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Loeb Classical Library 435

Tetrabiblos

Ptolemy

Translated by F. E. Robbins

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HARDCOVER

$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674994799

Publication Date: 01/01/1940

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496 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

Index

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World

  • Introduction
  • The Luminaries and Planets
  • The Signs of the Zodiac
  • Tetrabiblios
    • Book I
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. That Knowledge by Astronomical Means Is Attainable, and How Far
      • 3. That It Is Also Beneficial
      • 4. Of the Power of the Planets
      • 5. Of Beneficent and Maleficent Planets
      • 6. Of Masculine and Feminine Planets
      • 7. Of Diurnal and Nocturnal Planets
      • 8. Of the Power of the Aspects to the Sun
      • 9. Of the Power of the Fixed Stars
      • 10. Of the Effect of the Seasons and of the Four Angles
      • 11. Of Solstitial, Equinoctial, Solid, and Bicorporeal Signs
      • 12. Of Masculine and Feminine Signs
      • 13. Of the Aspects of the Signs
      • 14. Of Commanding and Obeying Signs
      • 15. Of Signs Which Behold Each Other and Signs of Equal Power
      • 16. Of Disjunct Signs
      • 17. Of the Houses of the Several Planets
      • 18. Of the Triangles
      • 19. Of Exaltations
      • 20. Of the Disposition of Terms
      • 21. According to the Chaldaeans
      • 22. Of Places and Degrees
      • 23. Of Faces, Chariots, and the Like
      • 24. Of Applications and Separations and the Other Powers
    • Book II
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. Of the Characteristics of the Inhabitants of the General Climes
      • 3. Of the Familiarities between Countries and the Triplicities and Stars
      • 4. Method of Making Particular Predictions
      • 5. Of the Examination of the Countries Affected
      • 6. Of the Time of the Predicted Events
      • 7. Of the Class of Those Affected
      • 8. Of the Quality of the Predicted Event
      • 9. Of the Colours of Eclipses, Comets, and the Like
      • 10. Concerning the New Moon of the Year
      • 11. Of the Nature of the Signs, Part by Part, and Their Effect upon the Weather
      • 12. Of the Investigation of Weather in Detail
      • 13. Of the Significance of Atmospheric Signs
    • Book III
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. Of the Degree of the Horoscopic Point
      • 3. The Subdivision of the Science of Nativities
      • 4. Of Parents
      • 5. Of Brothers and Sisters
      • 6. Of Males and Females
      • 7. Of Twins
      • 8. Of Monsters
      • 9. Of Children That Are Not Reared
      • 10. Of Length of Life
      • 11. Of Bodily Form and Temperament
      • 12. Of Bodily Injuries and Diseases
      • 13. Of the Quality of the Soul
      • 14. Of Diseases of the Soul
    • Book IV
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. Of Material Fortune
      • 3. Of the Fortune of Dignity
      • 4. Of the Quality of Action
      • 5. Of Marriage
      • 6. Of Children
      • 7. Of Friends and Enemies
      • 8. Of Foreign Travel
      • 9. Of the Quality of Death
      • 10. Of the Division of Times
  • Index

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