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

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Lulu.com, Aug 1, 2006 - History - 228 pages
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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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Contents

Some Sources of Astral Beliefs
2
From Astral Beliefs to Kepler Fludd and Newton
36
Some Astrological Techniques
78
From Babylon to Copernicus
94
Stoics Kepler and Evaluations
129
Diodorus Siculus of Sicily Bibliotheca Historica Book II 2829 31 Chapter 6 Earlier Christians and Astrology
177
Updates and Addenda
205

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