Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-154) and index
Introduction : what was astrology in ancient Greece and Rome? -- Origins and types of astrology : the transfer of astrology from Babylon : the pseudo-history of astrology : "alien wisdom" -- The product : how to construct a simple horoscope, ancient style -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 1 : the aspects and the "places" -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 2 : the zodiac and its signs -- Structure and meaning in the horoscope, 3 : the planets -- Horoscopes and their interpretation -- A matter of life and death : "starters," "destroyers," and "length of life" : some sociopolitical implications of astrology -- Conclusion : why bother with ancient astrology in the twenty-first century?
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