Author Archives: Anthony Louis

About Anthony Louis

Author of books about astrology and tarot, including TAROT PLAIN AND SIMPLE, HORARY ASTROLOGY, and THE ART OF FORECASTING WITH SOLAR RETURNS.

An interesting horary: lost and found

One of the horary guidelines for finding lost objects is that when the Sun and the Moon are both below the horizon, the missing item will likely not be found. Recently a querent asked for help in finding a missing … Continue reading

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Will Roy Moore win the election? Ask the Golden Apples of Hesperides.

Despite mounting allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, Roy Moore has vowed to remain in the Alabama special election for the U.S. Senate seat in December of this year.  This week an astrologer friend sent me an email with the horary … Continue reading

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Astrology and the Tell Tale Yearbook

The Republican Alabama Senate nominee Roy Moore has been much in the news lately. Several women have accused him of inappropriate sexual advances when they were teenage girls and he was a single man in his 30s. The most recent … Continue reading

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Horary: Where am I? A tale of the Moon’s Nodes

I had an interesting horary experience today. A colleague and I had agreed to meet in Skype at 10 AM to discuss some charts. She lives in Argentina and was surprised to find that I was not online when she … Continue reading

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Bonatti: Will I occupy the besieged castle?

In his Treatise 6: On Questions Bonatti discusses a horary chart whose outcome is not obvious on first glance (Dykes translation, p. 515).  Apparently Count Guido Novello was besieging the castle of his enemy, the Luccans, and he asked Bonatti … Continue reading

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Sloppy Guido

Recently I’ve been reading through Ben Dykes translation of Guido Bonatti’s Treatise 6: On Questions.  As I read these ancient texts, I like to put up the charts for the case examples on my computer.  In the previous post I wrote … Continue reading

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Bonatti: Will I get my dead uncle’s goods?

Guido Bonatti (? 1207 – ? 1296 CE) published his famous compendium of astrology around the year 1277 CE.  In Treatise 6 On Questions he gives the example of a horary chart for a question posed to him by one … Continue reading

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