MASHA ',A,LLAH

Book of Nativities

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'ihe N,M.il~e iD 'hJs Namii:v.!II,y. '""'"'"'. , .•• a ••••. - - •••• ~9'

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mR'I~oductioD to IJhe Book; ,()I,NtI~'vIWeg or Masha~,aU9,b I>:y' Rohert Hand

Masha?aUab was (llile ,O'f tlke ear'Ue"SI, of the ,AEabic ern asj[fQWog~1S,~and he.. ~i~ ,good ,e._ltanllple ,a,f .wlllly 'W'e conswslient!;y reIer' t~1 mhis as ,Arabic era astrlQ~ogy t;~ujbe:r til. ~hl'llPbr ,AflIhic ,asO'~1o,gy, [{tf lite, was Jew~sh not A_rabic. As we, h~;Yie :litoted! 'eb:eW;tu~~m~, ",~ few ,I).!f 'we a&kO!!ogers of the: ~bijc era, regardless or what blng1wa;ge the, WfO'tcl were ,elhn ic araibs. Fo:r.th,~ rn!)s~ ,part tI;1leJ' ll'll'ere, '~'ksl' ~_)l':riJtIlS!, Jiews or PefS~~ns. This is not wm,te~,~d kJ :~, a criticism of dte.. Arabjc, ~oples~ Mer~ly a staw.mewn of lbws~oJi.cam facr,

'Masha,i,id1ah, was froM Basra in sOlldile:m [r.:aq and Uo.uds!h.ed between 'the yeams '1'[62-815 C.E. Fo:[' the most pari helived win Baghdad. A.Noo,niiDg ~o' PiD~ ~n his anide in dle [j,icdol!.ary oj Scientific BiO,graphY~'·i M,uh~i,a11 ah was one of [he fU"St, (Oi ntroduoo the P'enia.n, Sa8is,ali'id,' techni,ques of PJTedicu~' by 1 YiPi,[,er=Sahnn c:ycJ'e~,. and also, more iwponanlly ior dtis "NQfk. was b.v,i~y ilidluenc:'~d by the O:id Persia:fiI or PahJavi b:'aJlIrslati<.n~ O'f Dorotheus 'Of SidoftlJ~ whose ~nnue[lce ]S, ev,e:r.ywhe~ 'ev~d~nrt ,~I;l this wc)!r!k. A:p~nd.y M_ashai!'a~]ahr was also i 'Il\!! 01 ved in ~he, e~ecti,ng or Idle 'lime :Fo.r '[he foundii[ng of B,aghdad!u~dew Ii)~-Mal!sur. :t.ittle emse Is 'knowil of his Wife.

H~"s. writings on ~~o.gy were. extremely extensive, ,~dloulb Rot ell of thcNl'lJ Sl.!Wrv~v¢. The ('DUl)wi,[lg USi~, of 'works. is dJ~ri'Ve.d directly from, tihm given ~y P~lilgree ~nl hi'S. mtide in 'the DictiOlUjryo/ SC'i:enti/ic B,i_()8,m,phy.

1. Ki'tfJb' al'~,marwalid aJ~,kob\irl or n~e' .o,rool B,t)'()J oj' NaJj'ol,in'es. This is not :tbe prese:BE work, but ,a IllfilOfiC extensl ve one on, the s.am-,e s[lIJIbjec:t A~co:rdlw~ Ii" to PilJl,~~ '~ere is ,8 LiU~D b"':iUiitSlatio~.,

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2, Fl',al'~iJ',im{il. wa i/-tJd:)ifin ~v.a~ i/-mil'al~ or .on' Co'nj'unc,rio/ns &ina P,'eop.lie

,Wid ,1,el~lJ,itmS. The sun.ri'vhlg :pomons, of ,tills, work hiiIJ,ve been JU..'i'ldished both i'm ru:abIDc aJIld 1E'm,g!lish jp the SltlllC work of Kennooy ,{L1td, Pingree firQm. whid, Dds BatJir. o/,Nat,rvUiesllas, been rtrulSla!l,ed,,, See 'betofW.

3. K. iM:b m:alTrah Qt-s'I1'~ 'a" 'Of dle 8'ook, of the. P'roje'Cti;Q11: 0/ Rayos. This work is hlst.

4. Kiliib' al~,~~&.if Of' ,B,ook 'Q/ ngfolii~i'On.s:. Thi~ work ws '1~Q£t

5. Ki'taj, s-a~: ~(J'" aJ~as~UT.iab }.Va ~I.~ "amal bino. 011 B,o'()k ,of t.'he CoJtt:flmction 0/ an ASlrolaiJ.g and It'J Use'. ''fbis; ,SUt;1i',i,Vle5 omly in La1in 'U'~ns]atJo:n,-

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its ~JL\Illliar use of fecbnical 'mmminoto.gy renders, if SOi ~nclear'i that we il1l3ive 'ehosem, 1itO~, W. tt,a.ms~at:' ,ill, lllillb~ 'we een 00 ,3) bit ciearer albout the: word us,age ill it" I Slli:!1Pec~ 'lh~it ~lh~ Ladn b'amsla;t,or had Lite same problem wW'~ rthe Aribic.

I. ,rltD al~oAm:a)-!li' OJ Bou.i ,(lIthe n~o ,lo.r:s. 'n.is, liS ,.p~,tmy a book 'on rnh~, illS ' of ~~e Leu, ,of FC.HUR¢ and Sp]nt in mUllIdlme ~c~st,= ing. It is 'lost

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7. '. Udv aii:."mtI ~ p~ ,~~Sii.l"'[ wa ~:- !'Srn,.n or ,~Ir'le' _".()(}1fO, ,nliOWn as ~:,~,'e

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'10,. Kiliib' ,(1,t-l1,um! or Book' of U'llers. This wort ws lost.

II ru" K.i'IOO' ,~',f-s,"~ll~n orB'o'Olt.' .0/ ,GQ"!1emmelf'it. Th ~ s Wtb L Js l'M~:. : '12, Ki(ab' ,(,'II"$,(1/ar or Book 0'/ T:rav,e'i. TIlls book is lest.

~:3. Kitilb al~s ~tj'r or J'cok o.J ."rices~, Tbis boot, survives in Ithe origlnal ,and a190 in 'WIbat llIlI:a" be ~wo' diff~reJlj1'l La~;irnr ll1fansLa:Licns.

l41. Kiliib (d~l1iaw~trd Or Book: O/,NtJ'lilt!'ilies.. This is the wCIf]k ua'~sbu:ed run, this booklet"

:1 5,. !/{,Ulib ,r-aIl'wl2' si~f al~mtlwt]iid er Bo(),k of Revo,luri,a~s of {.he f eta:r~' of NlJtiv,id;er.. This, work eDSI$ 'OJ~~J min ftagme:ftllts Iqu@ted ~1iI other woiks.

[6, Kill;b 0'/ ~du.wa" 'WQ r~'-maQt er Book of D,',~aJ,~'es. ,and Rel'igiQ,ns'.

Pi~gree believes dUs (10' be ~delfi:t~eaJl with ,aJnoiher work, Fi qiyiim tJ'l~ ,1dJ"tqf(J,~ Mla ,tl,i>a~,ril(Jt qiy'MI~ ltd" maUki or On the l,ultilUaticm of ~h'e Caliphs aw' tie Kti.tJw,t:"d',e o/lh'fl' /il's-liaIi4l1ficul: of , Ellie". King'. As, sue ~ ilt bas be-em LI,Dflslated into E.1J!l~s'b in the SflJltIl,~ Kennedy

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iThj~ work, Th'l!/ III 0 ok: ~f .N.(;d~vi.tte3'i' Is ·G:Il]Y a~ in~~u;l~'Ory work, aiJlhoudl peMiijpS no~ 'what :3. fin;ooe:rn. a;s'IirO~OI"(M we.'~Wd ~!~d. as alm hl'trod!il.CWry wOl'lt Its 'tex~ is quite mme ,and, mOlt blessed w11h mruch of eim,er ~m,ntlcat1o!il 01" exp~alllJatiio~l. EWfIIJ t1;);.@~g1h there me [weJ ve ~Mlpl~ chans, 'lh~, demllliEeatbnrus< ~ :m bri,e;f dMU W~ ~V:~ ro, d~g: ia bJl f'O'[' .hrilOniliuluon" :fo.rtuwul'tely Wle; !la-v.e: ,a, m~jOf be:ip' 'in ~his regard. One of Ma;s~at~ldJi's :s:wooo'ts 'W'g one Abu 'Ali A1.-:KIbayy,at, '~O I~i~hef' '~ook

:Masha'i~JlIh.~,s tex~ in loto Uf ~t wh,at:eViu was the, OO111_OIn SQUIoceo 'of 0.0,. boots as the Iludeus of his O'W~, mOiJPe ,eixtens~ve The-Judg,menu of Naftrvilties. TbJs. 'W',ori{ in Nm, bas, been traaslated, aJ8~ from Ole Latin, b:y James H. Holden and pub isbed by the A.F .A. ,~~ fact Hold,en also tr,aJ]'iS1M,~ a good pert of this B,ook of Nafivili,es by Masha'aUah as an appe;_nd~x. I had made 01,. 'QWn. translation of litis WQrk aioout ~wo ,y~af.8 alo before I managed 00' obtain a c.,Q,py ,of Holdel1'i$ transla.tion~ . Wid wlilerni I reviewed Ho,]de-ml's b'"ruul'lation~ m fOllod we 'were in. esslMi.tial agreement, However, as, ,H(II]de~ stt!tt~ In his work, the tc;X~'M Abu, 'lUi! ]8 superior to that. of Masba~!;d]ab and mud) mere o@'~pkt@:i.ap.~·h't fact Holden tra;ns,latoo ~at psrt of Masbairdla.h laJrgeJy I JtQ. illlU'$lm.t~ the, su,perjod~ of the Abu 'Ali 'I~l+:t" I h8Jv,e no' qnmY-d wl'l,h his, oplni9n~ but I dld fimailly c.omts II). ~lll11e coacluslen ~:hait wi wOldd be WQtthwhi~e to' issue 'my tr'ans]a;tion of ,the oo;mp'le~e w@rik. My reaseas are; ,M 'f.o]lo,ws~:

First ,of ell, l[f.Le parts o,f ihe ~wo 'works, tllat. paralleleach other are mo,t exactly ~.he. same, and, M, Ph~,~ makes clear rn .ms material on Masha'allah, the Masha"aiilah text ,~s not alw,ays the i:mleriO'l:' version,

SOOQnd!, al.oug'h I thwoilghiy- appoocl,at.e. Holden's wort an;d ,ackJnow~ed,ge fully the q(ud~ty of his, H"anshUiofi, h~ did n.ot eomment ve:r.)' l~l.e:mJ,sJv<e.1y on the mareria:! in i~e bod,:!, 0'; the. t,ext I have chosen to' do so in an ~ffon 'tt) make the methods o,fM,asluli,a1hlh and AbUJ "Ali, more aeeesslble '10 mad em, studeets, I did ['10'1 h~v'e the Lat~n fo,r the earller parts of the Abu ;'Ali~ so' Holde:n~s, Q"anslatio,l'I. was most u-Sefu] in s;rraiginening out the :more bii~e passages in M,asba'aW~ahl b~~ u'9t because of 'Ih~ Latin U:seU, but; the, brief and. somenmes i]]comp]e~e [I.1llture of 1bhe. i,exlt Whatever the relative merits of M.aJSha'albih 8_1id Abu ',Ali,'may be, it ~s d~"Ih"t Jo~cbi:ml-Hellef'!, who transh~11ied the Abu 'A]~ from Arabje into UIFbilJ, was ,ill, ~lIllJ'uC:h benet Ladnist ~.afl, whoever b"aflls1atoo Masirn,a_·a11ah., ,Mid mat he deall 'With a better Ar.aJbit text in the second p~:rlt of *e Mmha'aUabj, 'Where the charts are presesued, I hlllive supp~±ed my own tra.lJJslau@ns diL~dy from the Latin ,of' 'the Abu 'Ali b~xt '~o.:r oomp>8lison wirdl fae M'acSha'!aUab. ,R,ere fk· Ladn ~x:t has, beea pt1ovid.oo by Pi1ilJg~, the editor 'of the Masba,'a~I,a:h,

Tlnro, th~s is a cQmp,]ete translation o:f 'the M~ba"'anm. Holden"s" as ,rnenl~'iO',n.ed pl'e'V,j,QUSrnt, was not i.l'u:e11 dsd, eo 00 cQ.!mple~e. But I wis~ 'to ,mate me po,int here and now ~at I 'Was DM motivsted by ,an,:" sense of inadequacy ~Iil tIoldeJl,~s tr8l~ud~tion. Of course I had occasional differeaces of '@pini@D with his nnsWati,otIJs. That is inev"ab~e w~dltwo translators", :I~l by and [arp I wou~d have 'been quite happy to have 'had

Holde-Il!s translation aspart 'of Plrojec,t lIinds\ighii;" I strong~y recQ •• e,nd

'hJa!-til" ,A;;.,; "11-.,,, ... -:- "\"" fU,,]..d'.""--~', -'r,-,,'I,-'I- --,C Ab, i,U· £'..,..,..;.,--,

t ,:J, e _cf reaoers eotam a oopy O~, nO !/JI!CiiIJ is trans, aiwo\n, Ow nuU ,nwl. rrom

th~ A,l';j,.A, The ~wo werks rog~lh$'l give the reader' an eacellenr introdpedon to eam']Y Arabic era ,asU',o]o,gy.

The Boo! 01 Nalivill;es or Kitoo' m,~~lid by Ma.s:ha'aJ1;ah, exists, as mentioned, ,@diy in Latin ~r:iJsLaltioD" I: have used the ed!~ti,O'm of t-ms 'wQ,rk edJiled by David Pingree and p:~b]j:shed M, an ~'p~di:i( to his ~!1d. B.S. Ke1\Dedy"s wQrt, Th~ A$tro~()8ic-ai History o/,Ma.s,ha I:aJla:h! H~~d,

U i ·v"- sirv ~'-- - ~,-. C, -r ,'L -"'4 ,-,- M' '-,-,-,'-, li!"lii'1l'l p-". -'" '-"'1 '_, t-jIi-- ",,' 'I ' ~I

Hi ref "",1. y pres.:s,. ,- -atmunUlg_e, ,_ ,ass., '7' l '. ",mgr-ee ,e", leoS, ,1IIle orJg~imt~lII

ma:nusc'ript arS, Parb :BN Latin 732. if. 13·,76. The ~x]. was i@bvioYsly ln

ii:., ... ,~ ...... id :'(n- ofi~ fi~,." -'be';', vr- ,t,:-, - - .. -41 ~ oadd , £;,' -' "I - Ii.._~~ fC, ,-, . .04- - 1,-71 Ui'VJI "" •• m h'lvO ,!&!;;]! ,I[" ~n,gr........ __ ,as .l'uror;y '10 ,:tYi-ii. J,;tUf IF.m,mJ~ 0 WOf'US ,aflu

phrases to the r()IrlgilM11, L:lIJliin text: in order t.o make {he, text read ,properly. 'Th~ correction s ~ha'~ he, made ~U ,s:eem quite, reasonable ,aj1;d. ~ .t: have n . ., . rI' , . .. t"" t b. These a . , ·..a....1i 'b." J,O'I Q(Re '_ ;a,ve nQ f'easo,Q_ '~Q' ,qlIDeS!llOiI1li tnem, '_ nese are su:rr'OrURiU,eU v:!!

pointed bracket'S -c ... ">' in the traaslation so tha.t readers can judge for 'lhems~hes" The Latin is, SJn1):p:]e Inn crude, aod OOCfltS,~Qn8ny quite ambiguous ,af5 Manti on 00, above, W,e heve no ~d.e~ who IlT,afit~d~t~d i~ and it is also clear that tbills text' has s;!!l!fferedi 'very bacillruy' ,at the hRIJJds, of various scribes, jnst~noes, of which are RO~'-OO, tb.roug:h;o~.'[ the u,ans]ation-

· - 1"1 .... ( •. ~~. ; .... 1 .• !i. "', . . ,- ',J _-

Maslfuia a }abll satd mat ,~'!Jl'nlg all itl),f *e boob of ,ijS'trom,omy th~R. is not

.a bGol(; fou1lLd 'mere u;sidcil 'I'han th~ bOok of ;rmti"wtj~ WJI' 00' geed -(.or

~ 'Aln- . . r·I til 1:- I J" - _ ~ .,- fIl ".1 _ i! - ,- ,-,

Ju~.ntsi H~ '~Ol ~s ,Mdem.t. min this w~W~ dlwoov,e1' prao1ical knowledge

[ III ·1 ~., ;;J _ - ,Ii, I ;I; [ ,I. • '.

ud wlSd!@lJn UlIl u, and W:I U 1::tern]glii,t nru .US ex~rl~ce.

FElrst of all, it is .... ecessary ee know lf ,the"cm'M wiU 00 'weaned. Of' mat;' i!i'ifd y.'O~ sholl~d :0.0\11 d1is,'bci1h by meamlS (if [the A:i~{I!ldani(i name.J.:y thi"ou!h ifie '1;'000&, ,of ~ts 'tripliei.~, a~d 11,· m~ of' 6e ~of'ds ,Of'the h()use~ 'olf Ene S~!f1l, ~f. ~ihe. na.t~vity is. diUn\a'l" <Cr' 0," d\e. house (aif the Mool1, i'f' .it. 'i s noeLUrnal>:,3 ,and by rm~n.S ,of the. ~ord 'of the: New :Mooli. or Ihe lOiN of lhe FU I. . con .a,iXordillml\gm,· as fie cbiilld, shaU hive .~~ bom ;after the <conjunction or::> F~.U Moon. An_d. lf mt is ac.o.!)'rd~ng to Ile

'. ew M,oo,n <or fun M'OOfDl ,0(1. should examine ,a[cc.oN.li~.g to 'the lords

_ .

of the, . "ip)ichy;, :m!rore,O'~,! you. should look at JUp.l'ter ·~nd v.em:us~ because ]f the naLi.v]ty is dwu.rnfli~[" y,ou .should exa!mlrne aceerding to

_ _ . .. 4

dhJ:n~i1iW S~~ ;u!l.d ~f ~.t!lm;all acoord.ing 'to, nactumal I~.s!.·

[C.mnmcntiary] This tint ~~mp.n 'is a .summamy. O'f wlil'l!ll i·~ ~o fo~IQIW'" 'Th~ 'iILe)it sev~raJ :P~--llltcS Oesh am thiC stel;etc~ presen~l3d. ,Iix);'lw!'e.

I 1m. Jl..ati1fJ, Im~ts m~ name -'. ashfialldi I1!IS-UaU " bas ~me: Latimrized foPin'i ~lla. .. as MeseUa, M~ssijlll~ M~a1]a_hi M~s'G'halhlh ete .. Ev~fi withi III ~rus Uliii 'lCtX,t ~vernJ' speilUiigS Wia"!lT~ ~n used. In t'M u"8rui}ado,n we b3¥C used die OOIl,v..e;nIiQmaID Englh]~ mms,UI.e.lliJiJ!l;m ~w, some o.f l~l1c v~w~ ~n.gs",

~ d.cmus. 11li' WOf'd ~[ilu~~)' m~, "'h0use~., ud so ~ :h-ave ~r.ElrU;~iUed, :i~, but 't]]r= reader s:'h..£JuLd be j),Waa'll lallal 'ibous$' usual,. m~ "s~gn," :uld W~ is probably what it :mcms [here. Tb!; L:a:tj:11IJ w,ord. ,locus USy!illy 'meaRS "house" mn tilt; mOOJem ~e~ of 'Iible wom. Le, ~mhre. 'h.()'tII~ 11m t1ll1is: 11:~t. 'W~ wiiU '~ ; house'; to ~mnS:la~ d~ wi'tb the tmdentanding: thai 'j~ m.~ ~}!d\gn·'. We. win W_1!JJS1:at£ ,IOCUS;M !'p'1aoo.~ I with the un'lllM,stamdi'ng mat. i~[ mClmS, mm-<hLQ house.

3. T~'l efilc:~oscd ill -e, ,. ;> means ,.'hat 'Ille Lati m 'w,as, add'ed by ~he editor of (he lati.n text. D~v]d P:i~trea..

<1, .In ,otbM' 'wQ'l\dls.. in dilmlal. mniviU·es on~ s'Mlilld wok more ,aim, J·~pi'tter~. til di umal ~and:. im nGt(lImiIl rulU viti~ in Ven.us,. 3J iJoctu mru p1a!n¢t.

..

And ,)lic:u :s!ho:uld ibe~ilH. to ~,oot ,U tmafi ['fI:[1~:] ~o:rd cfdlte b"jpl,~city of the first h@i!J ~~I I .at rns '[he Asccndla..:rnr[t ,a;n.d to U~e; ~e.'OOililJd lord! ar.id te the ~'rd lem; 'll:tese are 'the Lords ,@if .~ triplid:ty of 'ine fif8~ OOIJ~ei ,If th~J ~, :&ee from maIDefl,cs1 in ~he, AS«lII1,daliJt~ Or ~n ttu~ W O~~ h@!!IlS~!, iLn 'the: ,ele.venth, 0.1" ii~1 :j[b,. tbe ohilild wi,lrn ruivc.

I'f these are ,cad~nt from, Ithe angie:s: ,amid alie ,in'fOlrtlllnes,l you sho~rd look at ths ]~, of the ttiplLcily af ,th~ ~,Ql;Ise ill 'w.hjeh the Sum, ls ,at ,[h.~ tjm~, if tbe ~3i1iv.iIY' is dim:na];, ~f h@IW~V~f the nativit,Y is noclumwl ~ou st:u;:nmld loot am, die llo,mis, ,of lite; ~!p~I~city of ~he house :in 'wbleb ,!he: Moon i~ ;it1; tli];~ 'tiljliU~,> If 'these rue 11m a 100d, :p]~'C~ awid S3i_t~, 'from! mait~Hes",;ji t~e

'L,,·'I . ..iI "'j N 1·

Cr.JJ!~1;,!I ow h~ ,_rYe.

If lh!ese are illt ~vU pblces aad ,j n$octu nes, Y'OiU. sheuld ruook at ~M ].ot.d~ '~if 'thG m'pHc~l.y oflhe h,Quse WWil, ~'rueh the 'P'MI Oil :fOlnumle, is ~t ~lile, wim,e. U 'these ,are inJ I'nod ,p~aoe.s, aJndi rue from, m:il~~fi es, dllie chw~dJ wH I, Ilve,

:Bl.u, ,if tM ftathity is, (U~!.Tjja11 yOI;m sheuld 1'00']';: at 'th,e P,'ad O'f Fot1lu:ie;, end if lU!@c:~~r,rMI~,! you should look ~'I ~,'h~, Moo(li!J. s If th~y~' ere Wrnl evil

~ domu.r. agarirli_ TIiJ.$ may seem, :ill1ccmsisteau 'wg'!ih th~ !~ote ;blJ¥iS~, 'b!,l,~ Ma:slila'anah probably used W:ho~e-:s;j8n hJo1!.i~ ~ so the ,fj:rst ho,u-se ~s ,~ .si~~ of U'ae, ,Asce:n:dM,t

2 liberi ,Col malig- Th~, ,~xp.~si:'!fltJii, ~'£= r~m m.a[lefi.cs'~ ~ 's~miID~ :p~, are fQli.I'IlLdl i_Ou.,ghi)Ul Medj~v,~I, ,~L)jfOlO,gy. Pcimari[.lI of !lOlaJse 'i~ ,ll~gmfi~, ,g ]~d;" of ,a'ff]i~tiolil, b~ aspects .of '1tJ:e m*fiiCs. How~V'e~, il miJ,gbit also mean 1110'[; b~i~ .i'n, tlit<l, bij}.'!jJnd m' I~ml, .0:1' a millilefic as wejrn, In, ~y C3S~ i.'~, :nw~s ~lhat the pl~t, :i$ n~~, wm_Mbil~ by ~,' iIIM.crne-lJiID7iI w.i~lb mw;e,ftcs ..

l itiOnJiM~ n~, oen~t ~ugges~ Iii rat Ilfillis does :nol I~ dnll 'llbe, 'pl~t<U, are ~!hemmll~es m1a$e1fics" lb4d, lm'ah~r 1~1liat M~Y ;erre ~mMul\S ~emderOO 'Ulnf!Gnuna;~. Th,e '[S;tt (!\1(~H; to !l';ead! ,i~Jo.~Mu~a'ei' rn_the.r tniill:!! ,i!l'!/artw:lae, HOlden'i:s, ~nd~.litl,n of dw. pata]leJl ~~s~g:~ wr!J Abu 'AWi, .A].J<ha,yy.a;~; abo, n.ndl/Ciltes 'iI~s. hi, lh~, pass.ag~, ~fu.U f:bl~C)w ,mffiler eeeurrenees of ~i nfluiimllt$' ,$h:oo~l~ '00 ~mk:fStMd :im I!JIfi~ ~~ :~I\$-e.

~, S!C.1m ,a ~tis. See fiO~ 2 On Ukri. a malts. "This ~xp:~ion 'has a silrruitaJr :m~:;t!ni:ng.

,~, Holden's, bUisla;lxon ,of 'Ilh~ p.arroJI~] ~as;s;9,ge from, Abu "ALi AJ-Kh;~~)lt ~dp$ to ~P-~@j~ tbis P~a,I:e!, wkre, finnerwi,s,e we: 'woodd ~1H to be, ~fi$tMd,r lootiRg a1 ~ MooliJj.

lh;~t 'if (h~S$ 'too a:r$ :illilil~di,'te~ 3:a1td'linl 'bad! houses, ,look at ~e lords, 011 U~~· tripHcilty 0'£ lie :Patit; ,of Fortune. 'Wi '~1i~y ami~ g~ h{lI11ts~, f~~ foom

:2

places, y(ju. shcuJmd look, a~ the· lords of ~e mp,licily of the house 'of the New Moon~ if the narrivruty is aear t:o the New M,oG";. o.r you should 1001 at me lords of dle b"ipJidty of me· house of 'the Full Moo\lll, if 'the na:livmly is; ne.ar ~e Fun MOO(ml .• ' If these ,ar;e in an,g]es and free '&001 malefics, the lc.h~~d 'WUI u ve,

If these are evil ,ud lltlpe.dtd~ you s.hQ~dd look at ]up~te, vibich is a sharer b~ nali vities, n' he W~ 1[0, am an,gle., or dle .sJiJ.!coode:n~ g:f an .a:r!lJgl.e~ and "free from mate'n.es" [the cbUd] will live: fuf how .v'et' he :15, in an evil place and ,impeded by a n'Il ale flc ,I you sh,o~ld :1 00 l: ,at Ve~rlls .. 11' she is' in ,n angle Or the. sucoedent of' an aII.I~e and free from maJlefics" [the child]

'wiU ] lve, I.

If lrIDowev~ she ~s 1n an evil place and impeded by infortunes, Y'@u.

r.' ~ ~

should ,]o~:k at' tbe M~oon," lr she ls j:m t1h,e; Ascendant. or in the tenrh

house and free from malefics or joined to a diurnal star, ~f the :r.1iaJlruvhy is d~lIlD,ma.l[" 01 joined. to ~ n9CI~~aJ stu! ~f th~ In ativity is, nocturnal, and free. from. ~lf,ta]efiC$" he w.i.f~ 'I i ve; b,lJU' if she ms ,evi~l' ~@.ok ,~t ~he ahitlLUWlil'i, s

And Yi(nI, should. kilJl!.(),W this b'Y' the, lords of the lripUd.t)" ,of the Aseendant; and if the na.ti,vUy ~s .dhD:r.na~~ by the JOMs of the tr:w'pruid~y ,of' the. Sun:: ,aad if the Deuvwty ws nocturnal, 'by the lords of 'the 'triplici'ly of the .MGoml,; and i ikew~8e b,· the lords of tbe O"jplic:iuy 'Of the Part of

.i.m~jment$~ 311ld th~ SiUiD. a$.pects 'tIae ',art, of Fortune in diunulil ,M'livil::h:~s!, Orr the Moon in nocrumal nan vities.., the,y s;.ign_]fy :re.ari:ng.

~[i ,Qlh,e.r words the Part of ,l"ol'ihme wm save I~fc 'Qldy m f :its tripl ic.;ity ~orns ,an"~ :in :good c..cI]rn!]ti,Qti QwJthe Sum aspects by day I' (J'I" 'the ~on, aspc,ct$, It by mghrt. 6 Tha;~ is, the Part. of F'orwne"s 1rii:P.U'C~m:y. ,ruile.fs. The 'Yelllb :is ,1'I1l tOO s;ingular in U1e ,Lali~ :VUl ,clearly sllould be. :iln the plural,

~ The latin word lis. circa nO~ pos« lB:ut ~hh; does n'l)t sq.uare: wjth tl e more eemmon ~deaJ.; expressed aoo;'V,~ in Iti1;e: t'ex.,~; Inflait lt should 00, afi:el' the respeetive :pb.a:ses" b~~' not necess.arily ~~' them in 'time.

~ PuPtviOili$ly 'we· have ~ooked ~~, th~ MQQ.IiI.'s· triplicity rulers. No.w ''We .Iook at the Mooili lU~f~lf.

:j ,almllllll,ez. USililaHy 'Uri:s word has, [he form 'i!iil·ttm.de~ Q.iF tl~U1em. The ]ow'eli:' ease 'm" WQ Medje;va) mw11J.1SCri:pts and. ,t;:arEy Renillissililce printi.ng is :i~dli$tin.g- 1J.Ij$.llLilIib:~~ (rotiil the ,letter 'IZ•• DIe rO-.iim (j·tmUJ'ff. is ,i;i-cwa~ly ckrzr [~D' [me Arnl:dc. [0 'W'batev.er form, .ttJeail.muten is; 'mJIle ru]er of BI sign, degree, or entire Ich"aJrt. based on tl1~ ,co~mpl!J.tati(!lll of the milllXlmumJ ni,j,mlM~.t of di·gpJEies., U's,ual]y rhe word ;$ used for the roller of ell house, H!em we have 'mile 'Word j'nd1cillil:ing the wier IO:f' '~e chart as a whole,

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Fortune:; afJ!d. by [jh,:e lor-ds of the m~lid:l,y of d'a~ tU:H:lIS>e: of' ~he; c(U'~jgnc l'iolilJ oflfue SUfi aad Moon if the mam'i vw~;y Is m~ me 'Co~jiuncti:il(l!IJ~ Of by the lords of '!he; uipUdty of the bo'uLSe of 'too, 'fu]] Mooill w:f dle n3iliIVci~,J is oof'O:re 'lh~ N,e;,,, Moon. I If th,ese Me :i n ,i'iJOgle-s- Of' the sueeedents of angles" wad free ir,om n1jjalc:[ics,~ he will] li ve; j r these are wn evil ,prnaces ~Ij;d ~mpeded;, Ilnie wi I ~ d~e,

~,Co:mmemuary] At ~hM5. :po~ru, the lIl\lrn]!]otJ :hirns; ccniludoo b is, diSQ1J.!~:siofl ,@1 I~he IproPeiu ,lKllI,niqlL'.!e of computing, 'wlheliliier a, (:\hi:id wiU ~!i;lrvl,V~ Im:lg errun1\g'ta to. b~ w'ea:n~d", Given, th~, oOOcurilie~ of the ~~d" i~ dces 1lI0r ~m OlH ,of ,Ii~¢, to wm marize the ,~~ here i I], a 1i!l'i00.D'te s.~lIt-em!IiJlk', and, ,it is hoped, eJc,are1i f~!1l~:9'n. 1lm,ij!, m,e~'hQd i:nvo~v~, (f'ip]ic-il,lr' rule~~h'ips !JlmlQJI, ,e::a::'el,'L!Is;ivelY'., Thb tells; u s I~~nn we ,~ d~li ill@; wi Ilh ,f!J s-ctl,ool of a.s1rolloiY '10'~' s~g(~y 'inRUienoed! by ])ow~heu~ of SiidO',n whQ' 1LIs~d trip]j'cil,Y' :flidcm',sl~ps a]mo~~ [0 'Ibe 'n,cl'i(l~iQ~ Qof ~he 'Qllher di8flii[I,cs. even 'though, I~;ne¥ are deriv,oo from the domici'le ,~u~d te'~a~ta/tiolt f\i;iJ1,~~ships. 'De 'mt.:tlaoo is as :fuUow;s:

1 '. lf~f ~U ('.harts, diurnarn or f'IiOClllmal, !ei'i:).ul1j~e i~lliI~ wph'¢i~,y 11fU11e:us '0(' th,e, .A~~anL If lh~,!f ,aile, p.wiimariiiy wn, tlite. first. Ileru~h,. ~telo'~th Of n fih, and ~he,~ are not ~dJljcl'td by maJ~flcs~ I he~' i'i!ld'i~iII~e life'.

Aibul 'Alii ,A,I,·Krn!lJ'y,at',Sl [il~~ ~s a bii: different ~~e gives the fil1ll[, ~elil'th, c~,e\,g:r.uh and fourt'~ (nm'~:~ei!" l,h'Q11' d:r,e II/til) toOll.l~$ as, !~he best plaees, Thils, does not seem I~O 00 an impo.fit4!llilt di:s~il!lcU'on- ;10 w;lTIat fOUOW5 the m_ailll, thiags seems te 'be: ~'haJ~ 'fie ifl!d'ers. :;;lr¢ 1110.1: ,c:iliden~.

:2,. lf dw 'n.i!'h~rs 'O(r ~he Asce"~Jrja:nl dQ nut ffiei!.l:Slll~, Ij[jIP~iil!iC:1il :ror dUllimaili 'clltm:n:s; ,go l~' tlnc: Ilii'ilpmidlly mlcrn of the ,sl!! fl. ,and for ,~ocrumaj Cl!Urit:!i to. the tri~~,i,<:;ity rulers IOf tn~ M,ooftl. 1111. nGi'~lh:er case ;i3]',e" we ~peei;aJ]y 'OOl1loe!ll'l'bed \lIill~ tE]j}e. Sllif'll or MOOlii liltu;~,~e!j~! lbi,lt Ofi[Y w,ith, thCllr tri,1.icil}, 'mle:r.s. If 'lihese are wen p:~~ced ~ i'!!Olt ~i:r.mcoo.d, Ith-e;y :illidj;~t~ :llufe.

3. ] r th~ lri'plicily rn]eri, of' tllc Ught i r! ~~ ,arr¢ n[t;1, S!.I ita'hl!l'~ th,em 'we, ,~' '00 dru.~ ~_ri~~iCjlY l!\i~e[$ '~f the ,Part or FmrtlUlit~ for 00:~1h d3¥ ~d inn,ghl birnth~. H@w~v~, in addition. ~o 1h~ 'bcing, 'weI] :p~aG~d and mol: .arfn~el:e-cl, 'afile PacE: of rOJtlme ~,w", o.'$f) b£ ,M~:ed Ib;y mile Su n illill diJUmai dialit'sl' 0([ il;~~ M,oon, i.fiIJ aeeturnsl c'h~n_$" B'Ul ~:gaun m\~itlh;~~' Ute Sm'U n'Oli the Moon '~lnern5eW~ ('Om~ minto, ,~Iay, '!lJ'n~~:ss; thCi:.y

. 'I"· 'I m'lf I ~,~, - .... - ,.,I"" .11 II!. .Ik

are tnp. ~,cny nu~r:$\o ~_' t U ese !'iY~!':5 ~ nil ,~II.II' C;>O:lb.![I'~on. ,~i;!!, we nave 11;!!:!!'.1i ~~~

[rr'Oill tlil~ mqui,s;it~ ,lumInarY'. ~~is, indi~'t~8 ~if~. rot malt S¢&mJ to, Uee modem aSi~_mlo:g.er I~hail h~,vling Ime, a~~, tIC) Itlh~ Pan of f'OIirurn.e :from th~ SllImii 0[' Mnon

is: a ston ~ ~Iil~, equi'rem~lftl, we ~3v . ~ ~o telmeom'beiii' dlat. he e 100, Ihiro1lJgbcmt 'IlruilS WQ'r.k~, rull,ms :m'~ 1"~r.lJ by. slign. What is, redy 'reqiJ~red :is dlat k ,Suo by day or IlJbe M'oon ~y Na1l1 :lUlt be disjunct Or iim aversion to tile ,Pad, of ,F(nWD~~ I~bat ls, irE 3J ~oJtd~, sixth!. eiilllmi 0.1' ~w ~ U"ljb oome ",~aticull to ~t.

it ,Aga[m ummiog O,al tOO abrnf, ~ doos rllot 'Wort, OUt., we go, ,on. to ~he ~piei~y :rur~, ,o.f liM, d~gfMl'Df du: MIllOn a~ me, New er Full] M:~l!I, Wlbi~e~r p~~ the, biraffi1!, these 'ID'iJ.i&~ be :phtcoo ill ~M 'mruUl~r de!!eribed for rh£. ptevitl'llls [!!J~,er~ in oldu '~O irndk~.tie tha1. me cfiUd wiiml. five ,Agaim, die location of me dejreCi'I~lf is ]un ~m:pttrttnt. It ~s· '1l1il~ [OG-aIli~m of' 'lll!Ie, fmi:pUcUy m'~rs IDat OO'lm~,

s. 1I all 'of Illbe aoo've fail SI' ~e norw ,go [mn, J~p.her' ", VleD~ Hi 'tbiu, cmer~ B'is ti'lU'le we do not SO! ilO the ni;pruici~ rulen. 'b1!It [d:i.'t 'P'It\il.~lS 'liem~~. ~'f ,c~lh~r. of th@O am an.guIDm'~, OJ $'ilIec~~mll WiLd "u<nafWt~ th~, c'l1~ld wiD lve.

tt If Ijg~t rmb~, we fiIillly eome ~.o ~me Moon rulseWr, ml'hs.r lhall Hs biplici~y rule:r;5, Nij)'le milt, me, SuiR i~ airld lot i'U&lf n~vu comes u,' ill lIDs disou.!Sio:~- D&

'i.,oil. .• ""_ .."..,., ,,_.'1, , ....... ,~ ·, .. \,.;,_..11 .'iI.. .. , ~ ~'. ,,- j,:" , .... &~ '.. 1'&"'" nlcfIi',-.

,~l!I'l,OOI1i I!HI RI:r.!..I ~1 ,illSU.UI,Og was '!i.,'Ii.ioms~~u~ [!JIll£' mmn CO;Im~Mn I..J!!alIWe.cm ~!I,!OO d~e

o.f '[~e !!,i1rit and, 'oF Ilhe 'body. S,hc 'Wlls tliJ,¢ ~ne.amatrix,. *$ wmmMi~~c gO'ye_m~s of me ,act of Oooo,mi:n.g ~IlI;CMm[te. The Suo \V,as [conoelJved Of ,at$ the :spiriruaJ ~~, 'of ~e StIlI ::Ilitd! ~adl ile-SIS 'to do, 'with ~ adltJaiI, g'O'V~i;C C'-l H'Fc.. 'Fo~ 11l~ M'i)on re save life., iIilowe;ver, :she must ~ in ithefir.st or Im:cnlib Ih,oUSiC5, jojn~ to a IdliumaJi pl:a~nn ilill a mumm d1~1 IOf iI:O a I'LOCruma]i 1P~:anet 'in [a inoCl'1i.tmaJli (:bat1, andl ,she R1USl. b¢ iIlIna.fnictedl.

1. ~fd1at 'fails ~ 10 ~o. th'ti almu'l'ejll~f ~h~ dlMt. nw. almdlttn of the c'tilml:is 'Ilu~. nJih~w' of iUhe c'litm:t ,as ,i3j whole.. W~,·j il!i5ilw1, rofitei~ of as ID'C [p~am,U I~' ,t ~a5

-.',", ~L _~Ii· 'I ... ~: ~- • ..1. '" ~ f' ~.l.,~ ii..

ellUiM' u ~e most IOWi,WIII essentu~L !il!J!gnuy ~I"II Illlle. U'IliipoHarnt ;p,iaces: ,~;" yw. iC 1,1 art, Of

IliIi1c plimet ~a:~ .M$lhe RIOiSt O'~mU_I~'liaru a'nd ;~o~i;dI!e.m'~&1 w,gm'1}' i'liIJ dtc ,C'han. This almllltelll .i:s g Uttlle, diffe:mel1i, H'ere ttJ« ~e,XJl $CCiD$to 'comsj;~ rille mmulefl Ilat '~,plicily. Rl~r. tlwi~,'t eemes up most QAeo wn m'iil ~f~dil1g' examinations. 1'ihls !iiU1M' mllJs~ be: angu'lu Of, succed~liI:~ amdl Ilmlft1ictcd. ''lihis ~ms rathcr urnik'ely, becil1J.Ise jf w,~ ~a,v~ gonen1 IilJ,s fttr! it docs M~ a,pcaJ" 11i1l1t amy or 'lie bi;p.ffi]ci~ m]~rn OM, be. ~Il l!Iery ,good ~ha:pe. But if mis ~ritwom 'i~ Dot m~~ and _JI. of lID:: n~V,j01!ls.pnes, :baiye ako ~.01; bcern ro~1! Ute oldld 'N,m ~ot ~~v,e 10fllg

,If '1"'1 I. ..

enoiil,ghi 1:0 be! wewt~l" ,1" • •

Wba.l. makes Ilhis S,y'~l~,Iill 'i:ntcmestimg .. ;Mid& rwm Us mwious deriy,atiJDJlli from, millen, oldter ~urres~, ~$.Ilu·[he; indtcatiolls lm'Ulst be. 'v~zy ~ady ~.~ulflijQ'gotlsiI1Ibadi to h'idica:tc .inf,aml m.~Ulf.'. Coftl'fU,t this to mom recent ;~.n :&"~·cb as A. J. 'P~ wOO ;Qn~y seems: to 1F~'Wire Idlat lb.e by1e,g (s~ ~0.'W') b¢ mil ici:ed ~o ,caUise inrMl ~eath-

s

The~ ,you shal!l!ld look ~t ~he pla: . .ltet. whlch is the aJjm'u.ue~ ,amldi 'bDI whicb pl3ilil:~t he. ICOIn_Q1l!1IM-Ciltte3 bis, Idi;splsiti;(I~l.j nd mhs d,~uees, wh0, eh, are [between. '['f it is .in a fixed si:gnm' Jlou wiLl ,gW'1l;t a yeN for leadh. degr-ee; aJl:1d jf i~ is, wn a ICO:Illlr.rUJ~. siln~ y'Cg. wU] gWlIIe., a. M'Onth. lor each. deg:r~; and U in I moveaJ,[t;: s.iln~, you wiU gi,Vi.: ,3. day' to\( each de,g~, Mf,. boweverj rth'- almuten ws llii a. ~denl, house, ,and 'the.fe. i:s. ~ maiJ)cfic :i'rru die A_s.cenda;nt\, ill1Ild. '~he •. / ecn 'is joined to ,a..n re,"M'il p.laJmel, he wmn li·veo as mJ1iu;;b ti me as tbe:re. me degrees-~~at is! i:f that plu.et which is, the '[ioce.iv,ef' of 'lIiI,e, d~sposUio:n, lis i,mpedledl and .~ ~s in ,I :fiX,IM sigJnJi, dle:re wn i be yean~ ialiitd if In :31 C(jm:mOi~ sign, th re 'WWU be mon'ths~, and ~ml a ·m(t{v~a'bh:: s~gJR, rhere win be days,

'Tho I,ook jiJJt, ilie degree of the: .sum, OI' Moofll. U ~iEher' of these 8iS!~q jltseJU willi d'g;e; 8llrruueu by lh~ ,qlllamh~ aspect, lar bas a oo:~jII1lJlIICI!lliO':fi .in 'one house, 0,]" ;as,poc'1S by dle oppesitien, ~t \V]~] be !e~v.n ~.ml,e:L s 'ihecle are amlhaale.r dt~s ~1!l1 'lihllS .plate. ~ A~d i.1 there are 1 n mhi 3 p08wfiOI'lUJ any arltiaze.r ,de,~~ he will Uve as m.linJ' :ye.-s, or _oJii:lbs or da;,s., __ s deg~s, i!1li Ilhe manner poo,violls.~}1'· mem;lioned. ~'f i1Jll;deed ~=. almeten is joined to ali evi l plm1el by 'o,f a fburth house ,aspect or seventh house ~peCltl and no rortuillc aspects :t he 'wm -.ive, but a little wmle .. B~.u if Ilhe ,Mool'!!! "s jjoimed [by ,as~l] ootw,e.CIiI two malefics,' ,3J.md O~H;~' is In 'the Aso~ndla_n;t~ ile otheI in W seventh hO'llSe. end the Moon. ~s ~l1,a1ID anile but e.'Vw1! ~, wruU die.

Ihn if Ith~ lo~,ds efthe tfip~jdty of the A$OCn,daml, Or' the lords of ilhe triplicity lo'f ~e house in whwc'b. '[he ,SUinl ws locatoo ~ ,and. the ruo,rd-s, Io.f ,the: triplicity ef I.e nouse in whJoh the P,an, of Fon~De is ]oc~ted~, .ad the lord s of ~he mplidty of ,th~ New MOOD '0 'lhe; Fllill] MOOD are ,ilmjp.eded~ fir in 'eadem' b@us~sl and there ws I planet in fcniitude." he will b;\"e serio-us. mn~ses;41 a_'_md if the lords of ~h,~ IIlri.p[ic]~y of 'be Ascend-aut am j f:Ij cad~n~ hQuses" he. witt~ die;, ,md i:l 'W~n be: worse wf ,one ,of the

I aimc.i". ThiSi is 3 v.ari,ant of a tentIJ usuW!iv gi'v~JlII as, ,aim'll!" Qii Q'I/uu.i1' as w,e :IQ~ ,gi. en it 'in, ~he text, S~ ~h£ CiOlllimle--n,taJi'_y· w'J1~C:bJ fo I!I!):W5, lUI; s section.

~ ThC: tlefll'llS '£oonb hou.sc aspect" ,Ilnd 'seventh hoase ,iiliS~~' o'f anlf;t~ mean square anti oppOOti.Q.o. HQweyer~ 'IDe !.eL"ln 'foi.lrt'h hoU$.0 e$D-~(t~' srugg,ests riot, ,MY sqltla:M bu~ 'ODe 'mil at forward .mdtu 'IbM bae wud in I~h;- order of II~ signs ..

:~ Bt.S;.'~,gM, 'file Situ,Lliitio©J il:e:~ [!!: ,a T, .. sql.!a!re in MjPlar ~o!Js~s wiltDl the M~ as Ute veru,(:;a] Mm of Ime T e

.. Bm presumably wiU IiiOt ~ie ..

aforesaid mls SatJi.lm In a, 111OC~JUlli1!~il,ll~ti iE,' or Mad' in ,81 djro~aJ m3tii"iiIYj,1

mWl'ie~,y. lrailJ I@~e: of 'the ang]e!,. ' ...

B!in ilf i'e Mooal ·'S oooei,v,ed aPdi t.he lord of Ith~ Ascendant, is b\ ~ good cp~aOCm' he, wil~] UV~ ~nd he wm 00 k(m,Q,red and have 'manlY brothers.: tu,~JE if 'the~, WS ne 'fOCe,pU,O]l1 tbe-re~, ~(h:is ,sj,gIU fies ,por\!,en:y.,

If ~b~ '[Part of Fortune Is 'wfutll the Moom and a-s,ects. Venas In a nocu:,unail mamihriltj~ or J'u,pi'~r ~WlI ,I, diulilud Fialiv~tY'~' ,this ,sigli'irilfi,es, ~j,ghl s,tauom, and ~wl'e, j ust as if - tbc. Part o,f Fo11Jl!B,ne. were ,i n a good place,

Eve.zy pl,8Mlt which gives evidenc~ ,oo:n;~eml!fil, a, :!JIarUvIDiD.y2 amd is orje~i'la~ hill a d'iumal nativity, ~!tl a, milScumilile :sjg"~ or oceiden'tal i~ tl nocturnal nativity i' WD a fem~llIine.i,gJi w.ill] 'be S.mrolii8 and gOOd~ hs 'testimony is good. and, s~gn ·'fih~s, ~h~ :5f1jbli me ~Ulrulre 'o'f th .. e birth.

But :i f lh~ ]o~d 'C?f Uu~. A,cendm'E or (he Moon, i~self., i~, in ,3n ev iI [place) and the h)[id IGf [file. hQuse: [(rtf the Mooll1 ls in an aUlg] ,',. this ,swgm'f3Je>s, d,eatrn.

When -'Vier Y'Q~ may' kin:QW Lh~t, 'Ike native w~n not W;V\e for WOllgi mak~ dI~, iu'harzeF :fi:-om 'the de,gw'ee.$ ,of t~e Ascendant to the levi] planet w~i.ch ililll~. mild ,ou win gi V,e. each 's:~gTI ,I, mon~b'; bu~ j,,. the Raf'M"e comes to!IJA'£ of these monrhs, h~ 'w~n ~ive 3iB man} y,e-an as [[he ,a:Joresaid nilOliitbs

The~, look ~u: 'the. lord <of ~~,e, fifth hO{~I:Se.,;, ,if w~ is in ,a., good p~~ce, rhe do:resrud muSl~ be jud,ged g'ood; Ib~.n :i:r in am. evH place, he w~:u disOieSS Ms s,ow in poverty.

:~Co.~irnnelltary] Dds, Si~[ion is a ~i't d~:~mrgui=.; PrimillrrUy it, eoncems ,\l!edicting Ihow llOOilg: the oo.tiiVJe wlDo ms, not e~;:;~Md 'to. :lIDWi Wong W1iI1t Hvc. 'Bu~, h~ 'is idso. rni ~,~ '1.1,:1' wi iii, a.d,dli!~~o,nal C;Qrtd'i~iooS! ~hat c,aus.e, ~ho!t hf~ :llIlnd alhers '!Ital C(ln9'adj!C1 die ~l!LdJcut~;on of ~hol1 life, The fc[l[owimt,g lwo 8l'ep,i am ~o 'be u<soo for prc(JidilWg IJIi1e 1 .. ~i'i1lgth of life ~n cases or 5:11on [if~"

1. fjlldll'~be ~mu~ellt as describcdl in the ft~te ,above~

2. :F1fld foe. n:l.!mioo1lf of d~gre.e:s, bet~, it and i'~ dJs~iJtor. If '~,e. dis;p.oS~IDI:' gf' tile IJm~~, ls In :a, -6ixed ,gi'Yii': ,3, :yeurdeg~, ,iii, common or imola'bJe sign 3

," p-"IIJ.. .. .... ~

IDolllImhfdegree., a inQ,v~~ibJ,eor Q_r{!I~ooJ~i,gn ~ daJy/d~pe.

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1"'irIk - , , - - .l,.iIi 'i.,~ _,'Ii. . , - i...!.~iI:. 'S' c' - . ~,,jl . . - . ~ ";r" ,,,,,,, .. t

I, ~]ese w.ool~!l,III ~ '~I~ 11111 'WlIlflUl 'aWfiilI or m,¥,I,ifS, are 'Olh, 0 ~

l A $iglllificallor.

3, S~ ,oomrn:cnlary wlriiclil fo:IIDows, ililii.s ~~(Ul.

1

:1,.., IT ~he :a;]mll!~~n hi ~;j'efll., :!lht';!'e ls i l~dic WIl the A~t.ea1t1Rrn,l', and, th,f; MiQOJ1 iis di'cld. 'Ilhi$ is; ,a!~1 indlu~IiQIiIJ.,

2. n l~l:I,e S'!i.!~ er MoofiIJ aspcc~~, the al,m!l.l~~r:IJ up ,squilJm! oppesiuu,>Q1l ~ Qr !t(u~jund:jiO,n" 11lj.s: seems 1.0, ,sbCilRCJJ!I iii fe, unless ; "dl:e,re :~e, al:ha~'£r d\eg~ees i IlII I~!is:

rl'ill ........... , n ·~l'j\, - -, -" ron"" _ ""'m" """ifflI~'Q ... ",i· "" .. 'w"'· "II>;, ~,,"'! I ,ii'"""''ill " .. iust -b""i'iiiiij~ "VI.-

iii" ""W.. ,t~ lftil,Qe.- .... ~' .. " .;i .:I':', .. ",iI;'I~'''''''''':~:~''U'' !~~':'i,~"'~~ ,~,"""]~, ,'ft' J""""", yj'Y",,,'- .tne

p:~JiIce of a!ha~er ,deps ,~OOms te Gause th,~ rC/omputaJlOn to re~~ to lh~ l10rrnaJi fMii'H:llIla gi.vel'Jj inl #2 aOOv>t.

:- 3. Wf th~, ~htiJJLl,~fJj ,1$ ,aCtJictOO (but see ~o~) ~ftd no benefle aspects :it~ '!hh .. s:hGlia'rems Hfe.

4, wr th~ MoofIJ :is OOs:~~oo in the :k1l1ll'lh or t~~th n.QU~S '~~ m~le:li~ In i~hc fir&t. er ~¥~nL:h~ '~hn$ ,caUSC$ ~y d~~Ii_]j-

S: .. if the tri~]ici~y ]ofds ;01 .:lJJ}r the A!il~:nd;:mt~ b)1 the Su fa c) 'IJI!t~ Pan or p.o:n'U~u~~, iLlldlrd) Ih~ ~ni,lt;all N~w Qr :~n MOOll ~_re inQ'~c!OO ~ 'i,!J~,;, am~c~, O:'ii" ,ol]u~j~e 'lba<Hr :p'~at'ed, but there h" a ,p~anel ito il'S own d.ignrj~:f', ,~lJiIlIl3bl)l' a m8~o:r dig_n(ily, S1Uth ,~S domid~e or l2xilIlItat±o.i:i! posSii.bb' uiJP~i~ily~ this, ,i1ildli~t£s 'il)~$ tun, M~ ,d'cgth.

6" TItr.: t~ip!i:city lords of it~ A$~d3:nl ~~~ti es~"i~ny i f. ~ne ,of them is ,~ither M~:i'S rIJ:1i SMIlI m OlU of s~t (M!lftl, in a dU,lIU'Ii)laJ ,eh'im" SiaAu'ln ,il!l ,~ !l],iiX(I,!!lmillil, e!~~J; :and I~, is 'pla:ced WI'IJ a.fi ,ooguJu house, indi'Cit~e-!l: short li're.

'Th~il i~he~, ,~o:me a Il!!llmber ,of cnnditioos, liJl!t~t m.i llem.l& ~hon l~i ~e i'lul~;e3_1 iOIii<S_

Ft'!! ... ' ·,ji[.--U.ri', .... i'iI1" 1"W<I!.;i1 ,' .. ~.,-=- t ..... -,' "I!.._, -:,"1> Wit'" .... _,1'".-;,i nese are qUi- _0 is __ ~~g~!tILO_ d'-ll:as, p~emll!....u I n ~"Uiit I£!..'h,_ I'Ll u one cj{~p,u:,;n

Wtl1ioh '\eYe 'Wlit!. Itake I.!!\p' [no'lrV" ,degoocs, of ad;~IOO'r:.

,A,fhGl'j',~ h is du~rilwid by' 'Wi loo~ Md ,~Joo R~mse1 'WnSlbl i'i1J ~ It.aDsa,arLilllilJ Oif AJbh'u:uun r~s~t 1S4~ and hs :HQte) 3.8, a series of S'IJ[)~MOQD :img[es

-II!.' '" . -I ;iWI 1- c"ii~ A ,1;;'9 ntIo; 'I ~,,~, ~ ,.t!I~Q 'I ~ IIfllPi;i:! 2- '10,1;;0 "'li'9liilo ~ ~ ~o

eli :PiJ~$~ Mlft¢ "j III} , or.~, '''f.i!' ! iP'v 'i ,_,,;I;.!' " l~,v.o j, "Q'Y'. 7~ - ~ '!i.;:J.'! ~ ~!,I!r '. "'" ~;J , "

and J48~',; t~ oaners, words, it, CQ.nS1:Sts of ,aU angn;alru" sepru-atioll1s tha~, are Inu;IIJ~J:,p!~ of 43:~ :and ,t12[' of Ithe oP;pOs~~1LO!il, and O~iIjJUlc~on. Alb~ mrn ,stl~,es ~~~f&~a~ly thiiIJt Ut~ d~gree$, are U~~ ]:0 w¢a~oor fOf;~!li'JI:g am:ll il'JJ i 11!m.~:nl.

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Ac'O~~hll\G 'to. W'[ight, tl1l;~ ,deli'~jtit'm of: the term, WS, from AIJOO\~l_aze-n Hal,)" {V~U.

'29, B,:m~i,~ta., lS?~):~ (l/.ta~rrd'. H0td~n i'D, ~i~ '~rtQtE '1.0' Ilhis :!!lutiofll ~p~ to be in error 'i n Mali[lg ih:at tth~ word is :~ Lf~U'li,.d$j[j/Ol,n of lal~ O[~" '(J:ph~,t'e;g!, Wri®'hl silimpilly ,s.tJ!I"t$'; ~m Ibis, [OO'If:l@;t:e ma:~, these Wl,gles, are lU, 00 ~~, as ~p1iteses, !~!:' pmdicung ni,Mf.IJ, i .. e., '!he,y flllllel'an, ~n ,30 tb:JiEti~, ma:nrtem". 1'hc, term ,dO!eS fI.'Ot, ~m W ilIalJ,l'e, ~~ 'IQ do wjltih the aphel:e.s as used WD (j,ruk. ,~~]o,gy.

Th~ .~'i r pro'hQbl:.y has 11.0, ~.o wiriaJI ~h~ liI~li~1 lriiS;i~g ,Md ~~~:irn1,g or die:

MO'OIlI, Ilcrur the time of 'llile New Moon. The n~li~ 'O'f129 is g1"~1t by' some, alll~'j~IID~, ~th.Qriti$S~, amO-rig tlil~m lfiJ001 Cl,iil$" as !Ilbe ~Jfi1talM;t arc .of the Moofill. A'pp:ar~ntly,', as, .Holden In'Qtcsl, ~(ii'illoon~ ad'd~d Ule: ±~, 2~ (!if Ith'S o~posi:ti!Ui1l1 'out of

,gOIf:l~ .. :nquo:rtl (lIf s._y.mmelry.

- Ha.ving i{fe;fitloo .arltaztu-:; .ho,weNe-r,. we are ~min left. ·wWLH. :r3J pJidblem. Wbat.

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e~_aclly ~:~ I~t rneaJlIj :i'l!I ~ooe p.as~.? ''lib." 118ml I~~ ·i n ~WOI ,IDOO¢8. In me

·n ru place U. :::!-ee~ re .miligal·~. MfJi'clioj1j of ~he aimN.!Um 'by lie 8M Of MOOffi\ S'O:n1~w1uu •. .H~rt· it s~m~ llQ m.~~IiII· thil: if t'he S'UJ:1lJ ~d. Moo~ 3~· ~pa:ml:ed tJty

, - .... r rill. - - - ' .... '"III< IlI"",, lilil - ;;!II- - - -i!"'~ .... 4:-11' • ...w.: 'I.. 01. i!t'\", -... M" '_, ' I" ene 'I.!\, ~_tlesc: aJlCS" Ilrthi4!l.iillJ I~ ,,_Je ti.:lJ;e~, I~ ~u~lII""nillnl u}l' me oj,,,,,,iIl 'uI! ." !w>!I~ ,1;,;1.

miJ~,g~[ed a, B~[ m~ ~m'O;ng 'l'h,e rm[llgalt1(m~, ~ ~tiom wb~dI $~t$' again (Jf shm:t ['i:Fe, snd says,. ,umak:c: the :athazer fmm Imbe, delrces OIf ~ltL'C Ascendant to we.

""! --I -I ".- -" ij., .... ii!.,' " """_A~... 'U ~~(: I " "I ~1~1 ~ '"."". " .-. ~,"- ."~ "," .-~"" I·-I.,il.· ":d'. - ~ " itVl . P ,arfit'Eil. Wnl!l,.lIlllm,pii;~~. ~ • ~ W UIID.S, il:lQ:lilILU ~. ~On'UlP[ ~~~~, ~ Il C(l1lI II;!II .!Ill. ~ea:~e:

takif;l(g _ ,aR: fNm among 'lite atM~'t.r ares ad e.xtendJJIni ~eml foorm. ~.e AS~Jildft~t tn the afni~I;i['i,g pl;~n;e:t. ,AneW 1lI,i!!~ we ~ W 8J sign, mdilef than. Id!e,g~" li' :8i -: - ~. dru ""';-: ,- . ~u_ u: t- ilie ili1.lU!Ii1:a.t~I\- diL~m. iI!I\;o;., ~!I}.1 ·e;-m to : ...... , an:-. mt."... .... 1iI;OOS ~:o

J) _ mQfL_ ",,;r fe--- lUJL. ~y __ ... ~. y __ .!,~O:>

alh~~r :MCS. illl (he; ~f~ne[ pMSages· ,of Abu '.Ml Al~K_ha.".ali, ,and 'mone of nu~

~ - - - -

olih\':~ re'~~n.~ 'fiCa]]), ~~I)] III.I'S ~11I1)'thi:ns aOOUl till is iIlm,ge lQ;f' allwe,r UC~L.

Afilid if Y'~'MJ wish 'l'@ bOW this!, arna~e~' the hyleg ,aocordil1l(g tothe S~n in a d~u;rnw ~ativJJly!. 'wlhich! if ~t is l'Iru ml. am\sl~ er ldiie sueeedene o:f an a:ngle and in ma.®cr~,m~wne S~111\ or Wln. 'the ~;asc:unne q~ad_mnrt:=tha~ W8 'r~o:m the first .h.Q~se to what ,goes be~!)ft2,-afid. tbe lord O'f his heuse as.peelJS. 'him~ tOr th,e· IDc1d1 of h~s bo~ ndl, (If '~he ~O"rd 100f hils ex,ahatiJO!'i.; or '~e WQIP"d '@if bis ttruplj.ejl[y,. 'Of his face, he wIU 'be ~~ hyle:,g; b'l(l.t rut· Ol.e. of dlese does, HOt ,3.!S.pecl bW,j he wnw R>o1 be byteg.,

Then you 5H~1'd. toot art. the; Moon. W't:ilichJ ~f sirle is in en an.etc ,O-f'

'~ H,oJdlizn. iib:li~ ~~~OOltlb]y ~1;i$pe;cts '~bal I~he original UjJn 'Was, e.lige m~hef i:h£W'!, Ule d·i'l'i.J~ ~~,llilile~ ttl!l~ w,li!i.i~h ~u~d I~ Chtlm~' mther.·dlWt direCl' or a~fll'll!'", "iI"!Ii. ... ~ s ,- ~ -: "f' ... 'i .. ",.. .i.. ... ,...,...,\1'''':"':_ ""'v"',,, if' ,ORe li!.I~ts Q~n'Ili'Jg' as. me: htfl$~a'tio:ltli W'hi:ch

~. !I!", ""e.:I"!~ ~. ""'~"""" I' ,n"" """... ...~ ,.... .....~ ~ - - __ _. HI • '~''"o¢!. •

AI - - i· iIi'ii"'-- u ..... m ...... A1""t· .......

IU!OOS: ir!I.o~ !fl~iJJ;re· IIJJI.; ",. ......!lUi.. .vlli... .

'2 Ul ,e':si ill: "P dom,Q ~: ,att~Q. Thi:s il~s!ja.tes, as: "rol~QWs: i'tih_at iis" tfQi~ th~ ~e;~~i]lh h~s~: backward.'~ H,old~il ;~(~tl.1 poirnlts: OU;~ wat d:I~ 'l!i.l~t contaIimns ll(f~ '1 ~hmmg'hl 9 is, [!;ot. m~.S(uil:u['lje bu;t lemirure .. So' we oo1ih a;pee 'im, mmn,g.lahj·s l~~ lr:cifer. to the Wlo~~ ~rn Il~ q,uadran'~. c(mlillng bcfollt. the fWri't 'h,~1!.I~! i!~ 'ho~s, 'M), ] W i;U't~ l2 wlftli:Chl .is a ~ullijlit~ qu~t. I(~ is du:;

o~s;rute ql1.~a:nt).

r.rr·~- _l -

in the succedem of an angle and hl a f.e-m i IiIline si"g~~! ,o:r in a feminine quadrant, and she is aspected as. I have said with the, Sun, accept. her as iF l~ilr.

Y .eo

'But if neither the Sun or the Moon 'is hyleg, YOIl sh()1l,!:~d look at the

lord of the bouse of the New or F~[] Moon: if it is nOI ,hyle.g! yO'~ should 'look at the 'ilord @,f' the house 'lOif the P,Mt of Fortune: and lf Y01!ID do not find 'lrus '~10 be :hy]eg1, put the degree ef the Ascendant as. by]e,g" ,if the lord of the Ascendant aspects .e, Ascendaot, But, if all, of the ,~;f@re.said ar-e Jacking there ls [no hyleg,

[Commerlt;;u:y.] The prec;ed~fI\g $ec~bii)fI, is II :[aliily slmightfQtww account of how lQ find a hyte-g.. OJ ,gi¥er of !:ife, There, are, ih'Owever", some peoUUiUille$ which mark ~hi:s. d,e.,;s{!ri'ption as being djjfferent: 'from others, In fact this aceount 00a'El the earmarks of being 'from MI ,eaIHe.r [rarutiun thalli, Ptolemy i'liI, '!hat the having the Sun Ot Moan in the eighth, house, a l'fiJidi~kj\m'lUy n~!at~iv~ house, but sueeedera, is ,acceptaib]e fO,t l1yh~,gic~1 nil~l!J$,> but haiv~lilg ,it in, the :Riulh~ a cadent hou$~ is not. Ptolemy is the lotlter WBy around argi!lJing th,art: aJ planet must aspect, dIe A~c,t.mdant or first heuse, whicli ninth house p~,ane~ dO'1 'bm ~[ghtll house P.1~elS do not ln 'mis respect Ma.sh.a·,aJl~ah is li~ Pauh.as of AIMandria (see tha,pte!" 316, ailthou,gh PaJljEi.lS ~J,ects, both ll1J~, eighr~h and the ninlih) andl VettillJS "V'i!li'JeD:S (BOO:_k Hl~ chapter I) Illm ]ike. PtcL~m,).I'. Masha'aJ]ah'$ Sbl,j,¢'IU A~u 'Ali AI~KhaYY~l follows the same procedere,

The metihod is q!,i:~k: Simp']e. TIle S!,[flj Or Moon mast be Mlgll]ar or S1U~[, Ute Sun ooing p'~e[el'red Iby day and the MoaT! by' nl,gJilt The :r:elevfJlJDlt :ligJ1:n mtlcst Qi;$l) be 'in e.iJUtet a, s~gn 'Of' a qusdrant of its IOW~ sex, th~ Sun i:ra 8. ma£culine sign or q,ua,,;kWli, the Mocm in a fem!i!li:l'i~ O:IiI.I!!., 'This v:~uiaJnt. is qui.te, common in Awabi,c era! ilIiStfJO]o.gicaJI Ji~a:tme-. bur was ncerequlred by mo:U of' the Oree'ks.

"nIem we encounter ill faeter which ene does not, a]w~y.s find iii t~.]$, de'l.ennhil.1tiotIJ., In V~tti,lIS VilIem, !IB{lok HI, it is illlldk~ed l.rn:al 3D aphcta (the Greek equivalenlt of the. hy]e,g) is mOO"e eff~otivc. if there is a dispo'S:it,or of the apbe18, accordlllg 1,0 one or Ute di8fliHes (the oo!.Dndl ruler ooing preferred~ i[haJ~ 3]SO aspeers the aplletall (lb.y si,gn)., Ths is the ruler, Of alceehoden :In MedievaJl, .a$itroT;zygy - Bu~, 'the rnler does not :h~v~ t'QI aspect the apbetiiIJ- Other f:actor.;; .may a]l.ow the bound ]oro or other dis,posi:oor to become the ru]u'. AJld if n.one of the qlla1ifica~jO:r!$ ~ met. th~n there shnpJy is no, nile!", 8114 in dtis, wo([l" if 1[10 appropriate. dispO$,h,w aspects that. plOO.el OJ pO~;[ili wlTiich is a ,caJMjda;te Fur hylelh itl1eiiL there is, '1110 hyleg'! The sequence is as foUow,:

Da;y Births- Pir:SE the Sun; Ol~n Ute Moon, '~hel1!, ~he lord ,of the sigJrl (hoo $e) of :prena~a'~ New Of FIlIJ MOO':Ii1~, ~'1iIfl\11 the lord of ' the hrt 'of Fotrune. 'the~ 'finally the As.cenrilBnL

In ,!ljl] cases run" candidate foc hyll1eg m.ust :00 as~(,OO by one its WS\pO:SI~ot$ examined ln Lids, ordOt:'! .bY ~,m:id:le'. '00 U 001. e.~a]!.adJi).1Ji; liiiplici~y~ and face, If none qU[kHfies~ lih~r-e ~l~ 'no fii,yilie,g.

ln any esse the ~u Chl81pn:r co[lI'imules t,he deseri plio1il of the :ptlOCeOOr.e ..

,A, .chapter on r:/r,e; A l:cQchoden f-hro-ugh wAren rhe' Com!p'.!ltation of .'Lif~ is K,ww'u.

WI;u~,]l the hy1c,g has been discovered" look ,3)1, the alcochoden •. and look at the hyleg, at the lord of his beu nd, at I~~he :!ord of his tri,'pUci~y; at 'lire lord ef his house at the ]ord of hils exal lathJR, and at the morn of his face, ana of these whichever wi U aspect 'the hy[,eg will be the alcochoden. If :f:u:!I,w.ever of tlfTIr~ planers two Or three aspect the hy leg, that planet which ls greeter j IiIJ f(!rtj~lJ,de, amd nearer ]m degrees will be" the alcochodea .

You shou 1.1 know that when the Sun ls j,n Aries or Leo, he: will be alcochoden and ~JC, writ be ~'y:le,g~ ]:ik,ew,ise, ~f the Moon is in Taurus or Cancer, she wW]) 00 hy~eg, and alcoehoden, whether [other p~a.ne11S]1 aspect her er [JOI~ ru ike wise with ~h,e Sun. I

And when you have discovered the alcoehoden, look 1lJt it. If it ]:) in ab angle ,I: by degrees, ~ ~ or hm. hs own house, or in wt} ,(D'W n exaltatien, or 'ui,pncily',~ safe 'firo[iJ)iJJ im,ped]mentl namel,y retIogradadon or combustion of me Sun, you w~n give ro i'[ the greater yean of that. planet, bu~ iJ he ts in tlle: suceedent to an arl,gmej and saf,e ft,om, rnalefics, you will, give to him the mean yearrn; and it he is, WWi, a cadent from an a1l1gl,e; and in that place he does DQl hold amy d~lgnity~ Y"(lI'lJ will give him the lesser

! That is, the Sum would be h,yleg and alcre'nooen even, if My of i~ dispO$.iWlg pI3Ifie{[S, aspected il~~

- 2 ex ,g.~b~~'. 1 :!iJ,avc PliJlm these WOJdl$ in braces r]. Holden believes that tbese words are a ,~i,$[ake rnn ~he maru,!LSc.ript.; I:!m ill Cloliliid also i ndka~ someiJdng else. ['( lDou'id. be a ~fefenot 1iC! angles measured ~,ot, by whole s,igru!~ but rather iby aIiI,}I' ,one of the :S,)."S'tems whi!ch. ,aeltla]ly corapute :house cusps -wtil:iclll,

,.... '"AI' 'Ik!!. • 11._.......11. Th I~ I . Ai.. "),-1" Ali

'I"lIO' net co,may,e, W1,bi 1~llie S!gtID w4llllrUlmles. _, para ie lP'assage: rn Anu i1.J!] ... ~.

Khll,yy,a,'[ d:o.es :no.~, seem toO' lIila~e a, .s.tmUar ,o.OIil;S:tlruC~ ill):!l. W,e si m p], dOl :IilO~ knew,

I ~

ye:i:mS.

And ,)'ou shosld knoiW ,(hat theR: is n@' WQOreMe o.f th·, ,yeMS of a, p)aJiliet or dl@creD.e. of ~~~ lexcepl ace-oIding to its, fomitude or dooU~t:Y'_ But if the :p1!~fiet, llself b; 'orient~l, and in ,a, good ,oondli'ti'ofil you wi 1'1 ,give Ihe grea~er ycares:, Ilnd if he ~'S oi~e~tali ,and holds, an, e\l'w:1 a.spect with.

tho "]'1 '" hi 'u.., ~II . .111 .-It 'k· ~.,!jl .. , - iii ~

any mg, yorUi w~ J glve - 'IHiI bie (esse I" yet1iJ'S,;, 3111,u Irw ~ fie s OC'Ch,!I.~f'!i~a'li'fi 3!niiJ

lu;,]d;s, ,an evrui asp-ooll1l!idill ~Ufll}? lhnillg. afilrd is f!e;mrO,gJrade" y1o.u. will give hilm weeks as :JIUIiIlLY as the lesser :years;, if he is :retro,grade mn an evil place min whicb ~. - could W'iO'[ be worse, atJtdl ~is o~e·]I'o.' the ,s\~ifte[ p~_eth you,

ill al 'i-.." .... h 'I r h ]

W,i g~v~ mm as m:ilJny u3,yS as t ~ esser 1eatS '0'1: I· ~t. p'J~Ule.t.

And youl sh,O':~I}d kA@i'~ Ihal the H'ead or mhe Dmgom i '\~beim ill • S i~l a s;\gn with ,it phutet w.hic~ is alm,~'lelil; Ie s ihan 12 degrees ~o'rw,alfd 0.1'" backwn:.I.d, ,d}~s I fOlml1h ,pan ef the yean, of tlh8i1: p1ame.r: \~Im~cb i S1

al m' '"'t- ;i7!o - - ~ "#I 'I..o!!o ;~, nif.' . - "-r ~"'o.!M"''' ·I'i! ,.,;:, eol'-]] iIlII'IIl'i.1!V' ""'£l""' .... "' .• , •.• 0'II; '!D'nt; ~

!til.. , ~ ~ ... n,,- al:liU. ~w .1,1 .... ~;,;> u, ][le.!I_q,~-"", u ... ~~"", .... ~ I ~ I", ... , . ~,~!!t""~'" .... uw1d, T~" ,ill} Yli, ~W

[he Tan of ~he Dr~g,on ~s th ere, jt din,.~mjsltres ,8, qum¢r part ,o.f 'th years;, and if it is wil1hi the Silifi er MO(Hl! it dimir~~she.s by notihi,n!l~ if inde.ed the SltaIfll is aJcochod;em ,811md ms ,e:lon8~:oo.d ,a,w,a:y from ;i~;, ii~: wj]i di:mbD,i sh aecordiag lID :yeus. Plo~tmy ~,as, srud: lh~ drag 0, n 's h~ad with 'til - part of f.onune. adds y. an, and the dr,ag,O-D~' 'Ullil~ fw,i~ ~he, Pmt of , ,Mume.]! d~ml~ish,es, by :Y~. I B tat j-f, i'lJhoer' *e. He;ad or me Tail rns with tbe. S~'rtIJ ,0[,' Moon, the. ,5!U"eng,~h of these wj]] ~ppe3j in ,either ,~oOO 'Of ~U; and in me '~: OQm Imo' e ,strongly. Bur wi the alcochodea 'is in an evil house, it djmi,liJis.hes by yean.

B~u if Jupiter is with Venus Ii It d],e Ascenda;rntn, leach of these ~~, I~he ['iati''Ijty OO\dJs, the llSsS)eIr' yem ualess :i gfortU!ReS wmpede mhem ,ruld 'the Moon is l:il;ewLs¢ in ,0 evil eoflld~~jQn., Bu~ jf of dlJe afiolresrud fonu nes, Jupiter and V,e.1U.I,s,! one olf th~~ ls 'the ~o'rd o'f 'the ~OilS'e ,~f d~~lh :ilIJrtd, is ~ n th AS'~l_ IiId;i1uU. he: 'wU'l die, before ~ 'I i ves v'eqr lena.

[O:ummeliJt~~1 in, OU'I leditiC:U'D1 (D'r Book ~u of V'el!tiu$ V aleas rum my runi rodu,e.:tiO'fI I n'H~:nti.oned 'h( ttl£:1\C 'Wore ~wO bas,ie memJimds of Ufe .. exp:omancy ~':Mplua.[ion. ~h of w'ru,ch V'e.~en:s ,emplo~. The fi i1t is thal of pfimruy di recti ng an ,aphc~a or ~yl¢g '10; al po i ,itt, fnat eitber ,0051joi ns Qr aspeols a" pi ace oo~upi:{ld roy li:l destliOyjn,g 1P;~met., often caJlled i~ ,Ia~~f _mJiiO[ogy rue u'~[a Thi,s m,e'tJod is exemplified by. :Atol,em),' i'n, I,~ok :nrn 'Qf!.'he!. Te,m'bihtos,' The. SCCO[laj] is 'Iihat oJ com:fWJllin,g ,BI,gcs bMOO, IC)~ plaReJ]llry perioos ,dEr.h!',ed, from ,a_ ruler or ;t]coch-odCil, Here; \Ve h~vt the laner i wlil.ichi was ~hc nu:n:e com nitOin run ItHe 'M iddLc Age-s.

V'my s.j~ply the ndet "'I' :ak0Q1u.dell, ~~ d~$po$:i~or: o:f ~be :b,:leg~ ,gmnts a 'le.1ml, o:f ''I.lP~irs iD~ tili1. wts, ewn rn:18J1,,"1'ilI~ '~iF;iodlls:. A ila.b!~ of 'dic,!fe 'lV!!~ods, ;';$,

I~'~ !f,'~ ~$ if"-'I! rr'W!'\l!~

given ~ece ('0'1 convenience.

) 2 'S G d \ '~
,
I
S.:llEul~1 1.'5 20 :8 19 1.5 , 12- ,)0
I
,Meg 66.5 4& 40' 6'~ S ,40.5 I 4S;TS 4:3,,:;
'0-91 l08, '1,6 :82 120, 66, 19 57
" ,[1,. _ _. "I:"i. < ... .d I:.":", ;o;,111~. _ . ..!II • b k ~~.AI • .11..

111 nese pen'rQ'Y!~' a:re lli(jjfm~' 1liI~:stl!l'w ~fIi yea.rs~ ·rut ,may ne m~a(SiJjuitl :n:1. ilJ.O(fi~.!US.

weeks, or d-ly-i1i ..

''[be basic :pri'filciJplc i1s, lhal Ith¢ aJtcoobOOet:i gi",~, i:ms pe.art, period ;,11 y,~3fS if'il ~$' well sittl~led~ al1d its 'mean, Of smail~ 'perioo's; aQ:OroJ0'8~1 as ~( is ,ami'C~ed 'or ,det·llil;.UM :This dh.apwran~ fhc ne:;:t d~cribt bow 'Ih~ ~Iim, '01 [rc. gh.1'~ni biy the ,aJktccl'J;od,Mi, Js soolfltin.oo or,e:x~,el'l.d:ed 'by other r®.t:or~ ~(] 'rh~ chan.

The ifiJr.S"~, (hio_g we diSCO-\1« ~s 11l~)'llllle, S!JDl and Moon ~ oorn ,capable ,or being both h,~]e$. ar~~ IdooclJ0gen. If the $un 'is in [.&0 or Aries by day~, tite'OJ 'in the fiat CQC, r i!l bias, d~gn~t)J' by domici~c, and tripHclt,Y,. ;m~ (h,e ~o.liI,-dJ b,' eJ!aJ~,ati,cn, Ud trip~~i't.y, The esse hi, ~imilar 'Wil~ '!l1~ MCIoOif.I im Cant'u Or T@/wnis, a~ ]1i;~t.

For the ,aJeochot:h~n to ,d}el;iv~~ ~ts per1m' period feq!.d-res tl]B/[ w( be m a m~(1 'dljgni"tY'~ domlcjll~, !tl:j.dtati~n) IGl"lm,licill)f.. 'dil~t., mm, co!iHbu~, ~n 1m, DJle.;. and p'~J!jmab]y free. froml ~'f:fl:ictiQ.f.i.' :If tlie ;!3!~liu}(ieln 'is s~~nt~, fblU QUa,I2rw.~se. ~I'IJ Ul;: :$:a!me.: Silat~ as, dre prev]01,r,I:s, SCI"!:!cnoc" ~I, cb!lmi",rem its m,~ :~. If .it ~s e-adclitt aDd w,iminut dignity. WI dC!li¥~f$, :its, lesser y~.

Th~: ttx,~, W~ s~atltS" lliIam: th~ m,t.oolliooell! galin.$: sDlI'ienrgID by lbe'· .. lillrieJl!kl!1I.

:o,w¢~!' mOOi~ tnu:liliclTh:d ~lIIlIC~, sta:tes. diM o<n~,y dae s.Ui~iiol ,p1anetsi gai'n, s.tren:g~l1J by bei,ng orie:!n~1, 1ll¢ ~liIif~rt'Oli" :p~aJnd$l me m~ smm,ger whejil 'occid~13I,. Th~ s :i& I1IisQaUy e.~ipl~]n&d by die fact ttiat Sl.Iperl.Qi' planets i'fl,C~ ~Il HghJt Whtlfi ~he .sUl~ moves. 3;w;i,y rrom (h.:;m in !he TmlmilD,g Sii::y ~ wh~rew;, die, 'iclieriof. p1~Mts, hu;areate, lin Hght ,linj)\'i.q :BJ'W'aIJi fIO'M 'lihe :Sh,rn, 1'1\ tlli'i~ ¢.1I,e.mng sk,y. Afflictions bY' maJ,efi,c~; ~~trogmclatio.oi aM caden.cy' :aJ:so 3rr~ct w:hit'i kiJnd 'Or ~1'ioo ('wb~~r m n yrea:r$~ rno:nths" ~ks er dat)':S) Iile a;~ood:u'XleR ,grants.

The Node~ c.Qf!j:UCl die ;a1mnliten, i:'i.d!d 'ijl'l! Utec~e, o:f I~~ North' ~g) Of SJl(!blm~[ (~1iIl ~he e_ o:f lillie Slollrtlll Ncde) e.~~pt. ln me, 'c~~ oli' the Sum or Moon whia. are not ,~f:rected by the Nodes! altltolllgh opi'l\inlil$ a.ur.ib'lJ~e(5 100' Pt\ol\em~ 1(,001 an,Y 'w'ort We 'kn,Qw 0:1) wou,1d ,seem Ito OQlitttadmd 11Jb;$ opinion. The pa.mUe'J p~$age in Ab1JJ !:Ali AI-KJl'a,yai~, h(],weyer~ SllPJlOI'itS the N.~s. harm"l'1~ 'Lite StUll aMi evel1! mom Illbe Moolili.

f,j,]'!IaU;,' ~l mITiS nllt maJ'l dlle; beneJfics. in dle :11r.st house illll good cQndid~\n

13

i'ilw dd y~~ [10 ~ ~oo ~f mfit:, mcoohodc:m, ualess (Df oo~(Se d\eiy iUUlie ~he I~ig'hlk tJOll,~~. rnn trnd;Uiomm ~$tlu~Qgy ~b~ rnh:r of the ,ei\g.hih run 'ame firs~'~ ,reglfdl~s;s of what plane! ~ I, may be, ls n-ot ~ gQOO, si~ fQ:r :IQr.i,~vi:~y.

In, tlh1E: next section ~f I.'hi,s ,charpter Ma.sha'a]laih ~_:es ~',Pl I~he mat~' ,~f how Oiilliltr 'p~laftl~$ :Mmry i'n£reiU~ or ,~~rtm.S£, fllic :~,a]'S of ~hc ,3iJeQC~odel1. nj~ win c!ilm;pffilrutc: I~rni!, d;i~CUiS:siCitIilI >Q:f ;C!Mn,p1Jli:ng lIi,fc 1C:1tpe.ot3JllC,)'I'.

,A, Cl1.f1pte,r Gin: Ih~' Kno~~i~,I,g Qj1.iV'htil ,t'nnw J I.h,(! ,P,''a'lUtts Ada (j'T 'su:bIt:tJt:I:'..

And when Y'@U would k_:rtow how man), ye:ms )'iO'iIW ou,gbl to s-et dowliIJ

because "":r i-['Le- .. '1 .... ,,- ••• ,,:1.., .... ..:1 .. 1111 .. ,.....:ii '''"''''-''''1 ~1J'·1,t;'h- Iii ..... 'i,.lIIlnw "'0111 iiiirfi III ,,'" 111.. ·I~ '1',;0'11; 1.;...-.,

UO~a .~!iIIiI VI -1:1,. - 14I~~.a ~~~ Jill :iIIJIlIIU' riJ 11#;l1.li ~·l·l ~ Ilau' ,,.. v· '_ I] .. , ~lIllJlB-li.IlIllU al!LV ~

- Aid'-·~A - - . -L._. ,ii!~.:i t - . 'I •• - - II.'h -'n,- . II!. .... ..:II. -- - ~'f £:''i'!Ii II'i • w·t'IJ ',t . -..dl

,aiUJi.- ec or :S!liJ!h;i"~.llf""(_,.;,W~ IIOOr;;. a[ ~ e alLcoe~1I'we;IlI,~ I, ' a d)~I~)\!iI._.e ~S'l hi' ~n(w

. "I.. . "1 .AI AI • 'f._. ." ""AI ~ •

aspects u u'Y ,:ii:ell~J,e, Of ,any goou ,~pe.ct, ano i , n is m ~ gooo p~aC~j ~~:

wll l Increase [,1Ihe life] aoco:rdhlg '00 th~ ~e$sel;" ye.s, Q,f that fortu ne; if ~fliWeiv-er m,e fO~J!!Jlrte.$ which acspect. t~,e. ,a]e.-ochooe_1iIJ are deb~:Ii:l:ited~ ,)i'ou will gi¥e i,ns~ead of the lesser' ,YM',rJ' as mmy mv.1J.llj1~ :3;IlI,d, if dIe f,~u-:- ~ plan~1 w(hm ~ ~:ifV!lCi~ duJe - ~c'Odiioo~1iiJ :'&, '['!e:lrOmm:d,e and sn ev"1

II] _. , .. ~ _, - :y_.. :a.. ,_ I, ,!iii!'" "'" __ I' _ . . J

p~,a:net i,mpooes, it, Y-Ol] will gi v~ to it, 5,5, HI~f!!Y weeks, as ~he lesser y~ars, of the ,r.-e'I;rQSlulde planet;, if hQ<we'ver ~ ,al,cocbOO!e:rru is wi til the ruler of

11'1k.· 'b ,-- .. ' t:·d ·.t:1L - -.ill ,--. . .~iIL .. '-'--·1 'i ,- • --n"""",,, .- 'uh-·W·~ill 'L..-. '.

lite uO!Jll~e Ow ' ealJIIW ,iMI!JII anJ IO'ili:~'(}]" eWJ , ,s~~ Jm,~~' ,I [" . ·_ere ,_ Wrn~ ~ ,~I_S

man,y' d:ay~, as 'lbe '1e-s:s~1' years, ..

'IB,~t if an ~!mfortiU[i:ate: ~:W" is wwm ~h~' :aJ~cochooe:I!i~, ~nd '!ha:~ star is 'the receiver ,of' the de;,gtree ,of rhe aleochcden, and du~y asp~t each OIthe.:r by quMtile aspect, or by ,epJI'Osi'ti!on, ood [h~y ~a.~e a cord~I'lClh.ilfDJ 'Wliilll ~t.t.e '1lo:rd of .~ ~@1!.1~, of deamll.~ there ',vilIDW be as nll!~J hours ,3.\$, th~ lesser years ef th,e. ;~db:x::hode,n,. If' howe,ver 'M~ercWJ' WS ,wn a good place ,atad ,~peet5 ,th~ j}~'C:QChod~Jt wh~ a good aspect, the ru~:ser Yew'S, increase []i,fe]1 ~ot him: and if it: ~sthe epposlte, they drumir.uish [life] for him by H m~fy ,yeilfs as dle lesser b~ens, o:f Mel'C'U'ry]. Andqluire stro.mg arrtiong lib ~ ., nl. 'h 'I !!. .... .:I ~ th f M' A;o;o..:li .1/ ! I.e .P @i~eltvy ~~ts \'\~wb~ It J~ ,!lteOCliIU.!'Yel!!! ~s ' __ ,~¢, Mipsct, o_;'_~:m. FUlLY ,Iw'

'01lW w,i;s:I~ 100, Ina,ow the eertai IiJjty of ,de~dfl" lOQt at rhe malefie itJha,t

;'ii'iIjI,..--.4Io'il~ ,~:l.~ ale ....... ik.· .... ,.4I .. ,.".. ,"',.'I!" 1 when the , ... ~,,..i'ri.t"ii,. .... AI;Li1'ii '".i""";:I''Il'"'''''' ",,'I' thn "' .. ,

~1lI:i,~Wd !l!i~h.. l'!;AJ"l;.o U'U'U'I;.o\Il', !, ~!U.u ·"",l~,.... .,... a,J,,,,.,,,,,,,,U'!J'IJI .... u QII; ~ ~ _' va G~ U!"--.;!'';;o'

.":1 - .. ,l ... ~ .. ~~, d"-

tIJ,~g1OOS~, n~ 'Wi,n- re,

14

[Commellttliryj 'Where th,e. 'p'revi:oo$, ~Ijon d.cah ~lJm the basje term of lire rder:umruned 'by the ruler er :d,eodtodefi and some of' the. facU)rs. thaI roll Iliooify uun t~rm. hl this tha,plei' we see f,aotC~i tbat ,a~ a ntemded to ""11 ne- tun i!Jle fOu,gjiI eslilim,a:te g:iY~nl by ~he Wo:ochDden.

W. ,A beaefle in oO'njUlfl.ct.iOf,i~. scx~j le or tnn ~ wi [~ the aleoehoden i ~I a fa 'l/or!.! p]ao (ho!J~)I,

a, If ~he bcmefmlc is. fIl01 deb'jl'iun~,; add the ile&Se~' ~oo, i n years of ~ I ~I:tt~f~:,c.

b. Wf the benefic i $ d~bil it3le.d~ add dtae lesser pen:oo, in mmiJJt ns,

e, If'IJIle oomefic, :i! f¢tiiQ,pe ,and taJifUC1[d, ,add ~he 1~~Ii"' :perioo in weel d. If dt~ benellc ~s. lile [U'Ie[ of I~he :8th amdl am;~ol,ed" :~dd the .I cs ser pe'rio I,n days,.

m '1hD $ ~asl ease (d) the U~XJl ms v~ry unelesr ,IS 'ID' w-.~h~( U i~ refe rring to b~f<ii~fm!c arldl:ing day,s to ~he period of i~e A~oodtoo:eti! (U· 'lQI ,aftIIY pliiln~[ JU l1 ng IJh 8~ c.alJ.!~jng ~ ~[I!LiM ~li fI~ i:s to 00 m,ea.s1J.l~ ~lfJj daJl's, !'J,'CO~;u':di Il! to me tcs period of tlte AICiliiChoden. See lh~ n~Xl :itcm.

2" A maJdic, :mooi wng !le aJ)ooclmden mid trll'Uetin,g: :it~ mild bel ng i I1IJ conjunct iOI with m~ nfl~~' of' ~.' 8th ~Ollse" gjlYCS as maJi1~ OO~rs ,as It!;¢. ~!SS£r IX ri o-d of lh a'lcochooe.liI!.

J. Me]','Cur,y c:cafJI eae se ,e.i'IJ1rter i acrease or d¢(:,~ c;:r II'fe. hyirls lesser y,~arl d~nd; ng: en ~etl1lt!r ill, _ ~ eml placcd 1001 ~Iil~ic, and fav,om.lilly' aspects II'M a!lcochoden,. Of badl,y rp!]aoed. and mu~,~fi"c~ and aifl:klg a'ne aleoehaden. 11] i:ii: III lypic:a~, of Mereu ry Whliclb gains ~ts ''lliiaH:ty 'f~om :it-S as~cts and surrou odin~s,

4. Ge -Ally ln oifh~r a.~o.rUflll$ of tI~'i~, m!Lhodolcgy~ ami m~o i:~ th e Abu ·11.11 passage thM p:;I!raUds. this, we are informed [that rnalefles arnie-ting til ,~~ooeiII W1a~ the; :re:\1\~f$¢ ,a.f{cc;~ ~f the 'be:li1efiiCCs in #1., 'l!hiU :i$;, dTiey cause [hell lesser, yea;n, eo K :su.bltaGJt;~1 .foom ~he ~Ciifill1. o:f the :El!lCO(:hooE(iiI. When tjhi!~ slli)trilJot mo.l1!~Jtis\I' weeks! days or iJ:oors. :ScS, eppesed te yeQ:__~, 1$ not S,1)C!1 W. ou in th= Abu 'Aj i passage,

II" _

WI lh,c ~atl$T:' ib~~,s (h:at he or She is not foUy ~uli,~1 flO d(!(ni \'i,' i ih ~ hi,. methcdo-IQ~ fr;(H~ this 8.Q.COliU'lt. fear aot ~ This i~ alii e.)i,trem~l.y. ,cornp [ex sc t (If teclIniqurs. 'whioli, c'1~1y.' ~UO\\~ of a ~t dml, If) imelp,ma~onl_ 10' ~,,~, arc goi!~ IW :S:'~ m!llch mere c)aoonne de8ori[ptions of tlt~ ~echniq'Ue.s irn the works Or :S,o:n,tUi ~d AIi~OiniQ '00 MQ:r.llnl moq, alll~ of ceuese 'we sdU :til_a\\le iii') digesr tilt: material ilnl V'aih:m mild Ptoielfi]t.,

I~" "","",". -,~ - - f~,I' ,- ,~' - " iIli ,i!!i;r ~,~- 'n-' ·.,._~i'~~ .,..1111:6 Ji.~a~-"~,~n ilL,.l~I'~" on ,'IIe' ,ilili.Jl't'HV1n.I:!;' Qi ~!!'~ ~' __ !!;"1i~~~'!'!O;I'!'! !;;..l ' __ .;. ,f1lf1_:_d;l!I"e',

Look ,a'~ th~ lord ,(g,f' 'the; Aoo~f!jd~t:!it and at M'ercury, wibldl mndiruea'tes the speechl of ,(h;~ 1118tiive,:; !If this is sb;io:D1J; aliild, iln a mo~bfc s~lliIJ. :il[ :i n~iC'~Uf;S mi~u ~.e has g,:ood speech ,rind that he; Is h'Ono:rabl~ am G(id~~

''". -="--: ~" ,- nd . it' ~.ii.. :', , is . -,- " : ' ' " :' si il!i' I '.~, :;' ,'dica;~c , t1hSil Ii.._ Ik ': llnle

.leanlng,~ a:n.U I JI IIiIIIJS I S I [II ~ OOMmC!![i :S.,e.I!'!i" h, ~~ I~S I!..! __ _ d~ uM< ~

• A .AlI"" • ~lo d 'L, fIl,.~" nl ~ -, ~ II-'b, "

WlS.\lI;OIimlI rul~ i::S, ,qiillU::1I'!i. 11:0 ,am,g;er" aJl!t ' 111~e Il!Jieilm~V~ ,a~,m,.oS!I: no (ih![I~J" ,~@:Qi'$

C""11~~' nl;" and i ~ nl.~ ~s rum'! ,(I ,f: xed ~ruOim h: hil:diea1.'es., ttHt~ he will 'be hfHiI;Ored

- ~YIb!!!~!"'~W! _ ~W ~l .... ~" .. __ Yo ~]-"' .. - "',e- _I' - - ~. -

ln lif~ b~!l!~s~ .of his tnnhful~~e.ui ~1s,g,oOO~,ess and his council; and in eli/reI} '\!i,al' ~ is ~C!!J.!ID ell wUI be mli10st Ih:e~ tillll:d he' w.i,~~ se1: €roo j,udgmenlS

"'~ruelJ ili~ve, boom j1W!(rped)ed 'from whamevew hrunder;s, ~h.em.-2!. -

if '~ih,es~ m ori,~:t~d and I n angles, or in the succedeats ,o:f the IJ!lk&les i i!t s~ow,s' hrurn te be 8100d. a:nd sagacious i n IllUlmiUf.ei, amd, WhiiilOO¥eJi he will wish to, db he 'Will~ dQ' wj~1lI0L!Dfl ~li fII,drnnce~ if II'hes-e .j'ffe ,ooc~d~mnaW ,ilI'rld cadent f[om, ~he ~n:s]es!, ~hn.s: shows him '1'0' 00: m.aIDe'Vo]~l'Jjt, of hem:" ~JO be aJnll asseciate ef vile p ers an S, lind t'Q be excessl Vi~]y qurnck 'l1O ~:m!~T. And ail ~ I~[ has OO~J1lj :5~i;d ~fiiDre, is KCo.mrulnl bJ' :lhe 10m, of the Asoo'ndallt a~d ~,Q the ,MeonJ; ,i f the$e aee i I:'i a ,go((ld 'p]iW~, fQI'!e~~~] ,good; if h(n~ever the counTY ~ (~~a,1 the OO[i'~:ary aocordi~gly as] ea~~ ,pla'n,et

nn,p;,~,i'i;o," - - d .... -"-· - '" - I,:L,,,,, 'hi"- 6i'i; ... ~11iJl ,], IF .... ssesses ,,' ullncllllll.o.ll wn !j1il~~ I ~n!,gfi ~,!,,-

W VOtUlItas. 'This earnl :ailw' :liIileatn. "wi Im~ Ii!}]'" 'dt.tlire'-

:2 e" iibem'iJi~ ciOnJ'l~i~ ilrlN!Jila ab irl'f:1'€.rJimt!-n,~is" I :~!IIm.e- '~'hal, this means '['ha~ l~ Mil OVCreijme obstaCles to' 'Whalelyer ne ,acIDYises Or ~1arns"

3 "T'lIk .. riIii"i"" ...... .,.--, I[W '~ ... .,.t\ .. "'.., ... Ol, 'if'.;o;",~, .,. L~I' ..... , ..... 'I~A ~in ~iew lIff Uli;ii; .s1ll:~.ciIIJ

~,IIIf .. 1li"1'!~'","~II_~liIg , _ ~ __ II "1'''''_ ~'I" ,., V~~ e- v t:;I'!.! _ _ _ _ _ .... _

,-; ... ";i\i. ,f;, -, ~ -, ~,,,,~ "",~ - - ... 1 ' ~ ", - -;JII -M" , -, 'It tl., ,A"", 'd, ~II ,- d r" , ";il', .. ~_, "1In.~ ...

S!!~]~I~ !rom ~n¢ j9i.:'.i~l1ui!ll!ilJ~ rurt!illl ,_, 1e:r:eU:ry (!I ,nC, ,M_~ 00, 00, _11!iC: .~ . .tWJI~ ~!!.\O

pa~.'!lel ,~a!~ii;a.g,~ from Abl;b 'iAI:u :lil!UlJy help. [Ho~den, tran~,.J

B~[ if youl :Ij!l!Ldlh~m cc(i~![iil:oll Mild ~i! nt~ 'tiler sjl8illkify ilW ~cm;pelr a_nd, impu<le:n~~ Qf '1l1ind. and ,greart 8hlit~~Yn' ,grmrl~[\'ess~ and q,Uiicmcs.s" And these ,M(gnitfy 'I!hi n,g:s, Qf' the Millld, i'~~t. as the Mama and tbe Aooendant rs,igftl1fl' Ilh~ body.

Be.'ji~ dlii$! 'Wliii(f;i~,~' Ofll,C of libe, pl,a!ne~s, Is ,ruJlD'~ed 'lh~, mle~'hiip 'Qf th~ cl~an h~ its 'O'!HII definite ~n~ sepa~~n~ s~\gruficaliQ.ns, over tim thi ngs of tine milila, \~,h£ch, i D_'sc(fm' as i~, can ibe do:ra~ (with .000'$ :~iMilnc~)!, we shan c~"p]~i!1I1 b.riii'.liHilf :tHid mlli!l '!l)~i".

J6

U ltiowe,V~[' the lO:fd 'Of'd1.ei Asoen,ditlilJ[, is, 'the 8:u,n ,~_d ~s ~n, a ,g'OOO, place, free :from mh~ 'ma1~flc~h ~hjjs 1tulljiCtwtes, a, mg'll ~'taliornl,!, hOP,or, and dO,m;inrl,@ifru; ~f' it is h\ Q, cad!~n~ plaee, 'tlUs illdlea;l~, ~t. he hu, rut evil s;phi~ UUle stre:~lgth ,aJllJd Utm:Je 'tnOfll~~ lain.

But, ~f the ,M,~)'on ~is, ~e rnady 'of the ,ruO!1J[d:911'ili(. and run a good "lace (t-e-e from the MaJI~fiC_Si' tWs .in.d~ca;1e$; that, lie i~ 'hones~, fall1d m"ooest'; ,a.nd

. 'f' . . . II ~ ~IJI,.:. .'~ .&. JI,. •• ... ,.:aAi 'h .

~ 'lit ~s m ~ evu P~:f!!OO~ Y_1!JjS ,s~grn,I~~ 1!lW~aJ[ ~~e_ ~S' 1:mmV(l~1 an\Ji um - :apP'Y

«i~'..:11 Ii'i~'!ir """f' 'hm"il" MA.",th· f'j/~~,~_A iii ~II ]1 !I..&", - -. 'f' jL,: -,t., 'l.::e;. 1I.. ....... 'u 'RliI,y, 'o.!'¥_,':"; , __ ~ ~ __ '"",,~ __ ! ,t'~,'1/,,0 .... ~ It, •• ~acYna; - l~alli.llS¢ 'Qt' 'W~W.QJ11 UJJO) IUIU'Uj

is 'beam~!ll! !MIdw'Otm~ded,.

If S:ilI!t1l!.l:m ,ws '!he lord of tta;e, J\S'(eudam,t ,arnd Js ,in. a !(Joo, m;dae:ei fr~~ from the :maldilcs, w~ swgf:iifi'~, that, ~e n~u,=e is bono red, grn.cious,! V]gIQF,'(HllS rn~, speech and in aibUitYj a'fiLd prudent "n eouneil; jf Saturn is, in a;1lI, evilplace ~t, ~jg~i'fle:s, ~a't the ]ta~:iV\e. is ~.ndlJja;ppY'i Oll~ wtll) l~ments, ,31Ill.d a deceiver,

If .Jupl~;e[' Is the; ,kmi 'GJ£ the Ascelldan~ 31td 'Il-eefr-om, themaleflcs,

• ., ·'Co b.~ 'h "IL, d , ........ ,;11 •• .:I • it = ,. .,.

III. Sru,IIiUiIl~!!M: !UI_ _ SblJIUOfi,i gQDQ["i' ,a.'n, '_ ,g~ S,i lilt; ,af:tia ,Ifw, Jl!J1p\l~er ws, ,[\Hi MI

evil plaee, it ilJa!rj~C\~"~s ~3i1 '.~ na:ti:~e is sbameiLes~, and nt~ly.

If M$s is the h)ffiJ of ~e AscendaDIE, Did &~ from the :ma~~fl,cc:S,!, lit s:igmitle-s hinl, ~ be p'1~~rl~I,ovjj~~ al'lJd. of' Ibr,a'v,~ hem; and jf' ~M'm"S] is ,j n an ev,U p1aC'e~ ~t s:igml Ulf':.S that the na:i~l1~ is ,a]hqe!lr.2 and he will 'be ,8, shedder of Mood ~ or ,j\ b~.'tch.e:f'.:l,

If 'V'e(IIDUS is, ~l;ftjdy of the Asreooa~t mtAi in. Ell, ,goodi[plili,oe;, ]~ ~jgnifi~& Ithat the n~tii,ve is haadseme ~d, mooest;, 3J1Ud :i', ,in an e'vw~ place, i:l: s,ignilies, 11lh~[ ·dl,e nati "~ is of iii. bom: n~tUl~;· and jf it is ~ '~mi!!nlb~ :i'l s,igIDIifi.es, d1iM she ~s a prostj~!lu:e.

If Me,JCIII) iis, rno.r.d of ~b,e, Ascemldl~t alnd :s;afe 'hm. nudefi~I' ,i[, :sig~li'fi,es, 'I:hal the lfitili:v,e ws 'Wise: sad a physiciM. If M~e:rcW'"Y is; ~ord of

,g;amled V\crsiofJ!l 'of wli!,aJ~ 'U16 ,AJlbu ;AIi ~e::<~ ~r-& 'OO[1\@d:I,y~ 'w¢ have W ~rea)i:'l~ (hat run Mediev,al a~IlW'logy ~ bo:1h ~Il Arabic, ~d ,utiln ~ th~ Asoo:mll~fit; l\.kr-.¢U1ry" tmd ~he MQoIiII ,signiiied thie q~aI.iJl1es ef (he m~;md" ~I, m~lf be lihal t'I~ Masha:,aJl~ v~.!'!'i!)1iI1 W~ a.cllUaU,y mo~ .wnwt :sayin,g; :so.meth ing 1i_ke· Utls-, "'AlIiJd, 'we sltlo:u~d do 3_1!1 Gil' dJe, alQ~~~ wi'Ilb, Illhe ASetlil-dan'i: Md th~ Mool1lJ ,is weU M '~il~jh 'lln;e A.s.oollirlirnl :alQd ,M¢;T;cury.n, Only IniB a~1 :fJiII:n~u~r nUl~u'Ci1tI ~illil de~nruilil~ wl1icb is 'the, lColil:rOCl i nU:lJirehUl~i!!Il.,

.~ The Abu. I'AH te,>;,t j:s, comp:letel,y di:n"UieJDl ruwe.

2 U"_I .. - - "" .... ;>'"i . - nknow,[J ,"",'"",,,' u.

:Ii~:--i'jI""" ...

..... mfJ"" .... ·,

I!, .,J.... ,-" -, --- ' 'i~-""." b....,." ..,.i,..,,'

i!;I!es,!g,~,; ~, ' '" ' _' !;!I"", ""., l['·iilI;;:;;,;',v" ........ '"

du.: Ascenriarl'l and. joined to SatO:rfi i .!iIl s]gnifies I!;~a'[ 'the ,iii ati ve Is stammering in tQlflJg.ue~, a good p.hys·icia'll in serious djseases, I and dl so!lute or a sodomite. [f Meircury is jo,imed '\~ith JUI,p1Wf, ,i:r sig~~ftes 'lh3~ the native is g,OO<I.; wise, ,:tmdl possesses a pref~rred d~ninwnio:n.. Bu~. if 'Mer,cury is joi ned to Mars 01 in his aspect, h signifies ~a:~ ~e nati V1e is, a Iki ng, 01 me scribe of a king, If Mercury i s Jr~,'i filed 10 Ve~w.; it, signifies t.h3It 'the m aliVe esteems w.i sdom ,and judgmen~ mn.d h· v.1 n be fa.ithless, in law I abidj;liI(g in l\is stre:l1,glll1 or his weruess, Om" Win! pride of sOlid or in the W'CM<:IiL'esS of bis knowl,edge.:2

You will. b,ow from 'the bo~nds3 of l~,e signs about thei~ fbrthude .and debHhy I Masha',anM ~ have 'taupE W~, rhe Book. oj "he Ni'IIt. Pans' as

_ • e ''7.~ l' .............. b· A~' h 'I AI Al' l. ... ~

ts: wnuen U1I ,~e uCUIL ns, f"'o,U,U: e. Mil,.!! _ 1(':00 ~i I~'W.

Thea for [he: son s of ki ngs you shoald Eook in the: dl;!;gr~ of the Ascendarll.'l;, ~f my 'hot star is jo,i ned tQ£h~ aforernentioned degree, or in *e M~dJheavenl amd the degJ:1ee .~f the Ascendarn is, a hJc~d degt . e~ 6, and ILIiI4 S un is 'there ~I!l a dw!JU'1il aID 'mati vi1ty +. [or 'the Mooli!J in a. l'iocrurRfaJ ftaltivhy, MId wf Ita is bern of 'the progeny of ki I'IJgs,~ ~t signifies: wat he is close 1,0. 'the power of ,3, king .amd he will be, e);;alted. Btu jf tbe f],lativm.t.y is (lI,uma1 and the. S1ln is, ln Aries .. or ~he ,Moon is, !!n her exlll:UUi,on mm, a noClll.un,am ~nat~'vw~y! and [one ,of Ithe ~,wo p[i-evio~sl'y HlI,elllti'OJilOO PO~lllS is] in the degree of the Midne;ave:n. or '~he: degree of the Ascehd~uu" and the Ascenda]u: ws [in one] of the 8~g~S whi,c'~ dJesignaue kia~,gs" ~Jild the Word of the AsceIilda_Ji!it irs. in ar good place, ~~ ,indwcMeS 'tdimgsb.ip and :rugh rank, B ~n :i r the two ~u mrunan'e,s arc joined to the lord gf the ASDem darn in ruts

I. t;- 'j!. - .1:.

rrn: jBKf.f/u,s rtvll.f_

:z qui is! iunC,fw /w!ri{:' '!lentr-il ,desigl"UiJ !llUlll ,diligere Ji'Q,pi~,n. el iuJici~,

'rr..I:. 'w' • I'. " _.' 'd L'J' - .,

el:' ~'I'U pe~Jt~~Q.8W" i'Il. lese, perpemu ,If' jOn!/l/(llIJ'1:e ,au~ enrs . _ e!:i,i~daJ'e aUf m

srJipel'bi_(J RliI!imi aul' in Jetriml!fUO ,fU\e ,reJemie.

l.linibus. [I] mOit loonti!:.xts ~'his would! :h.3i1.'e the ~me meanlin,g M "cnnin'isJ l.e, jl[~rrns" or 'iboUIld$·' • .However iQ.lhis CMC it 'is nOI qu'ule elear w,h!'!!~ ilt, meass, pa I'Lgrot has a (7) nf~er 'nh~ latin word. sogpsling that he does ~tQ.l kfiQ,W what to, ,do 'wirh 'it ci~r .. 11Ie 'Problem ms: made: WQrs.e by the ·ecnm1! ltt.a:t cernes in tile foJIIQ~ . i rig te~t, "of illrese ~ orirlilejr·. We do '1101 blow whatil~ refen to, ~,da.:nelS. na:~\'~ I, or whatever.

"" Soo puvi,olll'S: note,

5 Pre-Sl!Lm,a,1!;.iy the title of ~noUu:r. work. No Sl:),dl ti'lle i$ ,giv,cl1 inl PhlgJ:'ee'$ List. S ee m, i ntr(idu;emlorrL.

• 'These are lbie same Idn~ of "lucid ,degrees'" that one finds 'i['l 'Iatel wri,WJ,s s iJcn as tii Ily. although Ilhc ~ i sts of h.u;id d~~e:s vary rOOm, seuree ~o sou roe.

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exa liIaJ[ ion, it s~grl!i:l1ies ll'ilil~ the native helds a pow~r~lWl! kWID\g(lo(m. IS I,)II[ i,f [he ~ (1 rd '0 f d~}c Ascendan I I~S j:o:i ned w~ th the lord 'O:f the tenth hcuse, and

~f'H:::Y ,a (:0; ,,-·.,.jlr.·:i'i,t~,~' :". 'd:- • --. thei - .. ' w' .iI;; .. -'" lt -- t-~ ,', i he vii'l Ii... ,- - ..... "'~'

'1 , iI" _ (Ii~ ~e! iU!!_"" ~iI1.. I,n ~ em [ .0 __ n "",oX ,_., a l,Ci nJ, .... _ Iu lUe ,a ~,g ~v~'~

powe,riTMII lciili1lg.

1'1:"' I .' II"\\" , '.' I ~j' '...." ." .=A w' ~1Ik, 'I' .. ··'1," • . ~'l.". i".A"'d, li. '- 'VI

loW 10'" ~-~r ,:s:e-ver,il_, srers ~ J.'Qwn~,--hll~ .!JUIPI,!l~lli !11l! 'i!l.lle !II'!,<d, m,~'a, _em

IO~ :i n hi 5 d:am~~tWQiIill~ rn~: i,[bdiic3!~e-s thaI he ws One- 'who ,c.o:mJmaJnds~ 1 and if there is a sirl\g~e star which :u~ almute~l~and. it is ,as :has just been ~[ate:d~ there w U ~ I 'IDe :fo(f him. [a S'[~U,e]1 bey'OJild Mgh rank .. B i,U ~f ~he ~om Oif ll1'~ 'I ri,plicit,y of li~lIe AS'Oend~m~: is jio,illl1~d llO' th~ :io~d: ,~f ~~,e, ASO~lild~,ftIi~ run ~llilJf:; M idfuea,\'It:n'i II;h~~ ~rn,g:rn:i'r.es; ~;d!OOJ Ito 00 ,a kii ng, 'W'ork '~'!I.'~n·~, the dlurnal star.: with the SU~! and w~~~h ~h~ nocl~~:rra,al~ stars with ~'b~ ,M,oon:; and if the Sun is in h is own house, ~~d in an ~:n~J~ or joy , ~ ,a:[Qd the :s.UIJ':S 'I n tl,H'.Il ;.!SpC-Cl each olhefl, this s,i,g,~,Ules, ~1il<!IJt h~ tiis a king,

lConnmelil'la~:l11~.~ ;~phJ():risms I~I~ ~he l~fOOOOiil~g are clear ,~uonJ!,g:h 'QIiIJ ~Ih¢ilr' 'QW1!l_ W l'HU the rC8id~r sheu lei n.o:tfo~ here is t~G enormous ,urn port1lJflIce gran'[i2d ~o

M ercu ry ;tIi:'; .i'i! pfj;rr~~:ry 'undi,t:~tor 'iiJif oo~h b~si;c charoc:t~i!i ~,liid pli'Qf$~,sion",

M:~~bai'aJnl~E:f' >cm'll'l~~.iSilS: Oilfl MCii'CtJn.il '5 1lI11_!'~te ~1iJIi'i;'iCa] ,or ~n'Ci\elill( SOIl!IOC~~

- - - ~::.; -- iY- - . , . _. - ,,~, ,I "iI!'_ -.1"1;".1. _ - - -- - - - - . - - - - ,

especi 31 h' ,Plni!!:my. ,g,y o:):iill'ro~~ MlcfCUlry i'Di !ill(xh;m a!~!lf'Olog)f iis q~i!ie u ndCII1L':n~lf1Ih IL~'i~~:.

'y- ..... should '-I ...... ,iii.""JI' the ler .. i',;, ... ·f,' '111.. .. ' '·'r-I !ii'-I 'I '" "I 1i''IiI' nf ~!ii., .. ~n'i'i'Ii'II';:lIi'iio(i'N ,'li,iih'l ..... lI., i',~ .; 11UI~"~'..:II v· II - v~K ,nil. .l~/'!..r. ,:Y;IIU!~~: . ue iIL-', 'Ir~ I ~ I!;'IIJI' Vi. l~lUI~IIr: 11'~'I!~~~!Il!!~!!,~ .', ~~~!I _'=-

appropriate to tbe m~~!t~'l/I'le. illl ~ di,l!ima'~ na'[i,vi'l~' l[dlC lords of ' the Ilr~,Uc~ty] e t' the Sun, ~LI'KI in a nocturnal nali vhy hh~ 1 OT'iJl: s or the '!-r,i plicity] oj7 the Moor!; ~f ~hC$t, ~,e i,m ,am,~;l.es, ;~mld free: fn:n:m mlt .... lefics, til! s j,nd:ucrdes, 1'000 rOlllY.n~ all of ~!~e; day5' of ~i.s ~if£;. Am-d if 'the '~Irs[ WOlrd o-f' ~ihe IIii,pl i;til:y

,., 'I"" the .-111. "' ......... d .... ..,t ,Ik..""_"",,, i':I1.. .... ,t;;I·~·t ;'~'''''I!'!I~\ .. , ,i',<,)< i',b .. : fi-II~\t.i;;:;,"i"i(h he l'1!i';'-I[ rise 'liO

.. ~ [I nI ra.U,lL ,ii·Nllil~·Ig~III~ _ .~.III. , ,lll,UWIUIIJ ,1Io_1 ~~ 11:;h,j,a u"',!tI,iIJ' ...... 'u ,1m'll!.r'i I. iIU ....... 'Y'I!!I,iti_ -Ill _ !ii, _ ~!iif. _ _.

I -jCJ'llp-em'OT'. 'Thig, is (l!!:(' eeerse ~ oomm:bldc~[,. but. ~t 'C01!!!)d! alIlsu iIiiIl!3n an G-lllIlpcror ..

~ There ~:Be: hm S~[~ ... of j.i.JY;s" Qrtc; is by :fl.iS n which for ~hl;:i Sun is U-{;i", But th ut wO!J kll 'onLy r.e,:p~a~ '~he Dr.e;vi.O!JlS, staU1:];fjiil:Lnt The r:e arc 31 Sia, j\o(ys by houses In whieh, acemdilfl\@' I~ som-e: ~,)'s~e,ms;, ~he .sUID'S; joj' is run tt:l:c u::n!.hL

,gr~at w~alth;31nd .eearUer the degrees h'JJ (file ,allil,gLe~ the more adv,aJIllru8,geous j~ wm be for ~ natlve, BUll ,if:it is iin tlIrnJe s.eoo.md ~:ign 'from the fiJrSI de,~ee to til! " 151.ih [lac Ul~.3J). ,. '" I

BIIlI :i'f the :irst mOld o'f the bipHml~ is, iirw a ,good place, it wU] be g,ood] for :hilm in 'the r~t ~rlOO [of' ~ife]~ 3l1!t,d i'f rthe. secead I@~ 'o:f'dle,

- • il' _'- '" "11111 1._",' ~Il. ..1'00 [ I: I',,' ] d if h 'h" d- - -

tn:p~l,e]~y~, ~r VII ~!!i W n p~e S :,c;;OIil'u penoc ,OiIL d:r.'e ;, III ' ~ , t_ e 't Jr~ ~ordt

it win be iftIJ ~he: 'llliird ,ern:od;, and rut Ilo. the Co;l1Jtrarzy~ [it will be] the ,Ql)'rnittary. If' hOiw,e'V~ 3J 'IQm or the WiilpHc~ly Qf Eh~, h.llm~im:8rry2 i~ cadeTaiI and j n an evil place, it ,sjgm:fills ~h!1( th~ nali ve 'Will have poveny j n ~ha:l p!tjool [~:wllil~r i,sj illl the. rU'Si['1 second, Oif rme Ilrn!f_d pert [of lw(\e,]. But if rtht lords, of the triplicir,), otf Ce Wum.irrlam}' are i~, ev~W places~, :.lf1!d die fonunes: i fll tbe a'I1I,g~,es.~ the As.ce;ndar!!t aspects the.m, and. they- are :n"cu jmpedoo,~ :i~ Sigll1lli6es that ~, nati ve wiU :ha,vl! rortu1Ii C'" And wf. I e ~ilHnwna_ri'es ,ar¢" I~Q~' im,!)eded, i.t w~n be, im,Q[ie aihranta,g eus ror I1Jm.

B In, ,i f llite [oro of the A.soelli~;UU aad Moon are ~I:l ~:he ang~e.s" and free from m Jeflcs, Imhe$e' :i l1I,dwc-ate [' ,ft}1 be, has weil.l'~'h! and 'the .,orn 001 ~:r [hey ,~~ [,'ec.dvoo;, ruf indeed 1l1{~ ]ord of' ~be Asc~ndant is: joined t~, i~j*er .h!llm~IIiI'M)' jn ~ts OW.OJ !house 'Of' in e.xaUaimioJ!l. ,Ot the lumin,arjes are j,ohlEid Ub' I~Jh(: 1,'0[11 ,of d],e Asct:1iiidan~ ~ th is s.ign:ities. that h-e' wU~ excel j 11 wealth.

A.nd ;if ~be Pan of ForUJlPe and Us Lord is j IiJj an ugl~ jn me 'D",cml~ and '~he.y aspect the Ascend:;nn'i ~.h is i ndicates rhat he is most weahhy;, Ii" [b-ese aee Ica~en:t ,amd in evU p]aoes,! 'ill signifi,le5 da ,t he hes [()SS~ and ~.~ mere so WJ nil,ess, [he, 1,(Drds, ,of the ~_rj~ll ic:i~:y -or dle: A5eell1JJa'M aspect the AsoendaJn.'t B:ut if 'they ,~~ in the cad!en:ts from '~ an.g'i !;.s I' and ,Me jio:ilted w.il~h fo.nulrtes ~In, alllJ,sh~s, ~lIDi . sigmon s lhat, be wi'll have the ,good befere loss: whe~ the I'(nid of 'the.: kst'e:n,d~lu ~S! (lade:mt" wm. Iii i S OWiHl delfim'ent., 3Jld jQillOd, with planets wrueb ~ in their own exa]ul!~io~ 0:1' ilM 'tl!iejr O'WJ!Ij 'IN;UJse~ this :s,igm'li~ dun itae has. geed aier ~,oss.

[[CoImmentlryl This ~Ml ~[ion makes, d'ealf ~ow vC!J)' important au~ lr:i~Udty ruleiiShi'p ~tlwd'olo,U' ils, w. e~_I,ly ,Ambi:e M1mlogy. This, conti Huedl right into Mediev~ lam.ln M~JOXOg,y :and can be: s~en very dearly hrl Bon'~Ui i One of the

~ The pm.Ul!!ii 'i5S~g:e in AJ~ "A.ii, Al~Kha:y:rat in IHoidenrs ~[3__ifiSl.i:ltiOl"nl, reads as Ifo, IQiW$: i'Bu~ i:f i~, i1s i1nl the ctheli dcg~ elf th,!: 8J1glc.' after the aflQ'n'!S31id I S. he wiU :no~ ~osper so' mucb SIR 1 said above, btu just to ,I l'imitod degree. S1rmd I~ ii~ewi ~J i~' the plalll~l is. i~ a suceedem [heuse.]"

~'The S~un in, ~M ,mlaiJ" :and (he Moon at m~, 'tn.

2.0

mlYs~,eries, ~:f Iljlti~, hr~stQIY ,of ~~b'O~ogy is thiu llbI~s rnetl:!.f.idl of 3JrWysis djes @wl by

l~ n~;s: ti:mlll:, iiit, d oe ~- 1b.""""""'I'Y\t>_'P' --m''''''''' to .. "", 1"-- ......... 'll. 'U':""~d' ~: ... : ... li' "":~''IJ' ru 'I,'!i!"~ UJ ']-I~ __ ~;i!' . - - - ~\ --~. ~! .... "..- .... - ....,..' ~ ... , ....... l ,~"' ....... 1iI JIll,!'» '!;IO;;.&.IIIIlIW u ~,t.""I,"""!L'J ' , .... , ... 'n] ll,

'be as a 'thliling ~~ wn m@dm, Mtroillo,gy,.

The ~'h,arts thlSt fo'lIDol!;il\' ~!)H':m,~fJ l'he ,rioe!i~Ies; lru;d ,(nn, ~ 'tms, ~(Dn.

E-- ..... :mn'II;i!i.C, ,Liijio_ ~JII' "'i7"III...~il, .. ,n', ... 1l. ~~-it"\~'!!ra ,Uj1I!.l1'~, 1-.j,ga,IlIiQ, WlI~

1[',Coimme-nI;i1Jiry] hl dll;~ eharts rhJ~n ;f~I~~ laDere, ,~ft oft.~ ~@U!~~ ous,p_~ ,~i V,ell d~pite the f8C~ mat i'ntem~'1 ¢~d'eJlQe ~JJ8'iI~ts dnu tbe au:~~' iii.!sW, whc~~;o.$~,gn houses, Th~s~ are pi'otJabl:y the fes!JiU ,O'f som,e, C()~fiS'~ wlto" k.r],'IJ)w,i ~ the

- '.!i .

astrology o(f his dial' ~ added the O1:J_~ps 1:0- "uco~n dle o:ri.,ginat

,i ~j,-av~ al$~ pmvid~, 1~_mms~lali(i(!l$ ~,:f I~h$ p;~ h~ill ,~gt.5, rlJ!Om A)bu ',A ,~" tha tuUm of wllie'" 'is, :p'.Li"or:vilioo~ b~' Pim.gree ~n his ,edi[itlJil of i~his 'Wo~_

PhH;;es l~Y Iu~H:er

Sol

S·~'!:.urnu$. t Ili!I , S l;orp'il'I!U'I!e

'> Ulbr'a 2'9~

'I'

~ looked a;l tile fortune of imi~ ~H:ati V¢ aco@rdii~lg to 'the lords io:f ~he nilpl i,cit,,' of the, Moon beeeuse h is ~, in,@c:~um al lIiJjiu'iNi,ty m A!md illite first ~ofd olf 'the 'trip]j~ilY' is Marrs!, 'Ve~rruus the seeolfidj aed I~G 'Ih,lm lord of the tripUc;hy is 'the Mioon and 1:h~y are Cade:iIDt.

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.,

1~:C'QiII'UI1lelltuy~ The Moon W~ ~HJ SJCorpio" a 'w~r sip. CQn;seqUient~y Ih,e i~ri,p]icity ~j]~rs are Mars, V'mus and, the. M'00Iil i,~lf; us~ll.g· the Doootlt~, s,Y,U('I!m a. H~rt

.~ "" "'~"''' "'''', 1ifW'}]-ii!ii' ..... 'iI ....... iffifi:· .. ~ ~i,;", ,~-~ij"ll. , ... 11:.-- •.• ., .. , ~"'''ft.~ ii":!!"I'V"''''' ·1·1. .. ., ........ ,."'JJI1i'" .niW lL~ r~ ~~""1!r.I' ~!lll! rl!£. JIl:.~1!i 1~~!!a~!!.!M.u .~(II, gl~. ~r""""'~;'!I.II~1 ~I~-IH~ ~u..1l!IF'U'1I U 1 ~-,!l!lJ Il.n~~ ~~r~"!I ~W

th~ I~hree mp:1[ci)~,~ lrutb~!rs iOIalJ' lihe MOO{JiJ, ls u<l~L M~ =mdl 'Vern1i$ i3r¢ a1Ilp~ar i'n, I!td~ chart as giv~lli- HQ~V¢l'! in. 'Ilbe w;111l(;II~si\P' house system tlttey 'wQu'ld 'be cad).e;nt A. f!ilrtJlle:r bi:t of e.vidanoe ~s truU ow).' the cu's(ps a_~ giV6i!1. Ito de,~$! wJ'njt~ ItJiJ,e: ,lm~!':S ,ilIW:e ,lPv,~n ,~;ull) to si.g;ns. fiJalpee. has id~ti'lj;ed 111lils, e 1£1 art .. ~ bcIjq I~~ from. IDo:roli~u:s ~~ da~, i~, ~!) A.~g:" 2, ~·3 c:a He q.IJO!lle.s ID'O.'Dtheu!s as sayi og, the fuUowling ,~OO~~ Il)hjs dlM_

The rbi'mal is ~oo~umiill.l, md, as, tOf his hllpp.i:n~:s:s,~ you firn.d, IhM the :f.irn'5t ,1all1I~S 3~ M~ .and V~llIU~. ~1l.I~ lIE;)' :ue ~trtc lo!'dls 'of IDe. mpl.io]t,Y to which, Ibe~an.1S the s.~®n, :im w~cb me Moon i$!~ uU~,lP" ~m. ooth Icad~IiI~". 1bi~ ,mm 'Will be n~.y a;_!l~ poot~ cannot ,g¢t, :h[s, daily bread ~ and wi U fillcill great di'ffic!ilbics~ and. he witl] be torWln'ed,

The. ~'li'if~rtwn~ of 'ruhis mativ-e is s~:gnU"icd! in; iIDi s "(ig~~ 'by the· ~o.rds· of the tri,!:i~i.'ty o~f IbJ'~; Moo~ beCft~~ i~ ~s' a 1iIoorumaJ rna:~Di~lity'. M~re-GfIIi'ier' the tiISl lQmIl of th~ liiI'i:pmic:i~J :i$ M131$! th.e: su(Jlitdl V,e~nms;. 'boll bei'ng cadent [rom ~frLe !3tngle.s~, wh{i~'h ~igiilli:f'i~ "W-:l1jf Mil I~wl (-eli" the MltDJ~e. '~.eJcrcm ~rus ~_ativ~ was. 'pool ~~ hJad ~G ~Sl.C1utan~ ~x~pt a;~~r. hard work

Mellie IlIlr ~i I~.S 16 ;;

',', '. '.,Aq'!.JI~ r- Ius !1!'

S,ilHJi 1 't'talr 'us, 9 ~ LJulna, ][0·

l~ ~: ~,' Ib~O :;,;

1 :Ioomd ;.wI the 'i'01:1J11l'iie of' ~Jhis maliyc ,a,oc'O~(i i fig 10 the ruordfs ,of' ~'he Im,pl i:~ ,chy of the Slrnlj 'becaJ!!.!loo th.iJs is aJ ,d ill!rurmd fig~ re: th~ l[fil7St,~ lord of ~'he, tripl i;chy is. Saturn, and the second Me[ic~ry, nJcitr:ly i:n, ,am, ,~i'f.I\sJ"e; and 'O\~~,

..... • - ~ih:.; '~. -~.""'''''!rrt~'!i;iiIi~' :&!i!i ~II ~II!. .. , A'[h~':r ~iii'li' 'tI1~ 1ti".tiii"dI~ "'iiio'~,v~n,., w", 1,1Il I!l' ~ ,JIl..!''e!.:i!~._Yi!;!l~IIJ~, ""!I~Y uJ(; .... Y. _.... U~ Y.,,", !VJiL !'!I)~ ... __ •

Th~n :1 jl~dged lta\[I( h.e 'Would hill v,e; vhilU'¢ and maeh Ipat;,ence~nd 00

• ii ~," --,<!iii!' .... !I~",,-1ii>i:i ~~_A," ~, ~'~ film 'Ii'Tao!!''' ,cvU'UYI.

ICor.n~~ntafJ] SmIil$wh~t'¢ ~,1I.e comurlii:]1ta::ry em I.bis '!t1ilffii1 ~as, bi:cinl mther b~y :hoo~ed. 'fhe (;c~~fwi'1iI8 :i~;J, IlnJ;Lt$i~1iQ:n ofn'C~ ,~raiill~~ lP~ag¢ foo'nl Ab~ 'Ami A'I-, 'Kh~!F'yat.

'If''k- II' ,~~ .. ru ,I;" " "';f ~;h-' ,- ,-. "j. ,- , ,,·re:~",1 II.<, ' 'I''', Ii 'f...1!:, ·,iI'll- I'n 'I~:[[·· ~ ne ,"~~,~ wOtillJU!"!:e: Q, , I,S IniiUl'U: is ~~~IUII'IIl<+\.l vy ' .. IIe. iO.~S Oil ,'.~C ~~.,p ie.!y.

:r' :'L.~ 'C'Ii..:, II..._.~A" ,," - ,- diu '~nl ' .' , -',. Co , .,.... '~ ~ 'I :,~,,:Il I ,t. I~lii~

o ~~.~ ;;;)iuiIl ~'iJ~ I~. 11$:8i 1.lllliill1m IfUi~1 'iflny. ,('or hu£. urn i, ,(!i,(fQ Oill I!i!!! _

1m p'l'icil)f i$ S:U:um~ 'l11l,~ ~ml M£l7ml:'lI'. both ~n lhr.. sJtuXederll!S, o:r ~llil£ ,aJiiI$'les,; S~~Uim is I!n th~ s~~m 01 Ule ~~ef;filaJr.i~~., ~I M¢KIII1I' mn dite $u~;enl of Ilh.~ M'i.dll!ic3rvm" wh,ich :$i,pi files; p',i'!o~p$nl~y :M.d "V¢tlII.~, anGill ranch ,'ijutJstal1c~ i Th~~fo['¢ ~hi~ natuv,~ e)ti~l'C.d, runJ '~ble most cxt~.JlId~1

,prO,~Eity~. ,9.bcm:ndli~g in, "l~l~]]~. 1m '[he higlhest o,f ho.not.~ and gIli~a1Ir.,.~t, IP~peIi~y·

Note. thai the 1~~ghLh oo.1Jse :is !lot ()Q,nsidered especiall[y ,~¥.i[ J:B ,tfi~ s te.xt

Pi llI!lfee. dlaU~.s, [he chan ~o~'an- 29'" ,4'25 Ie 8. i:IiI~h;~~gh, if the is ~t! U~elli'1 .a llllmooC' of 'p'IM~M ,lIhrn £0 the woonl si,gns ~V,en .21Uow:im,g for di £le:rence$, 'j[l Uldioo.

Gemi !'iii

SOl

Pisces Sa'tlillr-nus

I ]ooke.:d at ther'O'rtilme of lhe ~aJtilve: .i IiiJ aotOlilda_jl.ce with ~~. lords of' ~]jje trip];ic~,[y of the S'UI1; the fi~SI lord of the h":ipUci ty is the S'~n I and the second is, Jupm.ler., aad Ike, ~ hilrd ils Salam. A.lild I Ft)1LI,md wllimSe jim 'mJg~es and i~' dlcir e>;;~I·talions:;. thi S ,s;ignifi,[es, '~hat 'he has fortU'llI,c and hi g'b ~nt, md. :moretlH/[er S\~u~r,~ end nOI harm rnmn because h~ wa in the house liIlf J~pjter and ,ASpectoo wt with a .good W:poe~:E.

[Comme.lilmiIJlJ] Sittun'!. fiE !:him ~rip[li,eil)! ~~~_i' !In !his. dhm~ is e.adert~. fIDdj s;1l101ll~,dJ be a, SOUirre of di.fficllhy" HoweVlt:t, 8~ Mash.jJ:~l]ai JIOj~ts Olllr, Sru.um is in tlie sign, of j'UpitOf'. which j:s, exalted i n. Can~er,. ,Md. Salnam ~$. in ~",fiI,e ~Q ,J upi I,e.,. 'll1is cElJf:leeb lfte debi~i',y. Of,oo'lllnre from a 'modem poirn~ [of Vml~w 81 nilil:i!hl n'{)uStC IpJ ac.eme.Iii.'~ is, not aU 'lhal bad,

Ac~udi'ng to PiWl,grroo 'LlI~s chan tS abo fromDoro~hcu:s . nd dlal. s t[o ,abou~

14

,M~h ,301, 22 C.E_. The pils&tioni of Mairs. w~ $'1app'lrn~ oom.ewhat a_ro~tm.ru;)!· because; i[l hat11 [R(Jt 'bEen trammi~red ~Dl the $~"iIViin,g tots, or IDomth~s., M}ashcaJ!id.la}] ,Ii~ &o-,tpjQ !IS, MMS' signl, wfi.re.as PlQ~ got. Cutc:eT UJsing

- -

modem c.@m:pulations.

DOt'olhoos ,sa,rs ~he fono<w~mg abe 11~lLis, O~Lmt [pimgrrM [1lm1li&lation]:

The bjnh is diurnal ~nd ~he: 6il',st; ~ord of the Ui;plicity (0" th~ SllIm) 'is the SUA, ~t1~ s'OCQnd J'iIlI~i.t.er;; oolb are hi =..Jdin~ [angl~] :in their leltal'l.!'lItjQ~$. nis Ic.hi~~ wiil'l b.G (h'a:nk~ by :ki ~gs~, m.o'bJeme:n. p(ffi [ncb ~IDe .. Satlmm is dIe minJ Jord (jif.mte lriplie;itY' and ~$' cmcllt from;a eanri~; bll~ I~ itl:5e i~, is i 1111 ,3 house 0'( ,~IJj.p.it'ef aspeoted 'by ~t i r:L '[t:im;:,~ he wH~ be pmjs~rl ®IS tings

,ate pnl1soo" ~

110m s "!Jure. :~igni,[i,e-s me 1111 ataJi",~'i:S, fortlJlJllIil!i ,aJccordi mg to tbe lords, of dIe tcipl'icity oli I'he .:sUR lOOeaiJls.;e ~JiJt IUUi,V~ly rus, db.!maL. The, fiirst ~O'rd of 'thlis tli -li¢jty 'is, ni~, Sun, the seeend .~upiter~ and 'batt. are in an_g1es, and in dtei]" exah:21;~iol1Ls,; ,l,Ihicl1 s.;ig:n~ fi~s t~e :raati ltc·'s dli;stlm~liQ\rl" ,Md [good] fOi1l1J!mh and a Iirull.lJi~lIde of lop,o.JtURi'~UII~ good m,utailljofll, ,and ~I: [p'mi:se a~oog t~~ ;arnd :Doblts. An S;a.1Mm, [Ih~ th·ird ~cud of lmililt!l: [m~'d'id~y., does no~, imrpcdco a~tho~gn it 'IS· e~d$nt :[ml1ll1 the. a'Dgle :i~ the :llQ.~:se, of Jup,he!r" aad ~JljpiIIU' and Satum.]1 aspect each. adil.~rrrom tlte trine. asp!d'~ ~Lke:wi~e· ti11$; sip~ies, ltn~t rdie, namjiVl~ v{U be ~no[ed, ,and 1- ,mi'sed amQmg d.e IhigDlesl~, ~'img$.

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Taurus

.r!

I looked a;~ hl~ fortune ~oor-d_ililJ,S: to ti1.e lords, o:f the ttipUcil:y ef ithe M:oon;, ·and -the fHS:E lard 'of the 'Iri'plicity is MUSt the· second lord is v.~~USj' the third 111m the Moon .

And these I f;"'l.lliIi'iA in :a/ilili]i. tles: ·!IJt,.o:;~,',"\I"i;~ 'II" n udsed tb_- ~t· '11-.- w,-,-([-.,ii,

- - - - .... '_~!"'" _It! -!L!"'c"""'; 11ilIii!.'I;,i{!!'~Y~ ..... Jt ~ _ -e- _ oIl!! .... ~~e ._ iOllii !U

ascend ~;ol high rank nnti] he ;~:u;::q~~r,m a gQ~de.iEl, C~OWf.lJ:; and i'l. w~~ so.

['Co:~trul] TI1~ tri:plici~.y rolers of Ihe Moo;!] !U"~ ~~pectiv,eLy i!J the fUllath, ~~VS:fII.tli and fllin¥l Ilil.ou.Ses" This is the ~~S~ of me demineattiO:_Q"

This c:ta3!ft :i~, aD.SQ (roml Dowme'IiIS<, ,8,'CCOrdi!1g ~Q ,P:in,gr~, Pi~ee, dat.es ~he chan to Apri[ 2~ 36 C.E- DO:,fothe~si' CQm_mw~ abQ:~t Ihi:Sl chan sre as fuUows:

"nj"~ bi!ltl!lIo., i;; ''''''-''''''''m..;;;~ "' .... A, ~'Ii. .. 'I"",_,I", .~." ~'L... .. t..iiFlll"C·I~V ,..#' .1...,. M,e '.",... ... , ""_ ~ ~~ _.' ~ _~Jl _ ... tIILLV.IiIII~~ I tIjIIJt II' II • 1~IYl 1Illhl' I , ...... lUii.J VJ, ·~WI~' 1!.!Lt!!~ II 11r~· '!.!!Jj, UlL.iw _, '~.llJ !II.I.'i.l'

M~r$~ Vie:nJU~, u.d the Moo[JJ; the three of them. ale in cardi aes .. ntis Child wi~ be a. man 0] grea~ :hO:lilo:r ,Mid lit ~~[~ chief such duu G()w.n$ (.iii gQld

. ..,1, '.'] :'1-1]" f., .. " II f""'..-II " .. ;; _. "d ik.. . ·'1'-1 'iI. .. , ---: " \ ",.,.;II arbd. s;J oyer W~ I!o'~ ,p]il~ on IlLIIml, ,M, [I'~ WIL. ~'!lPrn.1l5~-

The rottulDe of th~:s, natave ,is sigJillified by the lords of the tri"p]i)cily Q'f the

M""",m lI\;';t it ;i~ ~ 1I'I""""rp.'II'jI!'O .. 1 I"""'~~v-'t-°'IJ.' Th" ,c_~, '1 ... .,,4 ,nil-'" ~Ij. .. , ~fJ·II1I'·IN~", ,'., 'M··e "'''''' _' ...."..,__ 1' .... _ _,_ ~... _ ~''!.!''Ii.o~' ~.!iR ~ ... IOJI _ ~ ;f" _ ... .!.IJI~, , v~'Y, ... ~ Ib!ll .... I~ ,. !L"'JL '.'-"":" ,~'" . .... ... ,

the sewnill V'eTius·~ tlite tbimd lite Moon!. all illlJ I~e 3!ngJe.s. wtuidl!i. si!8~:fies p_s peri ry ~ hiw;. ran_k, and 'IQn.g,;s'hmp. The.refo.re I~bb. [mM W.M FOOt. e.'Le'i,a;~ mn rank. 3_fiidl! steadfa;sl in pros~.ri.1,y [unti[ a g,Ql.den crown waS plac·ed 'Oft!, his ilitad;,; ~nd si[l;ver wi'th ~r:~$; and precious stoReS. andl ~h~ 'was prai:!)~ for hrum i.1i! lie lMo'i,Ulu nf all men.

Gen:ri n~

le>o Vel1lu's.

see 1"p.1 us. ; '. :s~, tUrf U;S N~rcl!Jri Ul:S

ll'iil"'go rnu~~'h:r

I. looked ·a~ ,th~ fortune of ~hjs native in accordaaee w]'~h 'the lords of the lui,pli~h,Y' ~f the M.oi)llIl~ whjdl are fi_rsJ~ Me Ii·CU'I",), •. Sleoomd Scam'~fIiI •. Jiupiter' 'third . .And these W'Gre cad~m.

I: jll.Wdg.ed that for bim there 'W(H!wld be wrerchcdness and poverty I and ~:C ~~: was ..

[Cnml!mmtMY1 'the: d!aLimg of rn~!I. cilliru1'IP~lltS., diffiClll'~l:i¢,s. Pilngr, -" bas:umjJ. his cal__,QjJ~ti'Q.n;~ 'p:H mafi 11' om I,'he AJbu ·.M~ AJ-KhafJ'aJ~, '~miQn lof th.e chart dla~ it ,eidlcr to NQr'v. 9~ :$42 C,e. or Nov. 2. 74.7 C.B,; However. HO~.lhm has fuiU!['id ·aJ UllilD'd SOI~~IDo.n of HOlY. 6,~ 4123, IC.iE. Bi.l~. no sobJ~ODJ oomplct,,;I, accords ,!ri~h Ihe· oilaR. esp$CiaU.y ~he Masha"aUah 'y,ersiQiiJj, 'To, undcrs~mld tl1I,~ difficull[Y., Qn~· 0,1y llas t@ note tha't. Venus ~s giv.m as being i:1II leo while the SUDJ i,s h~1 Scorpio!! .Aund m,is [1$. m)1. the O:Ji11y 'P'Ji()bl~m. The r.~$~ I~WO tripl id[y' IDon!f~. MefCtJi!Y amd

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,t"'''''''' ..... ,""""" "'":,,:1i '"""~- .. ;jo .. ~ 'I·J" 1'!Il."", ",ih"i"'jl .,. ... , ''''hn~_ 'Q\n~v JiUlitiil'l'M"rul!'_ 1m, JIii3, .A~tIJ "'A.!.i

~ta1LU IllllI jl aJ'V 1"~J ~1!r1!ll1~ l lU, H~11irI ~ ._Q~PI ~ ~ _ _II,! __ ~ . -Iii lit' _ _ __ _~ J~ _ _

AI,-Kh~Y'ya;~ Ye!~iQIiIJ JHpi~er is i:1fI Ge:Dliirn w]ttch ~: loon!Sid£~ [0 'be hru i~Jbe c[~v~nlh house, Bl1!;~, i,l wouJd ,~~ be (;ade:~u! :~ 'tb~, ehsn is p:rr~e.nted! ~o t.llim

d'f1l.'il' NJ, 'e:" "':'i:' \' W' I, I.", -' ", ,,"", Vi -, - I ,,' - -, '~i" (£i [- "I, - ~ 'an 'mi' "', - ;: f I ,~l,OUlI!ty P1er'sl,~I;s. '_ e Ilril'\l\e ~D assume se 'C!Ji~ eu:m,!!,p_~o __ A'!! ![[1I1;; 1~r._~Jk_ ;SSlOlIilJ 0-

m'i:$; dlm~ The, ~U~ (p.f 11ilti~ ,cliliilLn lis, ambml!Yllil.

Th~ fortlliibs of dli'S: If;ULtjlve is ,:d.gflllifioo! bJ lame Iords of th~ tn p]j~ci~y OIf' the

,IiAi- - , .. - ....... _- .. 1'_'11..- - -,-, _~ ,', -, " i" , ~I Th" ~,- I' ~ -....,Ii - tr' ,,1.:, ir,- -" ,II~ -~l :., iIi""oon ~~u~ ~II~ lililll'Yhy ,!$ Ililli)C:dl'iifjQ1I. " e w,lfS~ II,OI'Y O~I I!IIl!I 50 gln,P ~c~.'If IS

MieW!lUJ. anI(! il~ ~~o:~d S~!I,llm, ~thl t3:~e'lll~ from ~lte MiSlc$, th,e sjgpificalinn ~f' which ,pmtcncs peB~!J' ~d pov~y, B'i!i[ J'iApi'~~" I~lli'i~ 'tli~(d it'lro ~':f [h~ s 'IJ~~I idly is lin th:~ suecedent of ~he i!ulI,Cie olf '~he M id'~ea'ven" '!r:vlh_icia lem,~!1 :i3 ndll~u$s nb$ billtill f0i111lle w;h'id~ comes be:Fo:re beeause 100f 'I'hc I~WOI II:h'hllH~i~y Iords] dese ri bOO ,re,lIiOl.lcsly'. The~Jfol\e !I~is Irn,a~~vc had 3, micld~i'ng lif-e slich as ~hJa:~, ,of t!elig~nj]s '~rsons.

I

LlJn~

Viirgo Ma rs

'J 'Iookoo at; 'the: fonul'll¢; of 'lhis 'l'IIauve in aecordence wjtth l'he lords 100f 'the tdpmi;cii~1 'of l!lIlite, SlUln~ ,olf '~'IIhjth tb,e 'ij.r.st: is, IIlI~e .s:UfI'IJ 'me, ~o~d [IOiJ:ld. ,[J1Jp'~~ ter, 'tile dljrd S,a~um" A_lld I fO!Jmld In.de rnmlJ ,WFII~es:.

I judged th~'~ h~ would have di.gnrnt,y and bigh st~tkl~ 800 henor in

l'1i b.r~

1

[Com~m~liItmy] Wie ha'i,1!~ ]u'o!b'lems, W1tln, 'Ifilii (tban also, o.f the t~ ,tm1:p:liic:ify

:loOO$:, S~Uj)1 J~iJj]WI' *"d, S~Wm.1 p:nj,Y Sanun lis, mg!dar- Th¢ otJ:ite:lltw~ ~,'re ln 'th~

e'h~;l~ '-'ill. '1..-" or,n.., !II, " ,'L, b: ".'1.- 1Iio-- ,tI' lb. iii""' ........... ,it',-'. ,. ,. ,",'1,,'__ ~Ilt!ln ,uGUSe., Ulte ~Jic:venmJ!l IUOU~, y_~:C: IIlIOU:!.l.C Ow me 'UQ'!!,N, o.l!;pllnlt. IS ~,~,

~d[ion31IJ1' am ex~e~II~:nt p]aoom.e'n~~ tun; '~hi,s Js ~ult' w,liI!at· the c:ltad; slllow:s:. A-coomi:ng; m Pi:ngme M~rctlry s~ould ~~ :ifIJ .1\ q!!JJslrhl_s" ,,;n'McbJ WOy]dj rrb~ a.denl·. P,img~, d~l~ the 'chilli, te Mialll':h 251, ,434, C.l.

m, cofi$id~re:d th,~ fQi'tlllR& of: this 'nlluil!ll~: ila;nOOlirn1g, ~Q 'Lh& I~tds ~f 'Lh:e u'i:~']i'CH,. of 'Ilh~, Sij~ bet~.1!IS~ 1~1Ii'i~; mati~i:~l' i$ ~i~lirnillail,; o(f w1IIjch the, :fi:[$~. 1Q!!d :is. ,th~ Sun, ~he s~Qond J'1lJpi;~u!, ~j'ti'u~. thivd ,SatUffl! :aU slamlldi'ng in the ftrl!gie$ ~ :th~ s~gnit1.,ean:]on ~,f wfd~h. :U[idli,C:arI~ (sood,] ftirtlLiHe aii'bd m.1iI~h, 'W~a]tfi_ And ~erefQre lhi~ man was of high ~ ,~dI w~aU'~.y~ 19t\'Vi'iii\8, m~ch &01.'01 :ailii1 silver,

S~gli 11::t,!:Ilr11;1:£ 'V,e'n~s

Mete ur 1 us Aq'UJii or' i U,S,

IMa.r:s, r;~lIP r i' eo rl'UJJlS

,I looked at this, ,acOOl'dl'liI(g to 'the WOlds of. the trip~id'ly of 'the: 1vfu0J1~ of

whieh ;iI:."" t';;i_t· I ... .....,. "'.'(11,;:0; 'i!<A·if..!!J·~'-'nn.l' 4114,.,., ;j'j"",,,,\Aii'j;..:II lord Cl'!i;tl'iii;'1i!' and ·'e ,th~[-d

'H" 1.1:l'ir. '_ Itllilrw 1II,[11l1l ~tllJ loJDIjJ. ·n'I~ IL¥:I~I~~~, Ill.lIrll .. '~~"'i1V •• U vW.U· ~Q"-Y~ ~Illi Qj IUIHlj _ . l. '...:.

~Io]'d Jup~leir" .Amd these I" 'fOlllmtd. cadenil ffJo.m th~ ~ngles ,amd hll e'V,ill

places,

l judged that he was poor and a beg,g,ar.

I[,Commentary] Of IDe 'mbree triplicity tords the tlhlrd kllt"li" Jllp'it~r" ts not cadent n appears, ~o' be anglliu in the firs'~ house, H'o.wtv.~r, on me, same chart Ab.u, 'Ali al-,Khay}t;a:t seems to have ,i~, Wffeet

Th~ fortllnt of tbis. native 'is signified, by 'tt'tle leeds 0" the triplicity ~f the MooliIJ '~Of' this. is; a ~OO1'Ulmall getU!ture." And the: fi!!',$.I, lord 0$ 'I:ne trilPillilcity is, M,e;fCUJiy, die second Sarum, 'bot1ll '~[lg cadent, w~icl1 ,sign; nes po'~'e~ and II had 'OOllUj:tiOn, for the :native. And] 80 i:( ha]jpene.d that (hjs, man was o.f S,ugbl fo.l1JI1ne", net :aburndalUit i.~ pl\Q'peny ~ ex,c,ep'~ after s,weari and laber, BOI because, Jg,p:iter. ,ud Vernis are :illl M.r.J~, Utay sigrufy the healj) ~d ,gQQL1 iIlo1lldslunent of ihw$, bod,),' 8ll<l b~s., S'!I.ls~.enance by ik:ing.s" pri'n.ces. and IJ:'I'UIln)" friends..

'The ~ag,e in Mjasha',d]~k d~ not acl:rmwledg,e. the third rul ers hi", Mil ·i:ls, effects. P]"p ,d)a.te:s 'lJle cha~rt to Jan. ] 9'~ ,403, C.E.

A, ,Diu,r-nal.Nalivity

C,apud 8· taurus :i ~

Satwrf'I'lILt5 U·'

SCOlrp'i us. I" Caudill 8"

. ,ji "']I ~

Aqu:ar' I U:S I·

I lacked at the fQmne of &is natjve ]'El acco..,dance wiillm the lords of the tri~l]ic.ity of me. Sun, of whic;b Satum, was the 'first, Mercury ~~ 5iecQ\II.d~

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Jepiter the (rum-d. rn' found Ilhem aspecting from the opposition: Me.reul'} was joined 'W~~ Cauda! Sa~um with Capuc;, j up~.lei cadent, the Part of F'o,jjj~;~me wj& .Mars~ ~lbe ~o[id 'Of ~he. p'i.\11 of ro1rtume joined with Cauda and s,at!~rn Will dlLe Ir place 'Of the) 'Pull 1\r1~lOOIl.

Thereupun we ha.ve jud.g'e,d thet he. is fool i sh and wrelched~ and all. of this Is evide:rii.l in ~J11rus. figure~

[[e,om:mel1ltary] The 'Io.gic or I~jnil$. ,cha:n 'is qll,i~e diUe.rent from Uil~ pervious CUleS. He<r>e we .h:a.V>e: the timt two 'triplici'my lords. ;afn~d:in,g each other from the :firs.t a:mId sev.,e..nth. Also S~tlfilnn;. the fi:~~ lord. is OO!1111!1.Ii'iCI th.~ North Noo\e;, wirth MefCiny ~ 'mhe 5~oondl lo\rd, oonjiuncl the S~l!.idr .Node. a rare i nstance of ! de]i.n-e3'~:imib of the nodes, 'The: Pan of Fo.:mlloe also fi go res 'in lh]s" hs cenjunction w.ith Marn. considered a bad ilndj.'C'-a:mj.o:n~ eV,CIliJ thoU!gn, m,~ j<$ also (:onjl!fict Venus (aillth,{[Iuglill i lis run il~s faU). Me;ricury i5. alw, lilhe. lor.d 01 ~he Part of Fortune., so lhallt il[. flgur&$ inw, 'Iiliie ,analysis ~,w~c,e. SaJum :1$ alIlso mendoned a-s bei·ng.ln ~he place of the PI!IU Moon ... De '~t ~n Abu . A.U A]~K!ti1JW-Y}fa~ presents more problems, describing dte: 'o.bv,iQu~llf angular MefalIDj" {As-eefu::ilut at loOm" Mercury at 1 ] Gim

_ -

ilIIn.d. Satllam 34 ] I. !ItS} jI:ji. cadent ~lIilp,iter Jill eocrse ls caMn.i:. Here is the Abu "Alii '[ext

This 'OO']i'lSU!]I~am:~om :s.ig_tHfie:s 'the fortlilllile of thlis nJiMiv~ ooc,on'di:ng to JOJds: ,orf I~be 11;JITi]ll~ icily of. IItiC Slu ill because ~hi:s: is. dllilltmaJ :n;~t~i '!,1'ijlYj ('tlf whicb the 'first IOlrd ls Saium, ~h(; s.e'O-ond Mercu!'}"~ ~he thilm'd Jl!I.j:j"~(ev·. of wh,iclil each is the d!e;'tJri:mrmt Qf the '!i)'mer. Por. SiUUIlIJI is inl opposhion ~Q M£ircu:~ eonjuaet thra:

Dragan's Head: 3100 cadern. [[1]: Ju;pjjler' is Jlikewi;se cadetU (?)~ the Pari of iflClJ'll'1.'1!.1If.'i1C i,s. !j,_Vliith Ma_r'S. and the ~O:fd IOf the iPru:tI!. ,of :f'or!ilJne C1i;J;,njulIlct ihe Drag.o.fII,'.S TaU. ilD the Op~iimjinlil ro S,atUlm., whleh s~gtii fles hard W'OIit:. aDiid a. P-liItIJ_u::ii" of hono if • and the c.omu s:io:r1l iO'f ~Jlile seases. al I. of. w!li icJilI happened to this fIIiRti. ve,

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S'~I t~ rru,,~ ~ 4 .' P'~ sc'es S~

UfOIf IE :: !H,. C. ~ ,I!! nidi I, ,. (: • ~,f!IV~ iD,robllj!rl'I!)1

IPart's, .. (I!i.!:a11"1'u$, 'ur> It!itpl,!l;~1 :2J,~

1

].'9.1

'$(J.ll 8" S@grit t,g, r hns 29' M@1i-~, IS'

. ~

1·looktd ~:I dl,e: fony ne of trus na:ti ve m~, ~'O~'O!j\dIiJ!;C~ wlth th~ lerds of the lulp]iici,ty '0\1' iM. :Moon" of '\lJIIlilli,ch the fi:l'Sl: ~s the SUI"', 'Ihe second! JlJprn~:er!, I!ke thj:rd S;arlunL ,Amld [ ~O''i!JJllld 'ITIe&e cadent i'lijj 'the S~XI~ ~:(ui.!,se:

This'lirnldica:les mke:ft;,tiore ,0'1mrn ·rtu;' him and ruiilld~ good ill aeeordence

'W ·"11. "IL ~ II, ~ - _. -c .. ' - ~- .,£' -II!.., 1\),' -" r F'- I '. ~ ,~.,~,JL.~. h ' I '1'" . ;'~.,' -'~i"'1

__ I,I.U line l1f!SUmOJllI,Y 0(1. hl&C: ,lraID'!li, 0:, I. UJI'i!!llliLe~ WlU~C I IIii;~dtlb~ >C: ~l.

[GCIulihme~laryJ IHc:r1e we hiiJJve a oo·ruli~ between II_tU! wndU~~I~ hOd S~ 'c~ sps and ~i:!i wh,QI¢\o!$ig;1'D :~,~hQd. n.~ SIl.DII, I isted as the :n rs~ wril~dioiJllJ!" ~o,l!d oif I he Moon,. is, cadent uld), if the £]'USPS iilre U!sed, tile SUfi ~ng in 8,°,1 ~i_li1d lll~ ,~~ve!f!U~ '~"1!I,sp • 'l!19· Q',! 'I), t i,L - -~ "p arnt'i,I-"l!'>r ~ J,"'1f!.1i ~ lin!. .II ~ltt, ehart i~, uu'l>u ii"i;i"iI;i'!ti!J..IilmilID Iltlte SIJi-'

,11111 ~ J'. !!.;III.!. I!;.uere I .... _~"""'H""~ p_~ilie. _ _ _ __ "" _,}' '''''''''''' _ ~ _ _ _fl!

~ing klQW th~ h<lrizQJl). II'h~ 31]1:IJ i s the second n'ipnc.i~ m[e.r of Ille M'Clo(fl., nO't m,e IilrSf. And, ,of' oOOi'le Sawllmt, (he tbh~ ~oi'd'! is 11;0'1. ,c~d\eli!il b¥ u,y >cii:it'e~o;i'i. Th-e .A·bll '.Ali .i\1-KIh~'y8[ t~;tU: 'h)amdll~, the oom aJ bi'~; 'mOa;c aC<lJll~~e~y.

"ID'be. [tJ:~\DI~t of this ~~tiy~ :i$ s~i:fioo b,~' 'the moros, o:r tht; Illfi,!!i(;\i~y 0:£ ilk Moom beeause the lm:af~ill)l :is; nooll!!lmiiJ; 'Ii_he fir.ti~ ~ofd ,of v,fh ich ~~ JlIpi t~r., Itm; Su:", tj\J:e ~~~I [~Q.firl~U]I~ both ~in,g Ita~~litl, 'from ~~ :rulIg]'~, Ii [II lthe

... • ... 1'1. 'i'!""1i1ili'II Wh'A'l.. ' ..... II"Ii"'iI'iI'~ .11. ... 'S:·I'i.?llIi·I~I"''''I~;i''ii1il I .... ~ j:L"". i'I'"-'t!'ff''Ii.:. 1a:Jl<.~r "i'nd ,:!I.""

, .. ~.., ·Ii .. lib'''.' __ I i ",n 1'I"i,·U"L"" In,,., ~ >!>"'. U"""!IlI ',"", vi, tn.... .,.",,_, .... " [;lI!I.!!_ ~. ~'._ YlU.,.,

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The Abu. • Ali I~.¢),I: aetuany II!J&¢S tile. ~l'd ,.vignW'tl w~~ 'm ~a.ve '~ignj!, w:hjch, seems il~ ,asse~ 'the 'Usag.e ~f wbo,~e-~ign b(ru~. b:u~. th~ :h,~se Ip~~t¢~"t. of th~ ;Su 111 'WOIIDld be thr;, SCYeimlb hcuX'~ ~r th~· WCI!C 'walo'Le..sigo, ~OlIses. U' I~e 'we[t equ ail 001!l~i then the Sltri. 'woufdoo wi] l~ $ilttlil!. .Amh mfy$l~~'! 'Pi IlS~~ dates

the chart to No'l!', 25:.,464· C.B. -

iii" ..!I~, ,a i,

'Ij,.,aJI.IIQ·"" Q'

.. ' S·lilit,l!,! to!.! $ 1.4.' 'S,a;gI'H:: tI i:' ~ I!.I'~ is' F'o'!"'t,I,Ii'i e' IS"

...... ". fle'!I'cur1 us 4"

IUji)1 tier 1.6,"

l, ~Ilblr>ill 4 ,.

S;Q'~I 'U'

111 1, 'k ... ,AI '-1... e - IW ,'L.:: .'.' d .'~I!.. :1., .... ,] II f- -iii.,

.II! tOO 1~ ii3i1: II:u]¢ ilQRUlIlIe ,O'~' 'YliII:5, 'fiiWV'e run aCCO'L ,- aaee ':YruWi~ b:~ ems 0' .' ~W1e:

ui'p]jdty of Jthc M:Qo:IiIJ~, the flrst of w~i.c;b rus, Marts~, WIld, he is, uader the :riays of the S!l~ iilll1, .a quani le ,Mlpecl, ~'~O S::il!11ua!m].'

Thrus ,ilmlidicamts los~, ,and e\!U in Ithe filrs~ lime 'of 11hj,$, W~I~;, a.mdl rulliJJ the . seoooo pall, of 'I i fe :i'[ i,ndh:'·a~, go-odll, :how ever 'because V'~nu s rus, dliL~

~ This is n01 iJliIl me IQri'ji n all u.~in .. Iblilt 'is ~u,p:p~[ed tlwom (he; pa:r.an~l'le~jl irlJj A b~ '.Aj~[ Aru~'I<.~yaJt- O[hcn.~ire "fe 'wo'U~d 11i_a!"'~ M,M's ~I'IJ q,uan;il~e aspeet to

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I'IIl!hnullg.-

[,j"!;1'" -'." . 'J ~'~'" ,-., : .''!oi'''- ,. j{'b.~ 'A,.~l· ~ 1 !lj-lQ'm wili'iic'hl oj; ii~oo;;ofll. i.laR: (!laID ~ I

I "_r!l.dm'm,cnlary, .q3m IS! lSI. em Ull.iM.UY nd ~~ W, 1111' . , ,_:5 __ ~'Y- __ !!.[I .sq_- __ ,..-.. !i:n

and undi:;f me S!!JO':' ~$. ~I, ,i~ tint; ldebirui'tal~ ~late, ~f M~M'$ Wthlclii jrnlm'mm~, Inbe dffim~hy in ~ :fi'n!~ Illbi'Iid' !1):f ~i'fe., IWl rOO iooinfj: e *111~, 'Wrudb U: :1';$ HOt. .A!lsumi. die SUi'JJ is ,a/~ 1 cl'~m" the MOO'JiJ ~t J"~)(I" ~! th~ A;s~ndaJu at u rO~~ 'Dru$ wouM gi"~ @ ~~, 2:510]1 YS~1lI(g 'Iih.e :ruu:~!Jm.am rtHj'mg]~i or 21~~ u~jng ~he d~:!!1,~ fWIDUlli Inein1~!' j:;, Il~ {ii)0~ gID\iI~rn, Wl'i th~ 'E~X.I', Btu if W~ iI!I~ JtJ'IJ~

A A'~~,. • ,,- . ".m, .- "-" ... 1 D001' -" "i;~o.::e.:'ru;i!" 'i;'li,. .c.. d-. - - - - -- - ---,

s~en,~,d, ,given IIlIi [[i!o;: crn.lmi!l!. w..--,- ~ ~onus~ i!!i..;i -v _ Q ~liIli v . ~ O~ co:mili: Q.~~

'corwtOny,.

'nijs (lh~ ,SJ,pp~[Ij[ly eOIill1£s, lb,ys~mR urotnO'wm Il\w!C·f'w(m Rhe:I:i!!i{rhJs" 'WhO

-- ,..ii!i. .. ,..'U'ii!i!"'" -- .. IIl.o""""'I_' 'I"" .110"" l'I. . .,."k", h ." Ii' ..iii"iiO ·1'111 1i<""'~ilJJiiliiil-...";iIi,r. ''!i, .. d VI!i;",

w~ ' .... y';,.;I"n'~~, 1I,l1~ ....... · .. r.' iii.", UL ..... .M..: .. u.,;. ,n ~;;!i II!.o "'I!Iiil:iQ ,1,"!! ...... -o"';Uill'IIL...;, WI,\I .: '1Il'~

H~!1I; dtaltd 10 S •. I~ ~tl8.

'T!I:.. , '. .'.... , •. '11..:-, 1 -_ 110,- c', Ii-. -. A' ..... " •• Ailli i - I' 1i' .... ljlw~, Illl:Je lelil, 00 1lIlII1! Cuwt II'iiOlIl'i, HU'll.! ' __ ,_~ _lS .lfIo!!"flIO. .$_

Th,¢. fOJilunG 'Q:f ,!~~~, Inath~'e is sipi:fiedl 'by i(he ItoHb, ~f (he Lri,pilcity 'of 1lhe Moo.n ~aus~ U't~ :n~tiYilly m:'l rnlOOltu!lifiIaJ; 100f ~hi,~ the fl:n;t ]nm ~s, :MiiI!f'S~ 'IIIf1C~eIr' th~ :my~ of :111l'~ SYn i n, the ~qua.m; asp~~, Qf S19.UJt1-a, whii,cl1 s~glillifiJC.S h~rfJ ~aoor, and au;i.eity ref the ,nati:\1'~ :i~, ~ 'f:st ~l1ifdl 'Oif bi:$ l:i:flE<. Th~ :$~iiil~ n.ller. 10'1 ~ tnpljeny~ bGwe,~'¢[;! ~$ V~~I!I~; ood $I!I~ h~1lf m$, die: mady cf ~

_ A~~ h'i, ~ MI§Ie.- ~:nertWJ~ :andl in~ lin niiJmkii~ s.ip) ~)lim.S ,[Q5pm~J' Mid ~ goodl ~Ilion :for II~ multjyt; ~:Ii!~1i' ~atd 'wodl::.

. T',aIJ.i"'U$ 13' Pars Fortune 11~

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'Caud,,a 14" 'C~p.l.dd ],4" S(;Or,'l~'i us 1.3" lllJ,piiter

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_,agll ra If' II uS .!L"it ~

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iji erMJ,$ 14, ~ Sol l8' ....

Ji.(ll i!JI 91 r ~ IlJ s Mle'r II; IJ r 11U S,

I looked in the na'li.vj~,y of thli.s :i:n!dividualJ ill aecordance with the tripli,city of ~he Moon, ef l"h:i.C:h the first Umd] is Mas" tbe second Ve1TIu,Is. And I ~~;I(md, ~h,¢s~ eadeat from, the ~ngl.es. Thils s ignifles that he h.a~ ,~Ul, evil life and loss,

Wben W'e, ,Ioo:ked ,am. ~e :Moon and she was, ,i n the ,~~th" and the part of fortune is iWl. Taurus, ~lhis :i ndicates I~at he would have good in the extreme age of his li.(e_,

This figl!.l[;t S:lgJn1I:fies the :nati ~e's ~unuli!.ea~lffiIi:lfig It.O the mpillk:i,~ of the Moon for ;~e n~ti'\Iii:~y ~$ n~llm~. D.e flllnl! lord of Ims, 1['~pUcityl :1$ Mars"

. ..I "1:1 lb."" 'I!. ... - - - • ,- ..I .'1:.".......11 'I:.' 'I:. e '-fi- "-1

the secona v enus, wn.~! ca.\iI,C>JUIIi'i [he s[xlh, ,MiliIJIl tllib!!.!!, W~il(:~~i ¥Ig[u~:tes ·eVi" .

'fo:r thl;: lhaliV,ie. !IB,u~ Ulle Moon, 'i~i'Ci is d~e l~un'J{I_i1ry afllie' li17U!,~, is in th.e Mi.dl:J.e:a'!.I'enl. aad 'l-'he last 'mila' of the tri,p.licity. and the Part of Fo:rtl1!ne is ,0/ ~'lv: ~oJ.l~r~' of Ve\l'iJ~ these s:i~f!ify bea'iLiry and goods 'O'n.dit~om fOf {Rile natl ve ~n the end of hi$ l.ife. Fo1' wli't'ne!JeJl" #r:t lcrds of 'he 'ripJ:icUy of the'

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lumLti'ary which' h'A~ ,dominJtMI/aU ,C-ad\f!/~, look ,at til,;: PtlJrl' (J-/ porrun£. b'e'CGlcul!!' r/i/1 'ari ,s'f,'IJ.Jjiu the g'r~a'e,fl.' ,all1cd' hig,l~;sl; ,liil'iIllIirers .w,ken U ,f$ mnjwU!1 J~ite, Or' V:e:1l~, 0'1" ,i~ ,app.lying ;:0 tJreir ra)IJ;,

In {his caSe 'Itr~ ~ndi ~OlLIse Moon is in Canter:; i,'IS domj'cil~~ ts Ute e;x:a[uuiorn and triip:licil)! ruler gf the 'P1tit ,of If.onnD'i~ iml 'C~UlI,~', and is: ~lirue to 'it This, wouLd seem to ,elllC)limoosl,).!" i:rrtprove. the condition I~f' itJh~ ]ast tJl1'rd of life,

23,·' ,24,~

Ii,) 1 seas 12"

Ge.mri n ~ 2·' Ca ltdla '1i n score ~ Q'nr~ 1"

• S ;11 tt;iIIi';1 _$, :2 ~ llJln Ii l6·' "., ,lrll'Dner ;2 ,.

1L~tJ.1"1II tJ!

$oj!! hI I'I1U', ,2}' ~

I looked i iii, ,a~'cor,~an.ce with, the lords or th~ I:rlpJ ie,hy of the house ~~, wl~i,ch the 8~" was ~OC8;lOO. of whi,ch. 'I;~e :IlfSt [1o~cU iis dle .slJf1I)~ I~he seeosd .Jupi[u~.r:. ths third Sarlua;, and I moo'ked, at. Lb, Pan of Fottlllmlc.

This i:IfU:lJc3~~ r~iJt he wi ll bave i@odarn,d honor ~ nd the more so ~lfiI [he rnlddle ,age of his., life, This is evident ~JfI[ the figlll,',

l[rC(DimmentlfY,~ This, rus ani)'l1her dhan, wIntle IllhIe oori b~~a:d\d~ ~ou se rrusps aile m'lol hel,flirn ~o ,o~r ~ndtrstmujh18. It ~,l[jiQt :!ooJi:; al th'C ehart see:fI'llS l'O :shmv 1I~ dun Imhe first 'trip~i,¢iiry 10r,iilll of tie Su n, the Sun i~self'! is, .im me ·1~'~lnh. ehe set"'ODd 10m! Juphex. caden;!.. th~ ttrim:-d 10: d, Saturn. 'in 'Ole fif~fuJ 'hOtH#_! ,arnd ~ihe Part of Fo.it~rle, m s md~nt as wen. The ,m!bIe.1iTn1 :i~ oom;,rnka.t.ed as 'Wen by the i;a(;i~ 1'liJfit, 'i~, is not ~le:ar \.1!ha1 :signs d (a\f ~ are a'O"tu,aUy ilut. Here '. lsi OJ the Ab~ • Ali \.!~t$i,on of ~he. sarne chart wilW h(!;l:p us 0l11.

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De f~ne 'of JJU',s mili ~'e rns siigrn.~r.w b}I' th~, ~np]icifly of ~hc: Soo fhr. dJe nalivhy is d'Ullmaii. ,Almld d~ie :fI'fst, lew 'o:( t1lLe lr.i~]iei:1.J is the SUIiI, ~ns~tf) in hh own leltalbtio:n-~ In ithe M~~OO_8il\\~IiI!, ~aving ;~J~ed, to SaW!m,~ but net ~hl'~ by ~i'm; rand JglP'U~i the sooondJ ru(u:d,. :anc!J ilhe 10m, o:f l!he ,MidJbeaYiliil'l 1[Mm" see, ex pLua1ionl he~] ~ am l~dMt lin, b $il!!dl $W,gJii; morc-M,eli', Saturn. ~M thil~ lQn1IJ 1m, bllS, ~iI,;1I',DJ !~ajt1ti,(J.:lt~ ~igtni fi~ ~U;O$,pe!rffilJ :fQr fhe :MJljv~ at dil~ ~nd at W'iJs ]jf~" !f1il*1Imore .I: ]ooledillilS(i' ~u the; Pan of f(ul'tline;, ,atrltd ,I fou[lld I't in th~ slxrh $iglt jOilledj b) Jurpi~ef ;.mdl the :Moon in tbs :M'idb~,~ ['rom '(he P,m of FotUj,fn~, wh.1C'1I 's~gnillled, 'F.Q:111i1~e rl'Qln1 the midille of llfe to ii~_S 10M.

rnA time p~sag,e aiOOIVe ~ ha~'e, ~fflIe :p-:US3S:~ i'alld, JU,iIU~f~, th,e ~OO lto(fdl, md: the lord ,oJ tliI.~ :MidJjJ~a,W$i. !M'~ ~_d~['it i'~ tbe ,s~~tlJJ s;jp ... ~' JIll :Eftgli!l~ 'Ibis passage 'is ~'Diruou$, beeause We lliaJve no w.ay of ko@,wing '1:1!I.a't Ju,pi~~r ls liiI,Qt both '''',~tI;d, ford" and "lerd o:f 'Dhe ,Mi.dheaven..'~' ir]iI4i~VM'!, ~n, l .. a4ililJ th~ ''YeW" here 'emn_~matcd as, "are c-acIDeJ~I~~ m!~,urnre:$ a ~'h..lal, :Sl.Db~~t~, Ther¢'forc w~ k JW'W' that JU,i:I~~' and ~mm ~mOOJ or ~lne M'ldhea~ ~ Mt the, same 'eIDnID~y~ Bu;~, if we I~, :Mi.dh~~Y~nl ~o; 'moon, the U~ii!:L~ s;jgn ra!frte;r 'lJia_n i~, bouse esta'H~itiled by 'tli!:e :moo~m k;.i'nd ~!f' M[<d:M:a~~~, n~el1 we h~v~ Mhms as, me, m~r, l_~dJ it hi 'CQllIj[UlI1'ei Jl!ipi~~i' in the; $~ltUl, ~'OU$~! ~h!~ A'b~1 I!AU veflio:n 'of me ,c~an t~:i'~IDttg' llcS posi'tio(R$ fur tM;m both in Sagm~;rhiiS,; S,i w[ady ~he SllI[JJ is, in the e:leveH!thi i III the bouse s,sleim 'u$edJ by our hiypothcdcaJlJ s-c.rH:!e, rDllt rut 'is, :in 11ftl~, who[e"'$ignl ~~n;thJ 'Whi~h ~ts the l:cxm.

Mn/,:, ilk."''t ~rn.e b~(ld i;ilIJ ~h: I"~-, 'Ir ~1-·rulf";I'1. '1;',;",,,,,,,,. - - Ill;. - . , .. lb. IL,:,"",~, :R'l)11!]I :"'f~ I:''': ... , ,., I ~iI!..e

W'!l,I!;!'~e: !!J~ _ I!i1!IL ' I::: 1Ii1'.!!IHII~~ i!J!lf!;)!n !oo1,~IOIll WIllS U~e ~,~, ,!"""""~ 'I!;!' UII,1!;; Hili I~! _-

mjilMit'e of W~fe. bl!I~. ~hat '(he; Aibu !Ali ,h~ wI in 'the mddle, W ~hc end .. The Albu ~AH I~t 'is ,~strorogit:aiI]y e:Ormct. AJs-o SilIJllUm im .L~bm iral ~Jtte flO'I!Idi1 ,siigm, ~s 'l:herc:!IOT.>e angu],atr'.

'Tht;m we have me Pan of Fmtll.llbe~ whIicb i~ ,a 'P:mbh~ITtIJ. n~ ~~)l;1 :gives 'th,e Part of Fonu~,e ;a/[ 17°,1'" \V,ith ,a, S'lJrn of 2A,~ Mila Mm)t1 or 116°::Q:. 'Us:img imtte dil!Lrnai fo:nru,a;lraJ I~liis, PfOO;UQ~ ;,'i: :Pan 'of ~1iI,~ I~J 'IZ!,~!, fII,O'I, 1,10;1". Thls 'w,cmild !Juve ~:S 'the MloolDJ iWl, m,1l> w1holei-~jglil ~:G!lilth, ~O'lllS~ fro!1l1i tm: Pm IQ:f' FQRlIHIC. B'!JIl we 'would il'he!D n-et, ~a,v~ th:e: P,ut O"f' FQ~~ j'oi'ned w])llm J~P~[~i' ~n ['he: :$iix'~ :dgD 'from 'rune' AweOOanil.

UnflOJ"tUiJ.l ate;])' we CaLiU10-t s-etUe, 'lOO$ lP'oo'bl~m 'by cOn'lipijaltirnl!; th~ c;ban_s date, ,Pingree, 3_nd Ho!'~n Ifuaci,l\~ OOillf'l;¢ ~p wrth two difr~~lU!t daJles. r>j~~~ g,~ti,j Apt:U ,ru 0, 45S, C.E.~ whi'le HO:ld~~ ,g,~:s AipriJ, ,1, 394, CJ;" ,Pi 1iI~;~$ dlllii!ll1 d~ 1l00l h~ve

,I(j<""'i_.""'" '1'1111 '~':'b;""", "'_""I 'lIN"" ~ ... ;;; ... , ~I';. ... , ~""B"iiUlan~"'D1 ti'I&I' ;~'amml ,i;s., irn ru!:s t'ltailtati:O:Il anrJ

~1IJj1j!UJHIIIJ J ,Ii-d .~.!lAlJi~!\I _ I!.=r W~iI!!IiI 'tJ,~ ~_,...~ ~V-__ _ J ~ _ _

G~posedl to IDe $l1Ifill. H'~ffid~IlI'~ ,drUM mmts MiifS, ~Il 'TaflJ.!m!$, 'wbidi 'Qlilliiadjc~ ~e sl.\iUernenl tfilat, 'file m]~!' of tl'l~ M'.C" :1:$ ~~(h J'tIlpl'Ca' j,]t die sixmh SIIS", 1hi~ could 'be, wl,'J~ Ib~ a$sn:ming. as Hedden does, thJia,t, JlJipi~e_f is both dIe ~Qnd hA_rd (if 'nne, Moo\ib,'s hipLic;:ly and aD $0 th~ :1000 o:r the M ~C. 'Th~Q, W~i :liIa'V~ the ~rolb'Je:!Wb: ,of rh~ ~h~ ram '~~J~, whitln, ooilld roo li,V,r[lt@1:i (rff' as ~~ge m~]~v~]i.$m\' If we ,a$$~Iin~ '[his! as Ha:lden ~ms i!DI, '~h~n I1bj~ '~~'liig b~ I~C lmore f~usibl~ of'the

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two lUi Uu~m we ha,ve the ll\r,O'bJem dmt, dom,ng LIu~s would pu~, 'llie SUlli m:QI eleventh nOl.lse" Per,Jrn.ps., Ahu 'A~i, ,and .Masha,~,aUah are USilil,g both f,cu:miS of bouse system a~ oaee, This is ,pG!!~jb]e, allUl!)ugh 'we have not fou;nd as, ),01 any (l!~'her u:run:lIIbiglLi,01:1S, ~ns~:an~"li lof asi:roO]o.ge:rs. doing this. Wlut see IlthlOk ~n of ValeDs" ,Alu,h:a,logy;" tbarp~er 2. 'Whioh ma, g:iv,e a [precooent llOf d:tis sort ;of thing.

I: tb:.inik, that tke, 00s~ ~1,~~i:Q.l1 is ~o. flOO'ge:l 'about ,~~ ,a$l.'l'(!(Mmica[ .lo,s.ic, ,I}f lh'is c.nart~ and s~mp]y note, '~e d~IiilG:athms as exampJes of JJ.lificip]es that dne early Araooc B.Fa ,~~rologers agreed were im:p.o.i1an~.

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