Monthly Archives: April 2012

Did William Lilly Understand Ptolemy Correctly?

This is a follow-up to my previous post about triplicity rulers. In the 1940 Robbins/Loeb translation of Tetrabiblos Ptolemy discusses triplicities on pages 83 to 87, “Of the Triangles.”  Ptolemy begins by saying that the zodiac is divided into four … Continue reading

Posted in Astrology | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Triplicity: The Third Essential Dignity

Triplicities: Ptolemy, Lilly, Dorotheus, Morinus My first contact with triplicities came when I was learning horary astrology some 30 odd years ago.  I obtained a copy of William Lilly’s Christian Astrology (1647) and read it cover to cover.  Lilly presents … Continue reading

Posted in Astrology | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments