Tag Archives: Ibn Ezra

Mars/Saturn Conjunctions in Cancer in Mundane Astrology

Recently I’ve been reading some modern and classic texts on mundane astrology. One of the more obscure facets of historical astrology is the role of the Mars/Saturn conjunction in Cancer which repeats about every 30 years. One of the earliest … Continue reading

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The Centre of the World in Ancient Astrology

Recently I was reading an article by Shlomo Sela about A Newly Discovered Treatise by Abraham Ibn Ezra (c.1089–c.1161) in which Sela discussed some of the astrological work done by Ibn Ezra during his stay in England. Among the many … Continue reading

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Why are Placidus Houses so Popular?

Recently I watched a YouTube video about house systems in astrology. This otherwise helpful video on astrological house systems contains a glaring error. The idea that Placidus became popular in the West only because tables of Placidus houses were so … Continue reading

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