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  Topic: fatalistic astrology
petosiris

Replies: 4
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Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:47 pm   Subject: fatalistic astrology
External locus of control and coping is a guess.

An extreme external locus is more unhealthy in general though.
  Topic: Dignity and Combustion
petosiris

Replies: 23
Views: 9699

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:59 pm   Subject: Dignity and Combustion
". . . To sum up, however, it should be stated, that nearness to the Sun is harmful to all planets. Certain astrologers, however, claim that Mars is favourable when setting, when he is overwhelme ...
  Topic: Sidereal vs Tropical
petosiris

Replies: 45
Views: 7073

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:55 pm   Subject: Sidereal vs Tropical
...so maleficent planets coincide with the autumn and winter tropics, while beneficent planets with vernal and summer tropics, regardless of their heating and cooling power. It is still seasonal schem ...
  Topic: Sidereal vs Tropical
petosiris

Replies: 45
Views: 7073

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:46 pm   Subject: Sidereal vs Tropical
How is Mars' exaltation related to the seasons then?

Ptolemy explains Jupiter's and Mars' exaltations with the tropical zodiac, when Mars is most southern, he is near the fiery south winds, and Jup ...
  Topic: Sidereal vs Tropical
petosiris

Replies: 45
Views: 7073

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:35 pm   Subject: Sidereal vs Tropical
petosiris,

the link you provide in the above post takes me to bill thayer's web site... once there, it doesn't seem easy to find the info you mention in your post.. there is no search feature eith ...
  Topic: Sidereal vs Tropical
petosiris

Replies: 45
Views: 7073

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:50 pm   Subject: Sidereal vs Tropical
It is too obvious that the origin of all ''dignities'' is from the Northern Hemisphere temperate seasons. The argument that we should use them conveniently with an arbitrary frame of reference does no ...
  Topic: Sidereal vs Tropical
petosiris

Replies: 45
Views: 7073

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:44 pm   Subject: Sidereal vs Tropical
I’ve heard this theory before and I’m afraid it does not jive for me. What about the plethora of countries around the equator? Which zodiac would they use? I think you’d have a hard time convinc ...
  Topic: Sidereal vs Tropical
petosiris

Replies: 45
Views: 7073

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:53 pm   Subject: Sidereal vs Tropical
I was born in Australia and so perhaps I, more than my northern hemisphere friends, am more aware of how describing the signs in terms of the seasons they occur only applies to a smaller fraction of t ...
  Topic: Sidereal vs Tropical
petosiris

Replies: 45
Views: 7073

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:22 pm   Subject: Sidereal vs Tropical
Whatever astrology or astrologer you pick, it will 99% or 90% contradict something that another astrology/er posits.
  Topic: Aristotle's Elements and the Zodiac: Astrologers' Error?
petosiris

Replies: 41
Views: 12769

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:21 am   Subject: Aristotle's Elements and the Zodiac: Astrologers' Error?
I don't know why no one mentioned what Ptolemy says in 3.11 (Robbins).

Aries, Taurus, Gemini are moistening and heating (Air)
Cancer, Leo, Virgo are heating and drying (Fire)
Libra, Scorpio, Sagi ...
  Topic: Reconstruction of Ptolemaic Terms
petosiris

Replies: 0
Views: 1948

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:16 pm   Subject: Reconstruction of Ptolemaic Terms
1. Order:
Aries
Jupiter is first because of triangle
Venus is second because of house and triangle in Taurus
Mercury is third because of house and triangle in Gemini
Mars is fourth because of hou ...
  Topic: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
petosiris

Replies: 75
Views: 14225

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:14 pm   Subject: Aspect doctrine in ancient astrology
In connection to the OP and Placidus:

''And sometimes, also, among the signs that ascend slowly the sextile aspect destroys, when it is afflicted, and again among the signs that ascend rapidly the ...
  Topic: Equal House System in Renaissance Astrology?
petosiris

Replies: 138
Views: 32178

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:59 pm   Subject: Equal House System in Renaissance Astrology?
Is it the 'house system' part that you find doubtful, or the 'introducing' part? Because if it is the former, I don't see how there could be any reasonable doubt that Ptolemy is referring to the stand ...
  Topic: Most Elevated Planet?
petosiris

Replies: 16
Views: 3894

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:17 pm   Subject: Most Elevated Planet?
I do not get it why you are taking my comments so personally and antagonistically, they are with good intentions of clarification of the word Midheaven and are aimed at the general public. I think it ...
  Topic: Most Elevated Planet?
petosiris

Replies: 16
Views: 3894

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:23 pm   Subject: Most Elevated Planet?
I don't think anyone was denying anything of the sort - mostly because nobody was talking about this issue here yet.

Actually you are, and I quote:

I actually think Hellenistic authors, broadly, ...
 
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