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Morin’s use of Whole Sign Houses

The great 17th century French astrologer Jean-Baptiste Morin de Villefranche used both whole sign and quadrant house systems. He regarded Regiomontanus as “formal” houses and whole sign houses as “accidental ones.” For example, in his delineation of the chart of … Continue reading

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In June I’ll be speaking on solar returns at the 36 Congreso Ibérico de Astrología in San Sebastian, Spain.  My plan is to briefly review the history of the technique in Western astrology, especially that of the 9th century Persian … Continue reading

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