Intro to Tetrabiblos: Porphyry of Tyre – Andrea L. Gehrz translation (book)


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Page Count: 81 pages

Published: 2012

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An Introduction to the Tetrabiblos: Porphyry of Tyre – Translated by Andrea L. Gehrz

Originally written in ancient Greek by the philosopher Porphyry of Tyre, this textbook sets out the basics of ancient astrological theory. It is a perfect introduction into traditional astrology, as it is simple, elegant, and technical. Topics include:

  • Ancient Beam Theory
  • Apogee and Perigee
  • Nocturnal and Diurnal Planets
  • Sign Rulerships
  • Exaltations
  • The Casting of Planetary Rays
  • The Body Parts associated with the Twelve Signs
  • The Productive Places
  • Conception
  • Masculine and Feminine Signs
  • Ascensional Times of the Signs
  • The Colors of the Planets
  • Fixed Stars
  • Etc.