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  Topic: Exact time for the inception of a business
Geoffrey

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Forum: Horary & Electional Astrology   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:01 am   Subject: Exact time for the inception of a business
But I'd say the commercial equivalent of 'drawing breath' is when its first shareholder has committed money to the company.

The taxman would not agree. A business that has not 'traded' is conside ...
  Topic: Exact time for the inception of a business
Geoffrey

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Views: 2158

Forum: Horary & Electional Astrology   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:55 am   Subject: Exact time for the inception of a business
This is a topic that I have been trying to pursue on this forum and you may want to look back at those discussions.

It is best to try an elect a suitable time for 'starting' the business and there ...
  Topic: In search of a bank - astrology in action
Geoffrey

Replies: 2
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Forum: Horary & Electional Astrology   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 6:02 pm   Subject: In search of a bank - astrology in action
We are trying to start a small business, but the days are long gone where you simply drop into the nearest branch of a high-street bank, sign a few forms and an hour later you emerge into the brillian ...
  Topic: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
Geoffrey

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Forum: Mundane Astrology & World Events   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:23 am   Subject: Foundational Chart for Baghdad


This discrepancy has nothing to do with the Julian v. Gregorian calendars.

Well, it does I think. When Julius Ceasar brought in his calendar in 46 BC, the start of the year was at the right pl ...
  Topic: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
Geoffrey

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Views: 7302

Forum: Mundane Astrology & World Events   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 2:42 pm   Subject: Re: Foundational Chart for Baghdad

Am I missing something?

Melissa

No, I don't think so. I think the conclusion of the paper is that the Al-Biruni chart gives the right day and time. Modern software can make up deficiencies in ...
  Topic: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
Geoffrey

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Views: 7302

Forum: Mundane Astrology & World Events   Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 2:35 pm   Subject: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
This looks like a good paper on the founding of Baghdad.

http://archnet.org/publications/3097

It would appear that the timing is not based on elective astrological principles - as least, not as ...
  Topic: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
Geoffrey

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Views: 7302

Forum: Mundane Astrology & World Events   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:14 am   Subject: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
I was using the Astrodienst chart to get 4th August Gregorian (25th July Julian) for those planetary positions. Is there a known problem with Astrodienst for these dates? I know it uses the 'Swiss Eph ...
  Topic: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
Geoffrey

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Forum: Mundane Astrology & World Events   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:07 am   Subject: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
The date cited for the Holden chart is 31 July 762. Is this Julian or Gregorian? If it is Gregorian, then the planets are not in those positions until 4th August 762. If it is Julian, then it was the ...
  Topic: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
Geoffrey

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Views: 7302

Forum: Mundane Astrology & World Events   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:15 am   Subject: Foundational Chart for Baghdad
The chart for the founding of Baghdad has always been a mystery. In electional astrology, the first thing you do is try to get the Moon well placed. Yet in this chart, the Moon is Via Combusta (the wo ...
  Topic: Islamic Caliphate Declared by ISIS
Geoffrey

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Forum: Mundane Astrology & World Events   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 8:06 am   Subject: Islamic Caliphate Declared by ISIS
A few weeks back I attended "Lilly Day" at St Mary's church in Walton-on-Thames, where William Lilly was a church warden and where he is buried. Geoffrey Cornelius gave the lecture, but I ha ...
  Topic: Sun near Ascendant
Geoffrey

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Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:01 am   Subject: Sun near Ascendant

—Geoffrey: I hope to fish something with this can of worms :-) Are there answers to the questions you have put (as these are questions I ask myself as well)

I think that we can put Robert Hand's ...
  Topic: Sun near Ascendant
Geoffrey

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Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:37 pm   Subject: Sun near Ascendant
This can become a can of worms if you are not careful:

On horizons, there is more than one definition of 'horizon'. Here are some of them:

Visible Horizon: The junction between the sky and the l ...
  Topic: My theory for why solar returns cannot be relocated
Geoffrey

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Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:29 am   Subject: My theory for why solar returns cannot be relocated
It might help to study the returns of people who have recorded birth times and locations and were involved in historic events.

Lee Lehman has a book on Classical Solar Returns, that is the Solar ...
  Topic: My theory for why solar returns cannot be relocated
Geoffrey

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Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:53 pm   Subject: My theory for why solar returns cannot be relocated
The natal chart is cast for the time when the sun was at the position it was when you were born, and the place where you were at that time.

The Solar Return chart is cast for the time when the Sun ...
  Topic: Moon "ad vacuo"
Geoffrey

Replies: 6
Views: 2511

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:24 am   Subject: Moon "ad vacuo"
Thanks for those links Mark. I had not read them before and I found them very useful indeed! In particular, the second link to the collection from traditional sources, which appear to show what I susp ...
 
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