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Dodecatemories

Dodecatemories

Also known as 12th parts, this formula is for the purpose of speculating the expected outcomes of attainment or loss of an entity or subject.   2,716 more words

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Passage from Manilius' Astronomica line 537

There are some who approve of an alternate scheme: from the sign at the edge of the rising heavens, which the founders of astrology call the Horoscope, since from that point are measured the hours of day, every class of calculation is made both in the divisions of time and in their distribution to signs; the years and months and days and hours start from the same source and are passed on to the following signs; however even though though all the periods proceed from a common origin the sequences are dissimilar, because some periods are slower, some quicker to complete the circle.   131 more words

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Primavera (Allegory of Spring) Sandro Botticelli

Marsilio Ficino worked closely with Botticelli to develop the Ne0-Platonic vision in art

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On The Melancholy of Marsilio Ficino Part I

It is always a daunting task to interpret the subtleties of Marsilo Ficino’s thought. Not only was he brilliant in an age of brilliance, his interests were as deep as they were impressive in their broad compass. 1,504 more words

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Void of Course

The void of course Moon is a niggling issue in astrology. If you Google it you will find several different explanations (varying in minor degrees to out-and-out contradictions). 737 more words

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Grandtrines reblogged this on Lost Dudeist Astrology and commented:

Very good article on this. Maybe the best I have seen on the 'net. But, as an aside, I am a "modern" rather than a "traditionalist." So, I approach the topic a bit differently from this. Mostly, though, I agree. Good analysis.

Rumi & Islamic Mysticism - مولانا و رقص سماع

A montage regarding the life and ideas of Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī, known as Rumi, probably the greatest Persian poet and Sufi of all time.

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Isra and Mi'raj in the Zubdat-al Tawarikh

First and foremost, I’m fascinated that a book on the natural world is prefaced with a painting of how that world is both sustained and came into being. 1,494 more words

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