Salt of the Earth

This is the final part of an introductory series on the four Elements in Astrology Earth is among the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy. It was associated with qualities of heaviness, matter and the terrestrial world. Earth is the tangible, the solid. The elements remain very much the same in several cultures. In […]

Read More

Gemini: Sign, Myth & Meaning

We are fortunate to have such access to many Classical texts on astrology In the  The Anthology of Vettius Valens of Antioch, Book I. Concerning the Nature of the Stars  (Schmidt & Robert Hand p. 3). Valens introduces Mercury with these words: “The star of Hermes (Mercury) is significant for the education of children, letters, disputation, […]

Read More

Hermetic Philosophy & Astrology

I have discussed the Hermetic Philosophy in a number of contexts. Here I want to get to the very core of the teaching because it is essential to Astrology as well as Sympathetic Magick. In such a medium it can only be an introductory article  – I hope it will inspire further research. The image […]

Read More