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.

Average Daily Motion of Planets in Horary

Horary astrologers often take note of how fast a significator in traveling per day to evaluate the outcome of horary charts.  There has been some confusion in the literature about exactly how to judge the daily speed of planets.  Do … Continue reading

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More on the Moon’s Nodes in Horary

In the last post I reviewed an article by Pepa Sanchis in which she reviews some ideas of French astrologer Denis Labouré  regarding the Moon’s Nodes.  Recently I had a chance to test her comments in a personal horary which involved the … Continue reading

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The Moon’s Nodes – Review of an Article by Pepa Sanchis

In this blog I’d like to briefly review an article about the moon’s nodes, written by Spanish astrologer Pepa Sanchis and published on 29 July 2018 on the site http://primaluce.es. My approach will be to summarize and paraphrase her ideas and … Continue reading

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Masha’allah’s Chart for the Epoch of Christ

In his book on mundane astrology, the 8th-century Persian Jewish astrologer Masha’allah offers a chart for the beginning of the Christian Era.  His method is to study Aries Ingresses and the cycle of the Great Saturn/Jupiter conjunctions as they pass … Continue reading

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Masha’allah’s Simultaneous Use of Whole Sign & Porphyry Houses

There has been much debate in recent years about the use of quadrant houses in Hellenistic times. The 8th-century Persian Jewish astrologer Masha’allah ibn Athari (740 – 815) was well versed in the writings of Dorotheus of Sidon, a 1st-century … Continue reading

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Hellenistic Time Lords and Epigenetics

When I lecture about time lords to groups of astrologers, I use the analogy that the natal chart is like our DNA and the time lords are among the factors that determine how and when our “astrological DNA” will manifest. … Continue reading

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Writer Irvine Welsh: Placidus vs Whole Sign Houses

Recently I watched a video by astrologer Patrick Watson in which he discussed the birth chart of Scottish writer Irvine Welsh from both a Whole Sign and a Placidus house perspective.  After presenting Welsh’s birth chart, Patrick maintained that his … Continue reading

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