Of the Planet Venus: Her Severall Significations and Nature.

[Extracted from William Lilly’s  Christian Astrology. Chap. XII. . Vol. I] [NAME.] After the Sun succeedeth Venus; who is sometimes called Cytherea, Aphrodite, Phosphoros, Vesperugo, Ericina. [COLOUR IN THE ELEMENT.) She is a bright shining colour, and is well known amongst the vulgar by the name of the evening Starre or Hesperus; and that is […]

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Of Mercury : His Signification, Nature and Property

Extracted from Chap. XIII of Christian Astrology. 1647 by William Lilly. [NAME.] He is called Hermes, Stilbon, Cyllenius, Archas. Mercury is the least of all the Planets, never distant from the Sun above 27.degrees; by which reason he is seldom visible to our sight: [COLOUR.] He is of a dusky silver colour; his mean motion […]

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The Moon : Her Properties & Significations

[Extracted from CHAP. XIIII. of William Lilly’s Christian Astrology. Vol. I ] [NAME.] The Moon we find called by the Ancients, Lucina, Cynthia, Diana, Phoebe, Latona, Noctiluca, Prosperpina; she is neerest to the Earth of all the Planets; her colour in the Element is vulgarly known: [MOTION.] she finisheth her courte through the whole twelve […]

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