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  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 24
Views: 1318

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:24 am   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Yes, but did Hephaistio and/or Ptolemy actually use the term hairesis in this context?
  Topic: How many use sidereal vs tropical in their western practice
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 10
Views: 520

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:43 am   Subject: How many use sidereal vs tropical in their western practice
EleanorLouise wrote:

I am not sure I understand the question. I use western tropical and sometimes sidereal vedic. Do you mean using western interpretations with a sidereal chart? That would be ...
  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 24
Views: 1318

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:15 am   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Alas, your link leads to mostly empty book pages.

Sorry, this is a Google Books annoyance. Anyways, my reference would have been Stephan Heilen's Hadriani genitura, pp. 702-703. It basically says t ...
  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 24
Views: 1318

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:13 am   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
I took Latin in college as a minor and the now retired prof I studied with also knows Greek and classical astrology. This is a Greek word and might have more background than one realizes. He has tra ...
  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 24
Views: 1318

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:51 pm   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Hi Michael,

Knappich is surely wrong on this issue. I checked Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, the most comprehensive corpus of Greek texts, for αἵρεσις in astrological texts, and a cursory glanc ...
  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 24
Views: 1318

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:37 pm   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Tanit3333 wrote:

I took Latin in college as a minor and the now retired prof I studied with also knows Greek and classical astrology. This is a Greek word and might have more background than one r ...
  Topic: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 24
Views: 1318

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:41 pm   Subject: Proper use of the term 'hairesis'
Hi Skyscribes

In a German book by Wilhelm Knappich, I saw hairesis being used in reference to the solar and the lunar hemisphere of the zodiac in the domicile scheme. I.e., Knappich calls them the ...
  Topic: Pisces in love
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 3
Views: 297

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:42 pm   Subject: Pisces in love
Hi Haley

And welcome to Skyscript.

While IME the horoscope chart is pretty conclusive already in younger people, I think we have to be careful about making definite statements regarding things l ...
  Topic: The Asteroid Belt and the Ptolemaic Order of the Spheres
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 3
Views: 365

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:35 am   Subject: The Asteroid Belt and the Ptolemaic Order of the Spheres
Well, the thing is that the ancient astrological model of the cosmos is essentially self-contained - with just seven spheres carrying celestal bodies assigned to twelve signs as per the domicile schem ...
  Topic: oriental verses occidental and temperament
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 17
Views: 1260

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:16 pm   Subject: oriental verses occidental and temperament
Quoting Wikipedia on "Four Temperaments":

Nicholas Culpeper (1616–1654), described the humours as acting as governing principles in bodily health, with astrological correspondences,

...
  Topic: The Asteroid Belt and the Ptolemaic Order of the Spheres
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 3
Views: 365

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:31 pm   Subject: The Asteroid Belt and the Ptolemaic Order of the Spheres
Hi Samuel

Welcome to Skyscript! Smile

These are interesting thoughts. However, while the asteroid belt may gravitate more towards Mars (pun subconsciously intended, probably), I look at it mostly a ...
  Topic: oriental verses occidental and temperament
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 17
Views: 1260

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:40 am   Subject: Re: oriental verses occidental and temperament
i thought i understood these terms, but i am rethinking it and wondering if others would like to chime in..

it came out of reading john frawleys the real astrology applied, which i am still readin ...
  Topic: animism and temperament
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 2
Views: 335

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:59 am   Subject: animism and temperament
Hi James

That's an interesting question you raise. I would definitely count as an Animist and also as a Pantheist.

Now as far as my temper is concerned, I am not quite sure how others perceive m ...
  Topic: theorists verses practitioners
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 18
Views: 1081

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:46 pm   Subject: theorists verses practitioners
Ruud66 wrote:

james_m,

As one of the people who exclusively posts in theoretical and technical discussions, I feel addressed by your post aswell.
I have a somewhat similar history as Paul, as ...
  Topic: theorists verses practitioners
Michael Sternbach

Replies: 18
Views: 1081

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:33 pm   Subject: theorists verses practitioners
paul and michael,

i am sorry if bringing this polarizing topic up offended anyone... maybe that was part of my rationale for posting it, but i wasn't looking to alienate anyone.. it was coming out ...
 
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