preview: Annual Predictive Techniques
At the risk of flogging a dead horse, I just added a page to my website where I discuss, inter alia, the slightly bizarre charge of 'whole-sign house denialism' and the use of different methods of hou ...
  Topic: Ptolemy on Weather
Martin Gansten

Replies: 2
Views: 253

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2021 2:56 pm   Subject: Ptolemy on Weather
If we compare the Centiloquium with the Tetrabiblos, it is fairly obvious that they are not by the same author, so 'Pseudo-Ptolemy on Weather' might have been a better subject heading. Wink

Incidenta ...
  Topic: Conception and Birth - Mario Costantino
Martin Gansten

Replies: 3
Views: 262

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:54 am   Subject: Conception and Birth - Mario Costantino
Thank you for pointing to (and translating) this, Ouranos. As a marginal note, in the unlikely event that someone should try to trace the publication from 'Goteborg Hogskolas Aesskrrft' listed in the ...
  Topic: What Primary Directions software do you use?
Martin Gansten

Replies: 34
Views: 6394

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:54 pm   Subject: Re: Thanks
I had a closer look, and it seems the problem isn't what I first thought. Rather, it seems that Planetdance is producing a number of (what I would consider to be) false hits. This is probably to do wi ...
  Topic: What Primary Directions software do you use?
Martin Gansten

Replies: 34
Views: 6394

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 11:46 am   Subject: Re: Ptolemaic Primary Directions
Thanks, Ed, I found it. I confess I can't make head or tail of the triwheel, but I see there is also a list function. Is it possible to (de)select moving/fixed points (= promissors/significators in th ...
  Topic: What Primary Directions software do you use?
Martin Gansten

Replies: 34
Views: 6394

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:19 am   Subject: Re: Planetdance Primary Directions
Hi Ed,

Just installed Planetdance, but I'm not sure where to find the classical/standard primary directions; could you advise? Also, is it possible to get rid of the transsaturnians and other extra ...
  Topic: What Primary Directions software do you use?
Martin Gansten

Replies: 34
Views: 6394

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 8:25 pm   Subject: Re: Planetdance Primary Directions
Thanks for this notice, Ed; I'll check that out as soon as I can. Incidentally, I rather dropped the ball on this topic, but I do intend to get back to it eventually.
  Topic: Primary Direction Explorer 0.6.2
Martin Gansten

Replies: 8
Views: 472

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:39 pm   Subject: Primary Direction Explorer 0.6.2
Rapt parallels are strictly an in mundo technique, so in the Primary Directions dialogue box in Morinus you need to check either Mundane or Both in the left-hand panel. That should fix the grey-out.
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  Topic: Primary Direction Explorer 0.6.2
Martin Gansten

Replies: 8
Views: 472

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 11:24 am   Subject: Primary Direction Explorer 0.6.2
Thanks, James and Ouranos, for plugging my books. Wink

Not sure if Martin can comment on the accuracy of Parallels in Morinus (in Mundo?) or if their use is relevant enough.
I don't use parallels my ...
  Topic: Half-remembered profection example
Martin Gansten

Replies: 4
Views: 379

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:25 pm   Subject: Half-remembered profection example
Thanks to Levente László, I found the place: it was in one of his HOROI project translations, not ancient but Byzantine. I must have connected it in my mind with Paul because his profection example ...
  Topic: Half-remembered profection example
Martin Gansten

Replies: 4
Views: 379

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:34 am   Subject: Half-remembered profection example
Thanks, Ouranos, but it was in an actual text by an ancient (? or possibly medieval, but I think not) author that I remember reading this example. As I said, I thought at first it might be Paul, but o ...
  Topic: Half-remembered profection example
Martin Gansten

Replies: 4
Views: 379

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:45 pm   Subject: Half-remembered profection example
I am trying to locate an example that I thought was from a Greek-language author, perhaps Paul of Alexandria or Hephaestio, but haven't been able to nail down. As I recall, it was of a nativity where ...
  Topic: Planetary Dignities
Martin Gansten

Replies: 7
Views: 1148

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:01 am   Subject: Planetary Dignities
- Manuel d'Astrologie Divinatoire (published in 1988 about Indian Horary Astrology based on the Prasna Tantra written by Neelakanta in 1567)
Just as a marginal note, Nīlakaṇṭha wasn't the actual ...
  Topic: History of parallel aspect?
Martin Gansten

Replies: 7
Views: 1351

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:54 pm   Subject: History of parallel aspect?
I don't think Indian astrologers use calculations in right ascension to any great degree. To calculate primary directions you need to understand right and oblique ascensions (and, if using the Ptolema ...
 
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