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A history of Western astrology

Author: S J Tester
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the history of Western astrology begins with the philosophers of Greece in the 5th century BC. To the magic and stargazing of Egypt the Greeks added numerology, geometry and rational  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S J Tester
ISBN: 0851154468 9780851154466 0851152554 9780851152554
OCLC Number: 59897629
Notes: Originally published: 1987.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From the beginnings to Manilius; from Manillius to Vettius Valens; Alexandria to Byzantium - Ptolemy and later Greek astrology; the latin Middle Ages; renaissance and enlightenment - the second death of astrology.
Responsibility: S.J. Tester.

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