Coming back from the 5th Apotelesma Conference

The annual meeting of Italian traditional astrology students  for Apotelesma Conference in Genoa is already an established tradition, an opportunity to do good astrology, and meet new and old friends from Italy and Europe: between the rest Wolfgang Tomsits, an Austrian astrologer arrived in Genoa with Kolev two latest books which we envied very much 🙂 ; Patrizia Nava a qualified Frawley horarist (and her fiancè we could do not without); Julianne Evans, an Australian astrologer living in Italy; Patrizia Zivec, a specialist in weather forecasts according Ptolemy and Medieval astrologers; Katia Mazzoni and Mauro Martinelli, authors of an interesting booklet about earthquakes in traditional astrology, and many friends  practicing both modern and ancient astrology which is impossible to list.

This year the conference was focused on the connection of astrology with other disciplines and arts.

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About tailed stars and other stories: coming back from Apotelesma congress

Traditional astrology is alive and kicking in Italy too, and the evidence is the yearly meeting of Apotelesma congress, organized by its President and our friend Lucia Bellizia. Under an almost summer sun – very strange for Halloween’s eve – but we had the traditional pumpkin and candles together with  six lectures, which put together astrology together with statistics and philological  and scholar research.

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Stars of Florence

As every year,  this year too I attended the meeting of Cieloeterra group because I’m strongly persuaded this event is a great opportunity to learn many new things , and as usually I was not  disappointed. Moreover by change the hotel was in front the pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella, one of the oldest of the world, opening on the cloister of the church of Santa Maria Novella. Florentine pharmacopeia is famous,  together with Rome and Venice for the wonderful remedy of theriaca, which surely was prepared for at least 3-4 centuries between the walls of this pharmacy. Now tourists can buy simpler perfumes and potions like the rose water, but the place is stunning, it is like jumping in the past.

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