Ancient astrology / Tamsyn Barton.

Author
Barton, Tamsyn, 1962 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
Description
1 online resource (272 p.)

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Summary note
An account of astrology from its beginnings in Mesopotamia, focusing on the Greco-Roman world, Ancient Astrology examines the theoretical development and changing social and political role of astrology.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
English
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; General series introduction; Preface; INTRODUCTION; HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: MESOPOTAMIA, EGYPT AND GREECE; GREECE AND ROME; THE TRIUMPH OF CHRISTIANITY; THE PRINCIPLES OF ASTROLOGY; ASTROLOGICAL PRACTICE: CASTING A HOROSCOPE; THE SOCIAL WORLD OF THE ASTROLOGERS; REFLECTIONS AND RAMIFICATIONS; CONCLUSION; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index
ISBN
  • 1-134-83653-8
  • 1-134-83654-6
  • 1-280-05734-3
  • 0-203-41071-8
  • 0-203-31984-2
OCLC
  • 191031512
  • 52053852
Doi
  • 10.4324/9780203410714
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