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  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
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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: 12413

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: 12413

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: 1549

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: 1549

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: 12413

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: 12413

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: 12413

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: 12413

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 ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 12413

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:51 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Manilius followed Lilly!

Come on, don't be kidding! Smile I know you are very well aware that there never existed a man named Marcus Manilius, and Astronomica was written under the disguise of a Roman ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 12413

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:07 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Let me reply to the question and the ad hominem remark.

It's entirely possible you're not reading my posts fully or not understanding them.

I am. I understand that you aren't a Latin scholar, yo ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 12413

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:04 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Paul, let me first reply to some points you raised.

It is curious to me that my own reading of Manilius, and indeed others, seems to be the same as what BL describes here. That the houses and signs ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 12413

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:31 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
I do, however, tend to find myself in disagreement with the strength of surety of some of your points however.

Could you elaborate on this? I am really curious how you can reconcile the evidence I ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 75
Views: 12413

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:41 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
Paul, I asked for this thread because I am convinced that your views, which have been warmly welcomed, are wrong, and I would prefer to demonstrate my point in a better place than Facebook. I do not d ...
  Topic: Who is Adila?
Levente Laszlo

Replies: 3
Views: 1751

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:29 pm   Subject: Who is Adila?
My pleasure. Smile
 
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