Dodekatemoria in Alfonso d’Este Anonymous horoscope

 

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Several years ago I commented some techniques employed by an unknown astrologer in a judgement written for Alfonso d’Este, the illegitimate son of the Duke of Ferrara. This judgement contains many  tables summarizing several traditional techniques: of some I have already talked here.

Someone asked  me about the table concerning dodekatemoria.

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The Piratess Carola is free

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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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Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

The very day the Italian Nobel laureate Dario Fo had died in Milan, the famous American singer Bob Dylan was awarded for the same prize for the year 2016,  “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.

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The hanging soul: bipolar disorder and traditional astrology

The bipolar disorder is  is a disorder with periods of depression and periods of elevated mood, which in the humoral system is connected to the vapours of the black bile – the cold and dry melancholia- which predominates and obstructs the brain. Obviously the perfect remedy for this illness are hot oils warming and anointing the head and dissolving the corrupted bile.
Quoting Galen, Maimonides lists 16 signs of the disorder:

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We can be heroes, a short reading about David Bowie’s life and death

A very quick look to David Bowie’s chart in the day of his death.  The chart is cast for 9:00 am, the birth time given by parents and the former wife (1), but we like a lot because of Venus culminating at MC.

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David Bowie 08/01/1947 h 9:00 am London

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