Profession and traditional astrology: Neil Armstrong

from a talk given at the Italian Astrological Congress

LIFE PATHS FROM  A MODERN AND TRADITIONAL ASTROLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

ROME,  MAY, 16th 2015

The determination of work and profession is one of the most difficult chapter of Tetrabiblos, maybe of all traditional astrology especially when it concerns activities Greeks could never imagine like travelling in space as Neil Armstrong. Anyway traditional astrology works even when we don’t have any text which can supports us, as we will see.

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The starred sky in science and art: the early fifteenth-century representations of the Ptolemaic stars catalogue

One of the most interesting lectures in the recent Apotelesma congress was the one given by Felice Stoppa, the author of the famous site about celestial maps and atlases Atlas Coelestis, rewarded in November 2005 by the Griffith Observatory Star Award.   This is the English translation, which I believe could be of interest for many. I should thank Felice Stoppa (the author) and Lucia Bellizia (Apotelesma president) who shared it with us.

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