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Venus in astrology, science & myth

Introducing Venus
Joanna Watters introduces the key concepts of Venus and its essential planetary characteristics.

Venus the Two Faced-Goddess
An introduction to the role of Venus in ancient mythology and her dual aspects as planetary ruler of Taurus and Libra.

Traditional Rulerships and Significations of Venus
Traditional rulerships ascribed to Venus: dignities, illnesses, metals, minerals, plants, places, etc. Adapted from Lilly's 17th century Christian Astrology with detailed notes and annotations and link to download of the orginal text

Venus and Copper
As part of his 'Planets and Metals' series, Nick Kollerstrom reviews how the metal copper corresponds to its rulership by Venus through metaphysical reflection and scientific analysis.

Venus Aspects in the Birth Chart
Michael McClain offers an introductory guide to the meaning of natal aspects involving Venus.

Venus Transits and Powerful Women
Nancy R. Fenn draws our attention to the transit of Venus across the face of the Sun in June 2004 - a rare occurrence which will be a first in a lifetime event for all of us. She explores the nature of Venus through her epiteths in ancient mythology and then reviews some of the powerful women in history whose lives have coincided with such transits in the past.

Venus, the Rose and the Heart
Nick Kollerstrom illustrates the cosmic signature of Venus through the geometrical patterns formed by her cycles through the sky.

Taurus the Bull - Modern Views and Old Associations
Personality traits and traditional rulerships of Taurus - the nocturnal house of Venus

Libra the Scales - Modern Views and Old Associations
Personality traits and traditional rulerships of Libra - the diurnal house of Venus

Astronomical Data
The physical composition and periods of Venus.

Recommended Links:
An Astrologer's Use of Mythology: Entreaties to Venus by Claire-France Perez

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