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  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Chris Brennan

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Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:48 pm   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'

Sorry, but I'm not persuaded. Why some signs are not mentioned?


It is possible that a few significations were simply missing from the text, or weren't in the manuscript tradition that Pingree ...
  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Chris Brennan

Replies: 24
Views: 2191

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:19 pm   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'

Thanks for the quote <3
Anyway Gemini is MASCULINE in Hephaistio (page 7)
According the hemisphere's logic it should be feminine too.
Margherita

Not if sect and gender are being treated ...
  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Chris Brennan

Replies: 24
Views: 2191

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:38 pm   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'

Ptolemy says the same. Don't blame him Smile
"The system of houses is of the following nature. Since of the twelve signs the most northern, which are closer than the others to our zenith and ther ...
  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Chris Brennan

Replies: 24
Views: 2191

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:32 pm   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'

About Hephaistio, about whom Schmidt says it is a paraphrase of Tetrabiblos with excerpts from Dorotheus (page viii of Hephaistio first book, Hindsight edition) it would be nice to have the quote.
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  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Chris Brennan

Replies: 24
Views: 2191

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:53 am   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
The confusion probably arises because there was some sort of debate in the early Hellenistic tradition about how to assign some of the sect-related rejoicing conditions to the signs. Everyone agreed a ...
  Topic: Date of a Balbillus nativity
Chris Brennan

Replies: 4
Views: 1126

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:16 pm   Subject: Date of a Balbillus nativity
Yeah, that is probably the most we can say really either way. I know sometimes in the past that I've overlooked important textual issues that could push the interpretation in one way or another, so I ...
  Topic: Length of Life, Balbilus, To Martin Gansten
Chris Brennan

Replies: 9
Views: 1574

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:04 pm   Subject: Length of Life, Balbilus, To Martin Gansten
This is only tangentially related to this thread, but I was having a discussion with someone the other day that involved the two Balbilus charts, and I was wondering what your thoughts are about the d ...
  Topic: Tropical Vedic Astrology
Chris Brennan

Replies: 123
Views: 35874

Forum: Indian and Asian astrology   Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:33 pm   Subject: Tropical Vedic Astrology
The key texts are basically Medieval-era Sanskrit astronomical and philosophical works that have been influenced by Greco-Roman astronomy essentially, right? That would be the main counterpoint to the ...
  Topic: Hillary Clinton-Birth Certificate sourced?
Chris Brennan

Replies: 82
Views: 16270

Forum: Mundane Astrology & World Events   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:30 pm   Subject: Hillary Clinton-Birth Certificate sourced?


Pisceen doubts that Penfield even made the phone call.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cphNpqKpKc4
  Topic: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Chris Brennan

Replies: 6
Views: 3448

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2015 5:17 pm   Subject: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Just about all of the Hellenistic astrologers switched to quadrant houses when trying to find the predominator for the length of life technique, I think because this is how it was done in the Petosiri ...
  Topic: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
Chris Brennan

Replies: 6
Views: 3448

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:47 am   Subject: Predominator vs. Apheta: semantic differences
The distinction is that the predominator becomes the apheta when you want to "release" it from its fixed position and allow it to move through the chart using primary directions. So it is li ...
  Topic: Flatangle Charts - High quality charts
Chris Brennan

Replies: 135
Views: 37113

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2014 6:22 pm   Subject: Flatangle Charts - High quality charts

I'm not completely familiar with it, but it seems that "whole sign houses" implies slight changes to the chart's graphics. For instance, House 1 is not the Ascendant, and the Asc/MC are ne ...
  Topic: Flatangle Charts - High quality charts
Chris Brennan

Replies: 135
Views: 37113

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:08 pm   Subject: Flatangle Charts - High quality charts
This is really nice!

I have a few questions:

1. Is there any way that you could add whole sign houses as an option? This is one of the main traditional systems of house division.

2. Could ...
  Topic: Sun near Ascendant
Chris Brennan

Replies: 20
Views: 7066

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:16 pm   Subject: Sun near Ascendant

Ptolemy also explains how this consideration is used in the determination of the seasonal (i.e., planetary) hours, so that the change from diurnal hours to nocturnal hours happens simultaneously wit ...
  Topic: Do House Traits Reflect Tropical Signs?
Chris Brennan

Replies: 86
Views: 16011

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:12 pm   Subject: Do House Traits Reflect Tropical Signs?

I find it intriguing Ptolemy discusses that ''If the Lot of Fortune also falls among the signs that cause travel''. I assumed travel was associated with the houses or planets not the signs? Could th ...
 
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