Marriage and Divorce of Astronomy and Astrology: A History of Astral Prediction from Antiquity to Newton

Front Cover, Aug 1, 2006 - History - 228 pages
This is a study of the union of astronomy and astrology, and relations to astral worship, from early Babylonian times, through medieval European times, up to and including the time of Isaac Newton, especially in relation to prediction, and with extensions into more recent times. There is also discussion of related matters in other cultures, such as Chinese, Indian, Native American and African.

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Some Sources of Astral Beliefs
From Astral Beliefs to Kepler Fludd and Newton
Some Astrological Techniques
From Babylon to Copernicus
Stoics Kepler and Evaluations
Diodorus Siculus of Sicily Bibliotheca Historica Book II 2829 31 Chapter 6 Earlier Christians and Astrology
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