After some years from the first edition, the Decans of Albumasar comes back in a paper edition with a detailed preface about the use of decans and the story of this book.
The Decans of Albumasar is a must-read book for astrologers and occultists. It offers the original images of 36 decans, copied in Picatrix, in De Philosophia Occulta, and in tons of other ancient or modern books.
In addition the book gives the properties and the meaning of the fixed stars arising with each decan, with quotes from other significant texts on fixed stars and beibenie.
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The new Italian heroine, the fearless Piratess against the far right Interior Minister Salvini, has been freed since a few hours; she was in fact arrested because with her ship brought some migrants safe on Lampedusa coast, with an act of civil disobedience.
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Bonatti, Treatise VII, On elections/house IV, chapter 6: on the destruction of constructed buildings
Venus ruler of the Ascendant is in the cadent sixth house (the ineffective house where Mars rejoices), in aversion with the Ascendant. Saturn, who rules Libra by exaltation, is strong in the fourth house, together with the malefic South Node, of Mars and Saturn nature.
The Ascendant is in an airy sign, as Bonatti states, and the Ascendant ruler is matutine (Bonatti says western, but Venus and Mercury have their best in the occidental/vespertine side).
The Virgo Moon is besieged by the malefics: separating from the Sun (which is a natural malefic for her) and applying to Mars, the malefic out of sect. She is cadent from the Sun (it is in the sixth house from the Sun in Aries) as Bonatti again wants.
In the ninth house of religion, churches and Christian faith Mars is with the brilliant of Taurus, Aldebaran, the beibenia of Mars and Venus nature: its colour is fiery red and its stones are ruby and garnet. Aldebaran as all the hearts of the fixed signs gives riches and opulence but it is violent and destroying.
L’amore si trova al centro della vita di tutti, o quasi, ed ovviamente anche l’astrologia gli dedica ampio spazio, visto che la scienza degli astri non è che lo specchio della vita quotidiana. Ma cosa fare, quale tecnica usare, quando gli astrologi tirano conclusioni opposte come nel caso dei due partiti dell’astrologia oraria moderna capeggiati dall’astrologo inglese John Frawley e quello dell’astrologia antica capitanato dal seicentesco William Lilly?
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Let’s take a closer look at this Christmas comet, as the comet 46P/Wirtanen has been nicknamed, being visible just before Christmas. Continue reading A Christmas Comet (according traditional astrology)