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  Topic: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:49 pm   Subject: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
Hi Astrojin,

I'm really glad to hear this! Discourses are one of a kind, at least I don't know any other texts giving such intimate insight into an astrology master's relationship with his pupil. I ...
  Topic: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:15 am   Subject: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
Hi Astrojin,

Thank you! Discourses consist of 97 chapters in Greek, and there is an appendix of about 25 chapters, which is only partially extant in Greek but fully in Latin. These are of various l ...
  Topic: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:31 am   Subject: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
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  Topic: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:33 am   Subject: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
paul shared a link 11 days ago here.. thanks...

http://skyscript.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=10941&sid=ba31b5f25bb1d6785d0b5815b674cff2

If you please to follow my link, you'll see it's som ...
  Topic: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:40 pm   Subject: New Hellenistic and Byzantine texts in translation
If you like to study the source texts of Hellenistic and Byzantine astrology directly, this may interest you:
http://skyscript.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=10953
  Topic: New translation project from Greek to English
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 1
Views: 1055

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:42 pm   Subject: New translation project from Greek to English
Dear Skyreaders,

In the past fourteen years, you may have met my contributions in the traditional section of this forum, so perhaps I don’t need to introduce myself. But what I’d like to draw y ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 21804

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:16 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente, does Mathesis 4.25 imply that aspects (applications and separations) are blocked by sign boundaries? And are there other Hellenistic sources that imply this?

Does it indicate some kind of ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 21804

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Hi Dimitar,

Of course, we would be better informed about the issue if someone took up the arduous task to sift through the published texts so that every elucidating passage on the exact meaning of ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 21804

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:52 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
I've skipped this:

1. Are the constellations interchangeable with the signs in most authors, and isn't this plain clear from the term zoidion?

They are, it is. Smile
  Topic: Question concerning Tetrabiblos 2.11
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 3
Views: 3151

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:50 pm   Subject: Question concerning Tetrabiblos 2.11
Ptolemy might have thought of the tropical frame when talking about the sign in its entirety, and the constellational when describing its parts. At least this is how the commentators seem to interpret ...
  Topic: Question concerning Tetrabiblos 2.11
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 3
Views: 3151

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:49 pm   Subject: Question concerning Tetrabiblos 2.11
I checked a couple of medieval and early modern sources, but probably not the right ones to find anything about Ptolemy's meteorological astrology. Then I turned to the commentaries, and it seems that ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 21804

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:12 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
(continued)

In what sense is this unique to Rhetorius (am I understanding you right)? Is it that this section doesn't appear in the attributed material of Rhetorius and so the idea is someone else ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 21804

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:30 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Paul, this is going to be very long, complicated, and exhausting. First I'll describe the situation for the "Rhetorius" text, then I'll answer your questions in a separate post.

No origin ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 21804

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:40 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Now as the debate about how to interpret Manilius's description of the houses is over, I turn back to the titular topic of the thread.

I made the comment that whole sign aspects were the least impo ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 21804

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:46 am   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
To test out my theory.

Peotsiris and Levente - inventor hypothesis by an individual or school ? or gradual development ?

What theory? Considering that the vital components of astrology come fro ...
 
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