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VETTIUS VALENS: THE ANTHOLOGY

CONTENTS

Contents......................................................................................................2 First book....................................................................................................7


1. Concerning the Nature of the Stars............................................................................ !. Concerning the Nature of the T"e#$e %oi&ia............................................................11 '. Concerning the Si(t) *oun&aries.............................................................................1 1+. Concerning the Co,,i(tures of the Stars.............................................................!1 !-. Co,,i(ture of The Stars.......................................................................................!. !1. Concerning Conce/tion..........................................................................................'! !!. Concerning Chi#&ren *orn in the Se$enth01onth..................................................'.

Second Book............................................................................................37
1. On Trigons................................................................................................................' !. The 2ifferences of the Trigons3 an& 4u#ers3 an& Co0"or5ers3 an& the Sects of the Sun an& 1oon 6) 2a) an& 6) Night.............................................................................'7 '. Concerning the Lot of 8ortune an& the 4u#er...........................................................99. Concerning the Star A##otte& the Hour or the Lot.....................................................9.. The :#ace of the E$i# S/irit 0 1an) 8igures..............................................................9! ;. The :#ace of the Goo& S/irit 0 1an) 8igures...........................................................9! . The 1i&hea$en.........................................................................................................9' 7. The :#ace of the Go& of the Sun3 the :re01i&hea$en3 +th fro,the Horos5o/os 0 It Has 1an) 8igures........................................................................................................9' +. The Eighth :#ace3 Of 2eath 0 A## Sorts of 4egar&s..................................................9' 1-. The Setting :#ace...................................................................................................99 11. The Si(th :#ace of Ares..........................................................................................9.

1!. The 8ifth :#aces 0 1an) 4egar&s...........................................................................9. 1'. The 8ourth3 Su6terraneous :#ace..........................................................................9; 19. The Thir& :#ace of the Go&&ess of the 1oon........................................................9; 1.. The Secon& :#ace 0 Ca##e& the Gate of Ha&es......................................................9 1;. Na,es of the :#aces..............................................................................................97 1 . Triangu#ar <u&g,ents of the Stars in 4e#ation to Ha//iness or 1isfortune 0 Triangu#ar an& He(agona# an& 2ia,etrica# 8igures.....................................................97 17. Concerning Hour01ar5ers of the Lot of 8ortune...................................................... 1+. Concerning the E(a#tation of the Sun an& 1oon in 4e#ation to Ha//iness............. !-. Concerning the Lot of 8ortune an& of S/irit in 4e#ation to Ha//iness an& the :re$ention of Actions.....................................................................................................; !1. Concerning the :#ace of 8ortune in 4e#ation to Ha//iness.................................... !!. I##ustrations of the Cha/ters A6o$e.........................................................................7 !'. Concerning Esti,a6#e an& Nota6#e Nati$ities3 an&3 "ith the Sa,e Consi&erations3 Concerning 2isre/uta6#e Nati$ities an& Those That Co,e to Naught........................;1 !9. Concerning the Lot of 2e6t....................................................................................;' !.. The Lot of Theft......................................................................................................;9 !;. The Lot of Treacher)..............................................................................................;9 ! . I##ustrations of the A6o$e :#aces............................................................................;. !7. Concerning the :ro/itious an& Un/ro/itious Ti,es of #3i#r fro, the :i$ot :oints an& the :ost0Ascensions..............................................................................................;; !+. On *eing A"a) fro, Ho,e3 fro, the =>ritings? of Her,i//us..............................; '-. Concerning *cing A"a) 8ro, Ho,e.....................................................................;7 '1. Concerning the :re&eceasing of the :arents3 "ith I##ustrations............................ ! '!. Concerning :arents fro, the =>ritings? of Ti,aeus.............................................. ' ''. Concerning the *erea$e,ent of 8athers............................................................... 9 '9. Concerning the Se/aration of the :arents............................................................. .

'.. Concerning *irths >hich Are Suita6#e to 8ree&,en an& S#a$es.......................... ; ';. The 11 8igures of the 1oon in re#ation to the :o"er of their Effects..................... ' . Concerning In@ur) an& Ai#,ent3 "ith I##ustrations for Each %oi&ion 0 for e(a,/#e3 Aries Causes a Certain In@ur) or Ai#,ent3 an& so forth................................................ + '7. Concerning 1arriage3 >e&#oc53 an& *#iss0A Variet) of Consi&erations an& 8igures ......................................................................................................................................79 Concerning 1arriage3 in a 2ifferent 1anner.............................................................77 '+. Concerning Ha$ing Chi#&ren or Chi#&#essness.......................................................+1 9-. Concerning Si6#ings................................................................................................+1 91. Concerning Vio#ent 2eaths3 "ith I##ustrations.........................................................+!

Book Three................................................................................................99
1. Concerning :re&o,ination.......................................................................................++ !. Concerning the Nota6#e 2egrees of the :i$ot :oints.............................................1-1 '. On A/hesis.............................................................................................................1-! 9. Concerning >in&s of the Stars an& their E(a#tations an& Ste/s...........................1-. .. Concerning the Sect of the Stars...........................................................................1-; ;. Concerning >in&s an& Changes............................................................................1-7 . 8ro, the Antho#og) of Va#ens concerning a Nu,erica# Lot an& Length of Life. The Sa,e a#so is 4egar& to the /ro/itious Ti,es3 "ith I##ustrations................................1-+ 7. Concerning the Teaching of the Crisis of the Se$enth an& the Ninth....................111 +. Teachings :ertaining to Con@unctions an& >ho#e 1oons an& Conce/tion in 4e#ation to the Ascen&ing No&e that Concern Length of Life....................................11! 1-. Ho" to 8in& :recise#) the Sun3 the 1oon3 an& the Horos5o/os in a Conce/tion ....................................................................................................................................119 11. Concerning the Lot of 8ortune IN 4egar& to the 1atter of Length of Life "ith I##ustrations3 in "hich are a#so the Least Years of the Stars......................................11; 1!. Concerning Crisis Ti,es......................................................................................117

1'. 1ean Years of the Stars.......................................................................................11+

Book Four...............................................................................................120
1. The 2i$isions of :erio&s.........................................................................................1!!. Concerning 4e#easing............................................................................................1!'. Concerning the 8urther 2i$ision of 2a)s...............................................................1!9. Concerning the 2i$ision of the Ti,es fro, the Lot of 8ortune AN2 S:I4IT.........1!1 .. Concerning the Loosing of the *on& an& the 4eci/roca# Han&ing O$er of the Stars ....................................................................................................................................1!9 ;. Ho" 1an) Years Each %oi&ion 2i$i&esA an& the 8ina# Years of the Stars............1!9 . Concerning the 2i$isions of the Ti,es for the Lot of 8ortune an& S/irit3 an& the Ingresses of the Stars3 an& 4u#ers3 an& Con@unction an& >ho#e 1oon3 "ith an I##ustration an& 4eci/roca# Han&ing O$er...................................................................1!. 7. A Co,/e##ing I##ustration.........................................................................................1! +. Concerning the Cos,ic Year an& the Year 4e#ati$e to 2i$ision3 Ho" 1an) 2a)s Each Has an& Ho" The) Shou#& *e 4ec5one&.........................................................1!7 1-. Concerning the 2istri6ution of 1ore an& 8e"er Years3 1onths3 2a)s3 an& Hours of Each StarA an& the Uses of These for Nati$ities....................................................1!7 11. Concerning the :ros/ering Year an& a S/ecia# Teaching...................................1'1!. Concerning the Na,ing of the 1! :#aces an& Concerning the T"e#$e0Turning..1'; 1'. Concerning Gi$ing O$er fro, E(a#tation to E(a#tation.........................................1'7 19. Concerning :hases of the Stars an& Ingresses...................................................1'+ 1.. Concerning the 'r& an& +th :#ace fro, the Horos5o/os.....................................1'+ 1;. Concerning Irregu#arities of Nati$ities..................................................................191 . Concerning the Gi$ing O$er of the Stars an& Lots an& Horos5o/os...................199 17. 2istri6utions of the 1oon......................................................................................19. 1+. 2istri6utions of the Horos5o/os...........................................................................19; !-. 2istri6utions of Bronos.........................................................................................19

!1. 2istri6utions of %eus.............................................................................................19+ !!. 2istri6utions of Ares.............................................................................................1.!'. 2istri6utions of A/hro&ite.....................................................................................1.1 !9. 2istri6utions of Her,es........................................................................................1.' !.. 2i$isions of the 8our Lots.....................................................................................1.9 !;. The 9th 1anner of 2i$ision of the Ti,es3 in Accor&ance "ith the Se$en0%one& S/here U/"ar&s3 in the 1anner of Crito&e,os.........................................................1.; ! . Other"ise Concerning the Years fro, the Sothic =1ateria#?A A Lecture fro, the Her,etic =1ateria#? 1a5ing the 4e#easing fro, the Sun or 1oon or Horos5o/os or Lot of 8ortune...................................................................................................................1.; !7. Concerning >here the 1onth >i## *e..................................................................1. !+. Concerning the :ros/ering 2a)...........................................................................1. '-. Concerning the :ro/itious an& I,/ro/itious Ti,es in 4e#ation to 1C9 of the :erio& ....................................................................................................................................1.7

FIRST BOO 1. CONCE4NING THE NATU4E O8 THE STA4S

The a## seeing Sun3 then3 6eing tru#) fire0#i5e an& the #ight of the ,in&3 the organ of /erce/tion of the sou#3 is significant at a 6irth for 5ing#) office3 hege,on)3 ,in&3 /ractica# "is&o,3 out"ar& for,3 ,otion3 height of fortune3 /u6#ic3 registration3 action3 /o/u#ar3 #ea&ershi/3 @u&g,ent3 father3 ,astershi/3 frien&shi/3 /erson of high re/ute3 the honors of i,ages3 statues3 an& cro"ns of office3 arch0/riests of the father#an& ... of /#aces. Of the /art of the 6o&)3 it has authorit) o$er the hea&3 sense0organs3 right0e)e3 ri6s3 heart3 res/irator) or sensor) ,otion3 ten&ons. It a#so has authorit) o$er the essence of go#&3 of fruits of "heat an& 6ar#e). It is of the &iurna# sect3 #e,on0)e##o"3 an& shar/ as for taste. The 1oon3 6eing tru#) generate& 6) ref#ection of the so#ar #ight an& /ossessing a counterfeit #ight3 is significant at a 6irth for ,anDs #ife3 6o&)3 ,other3 conce/tion3 . . .3 oneDs /erson3 go&&ess3 #i$ing together or #ega# ,arriage3 nurse3 o#&er 6rother3 house0 5ee/ing3 Eueen3 ,istress of the house3 /ro/ert)3 fortune3 cit)3 gathering of cro"&s3 recei/ts3 e(/en&itures3 ho,e3 shi/s3 #i$ing a6roa&3 "an&erings Ffor3 it &oes not ,aintain a straight #ine through CancerG. Of the /arts of the 6o&)3 it has authorit) o$er the #eft e)e3 sto,ach3 6reasts3 6#a&&er3 s/#een3 ,e,6ranes3 ,arro" F"hence it a#so /ro&uces &ro/siesG. It has authorit) o$er the essence of si#$er an& g#ass. It is of the nocturna# sect3 #ee50green as for co#or3 an& sa#t) as for taste. The star of Bronos ,a5es those horn un&er it concerne& a6out trif#es3 s#an&erers3 those "ho 6ring the,se#$es into &isre/ute3 so#itar)3 &eceitfu#3 those "ho concea# Fheir &eceit3 austere3 &o"ncast3 those "ho ha$e a feigne& a//earance3 sEua#i&3 6#ac50c#a&3 i,/ortunate3 of sorro"fu# countenance3 ,isera6#e3 gi$en3 to sai#ing3 those "ho "or5 at "atersi&e tra&es. An& it causes &e/ressions3 tor/ors3 inactions3 interferences "ith 3"hat is 6eing &one3 #ong0#asting /unish,ents3 &is,ant#ings of things3 concea#,ents3 constrictions3 6on&s3 griefs3 accusations3 tears3 cases of or/hanhoo&3 ca/ti$ities3 e(/osures. It a#so ,a5es #a6orers an& far,ers 6ecause it has authorit) o$er the earth. It /ro&uces ta( an& custo,s co##ectors3 an& force& acti$ities. It /rocures great re/utation

an& nota6#e ran53 guar&ianshi/s an& the a&,inistration of the affairs of others3 an& fathers of the chi#&ren of others. It has authorit) o$er #ea&3 trees3 an& stones. Of the /arts of the 6o&)3 it has authorit) o$er the #egs3 5nees3 ten&ons3 6#oo&0seru,3 /h#eg,3 6#a&&er3 5i&ne)s3 an& the inner /ri$ate /arts. It is in&icati$e of "hate$er hurts are for,e& fro, co#& an& ,oistureA for e(a,/#e3 it is in&icati$e of those "ho suffer fro, &ro/s)3 /ain in the ten&ons3 gout3 cough3 &)senter)3 tu,ors3 s/as,s3 &e,oniac /ossession3 unnatura# #ust3 &e/ra$it). It ,a5es those "ho &o not ,arr)3 an& "i&o"hoo&3 or/hanhoo&3 an& chi#&#essness. It /ro&uces $io#ent &eaths in the "ater or through strang#ing or 6on&s or &)senter). It a#so causes fa##s u/on oneDs face. It is the star of Ne,esis an& of the &iurna# sect3 castor0#i5e as for co#or3 astringent as for taste. The star of %eus is significant for 6egetting chi#&ren3 chi#&06irth3 &esire3 erotic #o$e3 a##iances3 5no"#e&ge3 frien&shi/s "ith great ,en3 a6un&ance3 sti/en&s3 great gifts3 /#ent) of fruits3 @ustice3 so$ereignt)3 go$ern,ents3 o/inions3 ,e&iations of &is/utes3 /refer,ents of /riests3 fi&e#ities3 inheritances3 6rotherhoo&3 co,,unit)3 6enefaction3 confir,ation of goo&s3 &e#i$erance fro, e$i#s3 #oosing of 6on&s3 free&o,3 trusts3 /ossessions3 househo#&s. Of the outer /arts of the 6o&)3 It has authorit) o$er the thighs3 feet F"hence it a#so /ertains to running in ath#etic contestsGA of the inner /arts it has authorit) o$er the see&3 "o,63 #i$er3 the /arts on the right si&e. It has authorit) o$er the essence of tin. It is of the &iurna# sect3 gre) an& rather "hite as for co#or3 s"eet as for taste. The star of Ares is significant for $io#ence3 "ars3 ra/ine3 screa,s3 inso#ence3 a&u#teries3 ta5ing a"a) of 6e#ongings3 #osses3 6anish,ent3 estrange,ent of /arents3 ca/ti$ities3 ruination of "o,en3 a6ortion3 se(ua# intercourse3 "e&&ings3 ta5ing a"a) of goo& things3 #ies3 situations $oi& of ho/e3 $io#ent thefts3 /irac)3 /#un&erings3 6reaches of frien&s3 anger3 co,6at3 re/roaches3 ene,ies3 #a"suits. It 6rings on $io#ent ,ur&ers an& cuts an& 6#oo&she&3 attac5s of fe$er3 u#cerations3 /ustu#es3 inf#a,,ations3 i,/rison,ent3 tortures3 ,an#iness3 /er@ur)3 "an&ering3 e(ce##ing at $i##ain)3 those "ho gain their en&s through fire or iron3 han&icrafts,en3 "or5ers in har& ,ateria#s. It ,a5es #ea&ers an& ,i#itar) ca,/aigns an& genera#s3 "arriors3 su/re,ac)3 the hunt3 the chase3 fa##s fro, heights or fro, Eua&ru/e&s3 "ea5 $ision3 a/o/#e().

Of the /arts of the 6o&)3 it has authorit) o$er the hea&3 ru,/3 genita#sA of the inner /arts3 it has authorit) o$er the 6#oo&3 s/ennatic &ucts3 6i#e3 e(cretion of feces3 the hin&0 /arts3 "a#5ing 6ac5"ar&3 fa##ing on oneDs 6ac5A it a#so has that "hich is har& an& se$ere. It has authorit) o$er iron an& honor3 c#othes 6ecause of Aries3 an& "ine an& /u#se. It is of the nocturna# sect3 re& as for co#or3 /ungent as for taste. A/hro&ite is &esire an& erotic #o$e3 an& is significant for the ,other an& nurse. It ,a5es for /riest#) rites3 &ie office of g),nasiarch3 the "earing of go#& orna,ents3 the "earing of cro"ns3 ,erri,ent3 frien&shi/s3 co,/anionshi/s3 further acEuisition of 6e#ongings3 /urchases of orna,ent3 reconci#iations for the goo&3 "e&&ings3 /urification arts3 eu/honies3 ,a5ing ,usic3 s"eetness of ,e#o&)3 6eaut) of for,3 /aintings3 co,6inations an& $ariet) of co#ors3 /ur/#e0&)ing an& aro,atic arts3 6oth the foun&ers an& the authors of these things3 the arts or co,,ercia# "or5sho/s of e,era#&s an& /recious stones3 i$or)0"or5ing. As for those "ho s/in go#& threa& an& those "ho a&orn "ith go#&3 haircutters3 those "ho #o$e c#ean#iness an& those "ho are fon& of /#a)3 it /ro&uces the, "hen it is in Ho&iaca# 6oun&aries an& &egrees /ertaining to it. It a#so 6esto"s Fhe office of ,ar5et0 o$erseer3 ,easures3 "eights3 6usinesses3 "or5sho/s3 gifts3 recei/ts3 #aughter3 festi$e re@oicing3 orna,ent3 "ater0chases. A#so3 it 6esto"s a&$antages fro, ro)a# "o,en or re#ati$es3 an&3 "hen it th"arts such ,atters3 it /rocures an outstan&ing re/utation. Of the /arts of the 6o&)3 it has authorit) o$er the nec53 face3 #i/s3 the organ of s,e## an& the fore0/arts of the 6o&) fro, foot to hea&3 intercourse of the genita#sA of the inner /arts3 it has authorit) o$er the #ungs. It is a#so in&icati$e of the nurturing of another3 an& of /#easure. It has authorit) o$er /recious stones an& ,an)0co#ore& orna,ent an& the oi#s of fruits. It is of the nocturna# sect3 "hite as for co#or3 $er) greas) as for taste. The star of Her,es is significant for the e&ucation of chi#&ren3 #etters3 &is/utation3 s/eech3 ha$ing 6rothers3 inter/retation3 the hera#&Ds office3 nu,6er3 counters3 geo,etr)3 co,,erce3 )outh3 /#a)things3 theft3 co,,unit)3 announce,ent3 ser$ice3 /rofit3 &isco$eries3 fo##o"ing3 contest3 "rest#ing3 &ec#a,ation3 sea#ing3 sen&ing ,essages3 setting u/3 6eing sus/en&e&3 scrutiniHing3 hearing3 $ersati#it). It is the 6esto"er of inte##ect an& /ractica# "is&o,3 the #or& of 6rothers an& )ounger chi#&ren3 an& the fashioner of e$er) ,ercanti#e an& 6an5ing ait. :ro/er#) s/ea5ing3 it ,a5es te,/#e06ui#&ers3 6ric50,a5ers3 scu#/tors3 /h)sicians3 "riters3 #a")ers3 orators3 /hi#oso/hers3 architects3 ,usicians3 ,ant#es3 sacrificers3

augurs3 inter/reters of &rea,s3 6rai&ers3 "ea$ers3 those "ho are ,etho&ica#3 an& those "ho are in the fore0front in "ars an& ,i#itar) actions3 an& those "ho tr) their han& at /ara&o(es an& ,etho&ics "ith ca#cu#ations an& fa##acious reasoning3 those "ho an0 strong /erfor,ers or sing ,i,es3 those "ho ,a5e their #i$ing through &is/#a)3 an& further,ore through &ece/tion an& "an&ering an& confusion3 those "ho co,e to 5no" the hea$ens or e$en 6atu,0 searchers of the s5) "ith /#easure an& content,ent3 those "ho co$et fa,e for a "on&rous &ee& for the sa5e of /rofit. 8or3 since this star is ca/a6#e of ,an) /ursuits3 it furnishes acti$ities in accor&ance "ith the $ariation in the Hoi&ia or its $arious#) configure& inter"ea$ings "ith the stars. 8or so,e of these Hoi&ia3 it furnishes 5no"ingA for others3 a negotiatorA for so,e3 ser$iceA for the =stars? in turn3 it secures traffic5ing or instructionA an& for so,e3 =the acti$ities? of agricu#ture or te,/#e05ee/ing or /u6#ic ,agistrac)3 for "hich stars in turn it secures the e(ercise of authorit) or #easing or contracting or "e##0or&ere& &is/#a) or 6eing set at the hea& of /u6#ic ser$ice or e$en guar&ianshi/3 or it /uts on the /o,/ of #inen0"earing of the go&s or ru#ers. It "i## cause a## the irregu#Iuities in our fortunes an& freEuent#) si&etrac5 us fro, our goa#s. >hat is ,ore3 for those ha$ing this star u/on ,a#efic Hoi&ia or their &ecrees3 it "i## e$en gi$e a turn for the "orse. Of the /arts of the 6o&)3 it has authorit) o$er the han&s3 shou#&ers3 fingers3 @oints3 6e##)3 ears3 "in&/i/e3 guts3 tongue. An& it has authorit) o$er co//er an& e$er) coinage3 of gi$ing an& recei$ingA for3 the go& is co,,on. >hen the 6enefics are "e## an& suita6#) situate&3 the) /ro&uce their s/ecia# effects in accor&ance "ith their o"n nature an& the nature of the Hoi&ion3 "ith the a&&itiona# a&,i(ture of the testi,on) or co0/resence of each starA 6ut "hen the) fa## a,iss3 the) are in&icati$e of the o//osite effects. Si,i#ar#)3 if the ,a#efics ha$e &ea#ings "hen the) are suita6#) /#ace& an& in sect3 e$en the) are &is/ensers of goo& things3 an& the) are in&icati$e of higher /ositions an& a&$ance,entsA 6ut if the) are un/rofita6#) /#ace&3 the) /ro&uce &is,issa#s an& accusations. Each star is the ru#er of its o"n essence for its s),/athies an& anti/athies an& ,utua# fee#ings in re#ation to the cos,os3 an& the) ha$e the authorit) for their co,,i(tures "ith one another in accor&ance "ith a//#ication3 se/aration3 su/eriorit)3 contain,ent3 s/ear0 6earing3 hur#ing of ra)s3 an& a//roaching of the ,asters. The 1oon is set &o"n as ru#er of foresight3 the Sun of #ight3 Bronos of ignorance an& necessit)3 %eus of o/inion an& cro"ns of office an& "i##3 the star of Ares of action an& trou6#es3 the star of A/hro&ite of #o$e an& &esire an& 6eaut)3 an& the star of Her,es of

#a" an& custo, an& fi&e#it). >hich $er) stars3 =if the) are &is/ensers? of their o"n effects ...
!. CONCE4NING THE NATU4E O8 THE T>ELVE %OI2IA

>ith these ti#ings &ra"n u/ in such a "a)3 "e ,ust a#so &iscuss the nature of the 1! Hoi&ia. Aries is the house of Ares3 a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion3 tro/ica#3 terrestria#3 authoritati$e3 fier)3 free3 ascen&ing3 se,i0$oca#3 goo&3 changea6#e3 a&,inistrati$e3 /u6#ic3 ci$ic3 un/ro#ific3 ser$i#e3 1i&hea$en of the cos,os an& cause of re/ute3 t"o0co#ore& Fsince the Sun an& the 1oon ,a5e #e/rosiesG3 s5in0eru/tionsA it is a#so unconnecte&3 a /#ace for ec#i/ses. Those "ho are 6orn in this Hoi&ion in accor&ance "ith the ru#ershi/ re#ation3 then3 "i## 6e 6right3 nota6#e3 co,,an&ing3 @ust3 "ith a hatre& of 5na$es3 free3 authoritati$e3 6o#& in /ur/ose3 6raggarts3 great0sou#e&3 inconstant3 irregu#ar3 haught)3 u/0in0the0air3 threatening3 Euic5#) changing3 "e##0off. >hen the ru#ers are "e## situate& an& testifie& to 6) 6enefics3 the nati$es 6eco,e 5ing#)3 /o"erfu#3 an& ha$e the /o"er of #ife an& &eath. Aries is "ater) in nature3 fu## of thun&er3 hai#. 1ore /articu#ar#)3 the first /arts u/ to the eEui/artite =/#ace? are fu## of thun&erstor,s3 hai#3 "in&3 an& &estructionA the ,i&&#e /arts u/ to the 1.th &egree are te,/erate3 ="hi#e the fo##o"ing /arts are scorching an& es/ecia##) /esti#entia#? for Eua&ru/e&s. This Hoi&ion has 1+ 6right stars. An& it has 1' 6right stars through the 6e#t3 ! sha&o") ones3 !7 un&er6right 6right ones3 an& 97 faint ones. The first /art of :erseus fro, the northern regions co0rises "ith it3 as &oes the re,aining /arts an& the #eft /art of Auriga3 an& fro, the south the 6ac5 fin an& tai# of the Sea 1onster. 8ro, the north3 the =feet? of *ootes set. 8ro, the south3 the re,ain&er of Lu/us. These Hones are su6@ect to Aries: the front3 *a6)#oniaADthe hea&3 E#),aisA the right3 :ersiaA the #eft3 the $a#e of S)ria an& the contiguous /#acesA for the cur$e of the face3 *a6)#oniaA for the 6reast3 Ar,eniaA un&er the shou#&ers3 ThraceA for the 6c#i)3 Ca//a&ocia an& Susa an& the 4e& Sea an& 4h)/araA the hin& /arts3 Eg)/t an& the :ersian Ocean. Taurus is fe,inine3 so#i&3 #)ing in the s/ring tro/ic3 6on)3 rising fro, the hin&0/arts3 setting u/right3 of "hich the greatest /art #ies in the in$isi6#e cos,os. It is the "ea#th0 6ringing Hoi&ion of the cos,os3 earth)3 rura#3 /ertaining to free&,en3 &escen&ing3 un/ro#ific3 se,i0$oca# an& ,ute3 goo&3 unchangea6#e3 in&ustrious3 inco,/#ete3 significant for foun&ations3 acEuisitions. The ec#i/tic circ#e #ies in the north3 rising at so,e &istance.

Those 6orn in this Hoi&ion "i## 6e goo&3 $erse& in a han&icraft3 har&0"or5ing3 goo& at /reser$ing things3 /#easure #o$ing3 ,usic #o$ing3 generous3 "hi#e so,e of the, "i## 6e hus6an&,en3 /#anters3 6ui#&ers. An& if the 6encfics shou#& so,eho" inc#ine to"ar& this /#ace3 or a#so3 if the ru#er shou#& 6e "e##0situate&3 the) "i## 6eco,e arch/riests3 an& g),nasiarchs3 those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of cro"ns an& /ur/#e3 of i,ages an& siatues3 those "ho stan& in the forefron# of /riests3 nota6#e3 6right. It is a ca#, Hoi&ion. *) /arts: 8ro, the 1st &egree u/ to the .th &egree3 the /#ace roun& the :#eia&es3 it is un&istinguishe&3 &estructi$e3 /esti#entia#3 thun&er0causing3 /ro&ucti$e of earthEua5es an& thun&er6o#ts rin& generati$e of #ightning. The ne(t ! &egrees are fier)3 an& fu## of #ogA the /arts on the right near Auriga are te,/erate3 coo#ingA the /arts on the #eft are un&istinguishe& an& e(cite ,otion3 an& are so,eti,es chi##ing3 other ti,es scorchingA the hea& u/ to the !'r& &egree has te,/erate aii3 6ut /esti#entia# an& &estructi$e of #i$ing 6eingsA the =fo##o"ing? a(e &estructi$e3 un&istinguishe&3 fu## of /esti#ence. It has ! stars3 the re,aining /art of Auriga co0rising fro, the north3 theJ re,ain&er of the Sea 1onster an& the first /art of Eri&anus co0rising fro, the south. It is of A/hro&ite3 Se#ene3 2e,eter3 Ares3 Her,es. *ootes as far as Fhe 6e#t an& =the shou#&ers? of O/hiuchus as far as the 5nees set fro, the north. Orion3 "ho has a s"or& set u/ in his right han&3 =co0rises? fro, the south. On the #eft &"e##s the so0ca##e& Hera#&3 "ho is sitting in the ,i&&#e of the 6o&). The Hones su6@ect to it are: for the hea&3 1e&ia an& the contiguous /#acesA "ith res/ect to the 6reast3 *a6)#oniaA the /art near Auriga3 the right si&e of Sc)thiaA the :#eia&es3 C)/rusA the #eft si&e3 Ara6ia an& the near6) /#acesA for the shou#&ers3 :ersia an& the Caucasian ,ountainsA un&er the hu,/3 =Sar,atia?A un&er the #oins3 Ethio/iaA un&er the horns3 CarthageA "ith res/ect to the ,i&&#e /arts3 Ar,enia3 In&ia3 Ger,ania. Ge,ini is ,ascu#ine3 6icor/orea#3 eu/honious3 the house of Her,es3 ascen&ing3 air)3 effe,inate3 /ertaining to free&,en3 6arren3 /u6#ic. Those so 6orn3 then3 6eco,e fon& of &iscourse3 those "ho "or5 "ith #etters an& e&ucation3 /oetic3 #o$ers of ,usic3 teachers of the use of the $oice3 ca/a6#e in ,atters of househo#& ,anage,ent3 those "ho recei$e trust. The) a#so 6eco,e inter/reters3 those "ith an a/titu&e for co,,erce3 critics of goo& an& 6a&3 /ru&ent3 curious3 initiates in occu#t ,atters. An& a## the things that the ru#er is at ti,es accusto,e& to /ro&uce 6) its o"n nature3 "hether goo& or 6ase3 or #esser or greater3 each one of the Hoi&ia "i## a#so /ro&uce accor&ing to "hether the figure0&escri/tion of its ru#er is o/erati$e or un/rofita6#e3 in or&er that "e shou#& not to see, to 6e "riting the sa,e ,atters.

It is a ca#, Hoi&ion. *) /arts: The ' &egrees are un&istinguishe&3 &estructi$e. 8ro, the 'r& to the th3 ,i#&#) "et. It is te,/erate fro, the th to the 1.th. The south is ,i#&#) "et. The #ast &egrees are ,i(e&. It has !1 stars. It #ies in the "est "in&. In accor&ance "ith the &octrine of s/herics3 the tai# of the Sea 1onster3 "hich touches at so,e /art of the southern /ans3 #ies ne(t to it. 8ro, the /arts ,at occur to"ar& the south "ithin the #ine to the south is Sat)r3 touching =the c#u6?3 the s5in of "hich is actua##) seen fro, 6ehin& fro, its southern /arts. L)ra #ies to"ar& the northern /art3 Ge,ini has ste//e& u/on the southern #ine3 6eing the ,i&&#e of the north an& south. Un&er its feet u/on the southern #ine is the so0ca##e& 2og in front of the right foot3 an& it is cut 6) the southern /o#e fro, its hin& /arts u/ to its hea&3 ,ounting u/ $ertica##) "ith the /o#e. The re,ain&er of Eri&anus an& Orion co0rise fro, the south. The go&s A/o##o3 Herac#es. He/haistos3 Hera3 an& Bronos associate "ith the,. *ootes sets fro, the north3 as &oes O/hiuchus e(ce/t for the hea&3 an& ha#f of Corona as "e##. These Hones are su6@ect to Ge,ini: the front3 In&ia an& the contiguous /#aces3 an& Ce#ticaA the 6reast3 Sici#)3 Ga#atia3 Thrace3 an& *oeotiaA the ,i&&#e3 Eg)/t3 Li6)a3 the 4o,an region3 Ara6ia3 S)ria. Cancer is the house of the 1oon3 fe,inine3 tro/ica#3 Horos5o/os of the cos,os3 s#a$ish3 &escen&ing3 ,ute3 "ater)3 goo&3 changea6#e3 /u6#ic3 /o/u#ar3 ci$i#3 /ro#ific3 a,/hi6ious. Those so 6orn3 then3 "i## 6e fon& of re/ute3 /o/u#ar3 changea6#e3 theatrica#3 cheerfu#3 fon& of /#easure an& entertaining3 /u6#ic3 inconstant in 5no"#e&ge3 sa)ing one thing 6ut thin5ing another3 those "ho &o not re,ain "ith one acti$it) or t"o for #ong3 "ho en& u/ "an&ering an& so@ourning a6roa&. Cancer is a ca#, Hoi&ion. *) /arts: 8or the first t"o south0easter#) stars it is un&istinguishe&3 &estructi$e3 stif#ing3 an& /ro&ucti$e of earthEua5es. 8ro, these u/ to the 1-th &egree it ,a5es the air $er) "et3 scorching3 ha$ing a &o"n/our of "ater an& continuous thun&er0stor,s. The /arts on the right are un&istinguishe& an& &estructi$e. The Hare an& the fore/arts of the 2og an& :roc)on co0rise fro, the south. It has 9 stars. It is a Hoi&ion of Ares3 Her,es3 %eus3 :an3 A/hro&ite. The hea& of *ootes sets fro, the north3 as "ei# as the star in the 5nees3 an& AEui#a an& ha#f of Corona. These are su6@ect to Cancer: the front3 *actriaA the #eft3 %ac)nthus3 AcarnaniaA the hin& /arts3 Ethio/ia3 SchineA for the hea&3 the Sea of AHof an& the nations &"e##ing aroun& it3 the 4e& Sea3 the H)rcanian Sea3 the He##es/ont3 the Li6)an Sea3 *rittanica3 an& the is#an& of Thou#eA for the feet3 Ar,enia3 Ca//a&ocia3 4ho&es3 CosA for the #ast /arts of Cancer u/on the 6e##)A Trog#o&)tia3 Ionia3 He##es/ont.

Leo is ,ascu#ine3 the house of the Sun3 free3 fier)3 "e##0te,/ere&3 noetic3 5ing#)3 se&entar)3 goo&3 ascen&ing3 changea6#e3 so#i&3 authorita0 ti$e3 ci$i#3 originati$e3 irasci6#e. Those so 6orn are nota6#e3 goo&3 unchangea6#e3 @ust3 hating "or53 insu6or&inate3 &es/ising f#attenD3 6eneficent3 /uffe& u/ "ith intentions. If the ru#er shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint or shou#& 6e "ith 6enefics3 the) "i## 6eco,e 6right3 estee,e&3 t)rannica#3 5ing#). It is scorching. The 6right star in the 6reast is fier) an& stif#ing. It is3 6) /arts3 u/ to the 1-th &egree3 stif#ing3 /esti#entia# for Eua&ru/e&s in the un&er#)ing Hones an& /#aces. The /arts on the right e(cite ,otion an& are fier). The /arts in the south are ,i#&#) "et. The #o"er /arts are &ea&#) for a##. The /arts in the ,i&&#e an& on the #eft are te,/erate. Leo has ... stars. Accor&ing to the &octrine of s/herics3 the #eft ar, of *ootes co0rises fro, the north. The stern of Argo an& the re,ain&er of the 2og co0rise fro, the south3 as &oes the re,ain&er of H)&ra3 "hose tai# ties a#ongsi&e as far as the c#a" of Scor/io3 6ut the hea& as far as c#a" of Cancer. A6o$e it stan&s the Lesser *ear3 an& the hea& of Ser/ens3 "hich O/hiuchos ho#&s3 stretches &o"n a#ong the #ine. 2o#/hin3 L)ra3 an& %eug,a3 C)gnus3 e(ce/t for the 6right star on its ru,/3 an& the hea& of :egasus set fro, the north. These Hones are su6@ect to Leo: in the hea&3 Ce#tica an& the contiguous /#acesA the fore/arts3 *ith)niaA the right si&e3 1ace&onia an& the contiguous /#acesA the #eft si&e3 :ro/on&sA the feet3 Ga#atiaA for the 6e##)3 Ce#ticaA to the shou#&ers3 ThraceA to the f#an5s3 :hoenicia3 the A&riatic3 Li6)aA in the ,i&&#e3 :hr)gia3 S)riaA #o the tai#3 :isinous. Virgo is the house of Her,es3 fe,inine3 "inge&3 hu,an in for,3 fasti&ious3 set in the sha/e of <ustice3 6icor/orea#3 6arren3 /ertaining to free&,an3 unfruitfu#3 &escen&ing3 earth)3 co,,on3 se,i0$oca# an& ,ute3 cor/orea#3 inco,/#ete3 changea6#e3 /ertaining to those "ho /ractice a han&icraft3 &ua#0nature&. Those "ho are so 6orn are goo&3 ,o&est3 in$o#$e& "ith the ,)steries3 fu## of care3 those "ho #ea& a &i$erse #ife3 ,anagers of the /ro/ert) of others3 faithfu#3 goo& at &o,estic affairs3 "riters3 those "ho are su//orte& 6) s/eeches an& ca#cu#ations3 h)/ocritica#3 curious3 initiates into occu#t ,atters3 those "ho s/en& their initia# resources 6ut /ros/er in ,i&&#e age. Li6ra is the house of A/hro&ite3 ,ascu#ine3 tro/ica#3 hu,an in for,3 ascen&ing3 air)3 effe,inate3 $oca#3 goo&3 changea6#e3 &i,inishing of oneDs 6e#ongings3 the su6terraneous Hoi&ion of the cos,os3 /u6#ic3 a /#ace for ec#i/ses3 /ro&ucti$e of fruits3 "ines3 o#i$es3 unguents3 of 6a#ances3 ,easures3 /ertaining to those "ho /ractice han&icrafts.

Those so 6orn are goo& an& @ust3 though ,a#icious3 &esirous of the goo&s of others3 ,o&erate3 those "ho #ose "hat the) ha$e first acEuire& an& those "ho ha$e their u/s an& &o"ns3 those "ho #i$e irregu#ar#)3 those "ho o$ersee ,easures an& "eights or su//#ies. Scor/io is the house of Ares3 fe,inine3 so#i&3 "ater)3 /ro#ific3 &estructi$e3 &escen&ing3 ,ute3 s#a$ish3 unchangea6#e3 cause of fou# s,e##s. su6tracti$e of oneDs 6e#ongings3 a /#ace for ec#i/ses3 &i$erse. Those so 6orn are treacherous3 5na$ish3 ra/acious3 ,ur&erous: traitors3 unchangea6#e3 those "ho arc #ia6#e to ha$e their 6e#ongings ta5en a"a)3 secreti$e /#otters3 thie$es3 /er@ure&3 &esirous of &ie things of others3 /ri$) to ,ur&ers or sorcer) or ,a#icious &oings3 haters of their o"n fa,i#ies. Sagittarius is the house of %eus3 ,ascu#ine3 fier)3 ascen&ing3 $oca#3 $er) "ater) 6ecause of Argo3 goo&3 "inge&3 changea6#e3 6icor/orea#3 &ua#0 nature&3 enig,atica#3 6arren3 se,i0co,/#ete3 authoritati$e3 5ing#). Those so 6orn are goo&3 @ust3 great0sou#e&3 critica#3 generous3 fon& of 6rothers an& frien&s3 those "ho &i,inish "hat the) first acEuire& 6ut acEuire the, again3 those "ho /re$ai# o$er ene,ies3 #o$ers of re/utation3 $ersati#e3 nota6#e3 those "ho "ea$e ,atters in a ri&&#ing fashion Ca/ricorn is the house of Bronos3 fe,inine3 tro/ica#3 earth)3 &estructi$e. unfruitfu#3 &escen&ing3 chi##e&3 rnute3 cause of e$i#s3 #icentious3 ser$i#e. enig,atica#3 &ua#0nature&3 $er) "ater)3 se,i0co,/#ete3 a Hoi&ion for hunch6ac5s an& cri//#es3 the setting of the cos,os3 in&icator of toi# an& trou6#e3 a Hoi&ion for stone0cutters an& far,ers. Those so 6orn "i## 6e 6a&3 of &ifferent sorts3 goo& an& si,/#e at e(/osition3 har&"or5ing3 fu## of care3 s#ee/#ess3 fon& of #aughter /#anners of great "or5s3 those "ho ,a5e 6a& ,ista5es3 fic5#e3 ,ischie$ous3 #iars3 cu#/a6#e3 sha,efu#. It is te,/erate to"ar& 6oth si&es. *) /arts3 the first /arts are &estructi$eA the secon& $er) "et3 ha$ing to &o "ith thun&er0stor,s3 e(citing ,otionA the ,i&&#e /arts are fier)A the #ast /arts are &estructi$e. It has ... stars. Accor&ing to the &octrine of s/herics3 Cassio/ia an& the right si&e of :egasus rise fro, the north. The rear of Centaurus an& the c#a"s of H)&ra as far as the Cu/ set fro, the south. The go&s are A/hro&ite3 Se#ene3 2e,eter3 Her,es. There is nothing fro, the north. These Hones are su6@ect to Ca/ricorn: the >est an& a## the South3 for the ri6s3 the Aegean Sea an& the nations &"e##ing aroun& it an& CorinthA for the 6e#t3 Sic)onA for the

6ac53 the Great SeaA for the tai#3 I6eriaA for the hea&3 the T)rrhenic SeaA for the 6e##)3 the ,i&&#e o# Eg)/t3 S)ria. AEuarius is a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion in the hea$ens3 so#i&3 hu,an in sha/e3 /ertaining to "atersi&e tra&es3 one of a 5in&A it is ,ute3 $er) co#&3 free3 ascen&ing3 effe,inate3 unchangea6#e3 6a&3 6arren3 cause of trou6#es t#irough strugg#e3 or of 6ur&ens an& "or5ing in har& ,ateria#s3 /ertaining to those "ho /ractice han&icrafts3 /u6#ic. Those so 6orn are ,a#icious an& haters of their o"n fa,i#ies3 unchangea6#e3 sing#e0,in&e&3 &eceitfu#3 treacherous3 those "ho concea# e$er)thing3 ,isanthro/ists3 i,/ious3 accusers3 6etra)ers of o/inion an& truth3 6egru&ging3 concerne& "ith trif#es3 at ti,es generous through the eff#u( of "ater3 incontinent. It is entire#) "et. The first /arts are $er) "et3 the u//er /arts fier)3 the #o"er /arts un&istinguishe& an& unser$icea6#e. It has ... stars. Accor&ing to the &octrine of s/herics3 so,e of the ,i&&#e /art of the right si&e of An&ro,e&a co0rises fro, the north3 as "e## as the re,ain&er of :egasus. The southern fish of :isces e(ce/t for the hea& co0rises fro, the south. It is of Hera3 Herac#es3 He/haistos3 Bronos. Nothing sets fro, the north3 6ut the re,ain&er of Centaurus an& the re,ain&er of H)&ra as far as Cor$us set fro, the south. Accor&ing to the &octrine of s/herics3 the ri$er &o"n to the south /o#e3 the so0ca##e& Eri&anus3 #ies near itA a#so the great 8ish "hich touches the tai# of Ca/ricorn. The so0 ca##e& C)gnus is in the northern /#aces "ithin the north /o#e3 6e)on& "hich stretches Sagitta3 "here the so0ca##e& *ear is #oo5ing c#ose#) at the 2ogDs Tai# to"ar& the north3 =These Hones #ie near to it:G The Hoi&ion #ies in the "est "in&. It #ies near the Hone of Eg)/t an& the near6) cities. 8ro, its southern /arts as far as :se#cheus an& 2o&e5aschonos an& S)ca,,on3 fro, the /arts to"ar& the "est as far as the A,,oniac region an& the near6) cities3 fro, the /arts to the east as far as the 4e& Sea "hich it touches3 fro, the /arts to the north of it as far as the /#aces of Se6enn)tus an& the ,outh of Herac#ea. =These Hones are su6@ect to AEuarius:? the front3 S)riaA the ,i&&#e3 Eu/hrates an& Tigris3 Eg)/t an& Li6)a an& the contiguous ri$ers of Eg)/t an& the In&us ri$erA for the ,i&&#e of the /itcher3 Tanais an& the re,aining ri$ers fro, the H)/er6orei f#o"ing to the south"est. :isces is a fe,inine Hoi&ion in the hea$ens3 $er) "et3 /ertaining to "atersi&e tra&es3 6icor/orea#3 /ro#ific3 fu## of eru/tions3 sca#)3 sine")3 hu,/e&3 #e/rous3 of t"in for,3 ,ute3 rest#ess3 rough3 o//ose& to itse#f 6ecause of 6eing 6oth in the south an& in the north. It is a#so $er) "et3 &escen&ing3 s#a$ish3 changea6#e3 /ro#ific3 6icor/orea#3 socia6#e3 ,uti#ate&3 a cause of "an&ering3 co,/#icate&.

Those so 6orn are inconstant3 of t"o ,in&s3 those "ho change fro, 6a& to goo&3 erotic3 ser$i#e3 #icentious3 /ro#ific3 /o/u#ar. It is entire#) coo#ing3 fu## of 6reeHes. *) /arts3 the first are te,/erateA the ,i&&#e3 $er) "etA the #ast3 &estructi$e an& un&istinguishe&. It has ... stars. The re,aining /arts of An&ro,e&a an& the re,ain&er of :erseus on the right si&e an& the Triang#e 6e)on& Aries co0rise fro, the north3 "hi#e the hea& of the southern fish of :isces co0rises fro, the south. It is of :osei&on3 Ares3 Her,es3 A/hro&ite3 %eus. Ara an& the re,aining /arts of H)&ra set fro, the south3 "hite nothing sets fro, the north. It #ies near the north "in&. It iies near the Hone of the 4e& Sea3 "hich has not a fe" is#an&s a#ong it3 6e)on& "hich In&ia an& the so0ca##e& In&ian Ocean He. In its eastern /arts it touches :arthia an& the In&ian region an& the Eastern Ocean. 8ro, its northern /arts it touches the Sc)thian region. 8ro, the /arts to"ar& the >est it touches the 1ouse har6or an& the har6or of Orthos an& the near6) cities. In accor&ance "ith the &octrine of s/herics3 there #ies near to the northern /art of :isces AEui#a "hich is cut 6) the north /o#e an& for a certain /art Sagitta3 6ut "ithin the north /o#e not ,uch is &i$i&e&. The so0ca##e& :egasus is "ithin the arctic /o#e. The arctic /o#e3 #)ing in the ,i&&#e of e$er)thing3 is far fro, the "ho#e sections3 ha$ing in itse#f the *ear that carries the so0ca##e& 2ogDs Tai# fro, the north to the east3 at ti,es a#so fro, the south3 an& the other so0ca##e& Great *ear "hich rises in the ,i&&#e of the night. The so0ca##e& *ootes ho#&s the, fast "hi#e carr)ing a /eritasis for the t"o *ears. It is in$isi6#e for the issuing forth of the t"o *earsA for3 the one #oo5s &irect#) at the north3 the other at tie south. These a, the Hones su6@ect to it 6) /artA the front3 Eu/hrates an& TigrisA the ,i&&#e3 S)ria3 4e& Sea3 the In&ian Sea3 the ,i&&#e of :ersia an& the contiguous /#acesA =un&er the 6ac5?3 the Ara6ian Sea an& the *or)sthenesDri$erA for the 5not3 in the north Thrace3 in the south3 Asia an& Sar&inia.
'. CONCE4NING THE SIKTY *OUN2A4IES

The first ; &egrees of Aries3 those of %eus3 are te,/erate3 ro6ust3 a6un&ant in see&3 6enefic. The ; &egrees of A/hro&ite are cheerfu#3 s5i##fu#3 ra&iant3 e$en3 /ure3 "e##0 co#ore&. The 7 &egrees /ossesse& 6) Her,es are an6iguous3 changea6#e an& "e##0 gro"n3 i,,o$a6#e3 "in&)3 fu## of hai# ar& thun&er3 hur#ing thun&er6o#ts. The . &egrees of Ares are 6earers of &estruction3 intense#) hot3 unsta6#e &ue to the ,ischief of ,en3 or rash an& ... The ne(t . &egrees of Bronos are $er) co#&3 =6arren?3 ,a#cious3 in@urious.

The first 7 &egrees of Taurus3 those of A/hro&ite3 are a6un&ant in see&3 /ro#ific3 "et3 /rone to $ice3 a##o"ing of con$iction3 hating strife. The ne(t ; &egrees of Her,es are sagacious3 /ru&ent3 ,ischie$ous3 &eficient in see&3 shortsighte&3 &eath06ringing. The ne(t 7 &egrees of %eus are high ,in&e&3 ,an#)3 fortunate3 /ertaining to ru#ers an& 6enefactors3 great sou#e&3 te,/erate&3 ,o&est)0#o$ing. The fourth grou/ of &egrees3 the . of Bnnos3 are $er) 6arren3 steri#e3 /ertaining to eunuchs3 $aga6on&3 6#a,e"orth)3 theatrica#3 @o)#ess3 toi#so,e. The fina# ' &egrees3 those of Ares3 are ,ascu#ine3 t)rannica#3 fier)3 harsh3 ,ur&erous3 sacri#egious3 thorough#) &e/ra$e&3 6ut not unnota6#c3 e(ce/t that the) are &estructi$e an& not #ong #i$e&. The first ; &egrees of Ge,ini3 those of Her,es3 are te,/erate3 ,i#&3 sagacious3 s5i##fu#3 5no"#e&gea6#e3 /ractica#3 sung a6out3 a6un&ant in see&. The ne(t ; &egrees of %eus are contentious3 te,/erate3 ,i#&3 a6un&ant in see&3 "e##0fe&3 6eneficent. The 'r& grou/ of &egrees3 the . of A/hro&ite3 are f#o"er)3 ,usica#3 acroa,atic3 /oetic3 cro"n0"earing3 /o/u#ar3 ,err)3 a6un&ant in see&. The 9th grou/ of &egrees3 those of Ares3 are toi#so,e3 6rother#ess3 "ith fe" chi#&ren3 sta)ing at ho,e3 resourcefu# &estructi$e3 ra"3 ,e&&#eso,e. 8ina##)3 the ne(t grou/ of &egrees3 the ; of Bronos3 are te,/erate3 a&,inistrati$e3 acEuisiti$e3 noetic3 eru&ite3 nota6#e3 &istinguishe& in sagacit)3 a6#e to succee& at great things3 high#) estee,e&. The first &egrees of Cancer3 those of Arcs3 ha$e to &o "ith the hur#ing of thun&er6o#ts3 an& are &istracte&3 irregu#ar3 of contrar) /ur/ose3 fu## of ,a&ness3 a6un&ant in see&3 #ac5ing3 &estructi$e3 6a& for co,/#etion. The ne(t ; &egrees of A/hro&ite are a6un&ant in see&3 6#a,e"orth)3 /ure3 changea6#e3 artistic3 /o/u#ar an& ,i(e& .of ,an) t)/es. The fo##o"ing ; &egrees are /recise#) those of Her,es3 thie$ish3 #ea&ing in /u6#ic ,atters3 /ertaining #o ta(0fanning3 /o/u#ar3 resourcefu#3 6ring sur/#us. The fourth grou/ of &egrees3 the of %eus3 are 5ing#)3 autono,ous3 estee,e&3 #itigious3 high0,in&e&3 te,/erate3 /ertaining to ru#ers an& the goo& of the "ho#e. The fina# &egrees3 the 9 of Bronos 0 since the "ho#e is "ater 0 are $er) "et an& #ac5ing in /ro/erties an& &eficient for acco,/#ish,ent. The first ; &egrees of Leo3 those of %eus3 are e(/erience&3 ,ascu#ine3 autono,ous3 a#"a)s &o,ineering3 /ractica#3 e,inent3 ha$ing no &e/ression. The ne(t . &egrees3 those of A/hro&ite3 are rather te,/erate3 consecrate&3 $er) "ise3 &e$ote& to en@o),ent. The thir& grou/ of &egrees3 the of Bronos3 are ,uch e(/erience&3 ti,i&3 natura#3 "e##0 gro"n3 narro"3 secret3 "ith ,an) chi#&ren3 inEuisiti$e a6out occu#t ,atters3 6ut =6arrenL an& unso"n. The ne(t &egrees3 the ; of Her,es3 are acroa,atic3 /o/u#ar3 /rofessiona#3 =e&ucati$e?3 #ega#3 sagacious 0 these are a#so unso"n3 6ut of #ong0#i$e& ,en. The fina# &egrees3 the ; of Ares3 are ,ost 6ase3 ,onstrous3 &estructi$e3 in@urious3 s#othfu#3 6#a,e"orth) an& unfortunate.

The first &egrees of Virgo3 those of Her,es3 are ,ost0e(a#te&3 a&,inistrati$e3 $er) or&er#)3 Euite "ise3 fitting3 or&aining great things3 ,ost sagacious3 no6#e an& e,inent in a## things3 unfortunate on#) in regar& to ,atters of #o$e 0 in genera# the "ho#e of Virgo3 6ut es/ecia##) these &egrees an& those of A/hro&iteA for3 these &egrees are o/en to accusation3 "hi#e those of A/hro&ite go astra) in a## things. The) es/ecia##) )ie#& e,inence in e&ucation. The ne(t 1- &egrees of A/hro&ite are 6#a,e"orth)3 erring in ,atters of ,arriage3 encountering 6a& things 6ecause of these3 fortunate in theatrica# ,atters3 ,ost sha,efu# in re#ation to the /assions3 es/ecia##) "hen Bronos is co0 testif)ing3 an& the) /ertain to a&u#terers "hen Her,es is co0testif)ing3 an& to a ,u#titu&e of errors co,6ine& "hen %eus is co0testif)ing3 an& further,ore con&e,nations an& c#an&estine actions "hen the Sun is3 &eterrents an& /o#itica# o//ositions "hen the 1oon is3 an& if it shou#& 6e seen 6) the ,a#efics3 it causes /rostitution. The thir& &egrees3 the 9 of %eus3 are fon& of far,ing3 fitting3 of those "ho ha$e "ith&ra"n3 not une&ucate&A the) are a#so /rotecti$e an& a6un&ant in see& an& /reser$ati$e. The fourth &egrees3 the of Ares3 are ,a#e3 harsh3 /o/u#ar3 cro"&0 /#easing an& "an&ering a6out at night3 secreti$e3 counterfeiting3 a&$entitious. These &egrees the,se#$es co,,it outrages on ,en an& #ea& the, into 6on&age an& ,uti#ation an& tortures an& custo&). The re,aining ! &egrees of Bronos are ,onstrous3 $er) co#&3 &estructi$e3 short0#i$e&3 of ,en "ho are &efrau&e&. The first ; &egrees of Li6ra3 those of Bronos3 are 5ing#)3 e(a#te&3 /ractica#3 an& es/ecia##) so 6) &a)3 6ut o$er#) e(acting 6) nightA the) are steri#e3 $er) "et3 &estructi$e. The ne(t . &egrees of Her,es are ,ercanti#e3 /ertaining to han&icrafts3 co,,ercia#3 a6#e to &ra" u/ contracts an& to tota# u/ nu,6ersA in genera#3 #ega##) correct3 sagacious. The thir& groDi/ of &egrees3 the 7 of %eus3 are /ro&ucti$e of "ea#th3 6ut at #east "hen %eus is u/on the,3 the) are &egrees of i##0faring3 @o)#ess3 &egrees of things 6eing hoar&e&3 of insignificant an& sor&i& #ife3 "ith no #o$e of 6eaut)3 of the censorious3 nor e$en 6#est "ith chi#&ren. The 9th grou/3 the &egrees of A/hro&ite3 are those of the #o$e of 6eaut)3 #o$e of the arts3 or e$en those of artistr) Ffor e(a,/#e3 /#astering3 /ainting3 re#ief car$ingA in genera#3 the) arc &egrees of those "ho are rh)th,ica#3 re#igious3 ,i#&3 "ho gra&ua##) ha$e goo& foitune3 "ho a&$ance 6) their o"n efforts3 an& those "ho are great#) fortunate in the area of ,arriage3 6eing 6#est in e$er) regar&. The re,aining 9 &egrees3 those of Ares3 are of those "ho are &o,inant3 of sEua&ron co,,an&ers3 of those "ho are fortunate in such ,atters an& in e$er) art of Ares3 an& of the eas)0going an& the stea&fast an& those "ho ho#& fast an& of the high0,in&e&3 6ut not of those "ho are fa$ore& in their 6rothers or those "ith ,an) 6rothers. The first &egrees of Scor/io3 those of Ares3 are u/roarious3 fic5#e3 inconstant3 irasci6#e3 free of s/eech3 high0,in&e&3 "ith fe" chi#&ren3 ,an) 6rothers3 irregu#ar in fortune3 e(tre,e#) fier)3 fit for 6irths re#ate& to ,i#itar) ser$ice an& going a"a) fro, ho,e. The ne(t 93 those of A/hro&ite3 are &egrees of those fortunate in ,arriage3 of the

re#igious3 of those #o$e& 6) a##3 of those "ho #o$e of the arts3 of those "e##0/ro$i&e&3 of those chosen 6) a##3 of s"eet #ife3 The thir& &egrees3 the 7 of Her,es3 are those /ertaining to ar,s3 contentious3 &egrees of those "ho 6ear cro"ns an& of those "ho are shar/ of s/eech3 of ,atters /ertaining to contest3 of those "ho are not to 6e &es/ise&A these are a#so a6un&ant in see&3 an& in genera#3 &egrees of those "ho are 6us) "ith thoughts of ,ischief3 es/ecia##) in res/ect of those "ho see5 to te,/t or those "ho /er/etrate "ic5e&nesses. The 9th grou/3 the . of %eus3 are &egrees of the resourcefu#3 the fortunate3 of arch/riests3 of those 6eing &istinguishe& "ith go#&3 "ith /ur/#e3 "ith offices in accor&ance "ith the s/ecific ,agnitu&e of the 6irths3 of the 6eneficentA in genera#3 of those "ho #o$e ,an an& the go&s. 8ina##)3 the ; of Bronos are &egrees of the /uniti$e3 of those "ith fe" chi#&ren3 "ith fe" 6rothers3 of those "ho hate their o"n fa,i#ies3 of /oisoners3 of the ,e#ancho#ic3 of ,isog)nists3 of those ha$ing hi&&en in@uriesA in genera#3 of the ,ost /uniti$e3 of the ,ost Eueru#ousA the) are a#so hate& 6) go&s an& 6) ,en3 the) offer resistance to those in authorit)3 an& the) are &es/ise& 6) those of #o" estate. The first 1! &egrees of Sagittarius3 those of %eus3 are &egrees of /ractica# ,enA the) are "et a#ong "ith 6eing te,/erate3 Euite $ersati#e in e$er) art an& acti$it)3 a6un&ant in see& an& "ith ,an) chi#&ren an& ,an) 6rothers3 6ut /oor. The ne(t . &egrees of A/hro&ite are te,/erate3 estee,e&3 con&uci$e to $ictor)3 cro"n06earing3 re#igious3 &egrees of those "ho are honore& 6) ,en in cro"&s an& 6) ru#ers3 grace& "ith chi#&ren an& 6rothers3 use& to 6eing ,ore aroun& "o,en. The thir& grou/3 the 9 of Her,es3 are &egrees of #o$ers of &iscourse3 of the eccentric3 of the /ractica#3 of those 6orn "ith a tit#e for #ife3 of /hi#oso/hers 0 in genera#3 of those "ho are /ree,inent in 5no"#e&ge an& "is&o,3 of those fon& of #earning "hen Her,es shou#& inc#ine =to"ar& it?3 fon& of "ea/ons an& tactics "hen Ares shou#& so inc#ine. The ne(t . of Bronos inf#ict3 are steri#e an& in@urious3 $er) co#&3 hurtfu#3 &egrees of 6ase ,en an& those "ho are unfortunate in e$er)thing. The ne(t 9 of Ares are fer$i&3 foo#har&)3 haught)3 sha,e#ess3 &estructi$e3 e(ce/t that the) are those "ho are rest#ess in e$er)thingA a## the &egrees in Sagittarius are &i$erse in a## things. The first &egrees of Ca/ricorn3 those of Her,es3 are theatrica#3 sat)r0#i5e3 i,itati$e3 ,en&acious3 /ertaining to /rostitutes3 gi$en to /an&ering3 &esirous of the things of others3 an& &isre/uta6#e3 though "e##0&is/ose& for e$er)thing an& agreea6#e an& successfu#3 )et not /rou&. The ne(t &egrees of %eus are those that ,a5e for u/s an& &o"ns of re/utation an& &isre/ute3 of "ea#th an& /o$ert)3 of charita6#e contri6utions an& theatrica# &is/#a)s3 steri#e &egrees3 "ith a ten&enc) to fe,a#e or ,onstrous offs/ring3 /ett)3 /ri$ate. The ne(t 7 &egrees of A/hro&ite are those of the ho/e#ess3 of the #echerous an& $ice0/rone3 "ithout @u&g,ent3 cu#/a6#e3 changea6#e in re#ation to goa#s3 neither &)ing "e## nor soun& in the area of ,arriage. The fourth grou/ of &egrees3 the 9 of Bronos3 are se$ere3 cheer#ess3 eccentric3 unfortunate in chi#&ren3 an& in

6rothers3 cru&e3 &estructi$e3 e(cee&ing co#&3 inco,/ati6#e3 ,a#icious3 inc#ine& to /rocrastination3 treacherous. The fina# grou/ of &egrees3 the 9 of Ares3 are e(a#te&3 authoritati$e3 t)rannica#3 &egrees that confer hege,on) o$er e$er)thing3 /oor in re#ati$es an& ho,ici&a#3 fon& of tra$e##ing3 fon& of so#itu&e3 contentious to the en&. The first &egrees of AEuarius3 those of Her,es3 are for the "ea#th)3 the #o$ers of treasure3 those "ho contente&#) sa$e u/ against the ,e&iocrit) of 6irth3 &egrees of the inte##igent3 the #ega#istic3 those "ho gi$e an e(act accounting of e$er)thing3 those "ho are co,,an&ing3 s,a##0sou#e&3 care0#a&en3 those "ho #o$e chi#&ren an& are high#) s5i##e& in e$er) art3 &egrees of the a&,inistrati$e3 the econo,ica#3 the /hi#anthro/ist. The ne(t si( &egrees of A/hro&ite are of those "ho are "e#M #o$e&3 of the re#igious3 of those "ho are successfu# "ithout trou6#e3 &egrees of those "ho ha$e stro5es of goo& #uc53 of the successfu#3 of those gi$en to seafaringA these are the /ro#ific &egrees3 6ut it ha//ens that he "ho is 6orn in the, co/u#ates "ith o#& or &isease& "o,en or eunuchs3 "hi#e 6e is a&$ance& 6) those "ithout see& or those "ho ha$e succee&e&. The ne(t &egrees3 those of %eus3 are fortunate3 concerne& "ith trif#es3 sta)0at0ho,e3 not caring a6out re/utation3 "ithout ostenta0 tion3 6#est "ith chi#&ren3 not fon& of oneDs 6rothers. The ne(t . of Ares are in@urious Fes/ecia##) in the ,i&&#eG3 are occu/ie& "ith #a"suits3 &egrees of "orth#ess ,en3 of the fee6#e3 of those "ho fai#3 e(ce/t that the) are &egrees of those "ho Euic5#) set their han& to $i##ain). The re,aining . of Bronos are steri#e3 $er) "et3 &ifficu#t of conce/tion3 in@urious Fan& es/ecia##) for ,e,6ranes an& the for,s insi&e an& &ro/s) an& con$u#sionsG #ac5ing3 "ith fe" 6rothers3 fe" chi#&ren3 en$ious3 not fortunate u/ to the en&. The first &egrees of :isces3 the 1! of A/hro&ite3 are cheerfu#3 a6un&ant in see&3 /rone to $ice3 &e&icate& to en@o),ent3 #i$ing /#easant#)3 hi#arious3 #o$a6#e3 agreea6#e3 seeing to oneDs o"n a&$ance,ent3 &ear to the go&s. The ne(t 9 of %eus are those of the #o$er of &iscourse3 of the scientific3 of those "ho are cons/icuous in a cro"& an& those "ho /re$ai# o$er a## in argu,ents3 the &egrees for ha$ing ,an) 6rothers3 &egrees "hich are /ro#ific3 "ith ,an) chi#&ren3 "ith e(tra #i,6s3 "ith a huge nu,6er of 6rothers. The ne(t ' of Her,es are a6un&ant in see&3 the first of those he#& in honor3 6ounteous3 fon& of nurture3 ,ercifu#3 go&0#o$ing3 te,/erate. The ne(t 1- of Ares are /ractica#3 for sea 6att#es3 gui&es3 an& /#easant#) coo#3 /oetic concerning the things that cannot 6e sai&3 ra/acious an& )et generous3 &i$erse3 not &)ing a natura# &eath. The fina# &egrees3 the ! of Bronos3 are in@urious3 $er) "et3 con$u#si$e3 unfortunate in e$er) regar&. Ha$ing set out in an instructi$e ,anner3 then3 "hat it /ro&uces for each sing#e &egree3 "hen its ru#er #ies u/on it3 it ei## /ro&uce its 6ase or goo& /ro/ert). An& no" "e "i## &o an e(/osition of the Horosco5o/os.
1+. CONCE4NING THE CO11IKTU4ES O8 THE STA4S

>e "i## a#so su6@oin the co0/resences an& co,,i(tures of each star. So "hen Bronos an& %eus are /resent together3 then3 the) arc s),/athetic to each other3 /ro&ucing 6enefits fro, #egacies3 a&o/tions3 #or&s of rea# estate3 trustees3 a&,inistrators of the /ro/ert) of others3 hea&s of the househo#&3 ta(0co##ectors. Bronos an& Ares3 then3 are hosti#e3 /ro&ucti$e of &eterrents an& &e,o#ition. 8or3 the) intro&uce se&itions at ho,e an& ,a#e$o#ences an& en,ities3 s#a$es an& /#ots an& ,a#efactions an& accusations Fe(ce/t that if the) fa## in their o"n i&i&ia or in /rofita6#e Hoi&ia3' an& the) are "itnesse& 6) 6enefics3 the) furnish nota6#e an& 6right nati$itiesG3 unre#ia6i#it) in /ros/erit)3 an& une(/ecte& &angers or 6etra)a#s. Bronos an& Her,es3 then3 are har,onious an& /ractica#3 e(ce/t the) in#ro&uce s#an&ers concerning /ri$ate ,atters3 accusations an& &e6ts3 &istur6ances 6ecause of #ega# &ocu,ents or ,onies /ai&3 those "ho are neither he#/#ess nor "it#ess3 those "ho are high#) e(/erience& an& eru&ite or /rescient3 fon& of #earning3 curios3 initiates of the ,isteries3 those "ho are /ious to"ar& the &i$ine3 those "ho ha$e a 6a& conscience. Bronos an& A/hro&ite3 then3 are har,onious for occu/ations3 shre"& at "ea$ing an& fitting things together3 s),/athetic an& 6eneficia# not to a## &ie "a) to the en&3 6ut on#) for a certain #ength of ti,e3 "hereu/on the) /ro&uce censures an& se/arations an& insta6i#ities or &eath3 an& often ti,es the) /ro&uce those "ho cause the #ac5 of issue or e$en entang#e,ents in /u6#ic ,atters3 an& those "ho encounter har, or accusations. Bronos an& the 1oon3 then3 arc 6eneficia#3 a6#e to /rocure /ossessions an& foun&ations3 /ro&ucti$e of 6enefit fro, $o)ages an& fro, fata#it)3 es/ecia##) "hen the 1oon shou#& ha//en to 6e ,a5ing its course fro, risingD an& shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) 6enefics. 8or3 it /ro&uces a##iances "ith su/eriors an& gifts an& the #essening of en,ities3 e(ce/t that it /ro&uces unre#ia6i#it) in getting things3 an& insta6i#ities in the area concerning the "ife3 an& those "ho are &is/irite& through certain se/arations an& hatre&s an& sorro"s. It a#so intro&uces 6o&i#) suffering an& su&&en seiHures an& /ainfu# sensations of the /re&o,inant /#aces or the sine"s3 an& the &eaths of necessar) /ersons. Bronos an& the Sun3 then3 are &ishar,onious3 furnishing @ea#ousies o$er /ossessions an& &e/ri$ation of frien&s3 "hence3 those "ho are 6orn un&er such a /osition3 har6oring secret en,ities an& threats to"ar& su/erior /ersons3 an& 6eing &esigne& against 6) so,e3 go through their #i$es in$i&ious#) u/ to the $er) en&A an&3 gaining a&$antage 6) /retence3' the) /re$ai# o$er ,ost3 e(ce/t that the) are "ith resourcesA an& the) are easi#) &istur6e& an& #ong0suffering3 se#f0contro#ie& "hen a&$ersit) is inf#icte& u/on the,. >hen %eus an& the Sun3 then3 are together3 the) /ro&uce those "ho are 6ri##iant3 estee,e&3 so$ereign3 &o,inant3 t)rannica#3 ca/a6#e3 honore& an& "e## s/o5en of 6) the cro"&3 6ut successfu# an& "ea#th) an& those "ho arrange things "ith the ,ost

ostentation3 e(ce/t that3 for certain /erio&s3 "hen the star re$erses o/inion "ith irregu#arities an& @ea#ousies an& Fes/ecia##) it shou#& a#so 6e foun& to ha$e @ust setG greater ostentations3 it causes truths. %eus an& the 1oon3 then3 are goo&3 acEuisiti$e3 /ro&ucing ,asters of orna,ent an& of 6o&ies3 an& furnishing nota6#e #ea&ers an& those "ho are he#/e& 6) "o,en an& nota6#e /ersons3 those "ho ha$e 5in&nesses &one to the, 6) re#ati$es or chi#&ren3 an& those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of gifts or honors3 those entruste& "ith the guar&ing of ,one) or those "ho are #oane& #arge su,s3 an& the fin&ers of treasures3 those goo& at 6usiness. %eus3 Ares 0 those "ho are estee,e&3 fu## of ostentation3 frien&s of their su/eriors or of 5ings3 those "ho are ,i#itar)3 nota6#e3 an& reci/ients of sti/en&s3 those "ho ,a5e a #ife in ci$ic or ,i#itar) affairs3 an& those &ee,e& "orth) of honor an& re/ute3 6uf "ho ha$e irregu#arities in their #ife an& ha6its an& thro" a"a) "hat the) ha$e acEuire&. %eus an& A/hro&ite are goo&3 har,onious3 /rocurati$e of re/ute an& 6enefits3 /ro,oting further acEuisitions3 gifts3 orna,ents3 ,aster) of 6o&ies3 6egetting of chi#&ren3 arch/riestshi/s3 /osition at the hea& of the cro"&3 the "earing of cro"ns an& of go#&3 those 6eing &ee,e& "orth) of statues an& i,ages3 6ut the) /ro&uce irregu#arities concerning ,arriage an& chi#&ren. %eus an& Her,es are goo&3 har,onious3 a&,inistrati$eA the) /ro&uce ,anagers of things3 those "ho 6eco,e trustees or financia# ,anagers3 those "ho are fit to 6e guar&ians3 those "ho ,a5e their #i$ing fro, argu,ents an& ca#cu#ations3 an& those "ho are &istinguishe& in e&ucation3 6ut &ear to ,an) an& eas) to 6efrien&3 those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of re"ar& an& sti/en&. An& if the) shou#& 6e foun& in /rofita6#e Hoi&ia3 the) a#so /ro&uce fin&ers of treasures an& those "ho are he#/e& in #oans =6) &e/osits?. A/hro&ite an& the Sun are har,onious an& #i5e#) =to occur? an& 6esto"ers of goo& things3 6ringing a6out unions of ,a#e an& fe,a#e3 gifts an& enro##,ents3 an& those "ho are successfu# in their /#ansA at ti,es =the) /ro&uce? those "ho acce/t /o/u#ar /refer,ents or assu,e trusteeshi/s3 in& Fhose "ho stan& in the forefront in other areas3 an& those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of sti/en&s3 6ut "ho are a#so not "ithout sorro" in the area concerning "ife an& chi#&ren3 an& es/ecia##) if the star shou#& ha//en to 6e ha$e @ust set. A/hro&ite an& the 1oon are goo& for re/utation an& acEuisitions an& for the instigation of ,atters3 6ut unsta6#e for coha6itations an& frien&shi/s an& "e&#oc53 6ringing in ri$a#ries an& en,ities an& the ,a#efactions of re#ati$es or the u/hea$a#s of frien&s3 an& si,i#ar#) a#so it is not goo& for the area concerning chi#&ren or the 6o&)3 ,a5ing oneDs acEuisitions transitor) an& intro&ucing ,enta# &istress.

A/hro&ite an& Ares are &ishar,oniousA for3 the) /ro&uce those "ho are inconsta, an& i,/otent in their reso#$es3 those "ho are @ea#ous an& ,ur&erous3 6ut &ear to a## or cu#/a6#e3 sha,efu#3 fic5#e an& in&ifferent to the cou/#ings of ,a#e an& fe,a#e3 those "ho are acEuainte& "ith $i##ain) or sorcer)3 those "ho a6i&e neither the goo& or the 6ase3 those "ho are re/roache& an& re$i#e& for their frien&shi/s3 #i6era# in e(/ense3 those "ho @ust scratch the surface of their occu/ations an& #ust after ,an) things3 those "ho are "ronge& 6) fe,a#es or those "ho suffer fro, accusations an& u/hea$a#s an& in&e6te&ness on their account. A/hro&ite an& Her,es are har,oniousA for3 the) ,a5e those "ho are socia6#e3 fon& of their frien&s an& fon& of /#easure3 those "ho ha$e their ,in& on e&ucation an& te,/erance3 an& those "ho recei$e honors an& gifts3 "hi#e for those "ho ha$e co,e into a #itt#e #uc53 the) /ro&uce recei/ts an& /urchases an& co,,ercia# &ea#ings an& i,/art a sha,efu# ,o&e of #i$ing3 an& in the area that concerns the "ife3 it /ro&uces those "ho are unsta6#e an& in&ifferent an& fic5#e a6out the ,arriage. Her,es an& the Sun ,a5e those "ho are &ear to ai# an& those "ho are ha$e a goo& $er6a# &e#i$er)3 those "ho ha$e &i$erse an& e$en so$ereign concerns in ci$i# areas3 those "ho are c#ean#)3 $er) "ise3 critica#3 a&,irerers of fine things3 eru&ite3 initiates of &i$ine ,atters3 6eneficent3 fon& of oneDs o"n associates3 se#f0re#iant3 6raggarts3 those "ho 6ear the acci&ents of fortune no6#)3 those "ho are ineffecti$e at achie$ing fa,e an& irregu#ar in their ,o&e of #i$ing3 "ith u/s an& &o"ns3 not he#/#ess3 6ut c#i,6ing u/ in accor&ance "ith the su//ort of their 6irth. Her,es an& the 1oon are goo& for the unions an& re/utations of ,a#es an& fe,a#es3 an& for the /o"er of s/eech an& e&ucation3 an& for the other such un&erta5ings an& co,,ercia# &ea#ingsA the) /ro&uce those "ho are socia# an& ,echanica# an& high#) e(/erience& an& curious3 an& those "ho are #e& on 6) greater goa#s3 those "ho are rest#ess an& &o not stic5 #ong "ith acti$ities or reso#$es for the future3 those "ho are no6#e in re#ation to things 6ase3 6ut irregu#ar in their ,o&e of #i$ing. Her,es an& Ares are not goo&3 /ro&ucing en,ities3 accusations3 o//ositions3 ,a#igning3 6etra)a#s3 an& those "ho are "ronge& 6) their 6etters or their o"n un&er#ings3 an& so,e "ho are ath#etic3 ,i#itant or #ea&ers3 those "ho are 6eneficent3 curious3 those "ho go a6out their #i$es in &i$erse fashionA 6ut3 fa##ing into scan&a#s "ith /#e&ges an& #oans3 the) engage in forgeries for the sa5e of stea#ing3 ra/ing3 an& /#un&ering3 or the) resort to screa,ing. *ut if the figure shou#& so,eho" 6e aff#icte&3 those "ho are he#& res/onsi6#e or in co,/#icit) e(/erience the #oss or re&uction of "hat the) ha$e acEuire&. The Sun an& the 1oon are goo&A for3 the) /rocure a##iances "ith su/eriors an& re/utations3 the acEuisition of foun&ations an& /ossessions an& ,one) an& orna,ent3

an& the things that are o//ortune an& usefu# for the a//#ication of things. An& if the su//ort shou#& 6e great3 those "ho are fit for the ru#e of cities "i## 6e 6orn3 those "ho are set o$er things3 those "ho stan& at the hea& of the cro"&3 those "ith great i,agination3 those "ho are ,unificent3 &o,inant3 t)rannica#3 insu6or&inate3 those "ho /ossess the 5ing#) estate an& ,in& or those "ho c#i,6 u/ fro, a ,o&est fortune an& u/on 6eco,ing /ros/erous are /ronounce& tru#) ha//)3 un#ess the goo& fortune &oes not 6e#ong #asting#) to such /eo/#e 6ecause of the "aning figure of the 1oon. =The co,6inations of Ares an& the Sun3 an& Ares an& the 1oon are #ac5ing in the te(t.?
!-. CO11IKTU4E O8 THE STA4S

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Bronus3 %eus3 an& the Sun 0 are irregu#ar an& unre#ia6#e for acEuisitions an& frien&shi/s an& the re,aining a//#ications of things Ffor3 the) cause the thro"ing a"a) of "hat has 6een acEuire& an& those "ho encounter in$i&ious a##egationsG3 an& the) /oint to 6enefits fro, une(/ecte& sources or fro, ,orta#ities3 enhancing /urit) of re/utation or /erfecting the reasons for it3 "hi#e the) /oint to une(/ecte& &angers an& /#otsA an& the) /ro&uce #ea&ershi/s an& e(ecutorshi/s3 tri6utes or rents fro, the things of others3 on "hose account the) furnish &istur6ances or @u&g,ents3 an& su//ort "hich is irregu#ar an& ti,i&. Bronos3 %eus3 the 1oon 0 are har,onious3 /rocuring re/utation an& 6enefits an& a##iances "ith su/eriors an& gifts3 6ut the) co,e to #i$e a6roa& an& the) ,a5e a success of their acti$ities Fnot on#) their o"n 6ut those of othersG u/on foreign soi# or "ith the he#/ of foreignersA an& the) are sho"n 5in&ness fro, fe,a#es an&3 co,ing into /ossession of foun&ations3 the) are ,asters of regionsA so,e3 then3 getting into the shi//ing tra&e3 increase their #i$e#ihoo&3 or ,anage their #i$e#ihoo& 6) /ursuing a## the tra&es that are unite& 6) "ater. Bronos3 %eus3 Ares /ro&uce co,,i(tures of goo& things3 so,e "ho are estee,e&3 fit to 6e arc6/riests3 &o,inant3 fit to 6e guar&ians3 those "ho stan& at the forefront of cro"&s an& regions or ,i#itar) affairs3 those "ho e(hort an& those "ho are hear&3 not so ,uch those "ho &o honor to the fantas) of #ife3 6ut those "ho are tosse& an& turne& 6) i,/e&i,ents an& accusations an& $io#ent ,atters3 an& those "ho /ass their #i$es in fear3 )et the) &o /ro&uce so,e "ho ha$e conferre& honor u/on the rea#it) of #ife3 an& those "ho are ,asters of /ossessions an& foun&ations3 an& those "ho ha$e 6enefite& fro, &eaths3 6ut those "ho are inferior in re/utation 0 "hence3 the ,atters "i## 6e @u&ge& fro, the setting in the /#aces 0 an& the energies of the Hoi&ia.

Bronos3 %eus3 A/hro&ite are goo& an& 6eneficia# for occu/ations3 acEuisiti$e3 /ro&ucing unions of ,a#e an& fe,a#e an& frien&shi/s an& /ro,otions3 as "e## as 5in&nesses fro, the &ea&3 an& in the ,atter of intercourse /ro&ucing those "ho are ,a#icious an& @ea#ous an& irregu#ar a6out "e&#oc53 those "ho e(/erience &ifficu#ties for a ti,e an& en,ities an& @u&g,ents3 e(ce/t the) are fon& of societ) an& eas) to #i$e "ith3 those "ho ta5e &e#ight in no$e#t) an& ,an) frien&shi/s3 6ut in the ,atter concerning chi#&ren an& the 6o&) the) are not those "ho are stea&fast through ai#3 nor &o the) en&ure "ithout &istress. >hen Bronos3 %eus3 Her,es are configure&3 the) /ro&uce those "ho are /ractica#3 econo,ica#3 trust)3 those "ho stan& at the forefront of cro"&s3 those "ho e(hort an& those "ho are hear&3 ,anagers of ,one) an& those "ho set things rightA an& such /eo/#e arc those /ossessing a fran5 an& /o#ishe& ,anner3 "ho3 at ti,es a//earing $i##ainous an& 5na$ish3 "i## 6eco,e &esirous of the things of others an& reco,,en& the,se#$es an& c#ai, ,ore than is their &ue3 on "hich account the) e(/erience &istur6ances an& @u&g,ents an& in&e6te&ness an& /o/u#ar scan&a#sA at other ti,es co,/orting the,se#$es "ith a hea#th) enthusias, for their "or53 an& 6eing he#& in trust3 the) recei$e 6enefits3 an& ha$ing 6een &ee,e& "orth) of gifts an& honors 6) their su/eriors3 an& if the) shou#& /ossess a figure that is generous3 the) "i## 6e a 6enefactor to their o"n su/eriors an& those of others3 an& the) "i## /artici/ate in the ,)steries an& the secrets of others3 an& though curious a6out the re,ain&er3 those "ho &is/#a) this area "i## ha$e their ,in&s ai,e& at si,/#icit). Bronos an& Ares an& the Sun are in&icati$e of $io#ent an& a#ien an& &angerous ,attersA for3 the) /ro&uce those "ho are rash an& a,6itious in their occu/ations3 "ho are $i##ainous3 i,/ious3 traitors3 insu6or&inate3 those "ho hate their o"n fa,i#ies3 those "ho are /arte& fro, the,3 those "ho &"e## "ith another tri6e3 those "ho engage in insu#ts an& haHar&ous acti$it)3 those "ho un&ergo fa##s fro, heights or fro, Eua&ru/e&s or ha$e fears a6out 6urning3 those "ho are #a6orious in their un&erta5ings3 not #oo5ing out for "hat the) ha$e acEuire&3 those "ho are &esirous of the things of others3 those "ho /rofit 6) $i##ainous ,eans3 un#ess the figure shou#& ha//en to 6e ,i#itar) or ath#etic3 an& then it is fu## of toi#3 6ut not ineffecti$e. Bronos3 an& Ares an& the 1oon /ro&uce those "ho arc rec5#ess a6out thro"ing the,se#$es into their "or53 an& those "ho are high0 ,in&e& 6ut ineffecti$e in their occu/ations an& those &i$erte& 6) i,/e&i,ents an& 6) $io#ent ,atters. 8or3 the) 6eco,e $io#ent3 so#itar)3 $i##ainous3 ra/acious3 those "ho ha$e a /iratica# ,anner3 those "ho encounter a/o#ogies or @u&g,ents3 those "ho ,a5e a /roof of constant accusations un#ess the nati$e shou#& so,eho" ha//en to 6e fon& of the g),nasiu, or fon& of "ea/ons in or&er that the figure of the o//res0 sion ,a) 6e /#acate& an& 5e/t at 6a) in this ,anner. So,e3 then3 if the) are a#so su6@ect to in@ur)3 or e,otiona#3 "i## ha$e a $io#ent en&.

Bronos3 Ares3 A/hro&ite are ser$icea6#e for occu/ations an& frien&shi/s or reconci#iations on 6eha#f of ru#ers3 /ro&ucing 6enefits3 re/utation an& a##iances3 "hi#e the) #ater 6eco,e easi#) &istur6e& an& su6@ect to #ega# /rocee&ings 6ecause of certain ri$a#ries an& 6etra)a#s3 on account of "hich the) ,a5e accusations an& har6or en,ities to"ar& ,a#e an& fe,a#e /ersons an& are &i$erte& into sha,efu# an& a&u#terous 6eha$ior3 an& the) are su6@ect to scan&a#s an& e(/osures. So,e3 then3 /a) no hee& to i##ega# an& in&iscri,inate unions3 "hi#e3 6eco,ing acco,/#ices or 6eing in$o#$e& in /#ots of $i##ain) an& sorcer)3 the) e(/erience no or&inar) fear. Bronos3 Ares3 Her,es /ro&uce $i##ainies an& s#a$es3 @u&g,ents an& &istur6ancesA the) are those "ho3 after ha$ing 6een u/set "ith securities an& #oans on account of #ega# &ocu,ents or ,)stica# ,atters3 e(/erience strugg#es "hich &o not go right an& re&uctionsA other"ise3 the) /ro&uce those "ho are shar/ an& Euite sagacious a6out occu/ations3 those "hose #i$es are co,/#e(3 an& those "ho are re$i#e& 6) so,e 6ecause of certain $io#ent or i##ega# actionsA so there are ti,es3 then3 "hen the) are a#so engage& in #a6orious or &angerous acti$ities3 an& "hen the) encounter /o$ert)3 the) 6#a,e their o"n #uc53 an& the) 6#as/he,e the go&s or the) 6eco,e fors"orn an& i,/ious. An& if the stars shou#& fa## i,/ro/er#)3 the) ,a5e for accusations an& o//ressions3 6ut if the) are in /rofita6#e /#aces or shou#& ha//en to 6e in their o"n /#aces3 then those "ho un&ergo a strugg#e 6e)on& a## others "i## /re$ai# o$er ,ost3 or those "ho ha$e a#so 6een he#/e& 6) argu,ents or ca#cu#ations or ,i#itar) ser$ice "i## a&& to their #i$e#ihoo&. Bronos3 A/hro&ite3 the Sun are in&icati$e of a##iances "ith su/eriors an& of honors an& of occu/ations3 an& the) are the causes of &istinction an& /o/u#ar /ree,inenceA 6ut the) are actua##) transitor) in re#ation to /ossession an& other such ite,sA the) &i$ert things into irregu#arit)3 an& the &isso#$e frien&shi/s3 an& the) ,a5e for the re&uc#ion of #i$e#ihoo& an& e(/osures or fines on account of fe,a#e /ersonages3 6etra)a#s of secret ,atters3 "hi#e the) ,a5e those "ho are unre#ia6#e an& in&iscri,inate in the ,atters of "e&#oc5 an& intercourse. Bronos3 A/hro&ite3 the 1oon 6ring in irregu#arities an& insta6i#ities in oneDs #ife3 an& es/ecia##) in the area concerning "ife an& ,other an& chi#&renA for3 the) inf#ict a 6a& &is/osition an& #ac5 of grace3 an& further,ore ri$a#ries an& factions3 se/arations3 fau#ts3 e(/osures3 #a"#ess unions3 an& concerning occu/ations the) ,a5e those "ho are not he#/#ess3 6ut "ho ha$e acu,en an& engage in acEuisition3 those "ho are he#/e& 6) ,orta#ities3 e(ce/t that the) &o not ta5e care3 6ut are /#otte& against 6) ,an)3 or "ho are e$en acco,/#ices to $i##ain) or sorcer)3 se&ucers of "o,en. Bronos3 A/hro&ite3 Her,es /ro&uce those "ho are sagacious3 inte##ectua#3 natura##) c#e$er at instigating acti$it)3 an& shre"&3 6ut those "hose initia# enthusias, for their "or5 &oes not #ast3 6ut "ho Euic5#) 6eco,e &esirous of other e,/#o),ent3 those "ho

are $er) #earne&3 curious3 &i$erse3 ,e&ica#3 those "ho #a5e &e#ight in no$e#t) an& change an& the e(otic. If the figure shou#& 6e aff#icte& "hen these /#anets are so situate&3 or Ares shou#& regar& it3 the) "i## encounter &istur6ances an& @u&g,ents on account of sorcer) or fe,a#es or a##egations a6out &eaths3 or e$en3 un&ergoing in@ustice at the han&s of "o,en3 the) su6,it to a re&uction of their #i$e#ihoo& an& no(ious accusationsA in genera#3 the) "i## 6eco,e unre#ia6#e an& &istresse& in areas concerning "ife an& chi#&ren an& 6o&). %eus3 the Sun3 the 1oon /ro&uce those "ho are estee,e&3 6ri##iant3 eru&ite3 "ho stan& at the forefront of /u6#ic3 /o#itica#3 an& ro)a# affairs3 those "ho are &o,inant3 fit for co,,an&3 insu6or&inate3 t)rannica#3 6ut those "ho are a#so regar&e& "ith @ea#ous) an& re$i#e& an& 6etra)e& 6) so,e3 those "ho hate their o"n fa,i#ies3 "ho are fic5#e3 &i$erse an& inconstant in. their reso#$es3 those "ho are haught)3 conceite& an& "ho ha$e their u/s an& &o"ns3 6ut "ho confer honor u/on the fantas) of #ifeA )et the) are not those "ho continue in /ros/erit) u/ to the en&3 6ut those "ho tri/ u/ on so,ething3 or e$en ha$e a /ainfu# en&ing. %eus3 Ares3 the Sun in&icate those "ho arc #ia6#e to 6e a#ar,e& an& those "ho are in &anger3 an& those "ho are hot0hea&e& an& successfu##) a//#) the,se#$es to their "or53 an& those "ho share in re/utation3 those "ho are ,i#itant3 &o,inant3 those "ho stan& at the forefront of /u6#ic affairs3 those "ho are /rone to fa## through the @ea#ousies3 threats3 6etra)a#s3 &o,estic /#ots3 an& accusations that /ursue their su/eriorsA for in&ee&3 after so,e ha$e c#i,6e& u/ fro, a #o" estate in #ife a#ong "ith the /ro,otion of their su/eriors3 the) are /u##e& 6ae5 &o"n. %eus3 Ares3 the 1oon /ro&uce those "ho are on0target3 rash3 /u6#ic3 &ear to ,an)3 those "ho co,e into a&$ance,ent an& those "ho are e(a#te& fro, a #o" estate an& those &ee,e& "orth) of trust3 those "ho aie ,artia#3 aihietic3 estee,e&3 &o,inant3 those stan&ing in the forefront uf cro"&s ani #oca# affairs3 those "ho /arta5e of honors an& sti/en&s or the /riesthoo&3 6ut those "ho encounter i,/e&i,ents an& accusa0 tions3 an& these "ho are 6etra)e& 6) their o"n /eo/#e or 6) fe,a#es3 an& those "ho suffer a re&uction of "hat the) ha$e acEuire&3 an& those "ho acEuire #ater fro, ,)stica# an& une(/ecte& sources. %eus3 Ares3 Her,es /ro&uce those "ho are /ractica#3 hot0hea&e&3 those "ho are agitate&3 those "ho "or5 for "ages in /u6#ic areas or ho#& a ran5 in the ,i#itar)3 or those "ho ,anage ro)a# or /o#itica# affairs3 6ut those "ho are irregu#ar in their ,o&e of #i$ing an& those "ho "aste "hat the) acEuire3 those "ho are inte##igent an& trust"orth)3 those "ho are ste"ar&s3 those "ho rea&i#) correct errors an& "ho attri6ute the res/onsi6i#it) for the, to others3 those "ho are re$i#e& an& those "ho encounter i,/e&i,entsA the) /ro&uce so,e3 then3 "ho are ath#etic3 cro"n0"earers3 or e$en 6o&)

trainers3 "ho arc $er) #earne&3 fon& of tra$e#ing3 or those "ho /rofit u/on foreign soi# 6ut fai# in their o"n. %eus3 Ares3 A/hro&ite /ro&uce those "ho are &ear to ,an) an& fon& of societ)3 those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of a##iances "ith su/eriors an& 6enefits3 those "ho co,e into /ro,otion3 those "ho are a&$ance& 6) "o,enA the) /ro&uce so,e3 then3 "ho are of the #ine of arch/riests3 "ho are cro"n0"earers3 ath#etic or those "ho stan& in the forefront of t#ie /riests or those "ho are cro"&0/#easers3 an& those "ho for a ti,e /ass their #i$es unsta6#) an& irregu#ar#)3 an& "ho are 6#a,e"orth) an& in&iscri,inate to"ar& the ,arriage union3 those "ho en&ure 6etra)a#s an& 6eing /ut to sha,e3 an& those "ho are &istresse& in the area of chi#&ren an& the 6o&)3 those "ho ta5e their /#easure in ne"er intercourse3 an& those "ho un&ergo se/arations fro, "o,en. %eus3 Her,es3 the Sun /ro&uce those "ho set things right in their a//#ication to their "or53 an& those "ho are #o$e& 6) ,an)3 those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of trusts3 honors3 an& /u6#ic re$enues3 as "e## as a##iances "ith su/eriors an& /ro,otions3 an& those "ho c#i,6 u/ fro, a #o"#) esta#e3 an& those "ho ha$e 6eco,e orna,ents3 6ut as for acEuisitions $hich are transitor) an& easi#) o6taine&3 the) /ro&uce those "ho co,e into "ant of I#ie, for a ti,e an& those gain ,uch for the,se#$es ,)stica##)3 though the) are ne$er "ithout a #i$ing 6ut are he#/e& fro, une(/ecte& sources an& fro, su/eriors. %eus3 Her,es3 the 1oon are /ro&uce those "ho are goo&3 acEuisiti$e3 an& those "ho are shre"& in regar& to occu/ations3 those "ho ten& to 6ring things together3 those "ho ha$e a share in gifts an& trusts3 those "ho are ,)stica#3 sagacious3 #ogica#3 guar&ians of ,one) an& &e/osits3 those "ho ,a5e a #i$ing 6) s/eeches an& ca#cu#ations3 those "ho are concerne& "ith #oans3 ta(0co##ectors3 ta(0far,ers3 those "ho are #o$e& 6) ,an)3 those "ho are eru&ite3 fit for guar&ianshi/3 a&,inistrators of things3 generousA the) /ro&uce so,e3 then3 "ho are ath#etic3 cro"n0"earers3 those &ee,e& "orth) of honors3 i,ages3 statues. An& if these /#anets shou#& so,eho" ha//en to 6e in /rofita6#e /#aces3 the) ,a5e those "ho are fin&ers of treasures3 an& those "ho stan& o$er /riests an& te,/#esA the) re6ui#& an& trans/#ant3 an& 6) conferring honor u/on a /#aces3 the) ha$e /re/are& a #asting na,e for the,se#$es. %eus3 Her,es3 A/hro&ite3 are goo&3 /ro&ucing the acEuisition of a #i$e#ihoo& an& success at oneDs occu/ationA an& the) 6eco,e sagacious3 fran53 generous3 s"eet3 fon& of coha6iting3 cheerfu#3 /artici/ants in e&ucation an& ,usic3 c#ean#)3 co,e#)3 those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of honor an& re/utation3 those "ho go a6out "ith their su/eriors an& "ho ha$e a share in trusts an& /u6#ic re$enue3 those "ho are an orna,ent in their ,o&e of #i$ing3 an&3 6eing fon& of ,anners an& e(ercise3 the) are ,asters of the 6o&) an& the) raise so,e "ho are chi#&0#i5e3 an& the) arc 6eneficent3 an& fro, the go&s the) 5no" the future ahea& of ti,e3 6eing tru#) /ious3 6ut the) "i## 6eco,e unsta6#e or &e/resse& a6out the area that concerns "ife an& chi#&ren.

%eus3 A/hro&ite3 the Sun ,a5e those "ho are high#) i,aginati$e an& those "ho are estee,e&3 6ut "ho are o6sesse& "ith &etai#s an& irregu#ar in their reso#$es3 those "ho are haught)3 so,eti,es those "ho are #i6era# an& generous 6ut fic5#e3 other ti,es those "ho are e(a#te& in the o/inions of others an& in acEuisitions an& those "ho c#i,6 u/ fro, a #o"#) fateA an& the) a#so 6eco,e arch/riests3 cro"n0"earers3 so$ereign3 &o,inant3 those "ho stan& in the forefront of /u6#ic affairs an& "ho /rece&e the cro"&3 those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of honors an& gifts an& "ho are orna,ents in their ,o&e of #i$ing3 6ut those "ho "i## 6eco,e #a"#ess or cu#/a6#e in re#ation to se(ua# union. *ut if these /#anets shou#& so,eho" ha//en to 6e rising or in /rofita6#e /#aces3 the nati$es "i## 6e g#a&&ene& "ith "ife an& chi#&ren. %eus3 A/hro&ite3 the 1oon /ro&uce those "ho are /ractica# an& estee,e&3 those "ho are arch/riests. cro"n0"earers3 those "ho stan& at the forefront of /riests an& te,/#es3 Ihose "ho are ,unificent3 fa,e0#o$ing3 those "ho are cro"&0/#easers3 those "ho recei$e the trust of cities an& regions3 an& "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of honors3 an& "ho are "e## s/o5en of an& e,u#ate& 6) re#ati$es an& frien&#) /ersonages3 those "ho en&ure en,ities an& confrontations3 6ut those "ho are unsta6#e an& contentious in the area concerning "ife an& inti,ac)3 those "ho /ass #ife "ith ri$a#ries an& se/arations an& su6@ect to necessit)3 "ho are &istracte&A so then3 at ti,es the) a#so @oin together "ith their re#ati$es an& &o not see to it that the co0ha6itation is thus un&istur6e&A at other ti,es the) engage in /artnershi/sA ne$erthe#ess3 the) "i## 6eco,e high#) i,aginati$e in the rea#ities concerning #ife3 6eing not so ,uch fi##e& "ith the truth as "ith i##usion. A/hro&ite3 the Sun3 the 1oon /ro&uce those "ho are estee,e& an& /ractica#3 those "ho engage in ostentation3 6ut those "ith 6a& an& cu#/a6#e ha6its3 those "ho are ca#u,niate& 6) ,ost an& en$ie& 6) su/erior an& frien&#) /ersonages3 those "ho co,e into /ro,otion an& acEuisition an& those "ho are e(a#te& in their fortunes3 6ut those "ho are irregu#ar in the ,atter concerning "ife an& chi#&renA other"ise3 the) are fon& of their frien&s3 6eing those "ho co,e to #i$e a6roa&3 an& those "ho are fortunate u/on foreign soi#. A/hro&ite3 Ares3 the 1oon ,a5e those "ho are neither he#/#ess nor i,/ractica#3 6ut &i$erse an& unsta6#e in their reso#$es3 those "ho are great0sou#c&3 those "ho s/en& in&iscri,inate#) an& those "ho =&o not? /ut an en& to ,atters3 "ho are a,6itious3 ties/isers3 "an&erers3 those "ho are rash3 /u6#ic ser$ants3 ,i#itar)3 those in&ifferent to the inti,ac) of ,a#e an& fe,a#e3 6ut those "ho are re$i#e& an& engage in insu#ts an& criticis,s3 an& those "ho turn frien&shi/s into en,ities instigate& 6) $i##ainies3 those "ho are tri//e& u/ in their ,o&e of #ife. Her,es3 the Sun3 the 1oon /ro&uce those "ho are august3 /ure3 "ho /#a) their /art "e##3 "ho are econo,ica#3 those "ho /arta5e of trust an& ran53 "ho arc 6eneficent3

/artici/ants in the ,)steries3 those "ho set things right3 those "ho ha$e the ,ost ostentatious &is/#a) of /ro/ert)A 6ut the) a#so 6eco,e 6o&)guar&s3 ushers3 those "ho are set o$er ,one)3 "ritings3 ca#cu#ationsA an& the re#ationshi/ of such /#anets is a#so strong for counse# or teaching. Her,es3 the Sun3 A/hro&ite /ro&uce those "ho are $er) #earne&3 ,uch e(/erience&3 goo&3 those "ho ta5e the #ea& in arts an& sciences an& those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of trust an& ran53 those "ho are fic5#e in regar& to "hat gets &one3 ha$ing their u/s an& &o"ns at the ti,e3 an& Fhose "ho are rest#ess or ta5e &e#ight in the co,/#ete change of occu/ation3 those "ho are ,uch #o$e&3 eru&ite3 those "ho co,e into /ro,otions fro, their su/eriors an& those "ho are an orna,ent in their ,o&e of #i$ing an& in their re/utation3 e$en though 6#a,e"orth). Her,es3 the 1oon3 A/hro&ite /ro&uce those "ho are goo&3 those "ho co0ha6it "e##3 those "ho are si,/#e3 generous3 fon& of #aughter3 /o#itica#3 /artici/ants in e&ucation or training3D ,echanica#3 ,uch e(/erience&3 &ecorous3 c#ean#)3 "e##0gro"n3 those "ho are /ri$) to secret ,atters3 those "ho are su6or&inate3 those "ho are e,u#ate& an& en$ie&3 6ut those "ho are irregu#ar in their ,o&e of #i$ing an& in&ifferent to"ar& the intercourse of "o,en an& ,en3 6ut those "ho are successfu# an& a6#e to 6ring things together. >hen Her,es3 Ares3 an& A/hro&ite are configure&3 the) /ro&uce 6enefits an& re/utation an& occu/ations3 those "ho are shre"& an& econo,ica# "ith gi$ing an& recei$ing an& the re,aining un&erta5ings3 6ut cunning an& ,uch e(/erience&3 those "ho ,a5e a #i$ing fro, "ritings or e(ercises3 "ho are cu#/a6#e3 /ro&iga#3 an& gi$e free#)3 those "ho are in$o#$e& in securities an& #oans3 an& Ihose "ho are "ronge&3 those "ho stea# the ,one) of others3 se&ucers3 those "ho char,ing#) &ecei$e3 6ut those "ho are successfu# an& ,a#icious3 fic5#e a6out "hat gets &one. Ares3 the Sun3 the 1oon /ro&uce those "ho are rash3 ,an#)3 courageous3 /ractica#A for3 the) 6eco,e ath#etic an& ,artia#3 so$ereign3 &o,inant3 those "ho earn their #i$ing fro, $io#ent an& hosti#e ,atters an& fro, ,enia# crafts or "or5ing in har& ,ateria#s3 6ut the) are those "ho are &i$erte& 6) i,/e&i,ents an& &angerous ,atters3 an& "ho encounter en,ities an& charges fro, their su/eriors3 un#ess the 6enefics3 figuring the, in so,e "a)3 shou#& 5ee/ the su//ort fro, 6eing "ea5ene&. Ares3 the Sun3 A/hro&ite /ro&uce those "ho are #o$e& 6) ,an) an& "ho are eru&ite3 those &ee,e& "orth) or a##iances an& honors3 successfu#3 fon& of societ)3 6ut cu#/a6#e an& notorious3 those "ho &o not #ast iong in frien&shi/s an& "ho are unsta6#e in their occu/ations3 those "ho are &esirous of ,uch3 e(tra$agant3 those "ho ,istreat "o,en3 those "ith a ten&enc) to $an&a#is,3 those "ho are &i$erte& 6) i,/e&i,ents an& en,ities &ue to the &u6ious reasons in their argu,ents.

Ares3 the Sun3 Her,es /ro&uce those "ho are ,uch e(/erience&3 "ho are in$enti$e at "a)s of instigating acti$it)3 those "ho are fu## of care an& ineffecti$e in "hat the) &esire to argue3 6ut "ho /re$ai# une(/ecte&#)3 "hence such 6eco,e irregu#ar in their reso#$es3 courageous3 /ractica#3 Euic5 to anger3 an& so,eti,es those "ho a&o/t a $i#e an& conte,/ti6#e ,anner3 "ho ho#& fast an& /#a) a /art an& ,a5e the,se#$es #ess in re#ation to ,atters in "hich it is not necessar) Co &o so3 6ut those "ho #i$e their iife irregu#ar#) for the ,ost /art3 an& "ho3 6) co,ing un&er so,eoneDs thu,63 #essen their o"n fortunes. Ares3 the 1oon3 Her,es /ro&uce those "ho are s5i##fu#3 ,echanica#3 those "ho are easi#) stirre& into acti$it) an& those."ho are rest#ess3 those "ho "ish to act "ith &is/atch3 those "ho are #ia6#e to o,it things3 curious3 initiates in the ,)steries an& those "ho are /ri$) 1- secret ,atters3 ,a#treaters3 those "ho are $io#ent3 insu6or&inate3 co$etous3 those "ho encounter accusations an& in@uries as "e## as @u&g,ents an& &angerous ,atters3 those "ho e(/erience &istur6ances o"ing to #ega# &ocu,ents or ta(es3 e(ce/t that the) /ro&uce those "ho succee& an& those "ho are e(tra$agant3 6ut those "ho are off0target in their ,o&e of #i$ing. Our e(/osition of these ,atters ai,e& at &istinguishing the, into uniEue an& uni$ersa# t)/es3 6ut "hen a &ifferent co,,i(ture is a#so a&&e& in. either in accor&ance "ith /resence or co0testi,on)3 the /o"er of these things "i## 6e a#tere& in accor&ance "ith the nature of the star. 8or3 I &i& not "ant to co,/i#e the co,,i(tures at great #ength an& "ith ,an) su6&i$isions3 since the ancients ha$e a#rea&) ,a&e their arrange,ents concerning the,. The s)no/tic ,anner3 then3 "hich is easi#) ta5en in at a g#ance fro, the natura# acti$it) of each star an& Hoi&ion3 "i## 6e /referre& 6) those "ho can see. An& there is foun& in this treatise the groun&s u/on "hich the /#ace,ent of each star 0 that is3 the ,anner in "hich it "as figure& 0 ,ust 6e &eter,ine& Feither u/on a /i$ot /oint or rising3 #or& of a #ot3 of the Horos5o/os3 or of a trigonG. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the Hoi&ia in "hich the) occur Feither their house3 or their o"n sect "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) other starsG. An& in such ,anner the effects are re$ea#e& to 6e stea&). *ut if the /#anets shou#& fa## a,iss in un/rofita6#e /#aces3 the effects of their acti$it) an& the effects of fortune "i## 6eco,e #ess.
!1. CONCE4NING CONCE:TION

>ith these things 6eing so3 "e ,ust a#so s/ea5 of conce/tion3 for those "ho re/u&iate co,/#icit) an& those "ho har6or @ea#ous). There 6eing three ter,s0a #east3 a ,i&&#e3 an& a greatest0the e(cess of each is =1.? &a)s. If "e shou#& a&& or su6tract these fro, an) one ter,3 one of the other ter,s. "i## 6e ta5en. An& the #east ter, is !.73 "hich "i## 6e assigne& after the setting &egree Fthat is3 "hen the 1oon is in the /ost0&escensiorsa#

/#aceG. The ,i&&#e ter, is ! '3 "hich is /reesta6#ishe& "hen the 1oon is in the Horos5o/os. The greatest is !7+3 "hich is /reesta6#ishe& "hen the 1oon is in the setting /#ace. 8or3 if "e shou#& ,easure the 1. &a)s of e(cess in re#ation to the he,is/here fro, Horos5o/os to setting3 "e "i## fin& !DC! &a)s a//#)ing to each Hoi&ion. Let it 6e the case3 then3 that Cancer is ,ar5ing the 6irth hour "hi#e Ca/ricorn is setting. If the 1oon shou#& 6e foun& a6o$e the setting /i$ot /oint3 the conce/tion "i## 6e !.7 &a)sA if in AEuarius3 !;- 1C! &a)sA if in :isces3 !;'A if in Aries3 !;. 1C!A if in Taurus3 !;7A if in Ge,ini3 ! - 1C!A if in Cancer Fthe Horos5o/osG3 ! 'A if in Leo3 ! . 1C!A if in Virgo3 ! 7A if in Li6ra3 !7- 1C!A if in Scor/io3 !7'A if in Sagittarius3 !7. 1C!A if in Ca/ricorn3 !7+. 8or an i##ustration3 #et it 6e the 7th )ear of Nero3 the 11th hour of the ;th to the th of 1esori. The 1oon is in Li6ra3 the Horos5o/os in Cancer. Then3 since the 1oon is foun& on the /i$ot /oint3 the 6irth "as 6rought a6out after !7- &a)s an& 1! hours. Then3 it "i## 6e necessar) to su6tract thAse fro, the ';. &a)s of the )ear. The re,ain&er "i## 6e 79 &a)s3 1! hours. If3 then3 "e shou#& a&& 79 to the ;th of 1esori3 it "i## 6e the ! th of :hao/hi at the !'r& hour3 "hich "i## 6e the conce/tion &a). An& again3 if "e ta5e the ti,e fro, the ! #h of :hao/hi to the ;th of 1esori. there "i## 6e !7- &a)s. >e can a#so i##ustrate "ith ,an) strategics3 "hich a## in$o#$e one straight /ath. Assu,ing the 6irth ahea& of ti,e3 "e co,e to 5no" ho" after ho" ,an) &a)s it "as 6rought a6out. If the 1oon shou#& 6e foun& in the he,is/here a6o$e the earth3 6) rec5oning the &egrees fro, the setting &egree u/ to the #unar &egree3 an& ta5ing ! 1C! &a)s for each thirt) &egrees3 )ou a&& these to the #east ter, F!.7 &a)sG3 an& )ou "i## fin& the conce/tion at so ,an) &a)s. *) going 6ac5 "ith these fro, the nata# &a) to the &a) in "hich the) #ea$e off3 )ou "i## fin& the conce/tion &a). If )ou "ant an a#ternati$e3 6) rec5oning fro, the #unar &egree u/ to the Horos5o/os an& ta5ing ! 1C! &a)s for each thirt) &egrees3 su6tract these fro, the ,i&&#e ter, F! ' &a)sG3 an& the conce/tion "i## 6e so ,an) &a)s 6ac5. An& si,i#ar#)3 if the 1oon shou#& 6e foun& in the he,is/here un&er the earth3 6) rec5oning fro, the &egree ,ar5ing the 6irth hour u/ to the #unar &egree an& casting out ! 1C! &a)s for each '- &egrees an& su,,ing the, u/3 )ou "i## a&& the, to the ,i&&#e tern.3 to the ! ' &a)s. An& the conce/tion "i## 6e so ,an) &a)s 6ac5. An& 6) ta5ing the inter$a# fro, the #unar &egree u/ to the setting &egree3 an& 5no"ing ho" ,an) &a)s are asse,6#e& fro, the Euantit) of the &a)s cast out at ! 1C! &a)s /er thirt) &egrees3 )ou "i## su6tract the, fro, !7+3 an& the conce/tion "i## 6e @ust so ,an) &a)s 6ac5. Let there 6e )et another i##ustration3 in or&er that those "ho ha$e intercourse ,a) un&erstan& ihis ,atter ,ore c#ear#)3 Let it 6e the 9th )ear of Ha&rian3 the 1st nocturna# hour of the 1'th to the 19th of 1echirA the 1oon is at the th &egree of Scor/io3 the Horos5o/os at the th &egree of Virgo. Since the 1oon is foun& in the he,is/here

un&er the eaoh3 I ta5e the &egrees fro, the &egree ,ar5ing the 6irth hour u/ to the #unar &egree. The) co,e to ;-. I rec5on at ! 1C! &a)s for each '- &egrees. The) co,e to . &a)s. An& I a&& these to the ,i&&#e ter,3 the ! ' &a)s. The) co,e to ! 7 &a)s. The conce/tion "as so ,an) &a)s 6ac5. I go 6ac53 then3 "ith the ! 7 &a)s fro, the nataM &a). The conce/tion &a) #ea$es off at the 11th of :achon. Or again3 1 su6tract the . &a)s of the inter$a# fro, +!. 7 re,ain Ffor3 since the ,i&&#e ter, is ! '3 the re,ain&er of these fro, ';. is +!G. If3 then3 "e shou#& a&& the 7 &a)s to the 19th of 1echir3 an& "e shou#& &e/art fro, the nata# &a)3 it "i## #ea$e off at the 11th of :achon. *ut if )ou shou#& rec5on fro, the #unar &egree u/ to the setting &egree F"hich is th &egree of :iscesG3 1!- are asse,6#e&. *) ta5ing these at ! 1C! &a)s /er thirt) &egrees3 1- &a)s resu#t. If I shou#& su6tract these fro, the greatest ter, F!7+ &a)sG3 the re,ain&er "i## 6e ! + &a)s. 4un these 6ac5 fro, the nata# &a)A after ca#cu#ating3 )ou "i## fin& the 1oon u/on the Horos5o/os at 6irth. An& if the 1oon shou#& 6e foun& in the he,is/here a6o$e the earth3 6) ta5ing the &egree inter$a# fro, it u/ to the &egree "hich ,ar5s the 6irth hour3 an& casting out at ! 1C! &a)s /er thirt) &egrees3 an& 5no"ing ho" ,an) &a)s are asse,6#e&3 if )ou shou#& "ant to a&& to the 1!- &a)s an& to &e/art fro, the natat &a) in accor&ance "ith the succession of &a)s3 )ou "i## fin& the conce/tion &a) at the /#ace "here it #ea$es off. An& again3 6) rec5oning fro, the sa,e &a) foun& u/ to the nata# &a) in accor&ance "ith the succession of &a)s3 )ou "i## fin& the nu,6er of the &a)s. An& if the 1oon shou#& 6e foun& in the he,is/here un&er the earth3 )ou "i## rec5on fro, the &egree that ,ar5s the 6irth hour u/ to the #unar &egreeA an& 5no"ing the &egrees of the inter$a#3 )ou "i## /ortion out ! C! &a)s /er thirt) &egrees. Su6tract these fro, the 1!- &a)s3 an& a&& the re,aining &a)s to the nata# &a)3 an& &e/art fro, it in the seEuence of &a)sA an& there "i## 6e the conce/tion &a). Ha$ing a&&e& this to the ter, F! ' &a)sG3 run 6ac5 fro, the nata# &a). 8or another i##ustration3 #et it 6e the 1 th )ear of Tra@an3 the !n& of 1esori3 the 11 1C!th nocturna# hourA the Sun at the .th &egree of Leo3 the 1oon at the ! th &egree of Li6ra3 the Horos5o/os at the !9th &egree of Ca/ricorn. Then3 since the 1oon is foun& in the he,is/here a6o$e the earth3 I ta5e the inter$a# fro, i#s &egree u/ to the &egree ,ar5ing the 6irth hourA the) co,e to +- &a)s a//ro(i,ate#). I ta5e ! 1C! &a)s fro, each thirt) &egrees3 an& 1C! &a)s resu#t. I a&& these to the +! &a)sA the) co,e to ++ 1C! &a)s. I &e/art "ith these fro, the nata# &a) in accor&ance "ith the succession of &a)s. It #ea$es off at the ;th &egree of Ath)r. Again3 fro, the ;th &egree of Ath)r u/ to the &egree of the 6irth in the succession of &a)s3 !;; &a)s are asse,6#e&. The conce/tion "as so ,an) &egrees 6ac5.

*ut if I &o not "ant to a&& the &a)s to the +!3 I su6tract the, fro,! 'A an& the re,ain&er "i## 6e !;;. *) going 6ac5 "ith these fro, the nata# &a)3 an& 6) ca#cu#ating3 I foun& the 1oon to 6e in the Horos5o/os of Ca/ricorn. The 1oon at 6irth "i## in&icate the hour of conce/tion in res/ect of the Hoion in "hich it too5 /#ace3 "hi#e the horos5o/os of conce/tion "i## ha$e as ,an) &egrees as the 1oon has at 6irth. Others ca#cu#ate 6) &ou6#ing the &egrees of the 1oon of the nata# hour3 Lai& a@iain3 6) ta5ing 1C9 of the &egrees of the Sun at 6irth3 6e#ie$ing the antece&ent triang#e of each to 6e the Horos5o/os of the conce/tion. Those "ho in$estigate the se#ection in front of us an& the re,aining ones "ith this /roce&ure "i## not go astra).
!!. CONCE4NING CHIL24EN *O4N IN THE SEVENTH01ONTH

>e "i## a#so a//en&3 in a &ifferent ,anner3 "hether so,eone s/ent the fu## ti,e in the "o,6 or #ess3 an& in "hat ,anner there co,e to 6e &estructions an& a6ortions an& /ainfu# &e#i$eries an& &eaths3 or offs/ring 6orn in the se$enth ,onth. This "i## 6e foun& as fo##o"s. I a#"a)s ta5e the )ear /rior to 6irth an& the nata# ,onth an& &a)3 an& 1 ca#cu#ate the 1oon. An& 5no"ing in "hat Hoi&ion it is foun&3 I rea& the signs. An& si,i#ar#) a#so after the 6irth 0 na,e#)3 for t"o )ears 0 a#so ta5ing the ,onth an& the &a)3 1 again ca#cu#ate the 1oon. An& fin&ing it3 I co,/are it "ith the first )ear. An& if I fin& the 1oon in a triang#e "ith the nata# 1oon in 6oth )ears3 I &ec#are that the conce/tion is co,/#ete. An& if the 1oons in the t"o )ears shou#& 6e foun& in a sEuare "ith the nata# 1oon3 the offs/ring "i## s/en& the ti,e of the #east conce/tion3 that is3 !.7 &a)s. An& if the 1oon of the first )ear shou#& 6e foun& to 6e in a triang#e3 "hi#e the secon& is in a sEuare3 the offs/ring ha$e a &uration in the "o,6 "ithin !;+ &a)s. An& if the 1oon of the first )ear is in a sEuare3 "hi#e that of the secon& in a triang#e3 the offs/ring "i## ha$e the sa,e ti,e "ithin !;+ &a)s. An& if the 1oon of the first )ear is in sEuare3 "hi#e that of the secon& is in a$ersion3 the offs/ring "i## ha$e its conce/tion eight ,onths ear#ier an& "i## 6e &ea&. An& si,i#ar#)3 if the 1oon of the first )ear shou#& 6e foun& in a triang#e3 "hi#e that of the secon& in a$ersion3 the offs/ring "i## not 6e reare&. An& if the 1oons in the t"o ti,es shou#& 6e foun& to 6e unconnecte& in an) "a) to the 1oon of the 6irth3 the offs/ring "i## 6e &ea& in the "o,6 or "i## 6e cut u/ in the "o,6 an& "i## /ut the ,other in @eo/ar&). An& if the 1oons of the t"o )ears shou#& 6e foun& to 6e har,onious &ue to a &ia,etrica# o//osition3 the offs/ring "i## 6e se$en ,onths o#&. An& if the 1oon of the first )ear shou#& 6e &ia,etrica##) o//ose&3 "hi#e that of the secon& shou#& 6e in a triang#e "ith either the Horos5o/os or it3 the offs/ring "i## 6e se$en ,onths o#&. It "i#t a#so 6e the sa,e if it shou#& 6e in a sEuare. An& if the 1oon of the first )ear shou#& 6e in a sEuare3 "hi#e that of the secon& shou#& 6e &ia,etrica##) o//ose&3 the offs/ring "i##

6e se$en ,onths o#&. The Sun "i## a#so /ro&uce si,i#ar things "hen it &ia,etrica##) o//oses the Hoi&ion in "hich the con@unction too5 /#ace. The ancients out#ine& this area ,)sterious#) an& o6scure#)3 6ut "e ,ore c#ear#). En& of *oo5 I

SECON! BOO

In the first co##ection3 then3 "e ha$e e(/#aine& the hortator) an& &i&actic argu,ents3 an& the effect0&escri/tion for co,,i(ture3 6orne a#ong not so ,uch in a /oor i,itation of argu,ent as "ith the actua#it) of e(/erience. No" it is , 5ee/ing that "e su6@oin ,ateria# a6out uni$ersa# su//orts an& the &ifference of /#aces.
1. ON T4IGONS

>hen "e ha$e or&ere& the Ho&iaca# circ#e 6) &ifference an& 6) /ro/ert)3 "e fin& t"o sects 0 a &iurna# an& a nocturna# sect of the Sun an& of the 1oon res/ecti$e#). The Sun3 6eing tru#) fier)3 "as associate& "ith Aries3 Leo3 Sagittarius3 "hich "as na,e& its &iurna# trigon an& is a#so fier) 6) nature. The Sun attache& to hi,se#f %eus an& Bronos as co"or5ers in his o"n sect an& as guar&ians of "hat is acco,/#ishe& 6) hi, 0 %eus as the i,itator an& /ro() of the 5ing hi,se#f3 the chooser of goo& things3 the 6esto"er of re/utation an& #ifeA Bronos as the /ro,oter of i##s an& o//ositions an& as the &e/ri$er of ti,e. Of the trigon in Euestion3 then3 the Sun is ,aster 6) &a)3 the star of %eus is ,aster 6) /ro() 6) night3 "hi#e Bronos coo/erates "ith 6oth. Ne(t3 the 1oon3 as she is near the earth3 too5 as her #ot the ru#ershi/ of the fo##o"ing trigon 0 Taurus3 Virgo3 Ca/ricorn 0 "hich is tru#) ear#h). She has A/hro&ite an& Ares as co0sectarians 0 A/hro&ite3 suita6#) enough3 for 6enefaction an& to &istri6ute re/utation an& ti,eA Ares for #oo5ing as5ance at nati$ities. >hence3 at night the 1oon stan&s in the forefront3 A/hro&ite in secon& /#ace3 an& Ares in thir&. *ut in &iurna# nati$ities3 A/hro&ite is a&$ance&3 the 1oon coo/erates in secon& /#ace3 Ares in thir&. Ne(t3 Bronos "i## 6e ,aster of the air) trigon3 Ge,ini3 Li6ra3 AEuarius3 6) &a)3 "hi#e Her,es "i## coo/erate in the secon& /#ace3 an& %eus in thir&. *ut 6) night the star of Her,es is a&$ance&3 an& the star of Bronos is in secon& /#ace3 the star of %eus in thir&. Ne(t3 the star of Ares "i## ,aintain the ru#ershi/ of the "ater) trigon Cancer3 Scor/io3 :isces 6) night3 "ith A/hro&ite in secon& /#ace3 an& the 1oon in thir&. *ut 6) &a) the star of A/hro&ite is a&$ance&3 after "hich is the star of Ares3 an& thir& the 1oon. Yet the star of Her,es3 since it is tru#) co,,on3 &oes its ut,ost to assist the t"o sects in re#ation to the goo& or the 6ase an& in re#ation to the /ro/ert) an& figure0&escri/tion of each star.

!. THE 2I88E4ENCES O8 THE T4IGONS3 AN2 4ULE4S3 AN2 CO0>O4BE4S3 AN2 THE SECTS O8 THE SUN AN2 1OON *Y 2AY AN2 *Y NIGHT

This "i## 6e c#ear 6) e(arnining the &ifference of t#ie trigons in Euestion an& the ha//@ness or ,i&&#ing con&ition in re#ation to the nati$it) of each =/erson?. No"3 for those "ho are 6orn 6) &a)3 it "i## 6e necessar) to consi&er in "hat trigon the Sun is foun&3 an& the ru#er of this trigon 6) /ree,inence3 an& the co0"or5er of this trigon3 "hether the) are u/on a /i$ot /oint at that ti,e3 or /ost0ascensiona# or &ec#ining3 rising or setting or in their o"n Hoi&ia3 an& "hether the) are "itnesse& 6) 6enefics or ,a#efics3 an& to ,a5e the &ec#aration accor&ing#). 8or if the) shou#& 6e ,ar5ing the hour or cu#,inating or shou#& 6e foun& u/on another of the a&$antageous Hoi&ia3 the) "i## sho" 6eforehan& nati$ities that are fortunate an& 6right. Ati& if the) shou#& 6e foun& in the /ust0ascensions3 the) "i## sho" the, to 6e ,i&&#ing. *ut if in the &ec#ines3 &e/resse& an& unfortunate. >e a#so nee& to #oo5 at ho" the Sun is situate& an& 6) "hat stars it is "itnesse&. An& for those 6orn at night3 it "i## 6e necessar) to consi&er the 1oon in a si,i#ar fashion3 an& the ru#er 6) /ree,inence of its trigon3 an& the co,,on ru#er of this trigon3 "ith regar& to ho" the) ha$e 6een figurate&3 @ust as "e ha$e set out a6o$e. 8or if the ru#er 6) /ree,inence 6) &a) or 6) night shou#& fa## a,iss u/on the 6a&#) situate& Hoi&ia3 "hi#e the ru#er 6) /ro() shou#& 6e foun& u/on a /i$ot /oint an& "e## figure&3 then after thc nati$e has ha& his u/s an& &o"ns in his ear#) )ears unti# the ascension of the Hoi&ion or unti# the return of the circu#ar /erio&3 he "i## #ater 6e acti$e3 e(ce/t that he "i## s/en& his #ife "ithout sta6i#it) an& in fear. *ut if the /rinci/a# ru#er shou#& fa## "e##3 "hi#e the fo##o"ing ru#er shou#& fai# a,iss3 then after ha$ing 6een carrie& forth "e## in his ear#) )ears3 he "i## #ater 6e re&uce& fro, the ti,e of the ascension of the Hoi&ion in "hich the fo##o"ing ru#er has fa##en a,iss. >e "i## e(/#ain ho" to @u&ge the ti,es ,ore /recise#) at the /ro/er ,o,ent. An& if 6oth shou#& fai# "e##3 the circu,stances of goo& fortune "i## /ersist an& he "i## 6eco,e esti,a6#e Fun#ess a ,a#efic shou#& ha$e o//ose& it or shou#& ha$e a su/erior /ositionG3 nor "i## the circu,stances of the nati$it) re$erse. *ut e$er) star3 "hen it has the ru#ershi/ an& is actua##) in &ec#ine3 "i## 6eco,e an i,/e&i,ent an& a &es/oi#er. 8or3 it ,a5es those "ho are su6or&inate to others3 those "ho ha$e u/s an& &o"ns or those "ho are re&uce& in re/utation3 those "ho encounter in@ur) an& suffering an& accusations or "ant of #i$e#ihoo&. If3 then3 for those 6orn in the &a)3 the Sun shou#& 6e foun& in Aries3 Leo3 Sagittarius3 it is 6etter for it to 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint. If its co0sectarians shou#& #i5e"ise 6e foun& u/on the /ost0ascensiona# /#aces3 "hi#e Ares is not o//osing or sEuaring3 it "i## 6e @u&ge& in&icati$e of goo& fortune. If the) shou#& 6e the re$erse3 i,/e&i,ents "i## resu#t. An& if the Sun shou#& 6e foun& 6) &a) in Taurus3 Virgo3 Ca/ricorn3 it "i## 6e necessar) to see5 for the star of A/hro&ite in the first /#ace3 an& for the 1oon in the secon&3 an& for Ares

in the thir&3 ho" the) are figure& an& "hat the) are "itnesse& 6). Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen the Sun is foun& 6) &a) in the fo##o"ing trigon 0 Ge,ini3 Li6ra3 AEuarius 0 it "i## 6e necessar) to consi&er the star of Bronos an& that of Her,es an& that of %eus. In the sa,e "a) a#so3 "hen the Sun is 6) &a) u/on Cancer3 Scor/io3 :isces3 it "i## 6e necessar) to consi&er "hether the star of A/hro&ite an& that of Ares an& the 1oon are u/on /i$ot /oints3 an& in this "a) 1- sho" the &ecisi$e one. A#so3 in the sa,e account it 6ehoo$es us io consi&er the 1oon 6) night. It is 6etter3 then3 for the &iurna# /#anets to 6e foun& u/on /i$ot /oints in their o"n Lrigons or in /rofita6#e /#aces3 an& si,i#ar#) for the nocturna# /#anets. *ut if the) shou#& 6e foun& to 6e in anotherDs trigon or out of sect3 the circu,stances of ha//iness "i## 6eco,e #ess an& he "i## 6e su6@ect to fears. >hen the ru#ers an& co0"or5ers fa## a,iss3 it "i## 6e necessar) to in$estigate the Lot of 8ortune an& its ru#er. 8or if the) shou#& 6e foun& to 6e u/on /i$ot /oints an& /ost0ascen&ing "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) 6enefics3 the nati$e "i## /arta5e of goo& fortune an& re/utation3 an& though at ti,es he "i## un&ergo irregu#arities an& i,/e&i,ents3 he "i## not 6e ,et "ith i,/asse. *ut if these shou#& fa## 6a&#)3 ,e&iocre an& ,ost austere circu,stances "i## 6e a&@u&ge&A for such "i## 6e ineffectua# "ith regar& to /#ots3 nee&)3 in &e6t3 those "ho 6#as/he,e in &i$ine ,atters. An& if the Lot of 8ortune an& its ru#er shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) ,a#efics3 such "i## 6e fu## of trou6#es3 $aga6on&s3 /risoners3 su6or&inates3 #i$ing a har& #ife3 #ia6#e to in@ur)3 insecure. *ut if "hi#e the Lot an& its ru#er ha$e fa##en 6a&#)3 6enei#cs shou#& so,eho" 6ear "itness3 the) "i## #i$e through the /it) of others3 or at a certain ti,e the) &ecentt) cease 6eing ta5en in 6) others after o6taining a share in "or5 or trusts or gifts3 e(ce/t that the) &o not go through #ife free of confusion or re/roach. It "i## 6e necessar)3 then3 to consi&er the testi,onies of e$er) ru#er an& the &is/osition of the figurations3 "hether the) shou#& actua##) 6e congenia# or o//ose&. 8or if the star of Bronos shou#& 6e foun& in a &ia,etrica# or sEuare /osition for those "ho are 6orn at night3 it /ro&uces i,/e&i,ents an& re&uctions3 &angers an& sufferings3 an& those "ho are s#othfu# a6out intrigues. *ut "hen the star of Ares is so foun& for those 6orn 6) &a)3 it /ro&uces those "ho are rash3 &eceitfu#3 unsta6#e in their affairs an& #i$e#ihoo&A for the) encounter constraint3 tria#s3 insu#ts3 cuts3 6urns3 6#oo&she&3 fa##s. *ut "hen the) are congenia##) figure& an& in their o"n sect3 the) ha//en to 6e effectua#. >hence the) are not a&@u&ge& ,a#efics3 6ut rather e$en the 6es#o"ers of goo&s3 an& es/ecia##) "hene$er Bronos shou#& ha//en to 6e "e## "itnesse& 6) %eus an& the Sun 6) &a) "hi#e ha$ing a re#ationshi/ to the ru#ershi/3 it /ro&uces those "ho are $er) rich3 esti,a6#e3 those "ho are 6eneficiaries fro, &eaths3 #or&s of foun&ations3 of 6o&ies3 ste"ar&s3 those "ho are set o$er the affairs of others. *ut "hen it is "e## figure& 6) night an& has the re#ationshi/ of ru#ershi/3 it "i## 6eco,e an agent of the a6o$e3 6ut the thro"ing a"a) of "hat has 6een acEuire& an& the re&uction of re/utation or &isenfranchise,ent "i## resu#t. Let the sa,e 6e su//ose& for Ares. 8or 6) night it

entrusts #ea&ershi/ an& genera#shi/ an& /o/u#ar ran5 in /u6#ic affairs. *ut "hen it is sti## in /rofita6#e /#aces 6) &a)3 itr&ues /ro&uce the a6o$e3 though it a#so in$o#$es the, in o//ositions an& contro$ersies an& fears3 an& ,a5es the #ea&ershi/ factious an& frightene&A for it o/ens the channe#s for hosti#ities an& 6rings on insurrections of the cro"&s an& ,u#titu&es3 /esti#ence an& fa,ine &ue to "ar3 $io#ence3 conf#agrations3 &angerous o//ortunities. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the 6enefics "i## ha$e the ,anner of ,a#efics "hene$er those that ru#e fa## 6a&#). An& if the) shou#& 6e u/on /i$ot /oints "hi#e the ru#er is &ec#ining3 the) "i## 6e too "ea5 to furnish an) goo& thing in it. 8or e$er) 5in& it "i## 6e necessar) to in$estigate the ru#er of the ru#er3 ho" it shou#& ha//en to 6e an& "hat it is "itnesse& 6). 8or if the uni$ersa# ru#er shou#& fa## a,iss3 "hi#e its ru#er shou#& 6e "e## figure&3 the nati$e "i## ha$e he#/ an& su//ort for #ife an& re/utation in accor&ance "ith the /#ace0/ositioning of the star.
'. CONCE4NING THE LOT O8 8O4TUNE AN2 THE 4ULE4

8or hi, "ho "ishes to ascertain the ,atter of ha//iness ,ore e(act#)3 I "i## return to the Lot of 8ortune3 "hich is the ,ost necessar) an& so$ereign /#ace3 as the 5ing ,)sterious#) e(/#aine& 6eginning in the 1'th 6oo53 sa)ing3 Nor for those "ho are 6orn in the &a)3 it "i## ne(t 6e necessar) to count &istinct#) fro, the Sun to the 1oon an& 6ac5 fro, the Horos5o/os to /rescri6e an eEua#it)C an& for the resu#ting /#ace to see "hate$er star it ,eets "ith3 an& "hat or "hich arc in re#ation to it 0 the sEuares or triang#es3 a## in a##3 as it "as /#ace& a,ong the stars. 8or fro, this consciousness of /#aces )ou can ,a5e a c#ear @u&g,ent 6eforehan& of the circu,stances of those "ho are 6rought forth.N :etosiris a#so e(/#aine& the ,atter si,i#ar#) in the *oun&aries3 though others ha$e treate& it &ifferent#)3 "hich "e "i#t a#so set out in the a//ro/riate /#ace a#ong "ith other gui&ance for c#arif)ing the argu,ent concerning ha//iness. *ut for no" "e ,ust &iscuss the ,etho& in Euestion.
9. CONCE4NING THE STA4 ALLOTTE2 THE HOU4 O4 THE LOT

>hen Bronos is a##otte& the Hour or the Lot3 if it ,ar5s the hour 6ut is not o//ose& 6) Ares3 such a one "i## 6e accounte& ha//) in the acti$it) a//ortione& 6) Bronos. An& if it shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) %eus3 =the ha//iness? "i## 6e &ou6#e. If 6) A/hro&ite3 it "i## 6e through a "o,an or one "ithout /rogen). *ut if the star of Ares shou#& 6e "ith it or shou#& 6e o//ose& to it 0 such a one "i## ha$e trou6#es an& o//ositions. If the star of Her,es shou#& ,ar5 the hour a#ong "ith it 0 such a one "i## 6e ha,/ere& in his ears.

>hen %eus is a##otte& the Hour or the Lot3 if it ,ar5s the hour3 it /ro&uces co,/#ete ha//iness fro, )outh. If Ares shou#& 6e /resent or u/on the sa,e /i$ot /oint or if it shou#& 6e trine3 such a one "i## a&$ance in ,agnificent ,i#itar) ca,/aigns3 an& he "i## acEuire a #i$ing. If Bronos shou#& 6e there too3 the) "i## co,e into /ree,inence. If A/hro&ite is a#so there3 sti## ,ore. If Her,es is a#so there3 the) "i## engage in recei/ts an& &is6urse,ents. >hen Ares is a##otte& the Hour or the Lot3 if it ,ar5s the hour3 it causes an i,/u#se to"ar& the ,i#itar). If %eus shou#& 6ear "itness a#so3 such a one "i## a&$ance in ran5. If A/hro&ite a#so3 the) co,e into no or&inar) ran5. If Her,es a#one shou#& 6e /resent3 he "i## &ec#ine to acce/t a trust. If Bronos a#so3 he "i## acEuire ,an) things fro, ,an) sources3 an& after his &eath it "i## 6e &is/erse& for the ro)a# interests. >hen A/hro&ite is a##otte& the Hour or the Lot3 it signifies great goo&s an& causes great re/utations. If Her,es is /resent too3 it ,a5es for those "ho are ,usica#. >ith these 6eing so3 "hi#e Bronos o//ose& the, or "as su/erior to the ones /resent3 it &e/ri$e& such ones of their /ossessions. >hen Her,es is a##otte& the Hour or the Lot3 if it ,ar5s the hour3 it causes goo& fortune. If the star of %eus shou#& 6e /resent as "e## or shou#& ,a5e a sEuare3 the) "i## ha$e the ru#ershi/ of tri6una#s an& "ars. If the star of Bronos shou#& a#so 6e /resent "ith these3 the) "i## ha$e t"ice the ru#ershi/ an& honor an& goo&s an& a&$ance,ent. >hen the Sun o6tains the Hour or the 8ortune as his #ot "hi#e he ,ar5s the hour3 if the star of %eus shou#& 6e /resent as "e## or shou#& 6ear "itness as a sEuare3 he "ho is 6rought forth "i## 6e fortunate. If the star of Her,es shou#& a#so 6e /resent "ith it such a one "i## a&$ance 6) ,eans of &iscourse. If the star of Ares shou#& a#so 6e /resent or shou#& ,a5e a sEuare "ith the star of %eus3 he "i## 6e great an& "i## ha$e authorit) o$er #ife an& &eath. An& if3 "hi#e these are so3 Bronos shou#& ,a5e a sEuare or a &ia,eter3 the) "i## ,eet "ith acci&ents an& #osses. >hen the 1oon o6tains the Hour or the Lot of 8ortune as her #ot3 she "i## ,a5e those "ho are great3 es/ecia##) in her o"n trigon. An& if the star of A/hro&ite shou#& 6e /resent or shou#& ha//en to 6e in a sEuare3 such a one "i## 6e consi&ere& "orth) of great honor. If the star of Ares shou#& ha//en to 6e "ith the 1oon3 he "i## ha$e authorit) o$er #ife an& &eath. If the star of Bronos shou#& a#so3 he "i## #ea& ,an) countries. If the star of %eus shou#& a#so 6e /resent or shou#& ,a5e a sEuare3 the) "i## 6eco,e great 5ings. An& if3 "hi#e these are a6sent3 the star of Her,es shou#& 6e configure& "ith the 1oon3 the a&$ance,ents "i## 6e fro, &iscourse an& s5i##s. If the star of Ares shou#& 6e /resent "ith the so$ereigns or shou#& ,a5e a sEuare "ith the,3 it ,a5es great ,en. If Ares shou#& ,a5e a &ia,eter "ith the 1oon a/art fro, the 6enefics3 it ,a5es those "ho are e(/ose&A 6ut if a 6encfic shou#& 6e /resent "ith Ares3

he "i## 6e reare& e$en though e(/ose&. Li5e"ise3 e$en if Ares shou#& a//ear in a sEuare or if it shou#& 6e foun& to 6e su/erior3 it "i## in$o#$e =hi,? in "an&erings or ca/ti$ities or e#se u/s an& &o"ns. If the star of A/hro&ite shou#& ,a5e a sEuare at a /i$ot /oint3 the) "i## 6e "ronge& 6) "o,en. If Bronos shou#& 6e /resent as "e## in a #icentious Hoi&ion3 the) "i## "aste their su6stance in 6rothe#s. If the star of Ares shou#& a#so 6ear "itness to the,3 the) "i## /rostitute their "o,en to others. If the star of Bronos shou#& sEuare the 1oon or shou#& ,a5e a &ia,eter at a #ine eEua# to it3 the nati$e "i## ha$e c#ai, to nurture =e$en though? he "i## 6e una##otte& /arents. If the star of Her,es shou#& ,a5e a sEuare or a &ia,eter "ith the 1oon3 such co,e to 6e at cross /ur/oses an& of t"o ,in&s3 an& the) 6eco,e su6@ect to s#an&ers an& accusations fro, their su/eriors. An& if a ,a#efic shou#& a#so 6ear "itness "ith Her,es or shou#& 6e configure& "ith it3 it "i## ,a5e for &isfigure,ent an& con&e,nations. An& if the star of %eus shou#& #ie o//osite the si&e of the 1oon3 it "i## cause a &e/ri$ation of chi#&ren an& o//ositions fro, those "ho are su/eriors. In genera#3 "hen the ,a#efics #oo5 u/on the #ights an& the Horos5o/os a/art fro, the 6enefics3 the) ,a5e for short #i$es. >hen the ru#er of the Horos5o/os is suita6#) situate& or in his o"n sect3 he 6eco,es the &istri6utor of the )ears of #ife. An& if it shou#& 6e so,eho" configure& "ith the ,aster of the Lot3 such a one 6eco,es $er) o#& an& fortunate. *ut if it shou#& 6e foun& su6@ect to the setting /#ace3 he "i## 6e short #i$e&3 An& if a ,a#efic shou#& 6e /resent "ith it as "e## or shou#& 6e su/erior to the 1oon3 the foetuses "i## co,e to nothing.
.. THE :LACE O8 THE EVIL S:I4IT 0 1ANY 8IGU4ES

If the ,a#efics shou#& ha//en to 6e in this /#ace3 the) "i## /ro&uce great in@uries an& ca#a,ities3 es/ecia##) if the) are in their o"n faces. An& if the Lot of 8ortune shou#& 6e there3 an& so,e =,a#efic? shou#& ha$e authorit) o$er it3 there "i## ne$er 6e an)thing 6eneficia# in the transitsA for the) "ere ene,ies fro, the outset3 fro, the ,o,ent of 6irth. An& si,i#ar#)3 "hen the 6enefics ha//en to 6e in this /#ace3 the) &o not &istri6ute their goo&s. An& "hene$er the three stars shou#& fa## in this Hoi&ion 0 the #or& of the Horos5o/os3 of the Lot3 an& of the S/irit 0 the) ,a5e those "ho are unfortunate an& &isfigure& an& in nee& of &ai#) su6sistence3 an& ,an) "i## ha$e their han&s he#& out.
;. THE :LACE O8 THE GOO2 S:I4IT 0 1ANY 8IGU4ES

If the 6enefics shou#& 6e suita6#) situate& u/on the Hoi&ion occu/)ing the Goo& S/irit or shou#& 6e in their o"n faces3 the) ,a5e those "ho are nota6#e an& "ea#th) fro, )outh3

an& ,ore "hen the) regar& the Lot of 8ortune in a triangu#ar &i$ision an& the Horos5o/os 6) a he(agon. The) furnish the ,ost an& the greatest goo&s in a hearing or seeing i&i&ion. An& if one of the 6enefics shou#& a//ear on a &ia,eter to the Goo& S/irit "hi#e the ru#er is /resent there3 the) "i## /ro&uce great goo&s an& greater a&$ance,ents. *ut if the ,a#efics shou#& 6e /resent "ith the Goo& S/irit3 the) "i## not ha$e the /o"er to &o an)thing e$i#. An& this is a## the ,ore necessar) if the ru#er of the Lot an& of the Horos5o/os an& of the S/irit shou#& ha//en to 6e at rising3 or ,ost of the stars are /resent "ith the, as "e## or 6ear "itness to the, in a&$antageous Hoi&iaA for the) /ro&uce those "ho are estee,e& an& "ea#th) a6o$e ,easure.
. THE 1I2HEAVEN

In this /#ace 6oth the 6enefics an& the ,a#efics re@oice3 es/ecia##) "hen o6taining the Lot of 8ortune or the Horos5o/os or the S/irit as their #ot. An& if each of the =6enefic? stars shou#& fa## in this /#ace "hen it is rising or "hen it has an a//#ication of the 1oon3 so$ereigns or 5ings are ,a&e3 those "ho arc #ea&ers of countries3 or the) "i## 6e reno"ne& in ,an) /#aces. >hen the ru#er of this /#ace is "e## situate&3 it ,a5es those "ho are effecti$eA 6ut "hen it is /oor#) situate&3 those "ho are unsuccessfu#. If it ha//ens to 6e u/on the setting /#ace an& a ,a#efic shou#& 6e /resent "ith it or shou#& ,a5e a &ia,eter3 it ,a5es e$i#0&oers or those "ho arc 6arren or chi#&#ess.
7. THE :LACE O8 THE GO2 O8 THE SUN3 THE :4E01I2HEAVEN3 +TH 84O1THE HO4OSBO:OS 0 IT HAS 1ANY 8IGU4ES

If the 6enefics shou#& occur u/on this /#ace3 an& the) o6tain as #ot the Horos5o/os or the 8ortune3 the chi#& "i## 6e 6#esse&3 /ious3 a /ro/het of the great go&3 an& he "i## 6e #istene& to as go&. *ut "hen these are a6sent3 an& Her,es a#one 6ears "itness3 the) 6eco,e su6@ect to oracu#ar "arnings3 an& the) inter/ret their e(/erience to the cro"&s3 an& the) 6eco,e ro)a# scri6es fro, the ti,e of their ,i&&#e )ears. *ut "hen the ,a#efics are /resent an& ha$e authorit) o$er the /#aces in Euestion 0 of the Horos5o/os an& the 8ortune 0 or "hen the) regar& the Lot3 the chi#& "i## 6e t)rannica#. He "i## foun& cities3 &estro) others3 an& i,/ious#) &isenfranchise ,an) of ,an) things. An& if the S/irit or the 8ortune shou#& occur in the Hoi&ion "hich is the E$i# S/irit3 an& the /#anets ru#ing the Lot or the Horos5o/os shou#& 6e foun& in this /#ace3 he "i## un&ergo the greatest aff#ictions an& e(i#es3 an& he "i## sEuan&er a## that he acEuires. Or the) 6eco,e rec#uses engage& in sacre& rites for the sa5e of suffering an& /#easure.
+. THE EIGHTH :LACE3 O8 2EATH 0 ALL SO4TS O8 4EGA42S

>hen the 6enefics are /resent in this /#ace3 the) are ineffecti$e3 "ea53 an& una6#e to i,/art their o"n goo&s. If the) shou#& a#so ha$e authorit) o$er the Horos5o/os an& the Lot. the) are foun& to 6e e$en ,ore ineffecti$e an& irregu#ar. If the ,a#efics are /resent there3 ha$ing authorit) o$er the Lot3 the nati$es "i## 6e "an&erersA an& if the) shou#& acEuire so,ething3 the) "i## sEuan&er it. If the Lot shoui& fa## in this /#ace "hi#e the ,a#efics are /resent an& ru#e the Lot3 the nati$e "i## 6e nee&)3 una6#e to c#othe hi,se#f. If the) shou#& a#so ha$e authorit) o$er the Horos5o/os3 he "i## 6e a &isgrace for his "ho#e #ife. An& if the ru#er of the Lot or the Hour shou#& a#so ha//en to 6e un&er the 6ea,s3 the nati$e "i## 6e one to ho#& out his han& an& 6eg. If the star of Her,es a#one shou#& 6e /resent u/on the Hoi&ion an& shou#& ha$e authorit) of thought o$er "hat is ca##e& S/irit3 it ,a5es those "ho are &u## an& uninte##igent3 an& those "ho are tongue tie& an& i##iterate. An& if the Lot of 8ortune is a#so3 a#ong "ith 6eing uninte##igent3 he "i## 6e out of his senses an& a 6eggar3 es/ecia##) "hen it ha//ens to 6e un&er the 6ea,s. An& if these things 6eing so3 the nia#efics shou#& 6e /resent as "e##3 he "i## 6e out of his senses an& ,ute. The 1oon a#one3 in the increase of her #ight3 see,s to re@oice in this Hoi&ion. An& if the star of %eus shou#& occu/) the Goo& S/iritC such a one "i## 6e fortunate an& successfu# an& $ersati#e. An& if it shou#& a#so 6e #or& of the Lot of 8ortune3 he "i## 6e "ea#th) an& ha//). An& if Che star of Her,es shou#& 6e /resent "ith it3 he "i## 6e an a&,inistrator for 5ings an& "i## 6e g#a&&ene& "ith chi#&ren.
1-. THE SETTING :LACE

>hen the 6enefics an& those ru#ing the Horos5o/os or the Lot of 8ortune are /resent here3 the) signif) goo& things for the nati$es3 for e(a,/#e inheritances an& the unforeseen acEuisition of other 6e#ongings3 an& the) signif) so,ething goo& fro, a &eath. If the) ,ight 6e in the /#aces of others3 such "i## 6e #ess successfu#3 )et the) "i## not 6e tota##) at a #oss. If Her,es a#one shou#& 6e /resent here "hi#e 6eing in its o"n face3 he "i## ha$e /rofits in o#& age an& "i## 6e truste& "ith cities an& the affairs of 5ings. An& if ,a#efics shou#& 6e /resent in this /#ace an& ha$e authorit) o$er the Horos5o/os or the Lot "hi#e 6eing in their o"n face3 he "i## ha$e an irregu#ar #i$e#ihoo&3 es/ecia##) in o#& age3 )et he "i## not 6e tota##) at a #ossA for he "i## sEuan&er "hat he o6tains "ith ca#u,nies an& e$i# "or&s. *ut if the ,a#efics3 "hi#e 6eing 6oth in anotherDs face an& out of sect3 shou#& ru#e the Lot3 the nati$e "i## s/en& his o#& age /oor#)3 an& a fe" "i## e$en #an& in /rison for a "hi#e an& e(/erience sic5ness an& &isease.

*ut if the star of %eus shou#& regar& it3 the) /ractice /riest#) rites on account of sic5ness3 an& the) are a#so trou6#e& "ith he,orrhoi&s an& e(/erience suffering in their /ri$ate /arts or finger. An& if the star of Her,es shou#& ha//en to 6e "ith Ares u/on the setting Hoi&ion he "i## consort "ith ro66ers an& ,ur&erers3 on "hich account the) are #ater c#eanse& "ith an e$i# &eath. >hen the ,a#efics are setting in anotherDs Hoi&ion3 the) cause $io#ent &eathsA 6ut "hen the 6enefics are so setting3 the) =/ro&uce? those "ho ha$e ,uch e(/erience an& ha$e goo& fortune in o#& age.
11. THE SIKTH :LACE O8 A4ES

If the 6enefics shou#& ha//en to 6e in this /#ace3 "hate$er the nati$e shoui& acEuire he "i## "aste3 an& /ro/ert) "i## not re,ain "ith hi,. After a&$ancing in )outh3 he "i## 6e re&uce& 6) fines in o#& age. >hen the Sun is /resent u/on this /#ace an& has authorit) o$er the Lot of 8ortune or of the Hour3 he causes the nati$e to 6e con&e,ne& 6) a great /o"er. If the star of Bronos is so situate&3 he "i## 6e a "an&erer an& rea&) to ta5e offense3 an& he "i## f#ee his o"n father#an& in &istress to /rocure a #i$ing. An& if the star of %eus shou#& ha$e authorit) o$er the Lot or the Horos5o/os3 he "i## "aste his #ife in /u6#ic affairs. An& if the star of A/hro&ite &oes3 the) "i## #e$) fines on account of &is/utes "ith a "o,an3 an& the) "i## a#so 6eco,e those un#uc5) in #o$e3 those not /ossessing grace. An& if the star of Ares3 it /ro&uces in@ur) an& suffering corres/on&ing to the ,e,6er of the Hoi&ion3 6ut it ,a5es foot so#&iers3 6eggars3 those "ho ha$e their #i$es turne& aroun& for i##. An& "hen the star of Her,es has authorit) o$er the Lot or the Hour3 it ,a5es those "ho are ii## intentione&3 thie$es3 ,a#e&ictors3 an& those "ho are re$i#e& a,ong the cro"&s. An& if the 1oon shou#& a#so 6e /resent3 he "i## 6e a s#a$e an& /o"er#ess3 if in&ee& the re,aining stars shou#& a#so 6e /resent a#ong "ith the 1oon. 8or if the other stars are "e## situate& "hi#e the 1oon chances to 6e i## situate&3 the) are ca/a6#e of 6eco,ing free&,en an& gent#e,en.
1!. THE 8I8TH :LACES 0 1ANY 4EGA42S

If the 6enefics shou#& ha//en to 6e a##otte& the Horos5o/os or the Lot of 8ortune3 the nati$e "i## 6e great an& "i## 6e a #ea&er of &ie cro"&s an& "i## institute #a"s. A/hro&ite gi$es the greatest fa$or "hen it has authorit) o$er the Horos5o/os or the Lot3 es/ecia##) "hen it is in its o"n face or in its o"n /#ace 0 it /ro&uces those "ho are "ea#th)3 honore&. The sa,e a#so for a## the starsA for if the) ha$e s"a) o$er the Hour or the 8ortune3 the) "i## cause goo& things in accor&ance "ith the a//#ication of the nature of each an& the s/ecific /ro/ert) of the Goo& 8ortune. An& if the star of Ares shou#& ha//en to 6e at the /#ace in Euestion3 the) "i## ru#e o$er regions in e$er) &irectionA for the) "i## either 6e co,,an&ers or so$ereigns an& ha$e

authorit) o$er #ife an& &eath3 not on#) of the #east 6ut a#so of note"orth) ,en. An& if Bronos shou#& a&&itiona##) 6e /resent u/on the /#ace3 =it /ro&uces? those e(cee&ing#) rich in #an& an& ,asters of Eua&ru/e&s3 those "ho 6ui#& $i##ages an& #ocations. An& if the Sun shou#& 6e /resent a&&itiona##)3 frien&s of the great3 those near to 5ings3 #ea&ers of /riests. An& if the star of Her,es3 a&$ance,ents 6) ,eans of &iscourse an& those &ee,e& "orth) of the ,ost ,one). An& if3 "hen the 1oon is "e## 8igure&3 it shou#& 6e a##otte& the Lot or the Horos5o/os "hi#e it ha//ens to 6e u/on the Hoi&ion "ith its ru#er3 the) 6eco,e #ong #i$e& an& gro" o#& "ith another in ha//iness. The 6enefics3 then3 assist a great &ea# &uring transitsA the ,a#efics &o not ha$e the /o"er #o hin&er.
1'. THE 8OU4TH3 SU*TE44ANEOUS :LACE

If the 6enefics shou#& ha$e authorit) o$er the Horos5o/os or the 8ortune an& shou#& 6e /resent3 such "i## ha$e their #i$ing in /riest#) ,atters. An& if those "hich are ru#ing shou#& a#so 6e a##otte& the archet)/a# Lot "hi#e 6eingA in the su6terraneous /#ace3 the) "i## recei$e ,essages fro, &i$ine $isitations an& /hanto,s of the i,agination. An& if the star of Ares shou#& 6e co0/resent "iith the, "hen it is a##otte& the 8ortune or the Horos5o/os3 he "i## ha$e a #ife fu## of i##s 6) his unsee,#) 6eha$ior3 an& after acting $i##ainous#) together "ith others3 he "i## su&&en#) change his circu,stances3 an& he "i## &ie a $io#ent &eath. One ,ust o6ser$e c#ose#) that this /#ace causes /raises after &eath an& #egacies for oneDs fa,i#). >hen ,a#efics ha//en to 6e in this /#ace3 the nati$es 6eEueath their /ro/ert) to "ho, the) "ish.
19. THE THI42 :LACE O8 THE GO22ESS O8 THE 1OON

In this Hoi&ion3 if the 1oon shou#& ha//en to 6e a##otte& the Horos5o/os or the Lot "hi#e 6eing in her o"n face3 the nati$e "i## 6e great an& "i## ha$e authorit) o$er ,an) goo& things. He "i## ru#e o$er cities3 an& he "i## co,,an& ,an)3 an& he "i## 6e fo##o"e& an& ha$e the authorit) o$er treasuries. An& if the Sun shou#& 6e /resent a#ong "ith it an& shou#& 6e ,a5ing its rising3 the nati$e "i## 6e a /riest or /riestess of the greatest go&&ess an& "i## ha$e a #ife that #ac5s nothing. An& if the star of Bronos shou#& 6e /resent a#ong "ith the 1oon3 he "i## 6e su6@ect to go&Ds "rath3 #i5e#) to e(/erience #oss3 one "ho often goes to @u&ges3 an& he 6#as/he,e the go&s ,uch on account of the ,atters that ha//en to hi,. An& if the star of %eus shou#& 6e /resent a#ong "ith her3 he "i## 6e a /ro/het3 fortunate3 "ea#th)3 esti,a6#e3 an& he "i## ha$e authorit) o$er ,an) goo&s. An& if the star of Ares shou#& 6e /resent a#ong "ith the 1oon3 the nati$e "i## 6e effecti$e 6ut i,/ious3 an& he "i## stea# "hat is entruste& to hi,A "hence he "i## ,a5e his #i$ing fro, the things of others an& fro,

,ur&ers an& thefts3 an& he "i## tra$e# a6roa& a #ot. An& if it shou#& a//ro/riate#) ha//en to 6e in its o"n faces3 in 5ee/ing "ith the sect of the nati$it)3 he "i## 6e a go$ernor of countries an& cities3 un@ust3 /er@ure&3 &esirous of the things of others3 an& he "i## 6e su&&en#) ruine& 6) the "rath of the authorities. An& if A/hro&ite shou#& ho#& s"a) o$er the /#ace of the Go&&ess an& the Lot of 8ortune in her o"n /#aces3 es/ecia##) in a nocturna# nati$it)3 the nati$e "i## 6e "ea#th) an& "i## 6e "e## regar&e& 6) a "o,an. An& so,e "i## 6e 5ing#)3 those "ho ru#e o$er cities3 a&,inistrators through ha$ing 6een a##otte& the 8ortune in a&&ition to the Go&&ess in the house of the Go&&ess. An& if the star of Her,es shou#& 6e /resent together "ith the 1oon in the Hoi&ion of the Go&&ess an& shou#& ha$e authorit) o$er the 8ortune or the Horos5o/os3 the nati$e "i## te## the future for e$er)one an& "i## /artici/ate in the ,)steries of the go&s.
1.. THE SECON2 :LACE 0 CALLE2 THE GATE O8 HA2ES

The /ost0ascension of the Horos5o/os 0 in this Hoi&ion the 6enefics are of no a$ai#3 "hi#e the ,a#efics /ro&uce those "ho are s#uggish3 &isease&3 those una6#e to continue #ife u/ to the en&. An& if the Lot shou#& 6e /resent u/on this Hoi&ion3 "hi#e ,a#efics ru#e the Lot or the Horos5o/os3 the nati$es 6eco,e guar&ians of the &ea&3 #i$ing their #i$es outsi&e the gate. >hen the star of Cronos3 then3 has authorit) o$er the Lot of 8ortune3 6eing a&&itiona##) /resent u/on this Hoi&ion3 it ,a5es those "ho are s/irit#ess3 those "ho are sic5#)3 an& those "ho ha$e the e(/erience of 6on&s for a ti,e sufficient to co,/#ete the /erio& of the star. >hen the star of %eus is a&&itiona##) /resent u/on the /#ace3 it ,a5es a "aste of oneDs 6e#ongings a## the "a) to the en& so thai nothing is #eft to hi,3 )et it grants hi, chi#&ren a#6eit not fortunate#). >hen the star of Ares is /resent in this /#ace3 if it shou#& ru#e the Lot or the Horos5o/os3 It ,a5es those "ho are rea&) to ta5e offense3 those #i5e#) to e(/erience #oss3 those "ho are i,/e&e&A an& so,e are ta5en ca/ti$e3 an& #ater returne&. An& if it shou#& 6e a##otte& the Lot of 8ortune "hi#e 6eing /resent in this Hoi&ion3 "hi#e 6eing in its o"n &egrees or Hoi&ia3 the) 6eco,e @ai#ers "ho ,a5e their #i$ing in /rison or those "ho s/en& their #i$es in /risons. An& if the Sun shou#& 6e a&&itiona##) /resent u/on this Hoi&ion "hi#e ru#ing the Lot or the Horos5o/os in its o"n house or in the /#aces of Bronos3 the nati$e "i## ruin his sight in the ti,es of Ares3 an& "i## 6e &e/ri$e& of his /atri,on)3 an& he "i## 6e 6eggar. An& if the star of A/hro&ite shou#& 6e a&&itiona##) /resent u/on the Hoi&ion an& shou#& ru#e the Lot or the Horos5o/os3 it "i## /ro&uce /u6#ic an& &isgracefu# "or53 if in&ee& it shou#& ha//en to 6e rising in the ,orning. An& "hen the star of Her,es shou#& 6e a&&itiona##) /resent u/on the Hoi&ion3 if it shou#& 6e un&er the 6ea,s of ihe Sun3 it /ro&uces those "ho are stu/i& an& i##iterateA 6ut if it shou#& 6eco,e #or& of the secon& #ot F"hich is ca##e& S/iritG3 it ,a5es those "ho are &u## or ,uteA an& if it shou#& 6e orienta#3 the nati$es 6eco,e

,e&&#eso,e3 those "ho tr) to &o "hat the) ha$e not #earne&3 6ut a6#e to succee& "ith ,athe,atics. An& if the 1oon shou#& 6e a&&itiona##) /resent u/on the Hoi&ion "hi#e Bronos is ,ar5ing the hour3 a#ternations =of fortune? "i## ha//enA the) "i## suffer fro, a cataract or fro, g#auco,a.
1;. NA1ES O8 THE :LACES

Go& gi$es signs for the fatherA Go&&ess for the ,otherA Goo& S/irit for chi#&renA Goo& 8ortune for ,arriageA E$i# S/irit for sufferingA E$i# 8ortune for in@uriesA Lot of 8ortune an& Horos5o/os for #ife an& #i$ingA S/irit for ,in&A 1i&hea$en for actionA Lo$e for &esireA Necessit) for ene,ies.
1 . T4IANGULA4 <U2G1ENTS O8 THE STA4S IN 4ELATION TO HA::INESS O4 1IS8O4TUNE 0 T4IANGULA4 AN2 HEKAGONAL AN2 2IA1ET4ICAL 8IGU4ES

%eus trine the Sun signifies those "ho are great an& esti,a6#e3 "hether the Sun shou#& 6e ,ar5ing the hour 6oth in the father an& in the nati$it)3 or "hether the Sun shou#& 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint in the fatherA for3 it signifies one "ho is esti,a6#e3 hut #ess if3 contrar) to the first case3 there is nothing note"orth) in re#ation to the 6irth 0 that is3 un#ess so,e other cause shou#& 6e correcti$e. If Bronos is ,a&e trine the Sun on the #eft "hi#e the Sun is ,ar5ing the hour3 the =tra//ings? of fa,e "i## 6e ,uch greaterA for such "i## ha$e ,an) /ossessions an& "i## far, ,uch #an& an& "i## 6eco,e rich. If the star of Ares shou#& 6e further a&&e& in a#ong "ith %eus3 the figure in&icates a t)rantA es/ecia##) "hen the Sun is ,ar5ing the hour3 the) ru#e o$er ,an) #an&s an& ar,ies. An& if the star of Bronos shoui& a#so 6e a&&e&3 the father "i## 6e great a,ong the so#&iers an& ,i#itar) #ea&ers3 though3 if the re,aining /#anets shou#& a#so coo/erate to"ar& the greatness3 neither t)rannica# nor "ar#i5e nor terri6#e. If Ares shou#& o//ose the Sun3 "hi#e %eus an& Bronos trine it on the right3 the chi#& "i## co,e into greatness an& fa,e a,ong the ,u#titu&e. If the star of Bronos shou#& o//ose the Sun in accor&ance "ith "hat "as sai& a6o$e3 he "i## 6e o//ose& 6) his 5in an& his frien&s3 6ut he "i## /re$ai# an& ,a5e the, su6@ect. If the star of Bronos an& the star of Ares shou#& 6e trine the Sun "hi#e %eus o//oses it in its o"n &egrees or Hoi&ia3 this ,a5es one "ho is co,,an&ing an& no6#e. *ut if such a figure shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on a he(agon3 he is #ess so. A/hro&ite se(ti#e the Sun "hen she is rising in the ,orning signifies that the father an& chi#& are char,ing an& nota6#e. An& if the figure shou#& 6e ,a&e u/on the Goo& S/irit or the Goo& 8ortune3 such a one "i## 6e &ee,e& "orth) 6) a "o,an of "earing go#& an& /ur/#e.

Bronos sEuare the Sun on the #eft i,/e&es the /aterna# inco,e e$en "hi#e the #ather is a#i$e3 es/ecia##) in fe,inine Hoi&ia or contrar) &egrees. Bit is o//osite =the Sun?3 ,uch "orseA it a#so in$o#$es hi, in in@uries an& sufferings3 an& he "i## 6e 6etra)e& 6) his re#ati$es an& /arasites. If it is sEuare on the right3 it 6eco,es #ess. If this shou#& co,e a6out in the Horos5n/os or in the 1i&hea$en3 the i,/e&i,ents "i## 6e #ess. Ares sEuare the Sun3 there "ii# he e$i# for 6oth the father an& the offs/ringA for3 it /ro&uces in@ur) an& suffering. If it shou#& 6e o//osite in aff#icte& Hoi&ia or &egrees3 it a#so /ro&uces in@uries in the @oints. If Ares shou#& 6e u/on the right sEuare F"hich is the tenth Hoi&ionG3 it "i## 6eco,e "orse3 for 6esi&es these3 the) #ose their ,in&s. %eus trineDthe Sun in the o6scure &egreesD or Hoi&ia ,a5es the, o&iousA for3 it /urges the goo& of the star an& &i$erts it into its o//osite. *ut u/on the nota6#e Hoi&ia or &egrees3 es/ecia##) "hen u/on a /i$ot /oint3 it ,a5es the, esti,a6#e3 a6#e to acEuire /ossessions. *ut "hen it ha//ens to 6e o//ose& the Sun3 ,ost o&iousA for not on#) are its goo&s Euenche& 6) it3 6ut such ,en ha$e the anger of their su/eriors an& the o//osition of the cro"&. The /#ace,ents at the sa,e &egrees as sEuares an& &ia,eters3 then3 are &ifficu#t. Ares trine the Sun for a nocturna# 6irth3 es/ecia##) in fe,inine Hoi&ia3 "hen it is on the right3 signifies those "ho are great3 esti,a6#e3 those "ho ha$e the /o"er of #ife an& &eath3 if in&ee& the re,aining figures agree in the nati$it). If in a&&ition to these3 %eus is in a right trine3 it /ro&uces great so$ereigns3 those in the front ran5s in "ars3 an& those "ho are #ea&ers of the cro"&s. If the nati$it) shou#& 6e fe,a#e an& A/hro&ite shou#& 6e /resent3 she "i## 6e Eueen an& ha$e authorit) o$er ,an) #an&s3 an& such "i## 6eco,e 6eneficent3 insu6or&inate. If the one star shou#& ha//en to 6e in its o"n /#ace an& the other in its o"n triang#e in 6oth ,ascu#ine an& fe,inine 6irths3 there is no o6stac#eA for3 5ings arise fro, 5ings if in&ee& the one shou#& ru#e3 the other co0ru#e or ha$e ,aster) o$er the 6irth3 an& the) shou#& ha$e authorit) o$er the Lot of 8ortune or the Hour. *ut if the) shou#& 6e in ,ascu#ine Hoi&ia3 the effects "i## 6eco,e #ess an& ,uch "orse. He(agons arc s#ac5er in re#ation to goo& an& its o//osite. If3 for a &iurna# 6irth3 Ares shou#& 6eco,e sEuare the 1oon on the #eft si&e in &egrees or Hoi&ia 6e#onging to others3 it "i## 6e the cause of ,an) i,/e&i,ents3 an& it "i## /ro&uce o//ression an& &e/ression for the ,other3 an& so,e "i## 6e su6or&inates in the foreign ser$iceA an& so,e 6eco,e so#&ier#)3 #a6orious3 an& inso#ent. These resu#t if in&ee& the nati$it) is not a#so &e/resse& "ith res/ect to its re,aining =con&itions? 0 the ,aster or co0"or5er or co0sectarian of the star 6eing /resent in Hoi&ia unconnecte& to the Horos5o/os. *ut if these re,aining =con&itions? shou#& in&ee& ha//en to o6tain3 the nati$es 6eco,e ca/ti$es an& &ie at the han&s of the /u6#ic e(ecutioner. An& if it shou#& 6eco,e &ia,etrica# in&ee& "ith the sa,e con&ition3 the &ifficu#ties "i## 6e ,ore f#e(i6#e an& har& to esca/e. *ut if it shou#& a//ear in a right han& sEuare instea&3 the) "i## ruin e$er)thing su&&en#). An& the =/articu#ar? sEuare an& the &ia,eter ,a5es a 6ig &ifferenceA for if Ares shou#& co,e to 6e in Aries an& the 1oon in Cancer3 the effects

"i## 6e turne& aroun&3 an& si,i#ar things /ertain to the effects in re#ation to the triang#e. An& si,i#ar#)3 e$en if Ares in Scor/io an& the 1oon in Taurus shou#& 6e &ia,etrica#3 not on#) &oes it not set i,/e&i,ents to fortune3 6ut the) 6eco,e causes of a&$ance,ent an& re/utation. A/hro&ite trine the 1oon in a nocturna# 6irth an& in fe,inine Hoi&ia ,a5es those "ho are char,ing3 ha//)A an& so,e a#so #ea& the cro"&s an& are &ee,e& "orth) of /ur/#e an& go#& in accor&ance "ith the gran&eur of their 6irthA for the) a#so 6eco,e /hi#oso/hers an& ,usicians an& #o$ers of &iscourse an& those "ho are "ithin the s/here of ro)a# frien&shi/. An& if the 6irth is a#so in&icate& as 5ing#) "ith res/ect to the 6eing of 6oth /#anets 0 on the one han& the star that ru#es3 an& on the other han& the ,aster of the 6irth 0 the figure 6eco,es one #ia6#e to so$ereignt)A for3 5ings are ,a&e fro, 5ings3 esti,a6#e an& 5in&#). An& he(agons to each other 6eco,e ,ore ,o&erate in /o"erA )et u/on the Goo& S/irit an& the Goo& 8ortune the) are not far fro, the triang#e fin /o"er?3 es/ecia##) if a tro/ica# or eEui/artite Hoi&ion shou#& ha//en to 6e in the ,i&&#eA an& ,uch ,ore =in /o"er? if the figure shou#& 6e conte,/#ate& in :isces an& Taurus. A/hro&ite sEuare the 1oon =,a5es? those "ho are /ros/erous an& "ea#th) an& furnishes e$er)thing @ust as for the triang#e3 es/ecia##) if it shou#& 6e /resent in its o"n Hoi&ion or &egree3 6ut it &oes this "ith irregu#arit)A for "hat the) furnish 6eco,es ,uta6#e. An& if the) are /resent in othersD Hoi&ia or out of sect or in contrar) &egrees3 the) are set &o"n as causes of outrages an& insta6i#it) an& e(/osures 6) "o,en3 an& sha,efu# actions. An& "hen the) are set thus &ia,etrica##)3 e$en "orse. The 1oon trine Her,es for a &iurna# 6irth3 "hen it rising in the ,orning3 ,a5es those "ho are in$enti$e3 /ractica#3 "e##0for,e&3 e(cite&. An& if the nati$it) shou#& 6e ,ore estee,e&3 it ,a5es scri6es of 5ings3 or those "ho ru#e o$er cities an& countries3 those fon& of &iscourse3 orators3 geo,eters. If it shou#& 6e rising in the e$ening3 es/ecia##) "hen the 6irth is nocturna#3 it ,a5es those "ho are eru&ite3 /hi#oso/hers3 an& those sharing in the ,)steries. An& if the nati$it) shou#& 6e e(a#te& 6) the re,aining stars3 it /ro&uces those "ho are "e##0sha/e& an& those "ho are honore& 6) the cro"&s an& those "ho are 5no"n to great /ersons an& 5ings. >hen the star co0ru#ing the star that ,a5es the effect co,e a6out causes these things3 6ut ha//ens to 6e un/rofita6#) /#ace&3 it &oes not ha$e the /o"er to actua#iHe an) of its o"n effects. An& genera##)3 for e$er) 6irth it is recogniHe& that e$er)thing that each of the s#ars actua#iHes for the trines the) a#so /ro&uce 6) 6eing together in the sa,e Hoi&ion. An& "hen Her,es e(ists in a he(agon to the 1oon3 it esta6#ishes the afore,entione&3 6ut ,ore faint#) an& "ea5#). An& if it shou#& ha//en to 6e sEuare3 it ,a5es those "ho are 5een3 rea&) of "it Ftheir 5eenness is 6rought roun& to that "hich is 6aseG. 8or the) 6eco,e those "ith 6a& ha6its3 s#an&erers3 those "ho effect 6) cunning an& attac5s3 those "ho ta5e to heart nothing hea#th). An& if it is &ia,etrica#3 the) 6eco,e those "hose intentions are

contrar) to "hat the) sa)3 those "ho sho" the,se#$es ungratefu# in "hat the) &o. >hence the) are har,e& 6) "hat acco,/anies their actions. Her,es trine Bronos3 es/ecia##) "hen the) shou#& ha//en to 6e in their o"n trigons3 ,a5es ste"ar&s of 5ings3 or their $icero)s or those "ho are set o$er their f#eets or econo,ic ,atters or things #i5e these. An& the) 6eco,e rea&) of "it3 sagacious3 "i##fu#. An& sEuares to each other ,a5e e$er)thing ,ore 6#unte& an& s#uggish an& contentious an& "i##fu#3 tar&) in actions3 those "ho raise the,se#$es u/ 6) re/roaches an& a,6ushes an& cunning an& attac5s. An& the) 6eco,e those "ho are &u,6 an& those "ho are ha,/ere& in their hearing. An& if the star of Ares shou#& 6ear "itness to Bronos or Her,es3 it frees the afore,entione& i,/e&i,ent of the $oice3 un#ess it shou#& ha//en to 6e the case that the) are in their o"n houses or 6oun&aries or ha$e ,a&e an e(change an& that the) regar& the 1oon or ha$e its a//#ication3 or that the) a#"a)s ru#e or co0ru#eA for s#ight &istinctions in this ,anner are /otent. An& if the) 6eco,e &ia,etrica# to one another3 ihe) se/arate sisters 6) &eath. Yet "hen Her,es is ,ar5ing the hour or cu#,inating3 it ,a5es )ouths eru&ite an& sagacious an& /o#),aths3 6ut the) &o not ta5e the fruits of their /ursuits. 8or that "hich is acco,/#ishe& 6) the, "i## 6e inacti$ate& 6) the o//osition of the /#anet. An& if the) shou#& 6e &ia,etrica# in accor&ance "ith an eEua# arc /osition to each other3 the effects en&ure ,uch ,ore3 an& it i,/e&es 6oth the hearing an& the $oice. A#so3 the) 6eco,e those "ho are /ossesse& "hen chanting in the /riest#) rites3 or those "ho go astra) in their ,in&s. Her,es trining %eus is in&icati$e of great &ee&s3 es/ecia##) "hen it is ,orning rising. 8or the) 6eco,e scri6es or a&,inistrators of 5ings or cities or the /o/u#ace. If the star of Her,es shou#& ha//en to 6e a#together acti$e an& shou#& /ro$i&e the effectuation3 it "i## cause re/utation an& the acEuisition of a #i$e#ihoo&3 es/ecia##) in the /rofita6#e Hoi&ia. An& if the) are he(agons3 the) /ro&uce the sa,e things3 6ut #ess. An& if the) shou#& 6e sEuares "e##0figure&3 the) /ro&uce as ,an) things for acEuisition an& re/utation3 6ut "ith en$). *ut "hen the) are /oor#) situate&3 together "ith en$) a#so friction an& o//ositions of su/eriors. An& if the) shou#& 6e &ia,etrica#3 the) ,a5e the s#an&ers greater3 an& those "ho an0 ,a#ic an& at cross /ur/oses are ,a&e. An& if the) shou#& ha//en to 6e &iana0tricaM in the E$i# S/irit3 the) "i## 6e o//resse& 6) a &ire e(tre,it) an& "i## ha$e the insurrections of the cro"&s3 6ut the) "i## ha$e fe" 6rothers3 an& the) "i## ha$e hatre& for their 6rothers or chi#&ren or re#ati$es. Her,es trine Ares or ,a5ing a he(agon on the right is in&icati$e of &i$erse 5in&s of "or5: so,eti,es scri6es3 other ti,es ,erchants3 inter/reters3 geo,eters3 #a")ers3 /hi#oso/hers3 6ut a## are ,a#ignant3 cunning3 c#e$er3 fa#se. An& it a#so ,a5es ar,s instructors or those "ho @ugg#e "ith "ea/ons. An& if the star of %eus shou#& a#so 6e configure&3 es/ecia##) in /rofita6#e Hoi&ia3 it ,a5es those "ho arc so#&ier#)3 an& often augerers3 sacrificers3 those "ho foresee the future3 those "ho /ercei$e the o&&er things a6out ,en. An& the sEuare "i## ,a5e a greater &i$ersit) of the afore,entione&A for3 it

,a5es "iHar&s3 i,/ostors3 sacrificers3 astro#ogers3 those "ho court the ,o63 ,one)0 changers3 counterfeiters3 forgers3 those "ho con&uct their 6usiness 6) $i##ain) an& attac5s an& cunning. An& the) a#so 6eco,e thie$es an& /er@urers an& those "ho are i,/ious an& /#otters of si,i#ar things3 those "ho are co$etous3 &efrau&ers3 those ha$ing si,/#) no free&o,3 "hence the) are turne& aroun& 6) ,an) e$i#s an& the) ha$e the e(/erience of 6eing #e& a"a) or f#ight or confine,ent An& es/ecia##) "hen the) ha//en in the un/rofita6#e Hoi&ia or &egrees3 the) /ro&uce "orse things3 an& if 6oth shou#& ha//en to 6e in the su6terraneous Hoi&ion or 2escen&ant or if the one shou#& 6e setting "hi#e the other shou#& 6e su6terraneous3 the) "i#? 6ring a6out ,ur&ers or the) "i## 6e acco,/#ices an& ,a5e their #i$ing 6) ro66er). An& so,e "i## 6e fratrici&es3 an& their fina# en& "i## 6e $io#ent3 es/ecia##) if the) a#so he#/ the 1oon. 8or the) 6eco,e those "ho &ie $io#ent &eaths an& are un6urie&. If3 then3 the) are 6orn in a four0foote& Hoi&ion3 the) "i## 6e conEuere& 6) ani,a#sA in hu,an Hoi&ion3 6) ro66ersA an& in so#i& Hoi&ia3 6) heights or co##a/singA in fier) Hoi&ia3 6) fireA in $er) "et Hoi&ia3 6) shi/"rec5A 6) fighting in sing#e0co,6at in tro/ica# Hoi&ia. An& the) a#so cause these things "hen the) e(change an& co,e to the sa,e s/ot. An& if the one shou#& ru#e3 the other ha$e ,aster)3 Her,es in a he(agon "ith A/hro&ite or together "ith it ,a5e those "ho are 6orn 6e sagacious3 char,ing3 #o$ers of ,usic3 fon& of /#a)3 @estersA at other ti,es /oets3 song0"riters3 singing instructors3 actors in ,i,es3 in co,e&iesA an& so,eti,es a#so ath#etes an& /h)sicians. 8urther,ore3 the) are /ro&ucti$e of &i$erse 5in&s of "or5. An& if the nati$it) shou#& 6e fe,inine3 the) 6eco,e ,usicians3 /ro,iscuous3 those "ho s/en& their #i$es as consorts3 #o$ers of &iscourse3 singing instructors. A/hro&ite trine Bronos /ro&uces those "ho are austere3 g#oo,)3 su/erci#ious3 an& se$ere an& /ro,iscuous in ,atters of #o$eA ne$erthe#ess the) ha$e intercourse "ith inferiors or those "ho are 6ought or those "ho are o#&er3 an& so,e e$en "ith the "o,en of their 6rothers an& o$erseers3 or of their fathers3 or e$en their o"n ,others. The "o,en a,ong the, are a&u#terers3 ha$ing intercourse "ith the s#a$es or frien&s of their ,en. Yet it is a#so necessar) to see that so,e &ifferentiation freEuent#) co,es a6out fro, the $ariations of the Hoi&ion an& &egrees. 8or3 the figure itse#f3 if it shou#& 6e together "ith so,ething3 /ro&uces those "ho are ,ore fi#th)3 or those "ho are at one ti,e neg#igent an& at another /ro,iscuous3 6ut often those "ho act not out of #o$e 6ut rather out of /#easure on#). The sEuares are ,uch "orseA for3 the co##ection &iscusse& for the trine turns for the "orse3 a#though the) are a#so &i$erte& fro, "horesA an& the) 6eco,e those "ho are #ac5ing in refine,ent an& #icentious. It 6eco,es "orse if the figure shou#& occur u/on the setting or su6terraneous Hoi&ion. 8or3 the aforesai& are intensifie& for the "orse3 es/ecia##) "hen Ares is a#so /resent "ith the,3 or shou#& 6e sEuaring or &ia,etrica#. A#so3 the) are ta5en ca/ti$e an& ca#u,niate& 6) the cro"&s3 an& often ti,es for scan&a#s connecte& "ith these ,atters3 or "hen the) ha//en to 6e caught in the act3 the) ,eet "ith an e$i# &eath. An& if the) shou#& 6e 6orn in ser$i#e Hoi&ia3 the) "i## in&u#ge in i,/ure sufferings an& unnatura# /#easures. He(agons ha$e

the sa,e effect0&escri/tion to each other as the trines3 6ut a#so faint an& "ea5. >hen the) are ,orning =rising? an& in the east3 the) ,ascu#iniHe the "o,en3 not on#) in their actions3 6ut a#so the) co,/#ete the /rocess 6) s#ee/ing "ith the "o,en of their ,en. *ut in the e$ening the) fe,iniHe the ,enA for then the co,/#ete the /rocess 6) s#ee/ing together "ith the ,en of the "o,en. An& often ti,es the) are &e/ri$e& of their generati$e =organs?. Bronos trine %eus in&icates that the figure is goo&. It /ro&uces those "ho are rich in #an&s3 #or&s of grain#an&s an& $ine)ar&s3 grainfarrners an& those "ho #a) the foun&ations of houses3 of $i##ages an& cities3 those are gra$e an& su/erci#ious. If the figure is ,ore e(a#te& an& Ares shou#& 6e regar&ing3 the) ,a5e the co,,an&ers of e(/e&itions3 those "ho are the #ea&ers of ca,/aigns at #an& an& at seaA an& the) a#so #ea& so,e to 5ingshi/ or so$ereignt). An& if the figure shou#& ha//en to 6e in the trigon of Bronos3 es/ecia##) "hen %eus is in AEuarius3 Ares in a$ersion3 =the) /ro&uce? those "ho are hu,6#e0s/irite&3 those "ho are afrai&3 those "ho &o not shine in an)thing or share in an) #ea&ershi/3 6ut "ho are retiring an& choose an i&#e #ife. 8ro, the &ifferences of the Hoi&ia an& the /#aces the $ariations in the acti$ities a#so co,es a6out. An& the) /ro&uce the sa,e things an& at the sa,e /#ace in the /rofita6#e Hoi&ia. Bronos sEuare %eus 6#unts the goo& of the star3 es/ecia##) if the star of Bronos is a#so ,ore to the right an& ,ore orienta#. 8or the) 6eco,e those "ho a&$ance "ith &ifficu#t)3 "ho are /ena#iHe&3 those "ho ,aintain the,se#$es "ith toi# an& "or5. An& the) are a#so har,e& in the area of chi#&renA for3 so,e 6eco,e chi#&#ess3 others 6eho#& the &eath of their chi#&ren. The /#ace concerning si6#ings is a#so ,ore har,fu# for the,A for the) se/arate "ith &eath those "ho are ,ore 5in&#) an& those "ho are ,ore affectionate3 "hi#e the) cause en,ities an& in@uries for the re,ain&er0 An& es/ecia##) "hen the) are outsi&e of /i$ot /oints3 an& "hen the) are &ia,etrica# to one another3 the) are ,ore &ifficu#t "ith har&shi/s an& o//ositions. Bronos trine Ares signifies those "ho are unsta6#e in their ,o&e of #i$ing an& those una6#e to "or53 an& it /ro&uces those "ho are s#uggish in actions an& those "ho are $io#ent3 or those "ith fe" chi#&ren or those "ho &estro) their offs/ringA further,ore3 the) are ta5en /risoner or are in@ure&. An& the sEuare is ,uch "orseA for3 their chi#&ren are &estro)e&3 #i5e"ise those of their si6#ings3 or the) are se/arate& fro, each other through en,it)3 or the) 6eco,e har& to refor,3 or the) are in@ure&. An& the) are rea&) to ta5e offense at e$er) action3 ,eeting "ith re$ersa#s an& 6eing intrigue& against 6) the en,ities of great ,en. An& this figure encounters great &angers. 8or the) &ie $io#ent &eaths 6) fa##ing in "ith ro66ers or encountering the rai&s of hosti#e ene,ies or ,eeting "ith shi/"rec5. An& so,e ,eet "ith ca/ti$it)3 "hi#e ,an) are en&angere& 6) fire an& iron. An& "hen the) are &ia,etrica# to one another3 the) /ro&uce the aforesai& e$en ,ore strong#): in a&&ition to these3 the) 6eco,e &a)0#a6orers3 those "ho toi#3 unfortunateA an& so,e are use& as 6east of 6ur&en an& &o #a6orious an& sha,efu#

"or5. An& there are a#so ,an) &ifferences in these figures not on#) fro, the /ro/erties of the Hoi&ia an& &egrees3 6ut a#so fro, the greatness of the nati$ities. 8or if the figure shou#& go unconte,/#ate& 6) %eus3 the 1oon an& the Sun3 the) "i## ,a5e the nati$it) 6e of no re/ute. *ut if the) shou#& regar& it3 an& one of the, shou#& ha//en to 6e the ru#er "hi#e the other is the co0ru#er3 then the aforesai& resu#ts3 "ith ,ore &ifficu#t) u/on the Go& an& the Go&&ess3 an& ,ore &u##) an& as though in sha&o" u/on the Go& S/irit an& the Goo& 8ortune3 an& "orse an& in&isso#u6#) u/on the E$i# S/irit an& the E$i# 8ortune3 the i&#e an& sha&o"e& /#ace. *ut "hen the nati$it) is esti,a6#e an& so$ereign ... %eus trine Ares3 "hi#e one of the, has ru#ershi/ an& the other has ,aster)3 signifies ,en "ho are great an& co,,an&ing an& so$ereign3 es/ecia##) in their o"n Hoi&ia or trigons or &egrees an& u/on the /rofita6#e Hoi&ia3 or "hen the) ha$e e(change& &"e##ing /#aces or 6oun&aries3 es/ecia##) "hen the) ha$e authorit) or ruiershi/ o$er the Lot3 8or the) cause great actions3 ,a5ing either 5ings or those "ho a&$ance in ca,/aigns at sea or on #an&3 those "ho are restorers an& 6rea5 the groun& for cities. An& he(agons ha$e #ess /o"er @ust as for the /re$ious figures3 e(ce/t that "hen the) are u/on /i$ot /oints3 the) signif) that the aforesai& e$i#s &o not 6eco,e $isi6#e in the nati$es3 6ut rather in others. 8or the) 6eco,e i,/ro$isers at "ars on the #an& an& na$a# 6att#es3 an& the) a#so 6eco,e ro66er chiefs an& #ea&ers3 $io#ent ones3 those gi$en to torture3 those "ho /unish "ithout scru/#e3 &rin5ers of 6#oo&. An& if the 6irth shou#& 6e of the ,ercanti#e sort Ffor e(a,/#e3 an of an assessor or an a&$ocateG the) 6eco,e infor,ers. An& if it shou#& a#so a&@oin the star of Her,es "hi#e the 1oon is a//#)ing to the star of Ares3 the figure "i## 6e ,ore &ifficu#t. 8or3 such nati$es are "orse than ani,a#s. %eus sEuare Ares 0 If the one shou#& ,ar5 the hour "hi#e the other is cu#,inating or occu/)ing the Goo& S/irit3 "i## 6e /o"erfu#. 8or3 this figure 6eco,es ,ore /o"erfu# than the sEuare3 es/ecia##) if a tro/ica# =Hoi&ion? shou#& 6e in 6et"een. An& "hen the) are /resent in the sa,e Hoi&ion3 the) ha$e a greater strength. 8or3 the sEuares a#so /ro&uce..the sa,e things as the triang#e3 6ut "ith &angers an& o//ositions. An& the &ia,eters 6eco,e ,ore &ifficu#t in un/rofita6#e Hoi&ia. 8or if the re,aining ,atters of the 6irth shou#& #ea& the nati$e to a certain #ea&ershi/3 he "i## encounter great &angers an& "i## 6e 6etra)e& 6) his o"n 5in& an& 6) ene,ies. An& if neither of the stars shou#& ru#e or ha$e ,aster) or 6e a co0ru#er3 the state of the triang#es "i## 6e ,i&&#ing. 8or the) 6eco,e soi&ieri). An& if greatness of &ignit) shou#& 6e g#i,/se& a#so fro, the other stars ha$ing the /o"er to "or5 "ith the, or counteract the,3 the =nati$es? "i## 6e aug,ente& in re/utation. 8or the) ,a5e those "ho are #ea&ers of cities an& these "ho sit in the court. An& if the &is/osition shou#& a#so 6e so#&ier#) fro, the Sun3 1oon3 an& Bronos3 it "i## ,a5e co,,an&ers of ten or a hun&re& ,en of so,e s,a## ca,/aign an& cit). *ut if the &is/osition shou#& 6e &e/resse& 6) the Sun3 1oon3 an& re,aining stars3

or the trines of these Fthose of Ares an& %eusG3 it "i## /ro&uce nati$es "ho are &e/resse&3 s#a$es of those "ho ser$e as so#&iers or su6or&inates of those "ho are the #ea&ers3 6ut often ti,es hunts,an3 g#a&iators3 or ar,orers. An& it signifies these things 6) the a#ternations of the Hoi&ia. 8or u/on the /i$ot /oints3 the) /ro&uce those "ho are great fro, )outh3 an& u/on the /ost0ascensions those "ho are raise& u/ fro, their ,i&&#e )ears3 6ut u/on the &ec#ines those "ho are #o" an& &e/resse&.
17. CONCE4NING HOU401A4BE4S O8 THE LOT O8 8O4TUNE

Ha$ing ,a&e an e(/osition of the triangu#ar arrange,ent3 I "i## again /ass on to the Lot of 8ortune. *efore a##3 it is necessar) to /#ace the Lot of 8ortune /recise#) an& see in "hich /art of the cos,os it =fe## out?3 "hether u/on the /i$ot /oints or u/on the /ost0 ascensions or u/on the &ec#inesA #i5e"ise3 see5 its ru#er. 8or if it shou#& ,ar5 the hour 6) &a) or shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on one of the other /rofita6#e Hoi&ia "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) the Sun an& 1oon an& the 6enefics3 it "i## ,a5e the offs/ring 6ri##iant3 nota6#e3 fortunate. An& if it shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on the re,aining /i$ot /oints or u/on the /ost0ascensions3 ,ore to"ar& the a$erage. *ut if u/on the &ec#ines3 #et hi, 6e consi&ere& a6an&one&3 unreare&. In another ,anner3 "hen )ou ha$e co,e to 5no" the /#ace a##otte& for 8ortune3 a#so consi&er the sEuares to it an& the re,aining figures to 6e3 as it "ere3 u/on the geneth#ia#ogica# /i$ot /oints. That is3 the Lot itse#f "i## /ossess the /o"er of the Horos5o/os3 that of #ifeA the tenth Hoi&ion fro, this3 the /o"er of the 1i&hea$en3 that of re/utationA the th3 the /o"er of the 2escen&antA the 9th3 of the su6terraneous Hoi&iont an& the re,aining /#aces "i## /ossess the /o"er of the 1! regions. 8or so,e ha$e ,)stica##) esta6#ishe& the uni$ersa# Horos5o/os an& its sEuares to 6e the cos,ic /i$ot /oints3 6ut the Lot an& its sEuares to 6e the gene#h#ia#ogica# /i$ot /oints. The) aMso ,a5e /rognostications on these groun&s in their "ritings3 sa)ing3 Nsince the Lot o6tains the so$ereignt) =/ossesse& 6)? the /i$ot /oints in $arious 8igures3 in&ee& neither the tro/ica# Hoi&ia nor the so#i& nor the 6icor/orea# "i## /ossess the sa,e /o"er throughout. It is necessar)3 then3 to consi&er the testi,onies of the stars or their co/resences in re#ation to the Lot in or&er that3 if a 6enefic shou#& 6e u/on it or shou#& testif) to it3 it "i## 6e /ro/hetic of goo& things an& a 6esto"er of 6e#ongingsA 6ut if a &estructi$e /#anet3 then it "i## 6eco,e a cause of the sEuan&ering of 6e#ongings an& the "asting of the 6o&).N
1+. CONCE4NING THE EKALTATION O8 THE SUN AN2 1OON IN 4ELATION TO HA::INESS

>e ha$e foun& a certain /#ace to 6e ,)stica#3 an& 6)u e(/erience "e ta5e 6) &a) fro, the Sun at 6irth to Aries F"hich is its e(a#tationG an& 6) night fro, the 1oon to Taurus3

an& eEua# a,ounts fro, the Horos5o/os. An& "here$er it shou#& #ea$e off3 consi&er this /#ace an& its ru#er for if it shou#& 6e foun& to 6e ,ar5ing the hour or cu#,inating3 es/ecia##) u/on a /i$ot /oint of the Lot3 this figure forete##s one "ho is ro)a#3 "ith the re,aining stars an& sects sho"ing the su//ort of the nati$it) to 6e great. In another ,anner3 "hen the nati$it) is of goo& re/utation an& the e(a#tation or the ru#er is "e## situate&3 the offs/ring "i## 6e e(a#te& 6) co,,an& or 6) /o#itica# or ro)a# ru#ershi/ or 6) so,e other re/uta6#e trust. *ut if3 "hen the su//ort is ,e&iocre3 the ru#er of the e(a#tation or the /#ace shou#& ha//en to 6e i## situate&3 the offs/ring "i## 6e ha//) in that area in "hich he is @ust then engage& in &oing3 either his craft or his science or his 6usiness. An& the ru#er itse#f an& the Hoi&ion "i## forete## the 5in& of success fro, its o"n nature or fro, the nature of the Hoi&ion it is set u/on. 8or often ti,es those "ho are in a /#ight or fai# at &oing so,ething in their ear#) )ears "i## 6e successfu# in other natters in #ater )ears.
!-. CONCE4NING THE LOT O8 8O4TUNE AN2 O8 S:I4IT IN 4ELATION TO HA::INESS AN2 THE :4EVENTION O8 ACTIONS

>hence the Lot of 8ortune an& the S/irit "i## ha$e ,uch /o"er o$er Fhe i,/osing an& turning 6ac5 of actions. 8or3 the one sho"s ,atters concerning the 6o&) an& han&icrafts3 the S/irit an& its ru#er ,atters concerning the sou# an& the inte##ect3 an& actions through &iscourse an& through gi$ing an& recei$ing. It "i## 6e necessar)3 then3 to consi&er in "hat 5in& of i&i&ia the /#aces an& their ru#ers are3 an& to co,6ine the natures of these i&i&ia for the &eter,ination of action an& fortune3 an& for the 5in& of action. Nati$ities fro, the Sun an& 1oon3 then3 "hi#e the 6enefics are either u/on or are inc#ining to the /#aces or to the ru#ers3 "i## 6e consi&ere& to 6e 6ri##iant an& esti,a6#e an& effecti$e. Those resu#ting fro, Bronos an& Ares "i## 6e ,e&iocre3 o6scure3 re&uce&3 an& contrar). It is 6etter3 then3 to fin& the ru#er of the S/irit u/on the Lot of 8ortune or the tenth Hoi&ion fro, this3 "hich is the 1i&hea$enA for in this "a) the nati$ities 6eco,e 6ri##iant an& nota6#e. An& if it shou#& ha//en to 6e in its o"n /#ace or e#se u/on a /i$ot /oint instea&3 the) "i## 6eco,e effecti$e3 esti,a6#e to a certain e(tent. *ut if =the ru#er of the S/irit? shou#& ha//en to 6e so,eho" in a$ersion to its o"n /#ace or &ec#ining instea&3 "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) ,a#efics3 it signifies fugiti$es or those "ho &isgrace the,se#$es in a foreign #an&. An& if a 6enefic is co0/resent "ith it3 or if it shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) 6enefics3 the) "i## s/en& ,uch ti,e in a foreign #an& #i$ing a $arie& an& irregu#ar #ifeA 6ut if a ,a#efic is co0/resent "ith it3 the) "i## 6eco,e those "ho #i$e /oor#) an& in "ant3 ha$ing the e(/erience of accusation an& constraint. Si,i#ar#)3 if =the ru#er of the S/irit? shou#& 6e o//osite to the /#ace3 it forete##s those "ho &"e## in a foreign #an& an&

un&ergo trou6#es. Often ti,es such &o not inherit fro, their 5in3 6ut the) &o inherit fro, so,eone e#se.
!1. CONCE4NING THE :LACE O8 8O4TUNE IN 4ELATION TO HA::INESS

>e ha$e a#so foun& the ##th /#ace fro, 8ortune to 6e an acEuisiti$e /#ace3 a 6esto"er of 6e#ongings an& goo&s3 an& es/ecia##) "hen 6enefies are u/on it or are testif)ing. 8or3 the Sun an& %eus an& A/hro&ite furnish go#&3 si#$er3 an& orna,ent3 an& greater /ro/ert)3 an& gifts fro, su/eriors an& 5ings3 an& the) a//oint =the,? to $irtuous ,issions for the ,u#titu&e an& ,a5e the, 6enefactors of ,an). The 1oon an& Her,es cause "a(ing an& "aning an& irregu#arit) of oneDs #ife3 an& so,eti,es those "ho are #i6era# an& generous to others3 other ti,es those "ho are u/set "ith /o$ert) an& #oans3 6ecause the 1oon has the "a(ing an& "aning of its #ight3 "hi#e Her,es is co,,on eEua##) to goo& an& 6a& =/#anets?. Ares ta5es a"a) the things "hich are gi$en or a&&itiona# acEuisitions 6) /ro&ucing &i,inish,ent3 ro66eries3 fires3 tria#s3 those "ho are "astefu# in regar& to the /u6#ic or ro)a# affairs3 or those "ho are &is,isse& an& accuse& in regar& to the,. This is so un#ess the na#i$it) shou#& ha//en to 6e ,i#itar) or esti,a6#eA for then fro, such a starting /oint of $io#ent an& &angerous actions an& of theft3 the) "i## co,e into acEuisition3 if in&ee& the star shou#& ha//en to 6e /ro/er#) =situate&?3 e(ce/t i#uit it "i## a#so effect so,ething terri6#e an& 6ring &iininish,ent. Bronos3 "hen it is suiia6#) figure&3 a//oints the #or&s of foun&ations3 /ossessionsA 6ut "hen unsuita6#) or out of sect3 it /ro&uces #osses3 seiHures3 shi/"rec5s3 /o$erties3 &e6ts. Bronos "ith Her,es an& Ares /ro&uces those "ho are threatene& a6usi$e#) "ith the inf#iction of #ega# action on account of $i##ainies or secret an& $io#ent affairs. Bronos3 Her,es3 Ares3 an& A/hro&ite /ro&uce those "ho are "ronge& 6) &rugs or 6) fe,a#e /ersonages an& those "ho encounter accusations. Bronos3 Ares3 Her,es3 A/hro&ite3 %eus3 an& the 1oon /ro&uce those "ho are 6enefite& 6) #egacies an& those "ho acEuire ,one) fro, ,ariti,e an& foreign or nautica# =$entures?. Genera##)3 then3 Bronos an& Ares3 "hen the) are cu#,inating or /ost0ascen&ing the 1i&hea$en of the Lot3 an& "hen the) ha$e authorit) o$er =the /#ace? of AcEuisition3 are in&icati$e of #oss. It is necessar)3 then3 to /re$ie" the natures of each star an&3 for each in&i$i&ua# co,,i(ture an& /ro/ert)3 to re$ea# the =nature? "hich it has in re#ation to e$er) other. An& it is not a#one the stars u/on the acEuisiti$e /#ace that in&icate the ,atters in Euestion3 6ut a#so the Hoi&ion itse#f "i## act 6oth in re#ation to the nature of the star an& in re#ation to its o"n nature3

!!. ILLUST4ATIONS O8 THE CHA:TE4S A*OVE

>e "i## ,a5e use of i##ustrations for the &iagnosis of the a6o$e ,atters3 setting a nota6#e nati$it) at the 6eginning. Let the Sun 6e in Scor/io3 the 1oon in Cancer3 Bronos in AEuarius3 %eus in Sagittarius3 Ares in Scor/io3 A/hro&ite in Li6ra3 Her,es in Scor/io3 the Horos5o/os in Li6ra. Since3 then3 the nati$it) is nocturna#3 I see5 the 1oon. This ha//ens to 6e in Cancer in the trigon of Ares. >e foun& the star of Ares to 6e /ost0 ascen&ing in its o"n house an& trigon an& in its o"n sectA then "e fin& the star sharing "ith this3 A/hro&ite3 to 6e ,ar5ing the hour in its o"n houseA thir&3 the 1oon to 6e cu#,inating in her o"n house. It is c#ear 6eforehan&3 then3 that the nati$it) is an esti,a6#e one3 since the ru#ers are suita6#) figure&. *) see5ing3 I fin& the Lot to 6e in AEuarius. Its #or& is u/on this Hoi&ion3 occu/)ing the Goo& 8ortune in its o"n house an& trigon. Si,i#ar#) a#so I foun& for the 11th Hoi&ion of the Lot of 8ortune3 "hich is the Hoi&ion for acEuisition3 %eus3 I a#so too5 the E(a#tation of the Nati$it)3 "hich 6eco,es 11 =Hoi&ia? fro, the 1oon to Taurus an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Ho,s5o/os3 Li6ra3 It #eft off in Leo in the Goo& S/irit. The Sun3 the #or& of this Hoi&ion3 "as foun& to 6e cu#,inating "ith res/ect to the Lot of 8ortune. It ,a&e the nati$it) e$en ,ore 6ri##iant an& esti,a6#e. FNeuge6auer: 9 A.1. of Octo6er !.3 .- C.E.G Another FNeuge6auer: 1- A.1. 1a) 173 +. C.E.G. The Sun3 Her,es in TaurusA the 1oon in AriesA Bronos3 Ares3 A/hro&ite3 the Horos5o/os in CancerA %eus in Ca/ricornA the Lot of 8ortune an& the E(a#tation of the Nati$it) in Ge,ini. The nati$it) "as e#e$ate& fro, ,e&iocrit) an& 6eca,e authoritati$e an& co,,an&ing0 8or3 the nati$it) 6eing &iurna#3 I foun& the Sun to 6e in the trigon of the 1oon3 the 1oon an& her co,/anions A/hro&ite an& Ares u/on the /i$ot /oints3 the Lot of 8ortune an& the E(a#tation to 6e in Ge,ini in &ec#ine F"hence his first )ears "ere ,e&iocreG3 the #or&' to occu/) the Goo& S/irit. Another FNeuge6auer: short#) 6efore sunset on 8e6. .3 7. C.E.G. The Sun3 Ares3 A/hro&ite3 Her,es in AEuariusA the 1oon3 %eus in Scor/ioA Bronos in AriesA the Horos5o/os in Leo. The nati$it) itse#f resu#ts in a co,,an&ing an& /o"erfu# fortune fro, a &e/resse& an& ,e&iocre fortune. 8or3 the nati$it) 6eing &iurna#3 "e foun& the Sun to 6e in the trigon of Bronos3 "hi#e Bronos is in &ec#ine F"hence the first )ears are ,e&iocreG3 its co,/anion Her,es u/on a /i$ot /oint. An& "e a#so foun& the Lot of 8ortune to 6e in Taurus an& the E(a#tation in Li6ra an& the #a&) to 6e cu#,inating "ith res/ect to the Lot3 an& e#se"ise u/on a /i$ot /oint. Another FNeuge6auer: ahout Noon on A/ri# !73 7' C.E.G. The Sun3 Her,es in TaurusA the 1oon in AEuariusA Bronos3 A/hro&ite in AriesA %eus in VirgoA Ares in :iscesA the Horos5o/os in Leo. >e foun&3 then3 the Sun to 6e in the trigon of A/hro&ite an& the 1oon3 "hi#e A/hro&ite is in &ec#ine. The first )ears3 then3 "ere ,a&e fu## of care an& #o"#). Since the 1oon "as foun& to 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint3 he #ater engage& in ,i#itar) affairs an& e(/erience& a&$ances in ran5. Si,i#ar#)3 the Lot of 8ortune a#so "as foun&

in Taurus3 the E(a#tation in Cancer. The 1oon3 the #a&) of =Taurus?31 "as foun& to 6e cu#,inating "ith res/ect to the Lot. >hence he a#so ca,e into the greatest an& ,ost co,,an&ing fortune. Ares "as foun& to 6e in the /#ace of AcEuisition. He furnishe& /ro/ert) fro, ra/ine an& ro66er) an& $io#ence3 "hich "as e$i##) /#un&ere& after his &eath. Another FNeuge6auer: a6out ! A1. of No$. !;3 9 C.E.G. The Sun3 Her,es3 Bronos3 %eus in SagittariusA the 1oon in CancerA Ares in VirgoA A/hro&ite3 the fforo0s5o/os in Li6ra. The nati$it) 6eing nocturna#3 "e foun& the 1oon to 6e in the trigon of Ares "hi#e Ares hi,se#f "as in &ec#ine3 as "e## as the Lot an& its #or&. >hence3 he s/ent the ear#) )ears hu,6#) an& /oor#)3 e(/erience& ca/ti$ities an& ser$itu&es3 an& "as u/set "ith ,an) &angers. Since the co0sectarians ha//ene& to 6e in /rofita6#e /#aces3 he too5 u/ the ro)a# trust as one engage& in frien&shi/s an& a##iances. Then3 since the E(a#tation "as foun& in Leo3 an& the Sun3 its #or&3 "as cu#,inating "ith res/ect to the Lot3 he "as &ee,e& "orth) of co,,an& an& authoritati$e ran5. Another FNeuge6auer: a6out ! :.1. of <an3 ;3 ! CE.G. The Sun3 Her,es in Ca/ricornA the 1oon3 A/hro&ite in SagittariusA Bronos in Scor/ioA %eus in Li6raA Ares in AEuariusA 8ortune in AriesA the Horos5o/os in Taurus. An& the nati$it) itse#f "as s/ent erratica##) an& in ,e&iocrit) at the 6eginning3 6ut #ater "as e#e$ate& an& /artoo5 of cro"ns an& the arch/riestshi/. 8or3 the #or&s of the trigon "ere foun& to 6e u/on the /ost0ascensionA an& the thir& #or& of the trigon an& the #or& of the Lot "ere foun& to 6e cu#,inatingA an& si,i#ar#) the #or& of the E(a#tation "as foun& to 6e cu#,inating accor&ing to the Another FNeuge6auer: a6out Noon <u#) +3 7! CEG. The Sun3 Her,es in CancerA the 1oon in TaurusA Bronos in :iscesA %eus3 Ares in LeoA A/hro&ite in VirgoA the Horos5o/os in Li6ra. An& the nati$it) itse#f 6eca,e 6ri##iant an& nota6#e. That is3 he "as acEuainte& "ith 5ings an& &ee,e& "orth) of the arch/riestshi/. 8or3 the #or& of the trigon together "ith the #or& of S/irit "ere foun& to occu/) the Goo& S/irit3 a#ong "ith the Lot of 8ortune3 An& the Sun3 "hich gets 8ortune as his /ortion3 "as foun& to 6e cu#,inatingA the #a&) of the E(a#tation3 the 1oan3 "as foun& to 6e cu#,inating accor&ing to the Lot. The acEuisition "as irregu#ar an& inconstant3 so,eti,es su/era6un&ant3 other ti,es "anting3 for Bronos an& A/hro&ite "itnesse& the /#ace. Another FNeuge6auer: a6out 1i&night on No$. ;3 + CEG. The Sun3 %eus3 Ares an& A/hro&ite in Scor/ioA Bronos in Li6raA the 1oon in AriesA Her,es in SagittariusA the Horos5o/os in Leo. The #or&3 of the E(a#tation3 Her,es in Sagittarius3 "as foun& to 6e cu#,inating "ith res/ect to the LotA an& it e(a#te& the nati$it) in res/ect of its ,o&e of #i$ing. An& si,i#ar#)3 the #or&s of the trigon an& of the Lot3 since the) "ere foun& to 6e su6terraneous3 ,a&e a treasurer3 free fro, a,6ition 6ut a#so niggar&#).

Another FNeuge6auer: a6out 7 :.1. 1a) 193 +. CEG. The Sun3 Her,es in TaurusA the 1oon in AEuariusA Bronus in LeoA Ares3 A/hro&ite in CancerA %eus in VirgoA the Horos5o/os in Sagittarius3 The nati$it) 6eing nocturna#3 the #or&s of the trigon3 Bronos an& Her,es3 are &ec#ining. >hence for the first )ears =the nati$e? "as irregu#ar in ,an) things3 an& he #i$e& in &e6t3 though the su//ort in the area of /arents "as goo&. Then3 after #ater gaining an inheritance an& aug,enting his ,o&e of #i$ing 6) ,eans of a&$ance,ents an& resources3 he 6eca,e a,6itious an& fit to ru#e a,i ,unificent3 acce/ta6#e to the cro"&s3 a frien& of 5ings an& #ea&ers3 an& one "ho furnishes /ro$isions for te,/#es an& "or5s3 an& he gaine& #asting ,e,or). 8or3 the Lot of 8ortune an& of E(a#tation "ere foun& in :isces3 an& %eus the #or& of this "as cu#,inating. Another FNeuge6auer: a6out 7 A13 Oct. '13 ;. C.E.G. The Sun3 Her,es in Scor/ioA the 1oon in AriesA Bronos in VirgoA %eus in :iscesA Ares in LeoA A/hro&ite3 the Horos5o/os in Sagittarius. >hen the nati$it)! "as sti#M )oung3 he inherite& great /ro/ert). 8or3 the acEuisiti$e /#ace "as foun& in :isces3 "hi#e %eus "as in his o"n /#aceA an& A/hro&ite3 the #a&) sharing the trigon in co,,on an& the #a&) of the Lot an& of the E(a#tation3 "as foun& to 6e ,ar5ing the hour 6) &egree. Another FNeuge6auer: a6out ,i&night3 <an. 13 1-. CE3 at the #atitu&e of *a6)#on an& S)ria.G. The Sun3 Her,es in Ca/ricornA the 1oon3 Bronos in SagittariusA %eus in CancerA Ares in VirgoA A/hro&ite in AEuariusA the Horos5o/os in Li6ra. The #or&s of the trigon "ere foun& to 6e u/on /i$ot /oints3 6ut o//ose&. >hence3 the nati$it)3 ha$ing acte& "e##3 an& ha$ing 6een "e## /ro$i&e& for in the 6eginning )ears3 "as fount# to 6e a6@ect an& in "ant in #ater )ears as the resu#t of conf#agrations an& ro66er). 8or3 the #or& of the Lot3 Ares3 "as foun& to 6e &ec#ining in the acEuisiti$e /#ace an& "as "itnesse& 6) Bronos. Another FNeuge6auer: 1a) 13 ;1 CE at a6out sunriseG. The Sun3 A/hro&ite3 the Horos5o/os in TaurusA the 1oon in AEuariusA Bronos in CancerA %eus in Li6raA Ares3 Her,es in Ge,ini. In the first )ears he has great &is/#a) an& "or5s an& /o#itica# trustA for3 the #or&s of the trigon ha//ene& to 6e u/on /i$ot /oints. Later he 6eca,e a "an&erer after a re&uction in his #i$ingA for3 Ares an& Her,es "ere o//ose& to AcEuisition3 an& the #or&s of the Lot an& the AcEuisiti$e /#ace "ere &ec#ining. Another FNeuge6auer: <une !3 1-+ CE at a6out 7 A.1G. The Sun3 Her,es in Ge,iniA the 1oon in Ca/ricornA Bronos3 Ares in AEuariusA A/hro&ite3 the H.ros5o/os in CancerA %eus in Scor/io. After such a one ha& 6een 6orn a s#a$e an& ha& entere& into a c#an3 he too5 u/ /o#itica# #ea&ershi/ an& "as a,6itious. 8or3 the #or&s of the trigon an& of the Lot an& of the E(a#tation "ere foun& to 6e /ro/er#) situate& an& "itnesse& 6) %eus. *ut Ares an& Bronos an& Her,es fe## a,iss3 "here6) the) a#so &i,inishe& his #i$ing an& 6rought hi, into &e6t.

Another FNeuge6auer: <an. !!3 ;! C.E3 a6out 1- A1G. The Sun in AEuariusA the 1oon3 %eus in Scor/ioA Bronos in CancerA Ares3 A/hro&ite3 Her,es in Ca/ricornA the Horos5o/os in :isces. Such a one 6eca,e a eunuch3 a /riest of a go&&ess3 nota6#e. 8or3 the #or& of the Lot o6taine& Scor/io3 the /#ace of Go&3 "hi#e the #or&s of the sect3 Bronos an& Her,es3 "ere foun& to occu/) the Goo& S/irit3 6ut in o//osition. >hence3 he fe## into ,uch trou6#e3 &i,inish,ent3 an& &efenses /ertaining to go$ern,enta# an& 5ing#) ,atters.
!'. CONCE4NING ESTI1A*LE AN2 NOTA*LE NATIVITIES3 AN23 >ITH THE SA1E CONSI2E4ATIONS3 CONCE4NING 2IS4E:UTA*LE NATIVITIES AN2 THOSE THAT CO1E TO NAUGHT

An& the) a//en&e& the fo##o"ing /#aces as 6eing necessari#) /o"erfu# in re#ation to the &eter,ination concerning esti,a6#e an& nota6#e nati$ities. If3 "hen the Sun an& the 1oon are in /rofita6#e /#aces3 the) shou#& ha$e ,ost#) orienta# /#anets as their s/ear 6earers "hi#e none of the ,a#efics o//oses3 the) ,a5e the nati$ities fortunate an& esti,a6#e3 co,,an&ing an& 5ing#)A #i5e"ise a#so3 if the #or&s of these shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on /i$ot /oints. If the Hoi&ion of the con@uncition or >ho#e 1oon3 or the #or&s of these3 shou#& ha//en to 6e ,ar5ing the hour or cu#,inating3 the offs/ring "i## 6e fortunate. An& if the Sun or the 1oon or ,ost of the stars shou#& 6e foun& in the su6terraneous /#ace3 the) "i## 6eco,e nota6#e an& "ea#th)3 6ut the) "i## ruin their #i$es or the) "i## 6e u/set "ith @ea#ousies an& accusations an& scan&a#s. >ishing to &eci&e the ,atter of ha//iness ,ore c#ear#)3 "e "i## ,a5e it ,ore e(/#icit 6) ,eans of ,an) an& fu##) e(a,ine& choices. 8or3 each 5in& of figure0&escri/tion is /o"erfu# in&i$i&ua##)3 6ut @u&ging the one together "ith the other3 either it e(a#te& the re/utation if it "as 6enefite&3 or e#se it ruine& it e$en further if it "as aff#icte&. >hence3 "e "i## a//en& the, not as refuting the for,er /o"ers3 6ut as further confir,ing the,. So @ust as "e s/o5e ear#) a6out the Lor3 it "i## 6e necessar) to treat 6oth the Lot of S/irit F"hich is foun& 6) &a) fro, the 1oon to the Sun3 6) night fro, the Sun to the 1oon3 an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/osL an& consi&er together 6oth its #or& an& the /#ace "here it ha//ens to 6eA an& si,i#ar#) the Lot of *asis F"hich is foun& fro, 8ortune to S/irit an& fro, S/irit to 8ortuneCan& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os 0 though the se$enth nu,6er &oes not carr) o$er to the other si&e for 6oth &a) an& night nati$ities3 6ut it "i## 6e necessar) to rec5on fro, the nearer #ot to the otherG an& @u&ge together 6oth the /#ace an& the ru#er. If3 then3 the ru#ers e(change /#aces 0 for e(a,/#e3 if the #or& of the Lot of 8ortune shou#& 6e in the /#ace of the *asis3 "hi#e the #or& of the *asis shou#& 6e in the /#ace of S/irit3 an& the #or& of S/irit in the /#ace of the 8ortune 0 such a one "i## 6e fortunate3 ro)a#3 nota6#e. An& if the #or& of the *asis shou#& 6e in the /#ace of S/irit3 "hi#e the #or& of S/irit shou#& 6e co0/resent3 he "i## 6e fortunate3 high ,in&e&. An& if the #or&s of S/irit

an& 8ortune an& *asis shou#& 6e in their o"n /#aces3 the offs/ring "i## a#so 6e fortunate. An& if the S/irit shou#& 6e foun& "ith the Sun an& its #or& shou#& 6e orienta#3 such a one "i## 6e fortunate. Li5e"ise a#so3 if A/hro&ite shou#& ha$e authorit) o$er 8ortune or S/irit or *asis3 an& shou#& 6e foun& to occu/) the orient an& 6e in her o"n /#ace3 such a one "i## 6e fortunate. If the #or& shou#& 6e set in the *asis3 an& the 1oon shou#& 6e co0 /resent "ith it3 such a one "i## 6e fortunate an& nota6#e. An& if the #or& shou#& 6e set u/on the S/irit3 an& the Sun shou#& 6e co0/resent "ith it3 he "i## 6e fortunate3 nota6#e3 an& so$ereign. If3 "hen Ares is u/on the S/irit3 it shou#& 6e foun& in the /#aces of the 1oon "ith i# 6eing co0/resent3 the nati$it) "i## 6e fit for ru#e3 co,,an&ing3 esti,a6#e. An& if3 "hen the star of Her,es shou#& 6e u/on the S/irit3 it shou#& 6e foun& to 6e orienta# "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) 6enefics in /#aces of the 1oon3 such a one "i## ha$e his goo& fortune fro, "riting an& teaching3 "i## 6e &ear to ,an)3 one $$ho is tru#) eru&ite3 an& 6e "i## 6c &ee,e& "orth) of honors an& gifts an& re/utation3 an& he "i## 6e /ronounce& ha//) 6) ,an). If %eus shou#& ha$e authorit) o$er the S/irit "hi#e Ares has a su/erior /osi#ion o$er it3 such a one "i## not 6e unfortunate3 6ut effecti$e an& esti,a6ieA 6ut ha$ing 6een u/set 6) o//ositions3 he "i## 6e ruine& or he "i## ha$e the e(/erience of #ega# /rocesses an& 6anish,ent. An& if the #or& of the S/irit shou#& 6e co0/resent "ith the 1oon "hi#c 6eing orienta#3 such a one "i## 6e.fortunate an& "ea#th) an& generous. An& if the Sun shou#& 6e u/on the S/irit "hi#e 6eing tru#) of his /ro/er sect3 the ru#er 6eing in his o"n /#ace3 he "i#M 6e esti,a6#e3 gracefu#3 &ear to ,an)A 6ut if in the sect of the other3 he "i## 6e fortunate #ater after tinies of a&$ersit). If the #or&s of the S/irit an& of the 8ortune shou#& 6e foun& in the /#ace of the *asis3 "hi#e the ru#ers are co0/resent3 the nati$it) "i## 6e 6ri##iant an& esti,a6#e. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 if the #or& of the *asis an& thc #or& of the 8ortune shou#& 6e foun& in the S/irit "6i#e the ru#ers are co/resent3 the nati$it) "i## 6e great an& fortunate. A## those "ho ha$e the #or& of the 8ortune an& of the S/irit orienta# an& in their o"n /#aces an& $$itnesse& 6) the Sun an& 1oon "i## 6eco,e esti,a6#e an& nota6ie an& ones "ho &"e#i c#ose to 5ings or /riests3 an& the) "i## 6e &ee,e& "orth) of gifts an& re/utation. If3 "hen A/hro&ite has authorit) o$er the Lot or the S/irit3 she shou#& 6e foun& together "ith the Sun an& 1oon3 an& one of the re,aining stars 6as authorit) o$cr these "hi#e not 6eing in its o"n /#ace3 6ut ra#her fa##s a,iss3 such a one "i## ha$e har& #uc5 an& 6e ineffectua# at "hat he turns his han&s to. *ut if so,e of the stars shou#& 6e in their o"n /#aces3 such "i## &$$e## "ith great ,en or "i## 6e truste& in the ro)a# court)ar&3 though in the ,atter concerning a "ife the) "i## co,e into grief an& "i## 6e chi#&#ess. If the #or& of the 8ortune or thc #or& of AcEuisition shou#& not ha//en to 6e in their o"n houses or e(a#tations or trigons or &egrces "hi#e 6eing u/on a /i$ot /oint or &irect3 the) "i## re&uce the nati$it) 0 es/ecia##) "6en ,a#efics 6a//en to 6e "itnessing the /#aces or o//o.sing the,A 6ut if 6enefics 6a//en to 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint3 orienta#3 an& &irect3 the) ,a5e the offs/ring

6ri##iant an& esti,a6#eA an& if u/on the /ost0ascensions3 the) rise u/ ihrough their o"n efforts. If3 "hen the Lot of 8ortune an& S/irit an& *asis are i## situate&3 the AcEuisition is aff#icte&3 the) &i,inish /ro/ert) "ith the a&$ance of )ears. An& if the 8ortune shou#&.fa## a,iss an& shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 "6i#e the AcEuisition shou#& fa## "e##3 the) 6eco,e ,ore a&$antage& fro, their ear#) )ears. If the #or& of the 8ortune or of the AcEuisition shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on the #o"er /i$ot /oint or shou#& 6e /ost0ascen&ing3 it 6es#o"s /ros/erit) an& re/utation "ith the a&$ance of )ears. >hen the ,a#efics are /#ace& u/on the AcEuisition or are o//osing it "hi#e the /#ace is not u/on a /i$ot /oint =in otherDs Hoi&ia of the nati$it) an& anotherDs &egree?3 the) cause &estruction of /ro/ert)3 e$en if the Lot of 8ortune an& its #or& shou#& 6e "e## situate&. >hene$er the #or& of the 8ortune an& the #or& of the AcEuisition shou#& fa## o//osite one another3 if the) shou#& 6e 6enef#cs3 the) cause the /ro/ert) to 6e ostentatious an& f#a"e& an& uncertainA if the) shou#& 6e ,a#efics3 the) cause #osses. If the AcEuisition shou#& 6e o//osite #o the S/irit3 the) /ro$i&e #oss of "or5 an& &i,inish,ents an& &a,ages3 if the) shou#& not ha$e 6enefics #)ing u/on the,. >hen the #or& of the AcEuisition is o//ose& to the AcEuisition3 it ,a5es the /ro/ert) $oi&. If3 then3 it shou#& ha//en to 6e ,a#efic3 sti## "orseA the 6enefics /ro&uce the sa,e thing 6) ta5ing it a"a)3 an& the) cause #osses e$en u/on these =/#aces?. If the AcEuisition shou#& fa## o//osite to the ru#ers3 es/ecia##) "hen the) are ,a#efics an& are not in sect3 the) 6ring #osses straight0a"a). If Ares shou#& 6e /#ace& u/on the AcEuisition or &ia,etrica# to H3 the things acEuirc& "i## 6e "aste& on /#easures an& &rin5. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 if the #or& ofthe AcEuisition shoui& 6e o//osite to the AcEuisition itse#f3 =it /ro&uces? those "ith an e(tra$agant st)#e of #i$ing. Si,i#ar#) a#so if the #or& of the AcEuisition hi,se#f shou#& 6e su6tracting in nu,6ers or not u/on a /i$ot /oint or of anotherDs &egree3 or =not? ha$ing a house
!9. CONCE4NING THE LOT O8 2E*T

If the Lot concerning 2e6t shou#& fa## a,iss3 or its #or& shou#& fa## on sEuares or &ia,eters "ith it3 "hi#e the ,a#efics are #oo5ing ahea& at it or o//osing it or are su/erior to it3 it ,a5es the nati$ities &e6t0ri&&en. The Lot that concerns 2e6t is counte& fro, Her,es to Bronos an& an eEua# a,oun# fro, the Horos5o/osO 8ro, the #ots3 then3 fa##ing in the AcEuisition or the stars /#ace& u/on or o//osing or sEuaring in re#ation to the Lot itse#f3 the ,atter of the /ro/ert) of the offs/ring "i## 6e c#ear ahea& of ti,e. An& si,i#ar#) a#so fro, the stars /#ace& u/on the 8ortune or S/irit or fro, the Lots fa##ing together "ith the, an& fro, their #or&s3 es/ecia##) "hen the) are #oo5ing at the Lot concerning treacher) an& the Lot of theft3 if the) shou#& ha$e so,e re#ationshi/ to the AcEuisition or the 8ortune or the S/irit or the Lite3 or to the #or&s of these #ots. It is /ossi6#e not to ha$e =such a re#ationshi/? an& such?D1 "i## not safe#) ,a5e acEuisitions.

8or if the /#aces in Euestion shou#& not ha$e a re#ationshi/ to the AcEuisition or the 8ortune or the Life or the S/irit3 it re&uces the ,eans of #i$e#ihoo& of the offs/ring or his /ro/ert). *ut if the) shou#& ha$e so,e re#ationshi/ to the,3 )ou "i## &eter,ine the circu,stances of the /ro/ert) fro, $i##ain) an& treacher) an& /#ots of so,eone an& $io#ence an& theft an& attac5.
!.. THE LOT O8 THE8T

The Lot concerning Theft is counte&3 in a &iurna# nati$it)3 fro, Her,es to Ares an& an eEua# a,ount fro, BronosA in a nocturna# nati$it) fro, Ares to Her,es an& an eEua# a,ount fro, Bronos.
!;. THE LOT O8 T4EACHE4Y

8or the Lot concerning Treacher)3 6) &a) fro, the Sun to Ares an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os 6) night the re$erse. An& if the #or& of the Lot of 8ortune or of AcEuisition or of S/irit shou#& ha//en to 6e on the Lot concerning Treacher) or Theft3 the) "i## ,a5e Their #i$ing fro, $io#ence or $i##ain) or 6oot). An& if the #or&s of a## of the a6o$e shou#& fa## together3 the) cause the sa,e things. An& if the #or& of Treacher) or of Theft shou#& 6e u/on the Lot of 8ortune or S/irit or Li$e#ihoo& or AcEuisition3 the circu,stances of the #i$ing "i## 6e foun& fro, these. If 6enefics shou#& "itness these /#aces3 an& es/ecia##) "hen the) are in their o"n /#aces or "hen the) are in sect3 the) 6eco,e $irtuous. *ut if ,a#efics shou#& "itness &ia,etrica##) or in sEuare3 the ,anner ,ust 6e consi&ere&. >e "i## i##ustrate nati$ities that are re&uce& or co,e to naught after goo& fortune. If the /#ace that concerns honor an& e(a#tation shou#& ha$e ,a#efics o//osing "hich are not 6efitting the nati$it)3 or its #or& shou#& not 6e "itnesse& 6) %eus3 es/ecia##) "hen the #ights are &ec#ining or "hen the 1oon is aff#icte&3 the circu,stances of re/utation an& &istinction "i## 6e re&uce&. >hen the Lot of 8ortune is o//ose& to the E(a#tation or to the #or& of the E(a#tation3 it ,a5es the re/utation an& &istinction /recarious. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 ="hen? the Lot of S/irit an& the #or&s are &isagreea6#e to the,3 the) a#so ha//en to 6e &estructi$e of re/utation. An& if the /#ace of the Lot of E(a#tation an& that concerning Enfranchise,ent shou#& fa## o//osite one another3 an& their #or&s or the #ots shou#& 6een seen 6) ,a#efics3 the) aff#ict the,3 an& the offs/ring "i## co,e into &isenfranchise,ent an& re&uce& circu,stances an& suffer certain outrages. An& if the #or& of the Lot of 8ortune or of S/irit or of E(a#tation shou#& fa## o//osite to the =/#ace? concerning Enfranchise,ent or to the Lot or to its #or&3 or if it shou#& 6e /re&o,inate& or "itnesse& 6) ,a#efics3 the offs/ring "i## co,e into re&uce& circu,stances an& suffer outrages. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen a ,a#efic shou#& 6ear "itness to the Lot00es/ecia##) that concerning Enfranchise,ent 0 it "i## cause re&uctions of #i$e#ihoo& an& "orth for the offs/ring. An& this is es/ecia##) so "hen it is u/on a /i$ot /oint3 for in this "a) the i##s of

the offs/ring 6eco,e cons/icuous an& ,anifest. The #ights are ,a#efic "hen the) are o//ose& to the e(a#tations or to the #or& of the E(a#tation3 es/ecia##) "hen the) are aff#icte& an& are not in sect or e$en "hen one or the other of the, is =in such a con&ition?A for the) su//#) &isenfranchise,ents an& re&uce& circu,stances for the nati$ities. If the E(a#tation shou#& ha//en to 6e in the 1i&hea$en3 or if a ,a#efic shou#& 6e in the su6terraneous he,is/here3 then after 6eing a&$ance& an& honore& 6) ,an) in their ear#) )ears 0 es/ecia##) if a 6enefic is regar&ing the, 0 the) "i## #ater 6e re&uce&. If the) shou#& 6e interchange&3 after ha$ing ,isfortune in their ear#) )ears3 the) "i## #ater 6e &istinguishe&. If the /#aces shou#& 6e a#together aff#icte&3 the) signif) ,isfortune for the nati$e fro, his )outh3 @ust as 6enefics "itnessing the /#aces "i## 6eco,e /resages of goo& things accor&ing to the /#ace0/ositioningD of the Hoi&ia an& the stars. An& if3 again3 the S/irit shou#& 6e o//ose& to the E(a#tation3 it ,a5es the nati$ities co,e into re&uce& circu,stances. >hene$er ,ost of the /#aces at the nati$it) or their #or&s shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 an& the con@unctions or >ho#e 1oons or the Lot concerning Enfranchise,ent shou#& ha$e the Lot concerning <ustice or Ene,ies or Necessit) fa##ing together "ith it or &ia,etrica##) o//ose& to it or in sEuare3 the) encounter strong factions an& are hin&ere& in regar& to enfranchise,ent. If the aff#icte& /#aces or their #or&s shou#& 6e fe"3 or the =Lot? concerning E(a#tation or its #or& a#one shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 the nati$es "i## go through #ife "ithout a&$ance,ent an& "ithout 6ri##iance an& he#& in #o" o/inion. >hen rna#efics are o//ose& to the /#ace concerning 2ignit) or "hen the) ho#& a su/erior /osition3 the) 6ring re&uce& circu,stances to the nati$ities. If the #or& of the E(a#tation an& the #or& of the 2ignit) shou#& fa## o//osite one another3 as "e## as the #ots or their ,asters3 the nati$es "i## co,e to 6e he#& in #o" o/inion. If %eus shou#& 6e #)ing u/on the E(a#tation "hi#e 6eing u/on a /i$ot /oint3 or if it shou#& 6eco,e #or& of a /i$ot /oint3 it ,a5es ,en &istinguishe&. If it shou#& ha//en to 6e in a Hoi&ion or in &egrees of Ares3 or shou#& 6e /resent "ith it in its o"n Hoi&ia3 the nati$es "i## ha$e the /o"er of #ife an& &eath. >hence3 "hen the /#aces an& stars in Euestion are foun& in /rofita6#e Hoi&ia3 the) ,a5e the nati$ities 6ri##iant3 co,,an&ing3 5ing#)A "hen the) are u/on the ,i&&#e Hoi&ia3 the) ,a5e the, gracefu#3 esti,a6#e3 fit for ru#eA u/on the &ec#ines3 successfu#3 effecti$e3 su6or&inate to the /o"er of others3 those "ho are &ee,e& "orth) of trusts an& ran5.
! . ILLUST4ATIONS O8 THE A*OVE :LACES

As an i##ustration3 #et the Sun3 1oon3 %eus3 Her,es 6e in LeoA Bronos3 the Horos5o/os in Li6raA Ares in Ge,iniA A/hro&ite in Cancer. Such a one "i## 6e fortunate3 co,,an&ing3 so$ereign3 one "ho /ossesses a ro)a# fate an& one "ho is insta##e& in great a6un&ance. 8or3 the Lot of 8ortune an& the S/irit an& the *asis en&e& u/ in the sa,e Hoi&ionA "hi#e A/hro&ite3 the #a&) of these3 "as cu#,inating in CancerA an& the #or& of the trigon an& the #or& of the E(a#tation "ere foun& to occu/) the Goo& S/irit in the AcEuisition FNeuge6auer: Aug. 1-3 177 C.E. at a6out 1- A.1.G

Another FNeuge6auer: Aug. 113 7; C.E.3 or Aug. !3 at a6out sunriseG. The Sun3 Her,es3 A/hro&ite3 the Horos5o/os in LeoA Bronos in TaurusA %eus in SagittariusA Ares in Li6raA the 1oon in Ca/ricorn. Such a one "i## 6e co,,an&ing3 a #or& of #ife an& &eath3 for the stars are foun& to 6e /ro/er#) situate&. Another FNeuge6auer: A/ri# 13 7 C.E. at a6out sunriseG. The Sun3 the 1oon3 %eus3 the Horos5o/os in AriesA Bronos3 A/hro&ite in AEuariusA Ares in Ge,iniA Her,es in :isces. Such a one "i## 6e co,,an&ing3 so$ereign3 for the #or&s of the trigon "ere foun& to 6e u/on /i$ot /oints an& ,ar5ing the hour3 an& the Lot an& the S/irit an& the *asis an& the E(a#tation en&e& u/ on the sa,e Hoi&ion. Ares3 the #or& of these3 fa##ing a,iss an& =un"itnesse& in its /#ace?3 cause& i,/e&i,ents an& 6anish,ent an& $io#ent &eath3 for he "as a#so #or& of the con@unction. Another FNeuge6auer: 1arch .3 1-1 C.E. at a6out 9 :.1G. The Sun3 %eus3 A/hro&ite in :iscesA the 1oon in Li6raA Ares in CancerA Her,es in AEuariusA Bronos in Scor/ioA the Horos5o/os in Leo3 Such a one "i## 6e esti,a6#e3 /o"erfu#3 for the Sun ha& 6enefics as its s/ear 6earers an& "as foun& to 6e #)ing u/on the Lot of 8ortune a#ong "ith the ru#er. An& since the E(a#t co0sectarians of the trigon fe## a,iss an& the #or& of the S/irit "as in a$ersion3 he "as 6anishe& an& "i##ing#) &e/arte&. Ares "as a#so o//ose& to the AcEuisition3 an& the #or& of the E(a#tation &i& not occu/) a suita6#e /#ace3 6ut rather it "as aff#icte& 6) Bronos3 it 6eing in a su/erior /osition. >hence3 "e s/o5e "e## ear#ier. If ,ost of the figures or their #or&s shou#& 6e foun& suita6#) situate&3 the) "i## co,e into re/utation an& ,a5e a &is/#a) of their st)#e of #i$ingA 6ut if the for,er shou#& fa#M a,iss "hi#e the #atter fa## /ro/ert)3 the circu,stances of re/utation an& of fortune "i## not #ast #ong.
!7. CONCE4NING THE :4O:ITIOUS AN2 UN:4O:ITIOUS TI1ES O8 L3IL4 84O1 THE :IVOT :OINTS AN2 THE :OST0ASCENSIONS

The ti,es of goo& or 6a& fortune are to 6e co,/rehen&e& fro, the ascension of each Hoi&ion or fro, the circu#ar /erio& of the star. That is3 for those "ho "ish to inEuire a6out the ti,es of iife3 it is necessar) to atten& to the Horos5o/os an& the 1oon or to the Hoi&ion u/on "hich the #or&s are /resentA an& for the action or re/utation3 to the Lot of 8ortune an& S/irit an& the Sun or to the con@unction or "hoie 1oon3 as "e## as to the E(a#tation an& its #or&. Those u/on the Horos5o/os in the first &eter,ination "i## 6egin to ru#e o$er the first /erio& of ti,e3 then those in the 1i&hea$en or in the 2escen&ant or in the su6terraneous /#ace. An& if these /#aces shou#& 6e e,/t)3 those u/on the /ost0 ascensions. *ut if these shou#& ha//en to 6e e,/t)3 then those in the &ec#ines3 e$en if the) are not /otent for suchA the) "i## ho"e$er a&,inister these ,atters. >hether those /#anets "hich ha$e gone /ast the Horos5o/os an& the 1i&hea$en "i## a//ortion3 an& then those in the re,aining &ec#ines3 ne$erthe#ess the) "i## not a//ortion the co,/#ete ascensions or /erio&sA 6ut rather3 as ,uch a /art of the Hoi&ion as the) can occu/)3

=the) "i## a//ortion? a /ro/ortionate a,ount 6oth of the /erio& an& of the ascension. 8or3 those /#anets "hich are /ro/er#) figure& u/on the /i$ot /oints or /ost0ascensions an& are foun& to 6e orienta#3 es/ecia##) those ha$ing a re#ationshi/ #o the ,atters of the nati$it)3 "hiche$er the) are3 "hen the) shou#& 6e ,asters of the /#aces in Euestion3 the) "i## a//ortion the ascension of the Hoi&ion an& =the #or&sD? o"n /erio&s3 or the ascension an& /erio& of the Hoi&ia u/on "hich the #or&s are /resent. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 it is necessar) for those see5ing the ti,es to co,/are the re,aining /#aces an& ,asters Ffor e(a,/#e3 concerning oneDs #i$ing3 si6#ings3 /arents3 chi#&ren3 etc.G3 the stars that &a,age or 6enefit3 an& "hat each of the, is a6#e to /ro&uce3 in or&er that "e shou#& not ha$e to "rite a6out these things se$era# t#,es. 8or3 their natures are set out a6o$e3 6ut "e "i## a#so gi$e re,in&ers in Fhe u/co,ing cha/ters. >hether3 then3 it 6ehoo$es us to &istri6ute the #east /erio& of the #or& an& that of that star #)ing u/on it3 then #i5e"ise the ascension of the Hoi&ion or that of ihat Hoi&ion u/on "hich the #or& is3 it 6ehoo$es us in another ,anner F@ust as "e sai& a6o$eG to consi&er the stars ru#ing the trigon. 8or if 6oth shoui& 6e "e## situate&3 the /erio&s of ti,e "i## 6eco,e esti,a6#e an& he#/fu#. If /art#) so3 then =the /erio&s "i## 6eco,e? si,i#ar#) so. *ut if the) shou#& fa## a,iss3 the nati$it) "i## 6e irregu#ar fro, 6eginning to en&3 or it "i## 6e u/set "ith griefs an& &angers un#ess the Lot of 8ortune or its /ro/er#) figure& #or& sett#es the nati$it) in /ros/erit) an& re/utation accor&ing to its o"n su//ort. An& if t"o or ,ore stars shou#& ha//en to 6e in one Hoi&ion3 the /erio& of each "i## act a#one as it is 6eing co,/#ete&3 an& Fhe co,,i(ture of t"o or three stars "i## in&icate the effect. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the ascension of the Hoi&ion3 after it has 6een co,/#ete&3 "i## again act a#one an& together "ith the /erio& of the star #)ing u/on it or its #or&. An& if such ti,es fro, the ascensions an& the /erio&s either of 6enefic or ,a#efic stars or Hoi&ia shou#& coinci&e3 6oth 6ase an& goo& things "i## resu#t for each /erio& of t#rne3
!+. ON *EING A>AY 84O1 HO1E3 84O1 THE =>4ITINGS? O8 HE41I::US

Neither :etosiris nor the "e##05no"n 5ing ha$e s/o5en out on the su6@cct of 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 "hich is har& to gras/ 0 or the) ha$e on#) sai& the fo##o"ing a6out this su6@ect: N>ith regar& to the ti,es3 if so,e one of the ,a#efics shou#& ,a5e a /hase3 it "i## ,a5e the nati$it) ta5e /#ace "hi#e a"a) fro, ho,e an& in trou6#es.N >hich is true3 6ut 6e)on& these things the) ha$e nothing e#se on the su6@ect of foreign #an&s. The ,ost a,aHing A6raha, in his 6oo5s on this su6@ect has gi$en us the e(/#anations of others as "e## as his o"n3 6) &isco$ering an& e(a,ining other =con&itions? for nati$ities con&uci$e to 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e "hich ha$e the fo##o"ing theore,s: >hi#e the #ights are setting3 "hen Ares #oo5s to"ar& the &ec#ine of the 1i&6ea$en at the Lot of 8ortune3 or to"ar& the su6terraneous he,is/here at the 1oon or ,ost of the starsA or if the #oi& of the 8ortune ,a) 6e foun& to"ar& the Lot or the /#ace that concerns 8oreign Lan&s3 or &ia,etrica# to the,A or e#se the 8ortune itse#f shou#& fa## "here$er the Lot

concerning *eing0A"a)0fro,0Ho,e &oes3 "hi#e Ares shou#& a#so 6e #)ing u/on the Lot or shou#& 6e #oo5ing at the /#ace 0 it ,a5es nati$ities con&uci$e to 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen =#oo5ing at? the 8ortune or the S/irit.
'-. CONCE4NING *CING A>AY 84O1 HO1E

The Lot concerning a 8oreign Lan& is counte& fro, Bronos to Ares an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os. An& the fo##o"ing theore,s cause the nati$ities to 6e rea&i#) ,o$e&3 "hi#e the figures state& 6) A6raha, "i## a#so in&icate in "hat seasons an& ti,es the sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e "i## ta5e /#ace in such nati$ities. >e "i## a&&itiona##) a//en& so,e of ,) o"n o6ser$ations on this su6@ect. Let none of those encountering =the,? 6#a,e us if "e shou#& not a//ro/riate the #a6ors an& o6ser$ations of o#hers as so,e &o3 6ut "e &o 6ear "itness for those ,en. >e arri$e& at the forthco,ing =theore,s?. 8or the &istinguishing3 accor&ing to A6raha,3 of the /ro/itious ti,es of those ,atters "hich are &istri6ute& fro, the S/irit Ffor this &istri6utesG3 "ere$er the Lot concerning S/irit shou#& fa## in a nati$it)3 see3 for the #or& of the Hoi&ion "here the Lot "i## 6e foun&3 ho" ,an) )ears its s,a## circ#e ha//ens to 6e3 an& &istri6ute these a,ong the 1! Hoi&ia 6eginning fro, the S/irit itse#f in accor&ance "ith the or&er of the Hoi&ia. Then again3 "hene$er its circ#e shou#& 6e fi##e&3 see3 for the #or& of the Hoi&ion ne(t fro, the S/irit3 ho" ,an) )ears its circ#e ha//ens to 6e3 an& #i5e"ise &istri6ute these. An& again for the succee&ing Hoi&ion if the nati$it) has )ears of #ife #eft re,aining. If then the Hoi&ion 0 "here$er its ti,es shou#& ha//en to 6e 0 has a /#ace in&icati$e of 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e or the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e or its &ia,eter or sEuare3 or the stars su6seEuent to the foun&ation shou#& fa## u/on the Hoi&ia ta5en fro, its &istri6ution3 es/eciai#) if the ,a#efics are not on /i$ot /oints3 the) /ro$i&e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e. The #or& of the Hoi&ion of the &istri6ution3 if it shou#& not 6e on a /i$ot /oint or shou#& 6e in a$ersion to the Hoi&ion "hi#e 6eing ,a#efic3 causes sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e. E$en if it shou#& 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint3 it "i## cause the,. E$en if the ,a#efics again ha$e the &istri6utions "hi#e fa##ing in the Hoi&ia the,se#$es or sEuare the,3 the) /ro$i&e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e. An& if a 6enefic shou#& ta5e on the &ist&6ution itse#f. an& it shou#& 6e foun& u/on a &ia,eter of the nati$it)3 it causes sta)s a"a) fro, 6o,e an& re,o$a#s for the nati$e. >hen3 again3 the #or&s of the Hoi&ia ha$ing the ti,es or Fhe &i$ision shou#& ha//en to 6e in a$ersion to the Hoi&ia or o//ose& to Fhe, or /re&o,inate& 6) the, or not u/on /i$ot /oints3 the Hoi&ia /ro$i&e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e. Es/ecia#i) "hen o//ose& ,a#efics regar& the #ights in the #unar or so#ar =Hoi&ia?3 it causes 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e.

If the #or& of the Hoi&ion "here the ti,es are shou#& not 6e on a /i$ot /oint or shou#& 6e o//ose& to it3 it causes either ,o$es or 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 if =in&ee&? the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e shou#& fa## on =this Hoi&ion? or on its &ia,eter or sEuare. *ut if =the #or& shou#& 6e in its o"n /#ace or shou#& 6e foun& in the sEuares3 the) &o not gi$e 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e. Her,es an& A/hro&ite3 then3 &o not gi$e #ong sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 6ut rather grant that the returns are Euic5. If the t"o #ots3 that of 8ortune an& the S/irit3 shou#& fa## in one Hoi&ion3 "hi#e the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e shou#& 6e o//ose& to the Hoi&ion or shou#& sEuare it3 an& soine rna#efic shou#& 6e u/on this /#ace3 the nati$es "i## e(/erience 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e is o//osite3 the star ha$ing the ti,es or Fhe one set o$er the Lot of 8ortune3 e$en if the t"o /#aces Fthat of 8ortune an& that of S/iritG shou#& fa## o//osite3 it ha//ens to 6e the cause of re,o$a#s or ,a5es the nati$ities 6e a"a) fro, ho,e3 es/ecia##) in the Hoi&ia outsi&e of /i$ot /oints. *ut e$en if the) shou#& 6e u/on /i$ot /oints3 or again if the Hoi&ia "here the &istri6utions are shou#& ha$e the /#aces concerning 8oreign Lan&s an& the Lot o//osite or sEuare3 the) cause the nati$it) to 6e in the con&ition of 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 if the) shou#& 6e su6terraneous3 the) ,a5e those "ho are ,uch a"a) fro, ho,e. If again the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e shou#& fa## on the Horos5o/os or the 1i&hea$en or the /ost0ascension of the 1i&hea$en3 the nati$it) not 6eing 6) nature con&uci$e to 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 or not ha$ing the figures in Euestion3 it &oes not ,a5e those "ho are ,uch a"a) fro, ho,e3 6ut the nati$es are rare#) a"a) fro, ho,e3 es/ecia##) if the) &o not ha$e ,a#efics o//osite. An& if the su/erterraneous Hoi&ia shou#& ha$e the ti,es or the su6&i$ision of the #i,es a/art fro, the t"e#fth or ninth Hoi&ia3 the) &o not gi$e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 as #ong as the Lot &oes not gi$e =the,?3 or a ,a#efic is not o//ose& or &oes not stan& u/on the Hoi&ion a/art fro, 6enefics. >hen the su6terraneous Hoi&ia ha$e the ti,es3 the) &o gi$e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 es/ecia##) "hen the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0 Ho,e fa##s on the su6terraneous Hoi&ia. Again3 if the Lots Fthat of 8ortunc an& that conce,ing *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,eG shou#& ha$e ,a#efics stan&ing u/on the, or o//osite3 the) /ro$i&e freEuent sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e. If the /#anet "hich is #or& of the Lot concerning 8oreign Lan&s shou#& ha//en to 6e o//osite to the Hoi&ion ha$ing the ti,es3 it "i## /ut the nati$it) in the con&ition of 6eing a"a) fro, 6o,e. An& if the #or& of the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e shou#& a#so fa## together "ith the Lot of 8ortune on the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint3 it "i## ,a5e

those "ho are ,uch a"a) fro, ho,e3 es/eciai#) "hen conte,/#ate& or contro##e& 6) ,a#efics or 6) the #ights. If it shou#& fa## u/on one of those Hoi&ia gaining as its #ot the /ossession of the &istri6utions of the ti,es or ,onth#) =inter$a#s?3 it /ro$i&es re,o$a#s3 es/ecia##) if it shou#& ha$e a ,a#efic star o//osite3 or si,i#ar#) aMso the #ights shou#& stan& u/on the su6terraneous &ec#ining /#aces. If the &istri6ution shou#& ha//en to 6e #ess or o//osite3 the nati$it) "i## 6e a"a) fro, ho,e 6) transit. *ut the su/erior stars3 es/ecia##) in the $er) "et su6terraneous Hoi&ia ha$ing the &istri6utions3 cause sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 es/ecia##) if the Hoi&ia shou#& ha$e the #ights or ,a#efics #)ing u/on the,. *ut e(ce/tiona##)3 the un&er#)ing figures "i## 6e ,ore acti$e if the )ear 6eing s/un out has ,o$e,ent for the na#i$e in the /#ace of 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 or those ha$ing nati$ities es/ecia#i) con&uci$e to 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e fro, the a6o$e foun&ationa# origin. An& "here$er the &istri6ution of the genera# ti,es or their su6&i$isions shou#& fa## out3 "hether the Mor& of that Hoi&ion is u/on a /i$ot /oint or not3 "hether it shou#& not ha$e one of the ,a#efics o//osite3 or "hether it shou#& 6e #)ing u/on one of the Hoi&ia of the #ights3 e(/e&itions "i## resu#t. An& "hen the) shou#& 6e either u/on /i$ot /oints or &ec#ining3 the) gi$e e(/e&itions a"a) fro, ho,e. An& the ,a#efics stan&ing u/on the &ec#ining Hoi&ia or u/on those Hoi&ia ha$ing the ti,es or the su6&i$isions gi$e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 es/ecia##) for those ha$ing ,o$e,ent in the )ear. >hene$er ihe /#anet ha$ing the ti,es shou#& 6e foi,& stan&ing u/on Ihe /#acc concerning 8oreign Lati&s or the Lot3 or the #or& of the /#ace concerning 8oreign Lan&s shou#& 6e so foun&3 it /ro$i&es sta)s a"a) fro, horne3 es/ecia##) if a ,a#efic shou#& 6e sEuare or &ia,ctrica# to a&ar5 =&egree@.1 Si,i#ar#)3 e$enif ihPHoi&ion ha$ing the &istri6urion of the #i,cs shou#& 6e o//osite to the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0 Ho,e3 the) confer e(/e&itions3 es/ccia##) in the &ec#ines. Again3 if the &istri6utions of Ihe ti,es shou#& fa## on the &ec#ines3 "hiie Hui&ia are not o//osc& or /re&o,inating3 thc) &o not /ro$i&e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 6ut so,e c(/crience &e#a)s a6out going a"a) fro, ho,c an& an a6orte& &e/arture. >hene$er a 6enefic shou#& fa## o//osite to Fhe ,a#efics ha$ing the ti,es or the &istri6ution3 or shou#& /re&o,inate3 or3 "hi#e it is co0/resent in su6terraneous Hoi&ia3 a )ear con&uci$e to 6eing a"a) fro, hotne shou#& occur3 the) cause &e#a)s an& hin&rances of e(/e&itions. If the 8ortune shou#& fa## on Ihe /iace conccrning 8oreign Lan&s3 or the #ots shou#& fa## o//osite onc another "hi#e a ,a#eiic stan&s u/on the, or is o//osite3 it ,a5es those "ho are #ia6Me to 6e a"a) fro, ho,e3 as #ong as a 6enefic is not ,i(e& u/ "ith the, or set u/on one of the,. A#so. if the #or& of the 8oreign Lan&s shou#& ha//en to 6e

o//osite to it For the,G a/art fro, 6enefics3 "hi#e Ares again fa##s o//osite the Lo# of 8ortune or the Lot concerning 8oreign Lan&s or stan&s u/on one of the,3 it causes the nati$e to ha$e consi&era6#e s#a)s a"a) fro, ho,e. If again Ares shou#& 6e #or& of 6oth #ots3 an& it shou#& fa#t in a$ersion to the Hoi&ia an& to those that /ro$i&e the sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 or it shou#& fa## u/on $er) "et Hoi&ia3 it causes the nati$ities to 6e con&uci$e #o 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e. Ares fa##ing in a$ersion to the Lot or fa##ing on the one concerning 8oreign Lan&s3 "hi#e 6eing the #or& of none of the,3 &oes not /ro$i&e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 6ut rather those "ho s/en& ,ost of their #i$es in the father#an&3 or those "ho suffer &e#a)s in going a"a) fro, ho,e. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 if the #ots shou#& ha$e 6enefics stan&ing u/on the,3 the) ,a5e those "ho are not fon& of 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e e(ce/t rare#). It is necessar) to fin& the figures for a nati$it) "hich &o not rea&i#) /ro$i&e for 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e 6ecause ,ost nati$ities are con&uci$e to 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 so,e to constant an& &i$erse sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 others to infreEuent an& fe" such sta)s3 since the figures causing sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e are /#entifu# in so,e3 6ut not in othersA "hence so,e nati$es 6eco,e ,uch tra$e##e&3 others are su6@ect to ,o&erate an& not constant tra$e##ing. As regar&s those "ho at 6irth ha$e on#) a fe" figures concerning 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 if the Lots conce,ing *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e an& conce,ing 8ortune at the 6irth an& at the recasting of the nati$it) shou#& fa## on goo& =/#aces?3 the) &o not confer e(/e&itions3 es/ecia##) "hen the )ear &oes not ha$e a ,o$e,ent of 6eing a"a) fro, ho,eA 6ut if it &oes ha$e the sai& figures3 the) &o cause sta)s a"a) frorn ho,e. Again3 if the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e is unconnecte& to the 8ortune3 es/ecia##) "hen one #ot has a 6enefic3 it "i## not ,a5e those "ho are fon& of 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 6ut rather those "ho s/en& their #i$es ,ost#) in their father#an&. Ares in a$ersion to the Lot concerning 8oreign Lan&s causes short ,o$es. >hen the Lot of 8ortune has 6enefic stars #)ing u/on it3 it &oes not gi$e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 es/ecia##) "hen the) &o not fa## su6terraneous#). The Lot of 8ortune fa##ing u/on the 1i&hea$en "hi#e 6eing in a$ersion to the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e3 not ha$ing a ,a#cftc or #ight o//osite3 &oes not cause nati$ities con&uci$e to 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 6ut rather those "ho s/en& their #i$es in their father#an&. If the t"o #ots shou#& fa## #ogether a/art fro, =Ares? u/on the &ec#ine of the 1i&hea$en3 ha$ing no ,a#efic stan&ing u/on the Hoi&ion o//osite it3 the nati$es &o not rea&i#) un&ergo 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e. *ut "hen the #ots ha$e the t"o ,a#efics #)ing u/on

the, or o//osite3 the) ,a5e those "ho are ,uch a"a) fro, ho,e3 es/ecia##) "hen the Hoi&ia "here the #ots #ie are $er) "et. >hen the Lot concernirig 8ortune fa##s "e#t3 ha$ing no ,a#efic or /#anet that /re&o,inates either the #ights or the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e 0 es/ecia##) "hen Ares is in a$ersion to the t"o #ots 0 the) &o not gi$e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e3 6ut rather one "ho "ishes to go a"a) frorn ho,e &oes &e/art. 8or if %eus shou#& co,e to 6e u/on these Hoi&ia 6) transit3 it /re$ents the e(/e&ition. *ut he is a"a) fro, ho,e as an e(ce/tion if the )ear shou#& ha//en to 6e one that fa#is out fro, the Horos5o/os on a &ec#ine in $er) "et Hoi&ia. This is es/ecia##) so if a 6enefic &oes not stan& u/on it 6) transit or at 6irthA a#so "hen the #or& of the ti,es gi$es o$er the )ear to the Lor& of the Lot concerning *eing0A"a)08ro,0Ho,e3 es/ecia#i) "hen a ,a#efic is #oo5ing on3 or the re$erse3 the #or& of the Lot to the #or& ha$ing the ti,es.
'1. CONCE4NING THE ILLUST4ATIONS :4E2ECEASING O8 THE :A4ENTS3 >ITH

1an) ha$e gi$en $arious e(/#anations a6out the /re&eceasing of the /arents3 6ut after e(atnining the,3 "e ourse#$es fin& as fo##o"s: Since the Sun an& secon&#) Bronos signif) the father3 the one ,ore /recisc#) associate& "ith the 1oon 6) &a) an& 6) night Fthat is. the one 6eing regar&e& 6) the 1oon an& the one co0/resent "ith it 6) e(isting in =its? house or trigonG 0 that is the one assu,ing the /a#erna# /#ace. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 A/hro&ite an& the 1oon assu,e the ,aterna# /#ace. 8or each nati$it)3 then3 it "i#M 6e necessar) to consi&er "hich one is ,ore conte,/#ate& 6) ,a#efics3 or "hich one has fa##en ,ore a,iss3 "hether the Sun or the 1oon or A/6ro&ite or Bronos3 a#though =Bronos? is itse#f the &estro)er of the father3 for if the Sun in assu,ing the /aterna# /#ace is scrutiniHe& 6) Ares or Bronos "hi#e the 6enefics are a6sent3 the /re&eceasing concerns the fatherA 6ut if the 1oon or A/hro&ite are so3 it concerns the ,other. An& if 6oth the #ights or A/hro&ite shou#& 6e scrutiniHe& 6) ,a#efics3 the one that has fa##en a,iss or is foun& out of sect signifies the /re&eceasing. Other"ise. If the /aterna# #ot shou#& fa#i in a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion or its #or& is 6eing "itnesse& 6) a ,a#efic3 it signifies the /re&eceasing of the father. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the sa,e "i## resu#t for the ,aterna# #ot3 es/ecia##) if so,eone 5no"s if the father is Euite safe fro, &anger. Other"ise. Ta5e =&a)s? fro, the arising of Sirius unti# the nata# &a)3 an& su6tract 6) t"e#$es fro, the con@oine& nu,6er. An& "ith "hat is #eft o$er #ess than 1!3 &e/art fro, the 1oon at one =count /er Hoi&ion?. If then it #ea$es off at a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion3 the father "i## /re&eceaseA if at a fe,inine Hoi&ion3 the ,other. 8or e(a,/#e3 for u/co,ing 6irth of the 1'th of 1echir: 8ro, the !.th of E/i/hi to the 1'th co,es to !-'. Su6#ract 1; t"e#$es. The re,ain&er is 11. =2e/arting? "ith these fro, the 1oon in Scor/io3 it

#ea$es off in Virgo3 a fe,inine Hoi&ion. Ares "as a#so there. The /re&eceasing too5 /#ace "ith the ,other. Other"ise FNeuge6auer: 8e6. 73 1!- CE3 /, G. As an i##ustration3 #et the nati$it) 6e the Sun3 Her,es in AEuariusA the 1oon in Scor/ioA Bronos in CancerA %eus in Li6raA A/hro&ite in Ca/ricornA Ares3 the Horos5o/os in Virgo. Bronos3 then3 ha$ing 6een c#ose#) associate& "ith thc 1oon 6) 6eing foun& in Cancer at night an& 6eing the ru#er of the Sun3 assu,e& the /aterna# /#ace. An& it "as #oo5e& at 6) %eus an& A/hro&ite "hi#e occu/)ing the Goo& S/irit. *ut the 1oon an& A/hro&ite3 ha$ing 6een scrutiniHe& 6) the t"o ,a#efics3 signifie& the /re&eceasing of the ,other. Other"ise. >hen the Sun shou#& scrutiniHe the 1oon3 the ,other /re&eceasesA 6ut if the 1oon the Sun3 the father. An& if neither one shou#& scrutiniHe the other an& shou#& occur unfigure&3 I ta5e Bronos an& A/hro&ite. If these shou#& not3 Bronos an& the 1oon. If3 then3 the Sun shou#& scru#iniHe an& A/hro&ite co,es in 6et"een3 it "i## inter$ene in the /re&o,ination. Bno"3 then3 that Bronos "i## ne$er 6e /re&o,inate& 6) =A/hro&ite?. An& the ear#ier /assing a"a) "i## either concern the father3 or the re$erse fro, Bronos an& A/hro&ite. An& if the /#anet inter$ening in 6et"een those "hich are /re&o,inating each o#her shou#& not 6e one /ossessing a /o"er that is /re&o,inati$e3 the interce/te& /#anets "i## 6e suita6#) tense& to acco,/#ih6 the s/ecific effect. An& /re&o,inations =&o? co,e a6out in the sa,e Hoi&ion an& &ia,eterA in genera# the star a//roaching another a#so /re&o,inates it3 or e#se the one a,ong the /air that has a /o"er "hich is /re&o,inati$e.
'!. CONCE4NING :A4ENTS 84O1 THE =>4ITINGS? O8 TI1AEUS

The ,atters concerning the father3 then3 are ta5en thus#): 6) &a)3 the Sun "i## 6e consu#te& an& the Hoi&ion u/on "hich the Sun stan&sA =6) night? the #or& of the Hoi&ion u/on "hich %eus stan&s an& the Hoi&ion "e#co,ing %eus. The ,atters concerning the ,other are ta5en thus#): 6) night fro, the #unar Hoi&ion u/on "hich the 1oon stan&s an& fro, the house ste"ar& of the 1oonA 6) &a) fro, A/hro&i#e an& the Hoi&ion u/on "hich A/hro&ite stan&s. >hene$er3 then3 the ones 6eing consu#te& in accor&ance "ith their o"n sect shou#& 6e foun& in their o"n house or their o"n e(a#tations3 ha$ing a 6enefic o$er the, in the tenth /#ace or e#se 6eing "itnesse& 6) one in an) "a) at a##3 an& shou#& not 6e &ec#ining an& shou#& 6e in a /#ace in "6ich the) ta5e &e#ight "hi#e not 6eing aff#icte& 6) one of the ,a#efics3 the) sho" the ,atters concerning the /arents to 6e esti,a6#e an& nota6#e an& 6right. *ut if the one that has to signif) the ,atters concerning the /arents shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) one of the &estro)ers $$ith the /resence of the hur#ing of ra)s or 6eing in the tenth /#ace3 or shou#& 6e foun& in a /#ace in "6ich it &oes not ta5e &e#ight3 It "i## in&icate that the /arents "it# 6e o6scure an& &isre/u#a6#e3

An& the hosts to the in&icati$e one "i## a#so co0in&icate the ,atters concerning the /arents 6) /osition an& the "itnessing of the other stars3 "hether goo& or 6a&. If3 then3 the star in&icati$e of the ,atters concerning the /arents shou#& fa## a,iss as to /#ace an& shou#& 6e aff#icte& 6) one of the &estro)ers3 an& its host shou#& either 6e foun& to ha$e set un&er the 6ea,s of the Sun3 or e#se neither it nor the in&icati$e ,a#treate& one shou#& ha$e &ea#ings in the /#ace concerning the /arent3 6ut it shou#& rather 6e in a$ersion3 it "i## in&icate that the /arent "i## 6e &e/resse& an& o6scure an& igno6#e. An& if in a&&ition to not ha$ing &ea#ings3 the) shou#& a#so 6e aff#icte& 6) &estro)ers "hi#e the) regar& =the,? or 6) co0/resence3 the) in&icate that the /arents "i## 6e s#a$es an& su6or&inates. If3 ho"e$er3 "hi#e the one in&icating the ,atters concerning the /arentDs shou#& &ec#ine or 6e other"ise aft#icte&3 the host3 6eing "e## situate&3 shou#& ha$e &ea#ings in the /#ace concerning /arents3 ha$ing the in&icati$e star as one ha$ing &ea#ings in a /#ace not aff#icte& 6) one of the &estro)ers3 the) in&#cate the har, or /ena#t) or ruin or e(i#e of the /arents. >hen Bronos is cu#,ina#ing3 %eus su6terraneous3 it signifies that the father is a s#a$e or a su6or&inate or an e(i#e3 es/ecia##) if the Sun is aff#icte&. The Lot of the 8ather is ta5en thus#): 8or a &iurna# nati$it)3 fro, the Sun to Bronos an& an eEua# a,out fro, the Horos5o/os Fso,e ta5e it fro, the Sun to %eus an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/osGA 6) night fro, Bronos to the Sun. Thc Lot of the 1other is ta5en 6) night fro, the 1oon to A/hro&ite3? 6) &a) fro, A/hro&ite to the 1oon3 an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os. The Lot of :arents3 then3 is foun& . . .=Lacuna in Fe(t.< One ,ust ta5e the a&o/tion of the father fro, the &ia,eter &ro//e& &o"n fro, the Lot. If the #or& of the Lot of the 8a#her shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on the &ia,eter3 or the #or& of the &ia,eter u/on the Lot3 it in&icates that the father is a&o/te&. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 if the #or& of the Lot of the 1other shou#& 6e foun& in the &ia,eter3 an& the #or& of the &ia,eter of the Lot of the 1other shou#& 6e foun& in the Lot of the 1other3 it "i## in&icate the so,ething si,i#ar.
''. CONCE4NING THE *E4EAVE1ENT O8 8ATHE4S

Ares "ith the Sun sEuare Bronos causes 6erea$e,ent. Bronos an& Ares si,i#ar#) configure& "ith Her,es "hi#e %eus is not regar&ing the, ,a5e for the 6erea$e,ent of /arents. Bronos "ith %eus "hi#e setting causes 6erea$e,ent. The 1oon in a 6icor/orea# Hoi&ion an& "itnesse& 6) %eus ,a5es for t"o fathers. An& if A/hro&ite shou#& ,ar5 the hour3 an& the 1oon shou#& 6e su6terraneous in the house of Ares3 an& %eus shou#& "itness fro, its o"n house3 it "i## ,a5e for t"o fathers. One ,ust ta5e the characters of the /arents fro, the stars that are configure&. Bronos "i## sho" those "ho are su##en3 @ea#ous3 &ee/#) &e/ra$e&3 sus/icious3 fou#3 secreti$e3

those "ho are surroun&e& 6) sufiering3 in&ecent3 those "ho sEuan&er3 concerning &i$ine ,atters ... =Lacuna in te(t? those "ho are &ear to the great. %eus "i## sho" those "ho #o$e goo&ness3 "ho are 6ri##iant3 ,unificent3 /ossessing #eisure3 cheerfu#. Ares those "ho are au&acious3 trasci6te3 /reci/itate3 inso#ent3 rcc5#ess3 rest#ess3 &angerous3 &run5s3 ta6orious. 8or the ,other3 "hen Ares /re$ai#s o$er the 1oon or ru#es o$er A/hro&ite3 it in&icates that thc ,other is rough an& an a&u#teress an& one "ho is 6ur&cne& 6) acute suffering fro, 6#oo& or &eca) if no 6cnefic shou#& a##e$iate it 6) #oo5ing on. *ut "hen A/hro&ite 6ears "itness to i6e #ights3 it sho"s the /arents to 6e are ,err)3 fon& of ,usic an& goo& cheer3 affectionate3 an& re#igious. Her,es sho"s the /arents to 6e socia# an& econo,ica#3 those "ho ta5e /art in con$ersation or science3 6ut those "ho a#so #ie a6out ,an) things or those "ho 6eha$e 6a&#) to"ar& ,ore nec&) /ersons. It a#so 6ehoo$es us to ta5e the /#aces into account. The Sun #)ing in a ,ascu#ine i&i&ion an& "itnesse& 6) a ,ascu#ine star in&icates that the father "i## 6e "e##06ornA 6ut in a fe,inine Hoi&ion "itnesse& 6) the 1oon3 it sho"s h#, to 6e i&#e an& effe,inate. The Sun in a fe,inine Hoi&ion "itnesse& 6) Bronos an& A/hro&ite in&icates that the father "i## 6e neither secure nor un5no"n. The 1oon in a fe,inine Hoi&ion "itnesse& 6) a fe,inine star sho"s the ,other to 6e &o,ineering an& irasci6#eA 6ut in a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion an& "itnesse& 6) a ,ascu#ine star3 it sho"s her to 6e irasci6#e an& unconEuera6#e. In fe,inine Hoi&ia an& "itnesse& 6) %eus3 it sho"s the ,other to 6e gent#e an& 5in&.
'9. CONCE4NING THE SE:A4ATION O8 THE :A4ENTS

>hen Ares an& Bronos inter$ene 6et"een the #ights or fa## as inter,e&iates3 either "ith res/ect to the /#anets "e#corning the, or "ith res/ect to their ra)s3 the) se/arate the /arents. >hene$er the one of the #ights in sect shoui& fa## a,iss3 "hi#e the #ight out of sect shou#& 6e co/resent "ith the other as a &estro)er3 it se/arates the /arents. If the #or& of the Horos5o/os shou#& ha$e &ea#ings3 an& the Horos5o/os shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 an& its co0ru#er shou#& ha$e fa##en a,iss3 the /arents of such a one "i## 6e se/arate&3 an& he "i## 6e unsett#e& in ,an) things an& ha$e ,isfortune3 an& the /ro/ert) of his /arents "i## 6e &i,inishe&. The /arents #i$e har,onious#) "hene$er the #ights an& their ru#ers are har,onious#) re#ate& to each other. >hene$er the host of the Sun shou#& 6e har,onious#) re#ate& #o the 1oon3 an& that of the 1oon to the Sun3 the /arents "i## #i$e har,onious#). >hiche$er one of the #ights shou#& 6e #)ing out of sect3 or e#se shou#& 6e cance##e& 6) a &estro)er or ha$e one in the tenth /#ace fro, it an& 6e #in5e& to it3 or 6e &ia,etrica# to one3 if =this #ight? shou#& 6e carrie& first to the 2escen&ant3 or if its /#ace shou#& ha$e the "orst &is/osition3 =that /arent? "i## &ie ear#ier.

If the 1oon shou#& 6e "a(ing as "e## as if the 6irth shou#& 6e at a con@unction3 an& one of the &estro)ers shou#& #oo5 u/on the first >ho#e 1oon3 "hen it ta5es /#ace in a fe,inine Hoi&ion3 it "i## in&icate the /re&eceasing of the ,otherA 6ut in a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion3 of the father. If the 6irth is at a >ho#e 1oon3 one ,ust consi&er the u/co,ing con@unction: in a fe,inine Hoi&ion "hi#e a ,a#efic is gi$ing =the 1oonG o$er the ,other "i## &ie ear#ierA in a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion3 the father. An& if the Sun shou#& ha//en to 6e in the su6terraneous he,is/here3 for the ,ost /art the father "i## &ie in a foreign #an&. An& if the star of %eus shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) a ,a#efic3 an& shou#& 6e &e#ining "hi#e a ,a#efic is /ost0ascen&ing3 it in&icates that the father "i## &ie in a foreign #an&. >hen Bronos is se/arating fro, a /i$ot /oint3 if it shou#& a//#) to Ares an& one of the, shou#& 6ear "itness to %eus or the Sun3 the father "i## &ie in a foreign #an&. If in a &iurna# 6irth the 1oon shou#& 6e aff#icte& un&er the earth3 or "hi#e the 1oon is &ec#ining a &estro)er is a//#)ing3 or the sa,e aff#ictions arise for A/hro&ite3 the ,other "i## &ie ear#ier. If the ru#er of the Sun an& the Sun shou#& not #oo5 at the Horos5o/os3 the father "i## &ie in a foreign #an&. >hen the Sun is aff#icte& 6) a &estro)er an& %eus is 6eing /re&o,inate&3 the father "i## &ie a $io#ent &eath. >hen Bronos a#one3 then3 aff#icts the afore,entione& star3 the cause of &eath 6eco,es cho5ing3 &ro/s)3 f#u(ions3 chi##s3 /oisonings3 shi/"rec5s3 or o#& trou6#es. *ut "hen it is Ares a#one that aff#icts3 the cause of &eath 6eco,es a cut fro, iron3 a 6ite3 fu##ness of 6#oo&3 a6ortion3 /re,ature chi#&6irth3 inf#a,,ation3 a fa##3 or the $io#ence of 6oth han&s fro, the co,6ination of 6en&ing "hi#e a#so thro"ing.
'.. CONCE4NING *I4THS >HICH A4E SUITA*LE TO 84EE21EN AN2 SLAVES

2ifferences concerning fa,i#) an& su6or&inate or "e##06orn 6irths are ta5en fro, the /hases of the 6irth. 8or if the Hoi&ion of the /hase or the #or& of the Hoi&ion shou#& fa## a,iss or shou#& 6e scrutiniHe& 6) ,a#efics3 the nati$ities "i## 6e ,ore igno6#e3 or e#se those "hich are /ut &o"n after acEuiring re/utation an& trust. An& if the /hase shou#& 6e foun& to 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint3 an& the #or& shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) goo& /#anets3 the) "i## 6e "e##06orn an& esti,a6#e. An& if the /#ace shou#& ha//en to 6e in /rofita6#e Hoi&ia "hi#e the #or& shou#& fa## a,iss or 6e scrutiniHe& 6) ,a#efics3 then after 6eing 6orn free&,en or ha$ing 6een raise& "e##3 the) are u/set "ith o//ositions an& su6,issions an& insufficiencies. An& if the #or& shou#& 6e foun& in /rofita6#e Hoi&ia "hi#e the /#ace shou#& fa## a,iss3 then after ha$ing 6een in a /#ight o$er su6,issions in their ear#) )ears an& ha$ing 6een carrie& a#ong in an erratic fashion3 the) "i## 6e successfu# an& "i## 6e he#& in estee,3 es/ecia##) if 6enefics shou#& 6e inc#ining. An& if the /#ace an& the #or& shou#& a#so fa## a,iss an& 6oth shou#& 6e scrutiniHe& 6) ,a#efics3 then after ha$ing 6een ta5en ca/ti$e3 the) "i## ha$e the e(/erience of su6,ission. *ut if3 "hi#e these things are so3 6enefics shou#& 6e co0/resent or shou#& gi$e their testi,on) as "e##3 then ha$ing 6een re#ease& fro, su6,ission after the ti,es of the ,a#efics3 the) "i## co,e into su/eriorit). An& if the /#ace shou#& 6e "atche& o$er 6) ,a#efics "hi#e the

#or& is "atche& o$er 6) 6enefics3 then after ha$ing 6een 6orn su6or&inate3 the) "i## 6e turne& into free&,en3 or the) "i## a&$ance 6) the su6stitution an& the /ro&uction of chi#&ren. *ut con$erse#)3 if the /#ace is "atche& o$er 6) 6enefics "6i#e the ru#er is "atche& o$er 6) ,a#efics3 then after 6a$ing 6een 6orn free&,en3 the) "i## re$ert to s#a$er)3 or e#se after ha$ing co,e to the en& of their /ri,e the) "i## $o#untari#) gi$e the,se#$es u/ to su6,ission3 either on account of #ac5 of su6sistence or on account of cre&it an& co,,ercia# transaction.
';. THE 11 8IGU4ES O8 THE 1OON IN 4ELATION TO THE :O>E4 O8 THEI4 E88ECTS

The figures of the 1oon are 6) a natura# rec5oning3 6ut "e ha$e foun& 11 @ust as in others. 8irst is Con@unctionA secon&3 4isingA then "hen it is 9. &egrees a"a) fro, the Sun it ,a5es its a /hase "hich is CrescentA then unti# +- &egrees3 Ha#fA then unti# 1'. &egrees3 2ou6#e0Con$e(A then unti# 17- &egrees3 >ho#e 1oonA then "hen it is 9. &egrees a"a) fro, >ho#e 1oon F"hich is !!.G it ,a5es its secon& 2ou6#e0Con$e( /haseA then unti# ! - &egrees3 the secon& Ha#fA then unti# '1. &egrees3 the secon& CrescentA then unti# ';- &egrees the Setting /hase. There is a#so another figure of it "hen it first 6egins to "ane. >hat Each :hase Signifies an& >hat Bin&s of Effects It Has 0 >e "i## a//en& ho" the figures in Euestion are a#so ta5en in re#ation to their effect0&escri/tion an& ho" the) an& are fitting far a certain go&. The Con@unction3 then3 gi$es in&ications for re/utation an& /o"er an& 5ing#) an& so$ereign &is/ositions3 an& for a## of the /u6#ic acti$ities connecte& "ith cities3 an& for /arents an& ,arriages an& ,)steries3 an& for a## genera# an& cos,ic ,atters. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the #or& of the Con@unction 6oth of #atitu&e an& of the course. The 4ising of the 1oon F"hich is ca##e& LightG an& the #or& of this gi$es in&ications for the &eter,ination concerning #ength of #ife an& "hat one &oes an& concerning the su//ort for "hat is a6out to 6e3 an& confir,s the actions of the Con@unction. An& @ust as the ,onth#) an& cos,ic ,o$e,ents are consi&ere& fro, the first $isi6i#it)3 so the #or& of the #ight sho"s the genera# effects. Her,es a#so @oins in assisting unti# the 9th &a) of the 1oon. The Crescent for,ation signifies the u/set an& the e(/ectations in #ife3 an& "hat concerns "o,en an& ,other. An& Her,es assists unti# the 7th. The Ha#f for,ation gi$es in&ications concerning in@uries an& ai#,ents an& "hate$er ha//ens $io#ent#)A an& further,ore3 concerning chi#&ren an& "orth an& future goo&s. An& A/hro&ite is configure& unti# the 1!th co,es a6out.

The 2ou6#e0Con$e( /hase gi$es in&ications concerning ha//iness an& future a&$ance,ent an& 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e an& the s),/ath) of 5in. An& the Sun is a#so si,i#ar unti# the 19th co,es a6out. The >ho#e 1oon gi$es in&ications concerning goo& an& i## re/ute an& 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 a#so concerning things that ha//en $io#ent#)3 an& concerning things that issue forth fro, e(cess an& things that "a( fro, the #east3 an& concerning s),/athies an& ai#,ents an& /o#itica# o//osition an& s),/athies of /arents. An& it a#so has the co#or of the setting Hoi&ion. The first #or& of the "aning of the #ig6t gi$es in&ications concerning the &i,inish,ent of 6e#ongings an& &ifficu#ties an& things that go to"ar& &e/ression3 an& concerning su&&en fa##s. An& Ares is eEui/otent to the /ost0&escension an& is #or& unti# the !1st &a) of the 1oon. The secon& 2ou6#e0Con$e( g@$es signs for 6eing a6roa& an& greater actions an& for ha//iness. An& %eus is eEui/otent to the go& an& #or& unti# the !.th &a) of the 1oon. The secon& Ha#f gi$es signs for o#& ,atters an& ai#,ents of #ong &uration an& for chi#&ren. 8or3 Bronos is eEui/otent unti# the '-th co,es a6out. The #or& of the Crescent gi$es signs concerning the &eath of the "ife an& inacti$it) an& /#un&ering. 8ina##)3 the setting gi$es signs for 6on&s an& constrictions an& hi&&en ,atters3 for accusations an& &isenfranchise,ents. An& the or&er of the figures of the 1oon is thus3 6ut the co,,i(tures "ith the . go&s an& the Sun are =are in agree,ent? "ith the /i$ot /oints. >anting3 then3 to set out ,ore concise &e,onstrations of the =treat,ents? of the schoo#s3 since I &e/recate #oEuacities an& @ugg#ing "ith fa6#es3 I ha$e attache& the su,,aries the,se#$es for those es/ecia##) eager for such things an& for those "ho tr) their han& at ,an) 5in&s of training3 an& for those a6#e to 6ring for"ar& eEua# =&etai#s? through the s/ecific notions. 8or I inten& to /ersua&e the,3 through "hat 6as a#rea&) 6een "ritten an& through "hat is a6out to 6e sai&3 to #a) asi&e "hat is not trust"orth) an& "hat is easi#) ,isre/resente& in science3 an& I inten& #o &e,onstrate that i,,orta# /rognostication is in &anger "ith regar& to the ignorance an& nonsense of those "ho o//ose the ca#cu#ators. >hence those #o$ers of #earning a#rea&) /ractice& in the arith,etica# an& &i&actic &isci/#ines "i## o6tain a su/re,ac) of o/inion through this treatise3 as #ong as the) are not a#so uninitiate& in the construction of the canons an& intro&uctor) ,atters3 "hich I &i& not "ish to /refi( an& re/eat. An& if "e a#so see, to co,/i#e an& inter/ret the &og,as of the ancients 6) ,eans of that "hich is secure an&

un6iase& an& suita6#) &i&actic in the treat,ents of the schoo#s3 6) this "e "i## o6tain a $irtuous co,,en&ation fro, those encountering it. 8or3 others "ho ,a5e use of #oEuacit) an& &i$erse ,etho&s an& ,a5e a sho" of inter/retation ha$e in a&&ition o$erthro"n the /re0e(istent o/inion of /rognostication3 an& the) ha$e &ec#are& a 6e#ief to 6e He##enic 6) &ec5ing out a 6ar6aric o/inion "ith argu,ents. One shou#& regar& these /eo/#e as ,a5ing a &is/#a) in the ,anner of Sirens3 "ho3 in$iting sai#ors "ith a se&ucti$e an& /#ainti$e soun& ,a&e 6) ,usica# instru,ents an& &estructi$e song3 annihi#ate the, on the sea roc5s. So,e are affecte& the sa,e "a)3 an& those "ho encounter the schoo#s of those =Sirens? ha$e suffere&. Those "ho ha$e 6een char,e& "ith a &is/#a) an& a&&ucing of argu,ents in fa$or of co,,ence,ents3 an& those "ho ha$e fa##en into a #i,it#ess "oo& an& ha$e not foun& a "a) out3 are annihi#ate& not on#) in the &ee/ 6ut in the #a6)rinth3 "hi#e those "ho see, to ha$e esca/e& the &anger3 6) ha$ing encountere& a grie$ous an& ,anifo#& torture3 ha$e a "reiche& en&. If3 then3 so,eone ha$ing the "is&o, of O&)sseus shou#& sai# 6) these3 he #ea$es 6ehin& in his #ife this august 5no"#e&geA ha$ing 6een associate& or con$ersant "ith it3 he "i## a#"a)s finish his ti,e 6) ta5ing /#easure in e(tir/ating the ,a#ignant o/inions of those "ho contra$ene the rig6teous custo, of the ,)steries. >hence if "e #et the, a#one3 "e "i## en& u/ returning to their $ie".
' . CONCE4NING IN<U4Y AN2 AIL1ENT3 >ITH ILLUST4ATIONS 8O4 EACH %OI2ION 0 8O4 EKA1:LE3 A4IES CAUSES A CE4TAIN IN<U4Y O4 AIL1ENT3 AN2 SO 8O4TH.

Since the ancients "rote o6scure#) a6out the ,atter of in@ur)3 "e "i## gi$e a c#earer e(/#anation. So,e3 then3 in gi$ing their attention to the un&er#)ing cor/orea# an& /s)chica# /#aces3 ,a5ing a start for the o6@ects of concern in the 6irth of e$er) nati$e fro, the Lot of 8ortune an& S/irit3 ,a5e 5no"n the ,atter of in@uries an& ai#,ents "ith reference to the /resence of the ,a#efics. 8or e(a,/#e3 the Lot of 8ortune3 the 6reastA the !n&3 the ri6A the 'r&3 the 6e##)A the 9th3 the haunchesA the .th3 the s,a## /artA the ;th3 the thighsA the th3 the 5neesA the 7th3 the shinsA the +th3 the feetA the 1-th3 the hea&A the 11th3 the face3 nec5A the 1!th3 the ar,s3 the shou#&ers. An& the i##nesses fro, the S/irit3 for the S/irit itse#f is the heartA the !n& Hoi&ion3 the inner ca$it)A the 'r&3 that through "hich the s/er, is carrie& an& the /#ace of the 5i&ne)sA the 9th3 the co#onA the .th3 the #i$erA the ;thA the secon& ca$it)A the th3 the 6#a&&erA the 7th3 the 6o"e#sA the +th3 the /#ace of ,e,6ranes an& teeth an& earsA the 1-th3 the gu##etA the 11th3 the tongueA the 1!th3 the sto,ach. These ha$e 6een in&icate& for Leo for the #atter3 an& Cancer for the for,er3 since the 1oon is the 8ortune of the cos,os3 "hi#e the Sun is ,in& an& s/irit. An& those 6efore us =ha&? these. *ut 6) e(/erience the =assign,ents? see,e& to us to 6e ,ore /recise#) as fo##o"s. 8or #et it 6e the case that Ares genera##) signifies the

,atters concerning the 6ea& an& the sense0organs an& e)es. This /#ace3 then3 as for the a##e$iation that "e care a6out3 causes hea&aches3 "ea5 sight3 a/o/#e()3 /oor hearing3 &u##ing of $ision3 #e/ros)3 s5in eru/tions3 runn) sores3 ,ange3 6a#&ness3 insensiti$it)3 /utrefaction3 attac5s of f#atu#ence3 ca##ouses3 o$ergro"n f#esh3 an& "hate$er usua##) acco,/anies the sense0organs an& hearing an& the teeth. Taurus signifies the nec53 face3 gu##et3 the sense of s,e##3 the nose3 6u#ging &ue to a ring an& #a,eness &ue to 6en&ing of ihe foot3 /ain in the e)es3 an& &angerous causes or ,ai,ing &ue to thc :#eia&es. this Hoi&ion is ser$i#e an& fou#0&oing. An& it causes s/as,s3 e(cision of the u$u#a3 ,a#ignant u#cers3 g#an&u#ar s"e##ings in the nec53 or cho5ing3 in@uries3 ai#,ents3 or /ains to the nostri#s3 fa##s fro, heights or fro, Eua&ru/e&s3 fractures of #i,6s3 throat tu,ors3 ,uti#ation3 hi/0&isease3 a6scesses. Ge,ini is the shou#&ers3 ar,s3 han&s3 fingers3 @oints3 ten&ons3 strength ,an#) s/irit3 change3 generation of fe,a#es3 s/eech3 ,outh3 "in&0/i/e3 $oice. >hen it is aff#icte&3 it /ro&uces in@uries in these areas3 an& it 6rings the, into the /aths of ro66ers an& hosti#e so#&ier)3 an& the) are u/set "ith trau,as an& cuts an& e(cisions of the #i,6s3 or it /ro&uces those /rone to @aun&ice or fa##s fro, heights. Cancer is the 6reast3 sto,ach3 @a"s3 s/#een3 ,outh3 /ri$ate /#aces3 &ar5ening of $ision an& ,ai,ing &ue to the ne6u#ae. An& in this /#ace are ,a&e #e/rosies =in genera#?3 &u##0 "hite #e/rosies =in /articu#ar?3 s5in eru/tions3 a/o/#e(ies3 those /rone to &ro/s) Fthe cause 6eing the s/#eenG3 those "ho "a#5 o6#iEue#) or so,e"hat #a,e#)3 those "ho are ,uti#ate&3 those /rone to @aun&ice3 those "ho are $arious#) co#ore&3 /rotrusions of the teeth or the e)es3 those "ho sEuint a #itt#e3 those "ho #ose their e)e#ashes or ha$e s"o##en e)e#i&s3 those "ho are croo5e&3 those "ho are har,e& 6) "i#& ani,a#s of the "ater3 an& those "ho ha$e ,o#es aroun& their e)es an& s/ots in the corner of their e)es3 those "ho are /rone to cough3 6ringing u/ /h#eg,3 &ro/s)3 /#euris)3 /neu,onia. Leo is the ri6s3 the #oins3 the heart3 ,anhoo&3 $ision3 ten&ons. The) 6eco,e3 then3 ,aniacs3 those "ho are go&0ins/ire&3 an& those "ho are &ra"n in 6) $io#ence an& &e/ra$it)3 those "ho un&ergo &is#ocations of the #i,6s or ,uti#ation through ,an) contests or training of the 6o&)3 an& those "ho are har,e& their e)es. An& it is a cause of 6a& 6reathA "hence it a#so ,a5es those "ho are sha,efu# or castrate&3 #ia6#e to fractures3 those "ho fa## fro, heig6ts or Eua&ru/e&s3 an& those "ho are 6itten 6) "i#& ani,a#s3 an& those "ho sustain in@ur) 6) the co##a/sing =of 6ui#&ings? or conf#agrationsA further,ore3 those "ho e(/erience ,e#ancho#)3 can5ers3 an& unnatura# #ust. Virgo is the intestines3 entrai#s3 an& the inner /ri$ate /arts. >hence it a#so /ro&uces 6oth causes of ai#,ents3 an& those /ersons "ho are "ea5er3 or restraine& an& 6ashfu# in regar& to se(ua# intercourse. FIn or&er that "e shou#& not see, /ro#i(3 the in@ur) an& ai#,ent are c#ear accor&ing to nature of the Hoi&ion an& the star.G

Li6ra is the hi/s3 6uttoc5s3 co#on3 the ,e,6er3 an& hin& /arts. An& this /#ace causes /ara#)sis3 #esions3 hernias3 &)senter)3 &ro/s)3 an& stones. Scor/io is the /ri$ate /arts3 an& the fun&a,ent. An& it a#so causes the &ar5ening of $ision &ue to its sting3 ,ai,ing3 "ea50$ision3 stones3 stranguries3 foot &iseases3 those "ith ,uch gut3 fistu#as. Sagittarius is the thighs3 an& the groin. An& the) 6eco,e those "ho are $arious#) co#ore&3 those ha$ing 6irth ,ar5s3 those "ho are 6a#&3 those "ho are "ea50sighte& or "ith e)e trou6#es or ,ai,ing3 those "ith 6a& 6reath3 goutA an& it causes fa##s fro, Eua&ru/e&s3 &is#ocations of #i,6s3 har, fro, 6easts3 e(tra #i,6s. Ca/ricorn is the 5nees3 the ten&ons3 an& interna# as "e## as e(terna# ai#,ents &ue to its 6eing an enig,atica# Hoi&ion. An& it causes the &ar5ening of $ision3 &isa6#ing &ue to the s/i5e3 an& ,aniacsA those "ho are har,e& 6) ,oistureA further,ore3 it causes /hrenitisA an& Caunian "o,en F"ho in&u#ge in i##icit #o$eG3 tri6a&es3 #icentious onesA those "ho are ser$i#e3 fou#0&oers. AEuarius is the 6uttoc5s3 shou#&ers3 ten&ons3 an& @oints. An& it ,a5es those "ho suffer fro, e#e/hantiasis3 those /rone to @aun&ice3 "ho are sa##o"3 ,ai,e&3 /rone to &ro/s)3 ,aniacs3 those "ho are castrate&3 those #ia6#e to fractures3 an& stranguries for so,e. :isces is the feet3 ten&ons3 an& e(tre,ities. An& the) 6eco,e arthritic3 those "ho ha$e "hite s5in3 s5in eru/tions3 #e/ros)3 those "ho are /rone to $ice3 6#a,e"orth)3 ,uch in@ure&3 "ith e(tra #i,6s3 fa#tering of s/eechA har& of hearing3 ,ang)3 those "ho are har,e& 6) 6easts of the "aters3 or those "ho are trou6#e& "ith ai#,ents connecte& "ith ,oisture. >ith these things 6eing so3 it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine ,ore /recise#) for e$er) 6irth the Lot of 8ortune3 "ith reference to "hat 5in& of Hoi&ion it fa##s in Fan& the nature of the Hoi&ion signifies the in@ur)G3 an& es/ecia##) the #or& of the Lot of 8ortune "ith reference to "hate$er 5in& of Hoi&ion it shou#& 6e. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 it "i## 6e necessar) to consi&er the S/irit an& its #or&3 "ith reference to "hat 5in& of Hoi&ion it fa##s in Fan& these "i## in&icate the ai#,entG. An& the) "i## 6e #i5e"ise 5no"n to )ou "ith reference to the /#ace concerning "hat one &oes. The in@uries an& the ai#,ents3 then3 "i## 6eco,e ,ore acti$e "hen ,a#efics shou#& 6e u/on the /#aces or the ru#ers3 or shou#& "itness the,. The #ac5 of in@uries an& ai#,ents resu#t "hene$er the /#aces shou#& ha//en to 6e "e## situate& an& the ru#ers unaff#icte&. Each star3 then3 "i## cause its s/ecific effect fro, the nature it o6taine& as its #ot. 8or if 6) "a) of h)/othesis the Lot shou#& fa## in Aries3 an& Ares its #or& shou#& 6e there an& it has authorit) o$er 6oth Aries an& Scor/io3 ="e shou#&? forete## in@ur) to the hea& or /arts or fun&a,ent. The star "i## /ro&uce "hat it is accusto,e& to /ro&ucing 6) its o"n natureA for so,eti,es3 "hen 6oth /#aces are

aff#icte&3 6oth the in@uries an& the ai#,ents occur3 an& es/ecia##) "hene$er ,a#efics shou#& ha$e the authorit) or shou#& 6ear "itness. As a i##ustration FNeuge6auer: <an. +3 7 CE3 a6out 7 /,G Fin or&er that "e ,a) not see, to ha$e s/o5en cr)/tica##)G3 #et the Sun3 %eus3 Ares 6e in Ca/ricornA the 1oon3 the Horos5o/os in LeoA Bronos3 in TaurusA A/hro&ite3 Her,es in AEuarius. The Lot of 8ortune is =in Ca/ricorn?A the #or& of the 8ortune in Taurus. He ca,e to 6e ,ai,e& 6ecause of the :#eia&es an& the ,a#efic Bronos. An& he &i& uns/ea5a6#e things 6ecause of 6oth Hoi&iaA for %eus a#so3 the #or& of the S/irit in :isces3 "as foun& in Ca/ricorn. An& fro, these things gout "as in&icate&. Of course3 the ai#,ent an& the in@ur) "as sufficient#) foun& fro, the Lot an& the Lor&. Another FNeuge6auer: No$. !;3 117 CE3 a6out 7 a,G. The Sun3 A/hro&ite3 Ares in SagittariusA the 1oon in Li6raA Bronos in Cancer =Ge,ini?A %eus in VirgoA Her,es in Scor/ioA the Horos5o/os in Ca/ricorn. The Lot is in Scor/io. His /arts "ere in@ure&. The #or& of Scor/io "as in Sagittarius. He "as 6a#&0hea&e& an& ,ai,e& 6) an arro". An& since %eus3 the #or& of Ares an& of the S/irit3 "as foun& in the /#ace concerning Go&3 he "as ,a&e to reco$er his sight through Go&A an& he a#so 6eca,e a soothsa)er. >hence a#so3 "hen the 6enefics fa## /oor#)3 the) cause u/set "ith in@uries an& ai#,entsA an& "hen the ,a#efics fa## "e##3 the) are not in@urious3 intro&ucing on#) the causes an& the te,/ora# consi&erations. An& if the /#anets ha$ing authorit) o$er the Lot or S/irit shou#& ha//en to 6e so,eho" interce/te& or "itnesse& in the Go& or Go&&ess 6) ,a#efics3 the) /ro&uce chanters or ,aniacs or those "ho are /rescient. In&ee&3 the co,/i#er has sai& NIf the one sho"ing the in@ur) shou#& 6e scrutiniHe& 6) a ,a#efic "hi#e ha//ening to 6e u/on a /o"erfu# /#ace3 the fortuitous ai#,ents "i## 6eco,e har& to "i/e ouL an& incura6#e. *ut if a 6enefic shou#& 6e u/on the /#ace for fee#ing /ain or shou#& 6ear "itness to it3 =the ai#,ents? "i## 6e re,o$e& 6) /h)sicians or "ith the he#/ of Go&.N He sa)s3 then3 that the /i$ot /oints an& the t"o /ost0ascensions of the Lots are /o"erfu# /#aces3 an& es/ecia##) "hene$er the ,a#efics shou#& 6e u/on the, "hi#e 6eing a##otte& the,. It is nee&fu#3 then3 to e(a,ine the #ots ,ore /recise#) an& to the &egree. 8or often ti,es3 the #ot fa##s out in a certain Hoi&ion 6) the /#atic consi&eration3 6ut 6) the consi&eration of &egree in another Hoi&ion. This resu#ts fro, the &egrees of the #ights an& the Horos5o/os3 "hen =the)? are foun& either at the en& or 6eginning of the Hoi&ia. In genera#3 then3 the Sun3 the 1oon3 Bronos3 an& Her,es3 "hen the) are &ia,etrica# or /ost0ascen&ing3 intro&uce in@uries that concern $ision an& the causes of other ai#,ents or ,ania or a/o/#e(). >hen the Sun is /ost0ascen&ing or "hen it e(ists in the sa,e Hoi&ion as Ares3 it /ro&uces those "ho 6ring u/ /h#eg,3 those "ho s/it u/ 6#oo&3 those "ith heart /ro6#e,s3 an& it /ro&uces in@uries to the e)es. >hen Bronos an& Ares are in the su6terraneous he,is/here either together or a#one3 the) /ro&uce those "ith "ea5

$ision or those #ia6#e to fits3 or seers of go&s or the &ea& an& initiates of the ,)steries or the uns/ea5a6#e. The) /ro&uce si,i#ar things e$en if the) shou#& /re&o,inate ur o//ose the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon or the 1oon 6) itse#f. Or if the) shou#& scrutiniHe "hi#e the 1oon is /utting an en& to a certain /hase3 the) /ro&uce ,aniacs3 ecstatics3 e/i#e/tics3 those "ho chant. As an i##ustration FNeuge6auer: <an. 1;3 1-; CE3 a6out 1- /,G3 #et the Sun =an&? Bronos 6e in Ca/ricornA the 1oon in Scor/ioA %eus in LeoA Ares in :iscesA A/hro&ite3 Her,es in AEuariusA the Horos5o/os in Virgo. The Lot of 8ortune is in Scor/ioA the S/irit in Cancer. Bronos3 then3 "as o//ose& to the S/irit3 the #ot /ro&ucing =ai#,ents? /ertaining to the inte##ect an& sou#3 an& it a#so scrutiniHe& the >ho#e 1oon an& the /hase co,ing forth3 "hi#e the #or& of the Lot "as o//ose& to the Horos5o/os. The in@ur)3 then a#so ha& #o &o "ith the necessar) /?aces an& sensation in the feet3 an& 6e "as e(ce/tiona##) ,oonstruc5. Another FNeuge6auer: No$. !93 7. CE3 a6out 1- a,G. The Sun in SagitiariusA the 1oon in CancerA Bronos in TaurusA %eus3 Her,es in Scor/ioA Ares in LeoA A/hro&i#e in Ca/ricornA the Horos5o/os in AEuarius. The Lot of 8ortune is in LeoA Ares "as #)ing u/on this3 "ith Bronos in su/erior /osition. Since the Sun "as foun& in the /#aces of %eus3 signif)ing ,atters concerning the groin3 thighs3 an& feet3 it cause& in@ur) in these an& goutA for this a#so has authorit) o$er the ten&ons. An& since Bronos "as foun& in the su6terraneous he,is/here3 he ha& i,ages of go&s an& the &ea& in his ,in&. Another FNeuge6auer: <an. !13 11; CE3 a6out ! /,G. The Sun in AEuariusA the 1oon in VirgoA Bronos in TaurusA %eus3 the Horos5o/os in Ge,iniA Ares in CancerA A/hro&ite in :iscesA Her,es in Ca/ricorn. The Lot of 8ortune is in Ca/ricornA the S/irit in Scor/io. The ,a#efics "ere o//ose& to these #ots. He 6eca,e soft3 a &oer of the uns/ea5a6#eA for3 Ca/ricorn is a#so #icentious3 an& the #or& of this is in Taurus3 a Hoi&ion su6@ect to fee#ing. An& Scor/io in&icates the /#ace of #icentiousness. Another FNeuge6auer: No$. '-3 11 CE3 a6out 7 a,G. The Sun3 A/hro&ite in SagittariusA the 1oon in CancerA Bronos in Ge,iniA %eus3 Ares in LeoA Her,es in Scor/ioA the Horos5o/os in Ca/ricorn. The Lot of 8ortune is in LeoA the S/irit in Ge,ini. Bronos #)ing u/on this Lot cause& castrationA for3 the #or&3 Her,es3 "as a#so in Scor/io signif)ing the /ri$ate /arts3 an& the Sun in Sagittarius the /#aces of the groin. >hence3 "hen the ,a#efics a&&itiona##) co,e into the S/irit =or? "hen the) are o//ose& to it3 the) ,a5e ,aniacs or ecstatics. Another FNeuge6auer: No$. 1 3 +! CE3 sunriseG. The Sun3 1OON3 Her,es3 the Horos5o/os in Scor/ioA Bronos in LeoA %eus in CancerA Ares in Ca/ricornA A/hro&ite in Li6ra3 The Lots are in Scor/io. He "as ,ai,e& 6) ,eans of a 6ar6. Other"ise3 Bronos

a#so ha& the su/erior /osition o$er the Con@unction an& the #ightsA an& the #or&3 Ares3 fe## a,iss. Another. FNeuge6auer: A/r. !73 7' CE3 a6out noonG The Sun3 Her,es in TaurusA the 1oon in AEuariusA Bronos3 A/hro&ite in Aries: %eus in VirgoA Ares in :iscesA the Horos5o/os in Leo. The Lot of 8ortune is in Taurus. The #a&)3 A/hro&ite3 is in Aries "ith Bronos. Such a one ha& ,ange on his hea&3 an& "hite #e/ros) an& s5in eru/tionsA for3 the #or& of S/irit "as in :isces. Another FNeuge6auer: A/r. !' 1-9 CE3 a6out 9 a,G. The Sun3 Ares in TaurusA the 1oon in VirgoA Bronos in SagittariusA %eus in Ge,iniA Her,es3 A/hro&ite3 the Horos5o/os in Aries. The Lot of 8ortune is in SagittariusA the #or& in Ge,ini. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the S/irit is in LeoA the #or& in Taurus. Such a one 6eca,e short0ar,e&. Another FNeuge6auer: 1arch !73 1-73 a6out 7 /,G. The Sun3 Her,es in AriesA the 1oon in :iscesA Bronos3 the Horos5o/os in AEuariusA Ares3 A/hro&ite in TaurusA %eus in Li6ra. The Lot of 8ortune is in :iscesA the Lot of S/irit in Ca/ricorn. Such a one 6eca,e /ossesse&3 a ,aniac. The #or& of the Lot3 %eus3 "as in the /#ace of Go&3 Li6ra. The #or& of the S/irit3 Bronos3 "as in the Horos5o/os. An& A/hro&#te "as a#so foun& in the su6terraneous he,is/here. Another FNeuge6auer: Aug. 1 3 11! CE3 a6out 1- /,G. The Sun3 Her,es in LeoA the 1oon in Scor/ioA Bronos3 the Horos5o/os in AriesA %eus in :iscesA Ares3 A/hro&ite in Virgo3 The Lot of 8ortune is in Ca/ricornA the S/irit in Cancer. Such a one is a hunch6ac5.
'7. CONCE4NING 1A44IAGE3 >E2LOCB3 CONSI2E4ATIONS AN2 8IGU4ES AN2 *LISS0A VA4IETY O8

I a&$ance&3 then3 a## the teachings that see,e& to ,e to 6e true 6) e(/erience3 a#ong "ith e(/#anations. No"3 since the ,atter of ,arriage is $er) &i$erse3 I "i## c#arif) it in an easi#) gras/a6#e ,anner for those "ho /a) attention. The ,atter of ,arriage is gras/e& natura##) fro, the th Hoi&ion of the Horos5o/os. It is necessar) to consi&er ho" A/hro&ite is situate&3 "ith "hat /#anets an& 6) "hat /#anet or /#anets it is "itnesse& or ,astere&. 8or "hen it is in tro/ica# Hoi&ia or has &ea#ings in 6icor/orea# Hoi&ia3 es/ecia##) at night3 it ,a5es those "ho are /o#)ga,ous an& /ro,iscuous3 an& es/ecia##) if Her,es shou#& ha//en to 6e together "ith it3 or ,uch ,ore so if Ares shou#& a#so ha//en to 6ear "itness to it. That is3 the) co,e #o ha$e intercourse "ith ,a#e chi#&ren. An& if the Hoi&ion shou#& a#so ha//en to 6e ,ore $iri#e3 the) 6eco,e ,ore successfu# "ith regar& to intercourse. If A/hro&ite shou#& ha$e &ea#ings3 "hi#e her for& shou#& ha$e set or shou#& occu/) the E$i# S/irit0or a &estructi$e /#anet shou#& aff#ict it0or it shou#& 6e fou##) situate&3 it ,a5es the ,arriage an& the union

unfortunate. An& if a &estructi$e /#anet shou#& ren&er A/hro&ite herse#f ineffectua# 6) testif)ing to her or es/ecia##) to her ru#er3 it causes the &eath of the "ife or in@ur) or u/set. An& if the) shou#& 6e "e## situate& in "ith regar& to the nati$it)3 it causes inheritances fro, "o,enA 6ut if the) shou#& 6e /oor#) situate&3 it causes ai#,ents an& /ain. If Bronos shou#& #oo5 ahea& at A/hro&ite "hi#e she is setting3 it ,a5es those "ho are un,arrie& an& har& to &ea# "ith. If A/hro&ite shou#& chance to 6e in the Hoi&ion of Bronos3 or in its 6oun&s3 or if it shou#& 6e o//ose& 6) Bronos in accor&ance "ith an isosce#es #ine31 an& neither Ares nor %eus shou#& 6ear "itness to her3 an& Her,es shou#& not 6e co0/resent "ith her3 then the) "i## 6e "i&o"s an& $irgins. *ut e$er) ti,e that Bronos o//oses A/hro&ite3 it 6esto"s a "ife "ho has 6een in@ure& or "ho is 6arren. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the ,an for a "o,en. An& if Bronos shou#& 6e cu#,inating3 6ut it shou#& 6e o//osing A/hro&ite3 it 6esto"s a "o,an "ho is a s#a$e. If A/hro&ite shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) %eus "hi#e 6eing in the house of Bronos3 or shou#& a//#) to Bronos "hi#e se/arating fro, %eus3 or shou#& co,e into contact "ith it3 an& if it shou#& 6e seen 6) Ares3 the) ha$e intercourse "ith their nurses or "ith the "i$es of their teachers3 or "ith their ste/,others3 or "ith the sisters or 6rothers of their fathers or ,others. An& "hen the Sun is a#so 6earing "itness to the,3 or to the 1oon3 it "i## in$o#$e the, e$en ,ore in sin31 es/ecia##) "hen the 1oon is "itnessing the, or 6eing "itnesse& 6) the,. A/hro&ite in a setting Hoi&ion "ith Bronos in the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint "i## ,i( the, in #o"6orn ,arriages an& "i## cause the, grief. In genera#3 as often as the) ha$e A/hro&ite "ith Bronos or as its ru#er or su/erior to it3 "ith %eus a#so "itnessing3 the) "i## ha$e intercourse "ith their e#&ers or e#se their su/eriors. An& if it shou#& 6e a "o,en3 the sa,e. >hen the 1oon an& A/hro&ite are u/on the sa,e /i$ot /oint3 the) ha$e intercourse "ith sisters or 6rothers3 es/ecia##) "hen %eus an& Ares 6ear "itness. >hen the 1oon an& A/hro&ite arc sEuare or &ia,etrica#3 the) ,a5e @ea#ous nati$es. An& "hen Ares is 6earing "itness3 the tension is greater. The 1oon an& A/hro&ite trine in =its? o"n house3 es/ecia##) "hen u/on a /i$ot /oint3 6esto" a ,arriage "ith 5in3 an& es/ecia##) "hen Ares an& %eus are testif)ing. The Sun in its o"n house or e(a#tation "ith %eus an& A/hro&ite @oins the, in a ,arriage "ith 5in on the fatherDs si&e. A/hro&ite in her o"n house or e(a#tation in the 6oun&s of %eus3 "ith Her,es an& the 1oon3 @oins the, in a ,arriage "ith 5in on the ,otherDs si&e. >hen A/hro&ite shou#& chance to 6e in the su6terraneous /i$ot "ith the 1oon3 or if the) shou#& o//ose each other3 or if the) shou#& 6e anti0cu#,inating3 the) @oin the, "ith fraterna# or 5in&re& /ersons. E$er) ti,e that Bronos shou#& 6e u/on the tenth /#ace fro, A/hro&ite3 or if it o//oses3 or if it shou#& chance to 6e "ith it or shou#& 6e the ru#er of it3 it "i## coo# or &efi#e the ,arriage3 an& ,ore "hen Her,es is testif)ing. Bronos an& A/hro&ite3 "hen he "itnesses her in a /ost0ascension or in a /i$ot /oint3 ,a5es those "ho are sha,efu#

an& #echerous3 those "ho are gi$en to inno$ation3 an& those "ho ha$e intercourse "ith the un"orth) or "ith s#a$es3 on account of "hich the) "i## 6e te,/est0tosse& un#ess so,e /#anet shou#& cut &o"n the aff#iction 6) inter$ening. An& if the star of %eus shou#& testif)3 ,uch of the irregu#arit) "i## 6e concea#e& an& it "i## not 6e sha,efu#. That is3 the) "i## ha$e intercourse "ith su/erior "o,en an& "ith the "o,en of their acEuaintancesA an& the) "i## not ha$e ,an) chi#&ren as those that.D consort "ith the, "i## 6e 6arren3 or e#se the) "i## 6e s#o" to concei$e3 an& the ones that &o concei$e "i## a6ort. Let si,i#ar things 6e su//ose& for fe,a#e nati$ities. If Bronos shou#& testif) to A/hro&ite or shou#& 6e in her 6oun&s3 "hi#e A/hro&ite shou#& herse#f 6e figure& 6) %eus an& Ares3 there "i## 6e a&$ance 6) ,eans of a chi#& or a fe,a#e /ersonage3 an& such a one "i## see goo& fortune3 6ut "i## fai# utter#) in the en&3 un#ess the) shou#& 6e ha$ing &ea#ings "hi#e in their o"n houses or e(a#tations. If the 1oon shou#& ha$e ra)s hur#e& at her 6) %eus or shou#& 6e configure& "ith it3 an& Bronos a#ong "ith %eus shou#& "itness her3 the nati$e "i## coha6it "ith an un"orth) or 6ought "o,anA for3 Bronos har,s the "orth. An& if A/hro&ite shou#& 6e in e(a#tation in this figure "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) %eus3 the nati$e "i## co,e into a&$ance,ent an& /ro/ert)3 6ecause of this3 an& he "i## 6e 5no"n 6) great ,en. An& if Her,es shou#& a#so 6e figure& in this &is/osition3 the) "i## 6e effecti$e an& on target an& /ru&ent an& char,ing3 6ut /ro,iscuous an& for the ,ost /art inconstant "ith regar& to ,arriage. An& in genera#3 %eus regar&ing A/hro&ite or 6eing congenia# to her or agreeing "ith her to the &egree ,a5es those "ho are "e## "e& or those "ho are 6enefite& 6) "o,enA an& "o,en fro, ,en. An& e$en if she shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 he ser$es as an a##) so that e$er)thing shou#& not 6e entire#) o$erturne&. >hen A/hro&ite is u/on a /i$ot /oint3 es/ecia##) in the Horos5o/os or 1i&hea$en3 an& she shou#& not 6e aff#icte& 6) Bronos3 she ,a5es goo& ,arriagesA an& "hen she is 6eing "itnesse& 6) %eus3 she ho#&s out against aff#ictions so that things &o not get o$erturne&3 causing s),/ath) an& ,arriage. >hen A/hro&ite occu/ies the Goo& S/irit in her o"n house or e(a#tation "hi#e ha$ing the tenth /#ace fro, her occu/ie& 6) %eus or 6eing conte,/#ate& in a trine3 she 6esto"s a goo& ,arriage3 6ut she "i## cause /ain "ith the &eath of a goo& "o,an. If A/hro&ite an& Bronos shou#& occu/) the E$i# S/irit "hi#e %eus is not #oo5ing on3 the nati$es "i## 6e i## "e& or "i&o"ers3 6eing u/set "ith a6an&on,ent an& &eath. If for this figure Fthat is3 "hen A/hro&ite occu/ies the E$i# S/irit "ithout the testi,onia# of %eusG a &estructi$e /#anet such as Ares shou#& 6ear "itness3 the) "i## 6eco,e a&u#terers or #ia6#e to /ena#ties for a&u#ter)3 #o$e#ess3 sor&i&3 an& those "ho un&ergo re$ersa#s &ue to these. An& those co0/resent "ith A/hro&ite or &ia,etrica# to her "i## a#"a)s cause the se/aration or &eath of the co,/anion3 or sa& co,/anions3 an& ,uch ,ore so if the) shou#& a#so aff#ict the 1oon.

>hen the 1oon has set un&er the 6ea,s3 it is not goo& for ,arriage. Ares #)ing "ith Her,es ,a5es a&u#ter) an& /rostitution an& #asci$iousness. An& if the Hoi&ion is tro/ica# or 6icor/orea#3 sti## ,ore so. 8or the) "i## sin ,ore freEuent#)3 an& the) "i## ha$e a "an&ering e)e an& not 6e successfu#3 though at ti,es the) ha$e intercourse "ith those of #i5e ,anners an& the) "i## e(/erience &rea&fu# treat,ent fro, the, as often as the) a&,inister itA an& ,uch ,ore if Her,es shou#& "itness these. The sa,e things resu#t for fe,a#e nati$ities. An& if Bronos shou#& a#so 6ear "itness3 e$en ,ore sti##. 8or in &oing "e## 6) the, the) are treate& ungratefu##)3 so that the) a#so /#ot in or&er to 6e ungracious#) treate&A or the "o,en the ,en. If Ares an& A/hro&ite shou#& ha$e set un&er the 6ea,s3 the nati$es "ii# engage in c#an&estine a&u#teries an& secret sins. An& if the) shou#& a#so ha//en to 6e orienta# or u/on /i$ot /oints3 it "i## 6e ,ore a//arent. An& if orienta# Her,es shou#& a#so 6e /resent "ith the,3 the a&u#ter) an& ca#u,n) "i## 6e ,ore &angerous. A#so3 if %eus shou#& 6ear "itness3 the nati$e "i## sa$e&. *ut if not3 he "i## 6e o//resse& or &one a"a) "ith if he shou#& ha$e this ,anner of &eathA if not3 he "i## 5ee/ his #ife 6) s/en&ing a #ot. An& as often as it shou#& resu#t that A/hro&ite is /oor#) situate& an& Ares occu/ies the E$i# S/irit3 an& the) shou#& ha$e &ea#ings "hi#e out of sect3 or the) shou#& chance to 6e in the setting Hoi&ion3 or e#se in the house of a sect0,ate3 the ruination "i## 6e "orse an& the a&u#teries &angerous3 an& there "i## a#so 6e @ea#ous con&e,nations. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen the) are &ia,etrica# to each other3 the) cause "hat has 6een "ritten a6o$e3 6ut ,ore intense#) in re#ation to se/arations an& un/#easantness an& @ea#ousies an& angers3 an& the) ta5e u/ ,ore /#ots an& &angers. On account of Herrnes "itnessing the,3 the nati$e /ursues inno$ati$e sins3 an& further,ore such are in$o#$e& "ith ser$i#e /ersonages an& chi#&ren. The) are /ro,iscuous an& a&u#terous an& notorious3 an& ,eet "ith se&uctions an& factiona#is, an& /oisonings 6) frien&s an& s#a$es an& ene,ies. %eus co0/resent "ith A/hro&ite or "itnessing her acco,/#ishes "hat has 6een "ritten a6o$e i,/erce/ti6#)3 an& such are i,/ro$e& "ith greater /ro/ert)3 es/ecia##) if it shou#& 6e orienta# or u/on /i$ot /oint. >hene$er Ares shou#& 6ear "itness to A/hro&ite in a ,anner agreea6#e to her3 the) are 6rought together as a resu#t of a&u#ter). >hene$er Herrnes shou#& 6ear "itness to an orienta# A/hro&ite "hi#e Bronos &oes not co,,une "ith her or "ith the ru#er3 the) are @oine& to $irgins an& ,ai&ens. An& if Ares shou#& #oo5 on3 ,ore so. An& if %eus3 ,ore honora6#). An& in genera#3 a#"a)s "hen Her,es 6ears "itness to it3 such a one gets in$o#$e& an& ent"ine& "ith ,ai&ens an& su6or&inates. An& ,en an& "o,en &o si,i#ar things in the sa,e nati$it). An& if Ares shou#& chance to 6e together "ith her3 an& if in a sEuare as "e##3 he ,a5es a&u#terers3 #echers3 ro##ing a6out "ith the un"orth)3 fau#ts3 se/arations3 &eaths of co,/anions. It is "orse if Bronos is &ia,etrica#A such a one con@oins "ith o#&er or steri#e /ersons. *ut if %eus3 ,ore &ignifie& /ersons. An& if the star of Bronos shou#& a#so 6e figure& "ith the star of %eus

as it #ies together "ith A/hro&ite3 such "i## ,i( "ith su/erior or /o"erfu# "o,en. An& si,i#ar#) for "o,en. An& in a&&ition to these3 &e#a)e& ,arriages an& #ate ,arriages 6eco,e strong an& har,onious "hene$er the star of Ares an& the star of Her,es shou#& e(change "ith A/hro&ite. An& if Bronos an& %eus shou#& 6e co0/resent or shou#& testif) to her in trine3 it "i## 6e ,ore stea&). As often as the) shou#& ha$e A/hro&ite rising in the ,orning for a ,ascu#ine nati$it)3 the) 6eco,e &o,inant o$er "o,en3 6ut as often as she is un&er the 6ea,s3 the) 6eco,e su6or&inate. The re$erse for fe,a#e nati$ities. You ca#cu#ate the 1arita# Lot as fo##o"s: 8or a &iurna# nati$it)3 fro, %eus to A/hro&ite an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os3 6ut nocturna##) the re$erse3 The /#ace &ia,etrica# to the Lot3 then3 "i## 6e in&icati$e of a&u#ter). An& if the #or& of the 1arita# Lot shou#& 6e foun& u/on the &ia,eter3 an& the #or& of the Lot of A&u#ter) in the 1arita# Lot3 the) "i## first co,,it a&u#ter) an& #ater enter into a contract3 an& those "ho ha$e contracte& "i## se/arate an& again 6e 6rought together 6) a&u#ter). If the #or& of the 1arita# Lot shou#& ha$e a ,orning rising3 the) "i## 6e co,6ine in ,arriages fro, their ear#) )ears. *ut if it shou#& 6e an e$ening riser3 the) "i## ,arr) #ate. An& if it shou#& 6e setting "hi#e it has &ea#ings3 the) "i## 6e entang#e& in ,arriage @ea#ous#) an& in an irregu#ar ,anner. The #or& of the 1arriage 6esto"s the first ,arriage3 "hi#e 6enefics har,onious "ith the ,arriage in&icator or its #or& "i## the,se#$es a#so 6esto" ,arriages3 an& ,ore if the Hoi&ia of the "itnesses or the ,arriage in&icator itse#f shou#& 6e &ua#0nature&.
CONCE4NING 1A44IAGE3 IN A 2I88E4ENT 1ANNE4

8or ,en3 fro, the Sun to A/hro&ite an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/osA for "o,en3 fro, the 1oon to Ares. 8or3 A/hro&ite an& Ares are &estro)ers of 6oth the #ights 6ecause though the Sun is e(a#te& in Aries it /erishes in Li6ra an& causes the &a)s to #essen3 an& though the 1oon is e(a#te& in Taurus it is &e/resse& in Scor/io an& causes a su6traction of its #ight cos,ica##). A/hro&ite3 then3 "i## 6e the ,arriage in&icator for ,en3 "hi#e 1ars "i## in genera# 6e the in&icator for "o,en. >ho3 for ,en it is necessar) for the /#ace of ,arriage to agree "ith the S/irit3 6ut for "o,en "ith the Lot of 8ortune 6ecause of the con@ugation an& union of the Sun an& the 1oon. 8or in this "a) the s),/ath) an& i##ega#it) of the ,arriage "i## 6e @u&ge&. If3 then3 ,an) stars shou#& 6e /resent together u/on the /#ace of the ,arriage in&icator3 or shou#& "itness it3 there "i## 6e /o#)ga,). An& if the stars shou#& 6e ent"ine& "ith the 1oon "hi#e %eus is testif)ing3 the) "i## 6e #ega##) 6rought together. An& if Bronos3 the) "i## 6e se/arate& 6) &eath. An& if Her,es shou#& 6e a/art fro, %eus3 he "i## 6e at fau#t "ith s#a$es. An& if %eus shou#& "itness Bronos3 the ,arriage "i## 6e consecrate& #ega##)3 or the) "i## /ro&uce no6#e offs/ring. An& if =it? shou#& 6e so,eho" entang#e& "ith A/hro&ite3 or shou#& ha$e a re#ationshi/ to her3 the ,arriage "i## 6e fro,

ha6ituation. An& if %eus shou#& testif)3 the ,arriage "i## 6e #a"fu# an& a&$antageous an& s),/athetic. *ut if Her,es an& Ares shou#& testif) to Bronos "hi#e %eus is a6sent3 the) "i## 6e 6rought together "ith co,,on or steri#e ="o,en?3 or those "ho are ug#) or ,uti#ate&. If the 1oon shou#& a&&itiona##) 6e "ith A/hro&ite3 he "i## /ursue that "hich is co,/aniona6#e an& #asci$ious3 an& @ea#ousies an& factions "i## co,e a6out3 an& the co,/anionshi/ "i## 6e coo/erati$e. An& if the Sun shou#& ho#& s"a) o$er the ,arriage in&icator an& shou#& 6e "e## figure&3 "hi#e the star of %eus shou#& intert"ine "ith the 1oon3 the) "i## 6e 6rought together #ega##)3 an& the ,arriage "i## 6e stea&) or re/uta6#e. An& if the 1oon shou#& so,eho" 6e conte,/#ate& 6) Bronos3 the ,arriage "i## 6e as a resu#t of or/hanhoo& or fro, guar&ians. An& if the star of A/hro&ite an& the star of Ares shou#& chance to 6e together or shou#& 6e entang#e& "ith the 1oon3 the) "i## 6e 6rought together either "ith "o,en "ho ha$e a /ast or 6) ha6ituation. An& if the 1oon or A/hro&ite shou#& so,eho" 6e configure& "ith %eus or the Sun "hi#e the re,aining /#anets are a6sent3 the) "i## 6eco,e ,onoga,ous. No"3 for 6oth ,en an& "o,en it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine the Lot of 8ortune an& the S/irit3 an& their sEuares an& &ia,eters3 as "e## as their ru#ers an& the #or&3 an& "hether the) are 6enefic or ,a#efic. An& if the) are configure& "hi#e 6eing in sect3 the ,arriage "i## 6e fine an& s),/athetic. *ut if the /#aces or the #or&s shou#& 6e &ia,etrica# to one another or shou#& 6e scrutiniHe& 6) ,a#efics3 there "i## arise o//ositions3 factions3 @ea#ousies3 hatre&s3 accusations concerning the co,/anionshi/. At ti,es3 then3 the) "i## a#so 6e chastise& for su6,itting to necessit). *ut if3 "ith these /#anets 6eing figure&3 the star of Bronos shou#& congenia##) 6ear "itness3 there "i## 6e se/aration in &eath. An& if Her,es shou#& ha//en to 6e #or& of the S/irit3 an& the 1oon of the ,arriage in&icator3 an& the) shou#& a#so 6e co0/resent or "itness one another3 such a one is 6rought together "ith #a&ies or "o,en "ho are su/erior either in their ,anner of #i$ing or in their 6ree&ing. If the star of %eus shou#& so,eho" co0"itness3 the union "i## 6e a&$antageous an& s),/athetic. An& if Bronos or Ares3 confusions or @ea#ousies or se/arations "i## arise an& hurtfu# accusations "i## fo##o". An& if %eus shou#& so,eho" 6e the ru#er an& shou#& 6e configure& "ith the 1oon3 an& Bronos shou#& testif)3 such a one "i## 6e 6rought together "ith a ,other or a ste/0,other. *ut if the 1oon shou#& not ha$e a re#ationshi/ to the Lot of the 1other3 he "i## 6e 6rought together "ith o#&er "o,en. An& if the star of %eus shou#& 6e the ru#er of the S/irit3 "hi#e A/hro&ite shou#& 6e the ru#er of the ,arriage in&icator3 such "i## 6e 6rought together "ith si6#ings or 5in. An& if Bronos shou#& 6ear "itness3 it "i## ha//en c#an&estine#)A 6ut if Her,es or Ares shou#&3 se/arations an& e(/osures "i## occur. An& if3 "hi#e Bronos is a6sent3 the Sun shou#& testif)3 the ,arriage "i## ta5e /#ace #ega##) an& "ith frien&shi/ an& "i## 6e s),/athetic an& a&$antageous3 An& if the Sun shou#& 6e the ru#er "hi#e the 1oon shou#& ho#& s"a) o$er the ,arriage in&icator an& shou#& 6e configure& "ith the Sun3 "ith %eus a#so testif)ing3 the ,arriage "i## 6e s),/athetic an& eEua##) /ri$i#ege& an& #a"fu#3 as "e## as re/uta6#e an& 6ri##iant. If3 "hi#e the Sun ru#es. A/hro&ite shou#&

ho#& s"a) o$er the ,arriage in&icator3 "ith Bronos testif)ing3 he "i## 6e at fau#t "ith a &aughter. An& if the ,arriage in&icator shou#& co,e to ha$e a re#ation to Bronos3 an& it shou#& ho#& s"a) o$er the S/irit or Ares3 the) "i## re,ain un,arrie&. An& if Bronos shou#& ru#er o$er the S/irit "hi#e A/hro&ite shou#& o6tain the /#ace of ,arriage as her #ot an& shou#& 6e foun& "ith Her,es "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) Ares3 such a one "i## 6e 6rought together "ith a 6arren or 6#a,e"orth) "o,an. An& the) are 6rought together "ith foreign "o,en or those of another race or the) un&erta5e the ,arriage in a foreign #an& "hen the ,arriage in&icator shou#& ha//en to not 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint or shou#& 6e in a$ersion to the S/irit. An& the nature of the Hoi&ia an& stars "i## in&icate fro, "hat countr) the "o,en are. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 for "o,en it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine the Lot of 8ortune an& the ,arriage in&icator fro, the 1oon to Ares3 an& to co,/are these. 8or if the 1oon shou#& so,eho" ho#& s"a) o$er the Lot3 "hi#e Her,es ho#&s s"a) o$er the ,arriage in&icator an& shou#& 6e co0/resent "ith the 1oon or shou#& 6ear "itness to it3 she "i## 6e 6rought together "ith a s#a$e or free&,an. An& if %eus shou#& so,eho" 6ear "itness3 the ,arriage "i## 6e #a"fu#. *ut if3 "hi#e these things are so3 the star of %eus shou#& occu/) the /#ace concerning chi#&ren an& Bronos shou#& a&&itiona##) 6ear "itness3 she "i## 6e 6rought together "ith a chi#& or one ha$ing the /osition of a )ounger chi#&. *ut if the /#ace concerning chi#&ren shou#& conic #o 6e =that of? Bronos3 an& the 1oon herse#f shou#& co,e together "ith Bronos3 the) "i## re,ain un,arrie&. An& if the 1oon shou#& 6e the ru#er "hi#e Bronos shou#& 6e the ,arriage in&icator an& shou#& 6e co0/resent "ith the 1oon or shou#& "itness it3 the) "i## 6e 6rought together "ith a ,an 6ut "i## hate hi, an& "i## s/en& "i## #ea& an unsta6#e #ife. An& if the 1oon shou#& ho#& s"a) o$er the Lot "hi#e Ares &oes o$er the ,arriage in&icator3 an& the) shou#& "itness each other3 the ,arriage "i## 6e unstea&) or the resu#t of ra/e or "ar an& ca/ti$it). An& if %eus shou#& 6ear "itness3 it "i## #ater 6eco,e #a"fu#. If Ares shou#& ha//en to 6e &ia,etrica# to the Sun "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) Bronos an& the Sun3 he "i## 6e one accuse& of 6eing soft. An& if for fe,a#es A/hro&ite shou#& so,eho" ho#& s"a) o$er the Lot "hi#e the Sun shou#& 6e /resent "ith her3 ha$ing 6een a##otte& the ,arriage in&icator an& the /aterna# #ot3 "ith Bronos "itnessing3 she is 6rought together "ith fathers. An& if the Sun shou#& ho#& s"a) o$er the /aterna# /#ace3 she "i## 6e 6rought together "ith an o#&er ,an ha$ing the ro#e of a father. An& if A/hro&ite shou#& 6e the ru#er3 "hi#e Her,es shou#& occu/) the /#ace concerning ,arriage3 an& Bronos shou#& 6ear "itness to these3 the) "i## 6eco,e /ro,iscuous or "i## 6e /#ace& in a 6rothe#. *ut if the star of %eus shou#& 6ear "itness3 the) "i## gain an& "i## 6eco,e affectionateA "hi#e if %eus shou#& 6e a6sent3 the) "i## s/en& their #i$es sha,efu##) an& suffering i##s. An& if A/hro&ite shou#& 6e foun& in :isces or in Ca/ricorn "ith the figure 6eing such3 the) "i## a#so /erfor, sha,efu# acts. An& if Ares shou#& 6e a##otte& the S/irit "hi#e the 1oon is a##otte& the ,arriage in&icator3 the ,arriage "i## 6e 6oot). An& if it shou#& 6e foun& &ia,etrica# "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) Bronos or the Sun3 the one accuse& "i## 6e

ca/ture&. If A/hro&ite shou#& 6e the #a&) of the ,arriage in&icator3 "hi#e Ares shou#& 6e the #or& of the Lot of 8ortune3 the ,arriage "i## 6e a resu#t of ha6ituation. An& if Bronos an& Her,es shou#& a#so testif) "hi#e %eus is a6sent3 she "i## 6e accuse& of a&u#ter). An& as for the re,aining figures3 as ,an) as are sai& for ,en it "i## a#so 6e necessar) to "atch for in "o,en. 8or if it see,s to ha$e 6een or&ere& in a &i$erse ,anner3 it "i## ne$erthe#ess 6eco,e Euite c#ear in those =,arriages? that are ,et "ith.
'+. CONCE4NING HAVING CHIL24EN O4 CHIL2LESSNESS

The /#ace concerning chi#&ren3 "hich is ta5en fro, Her,es an& A/hro&ite3 ,ust 6e e(a,ine&. >hen3 then3 the) are aff#icte& 6) Bronos an& Ares3 the) are the causes of chi#&#essness or the &estruction of chi#&ren3 6ut "hen the) are assiste& 6) %eus3 the) are the causes of fruitfu#ness. No"3 one ,ust a#so e(a,ine the ru#er of the Lot of Chi#&ren3 "hich is foun& thus: 8or ,a#e chi#&ren3 fro, %eus to Her,esA an& for fe,a#es3 fro, %eus to A/hro&ite3 an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os. Accor&ing#)3 "hen the #or& of the Lot is "itnesse& 6) a &estro)er3 it &estro)s chi#&ren3 6ut 6) one of the chi#& 6esto"ers3 it is an iti&ication of fruitfu#ness. An& :etosiris: >hene$er %eus an& A/hro&ite an& Henries shou#& not 6e aff#icte&3 it is in&icati$e of fruitfu#ness. >hene$er the re$erse3 the) cause #a,ents an& &eaths for chi#&ren. As often as the) testif) to the chi#& 6esto"ers fro, 6icor/orea# Hoi&ia3 or as often as the =chi#& 6esto"ers? the,se#$es ,a) 6e in 6icor/orea# Hoi&ia3 their nu,6er is &ou6#e&. >hen the fe,inine stars "itness the chi#& 6esto"er3 the) gi$e fe,a#e chi#&renA the ,ascu#ine stars3 ,a#es. If for a ,ascu#ine nati$it) the star of %eus chances to 6e "ith Ares "hi#e ru#ing or 6eing ru#e& 6) Ares3 an& the star of Bronos shou#& "itness A/hro&ite or shou#& 6e in her house3 the figure is inc#ine& to gi$e chi#&#essness3 an& the) "i## ,iscarr) their chi#&ren. An& if for a fe,inine nati$it) the 1oon chances to 6e in the /#aces of Her,es3 "hi#e A/hro&ite shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) Bronos in a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion or shou#& 6e ru#e& 6) hi,3 such "i## 6eco,e chi#&#ess3 or the) "i## &estro) their chi#&ren. If %eus shou#& #oo5 at the 1oon or A/hro&ite3 "hi#e the 1oon is in the /#aces of Her,es3 6ut Bronos shou#& o//ose or 6e cu#,inating3 an& Arcs shou#& 6ear "itness to Bronos3 the) "i## ha$e a sing#e chi#& or 6e 6arren. >hen A/hro&ite has %eus 6earing "itness to her3 6ut is aff#icte& 6) Bronos3 it gi$es &ifficu#t) in the ,a5ing of e$en one chi#&. An& if the 1oon shou#& 6e co0aff#icte&3 the) a#"a)s 6eco,e chi#&#ess. >hen Bronos an& Ares are cu#,inating or anti0cu#,inating3 the) cause chi#&#essness un#ess the) shou#& so,eho" 6e "itnesse& 6) a 6enefic.
9-. CONCE4NING SI*LINGS

>hen the Sun is ,ar5ing the hour it ,a5es for fe" or s/arse si6#ings. >hen Bronos is setting3 it ,a5es for s/arse or fe" si6#ings. %eus an& Her,es an& A/hro&ite u/on /i$ot /oints are the 6esto"ers of si6#ings. An& "hen Bronos is o//ose&3 it &estro)s the o#&er si6#ing. >hen Bronos ha//ens to 6e "ith Ares3 it s#a)s si6#ings or ,a5es the, "ea5. >hen A/hro&ite an& the 1oon are congenia# to the thir& /#ace fro, the Horos5o/os F"hich is the /#ace concerning si6#ingsG3 the) "i## gi$e sisters3 an& es/ecia##) if the Hoi&ion shou#& 6e fe,inine. An& if the Sun3 %eus3 an& Her,es shou#& ha//en to 6e in a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ion =in the thir& /#ace?3 the) gi$e 6rothers. An& "hen the &estro)ers are "itnessing the /#ace concerning si6#ings3 if the) shou#& 6e /oor#) situate&3 the) &estro) the si6#ings "ho are 6orn or the) ,a5e those "ho are "ithout si6#ings3 or those "ho ha$e fe" si6#ings3 >hen the 6enefics shou#& "itness the /#ace concerning si6#ings3 the) not on#) gi$e si6#ings3 the) a#so ,a5e for a goo& one. >hen the star of Ares is ha$ing &ea#ings "ith the /#ace concerning si6#ings an& shou#& 6e "e## situate& 0 es/ecia##) "hen it is 6eing "itnesse& 6) a 6enefic an& es/ecia##) "hen #oo5ing at the 1oon 0 he 6eco,es a 6esto"er of si6#ings. So,e ta5e the /#ace concerning si6#ings as a #ot3 6) &a) fro, Bronos to %eus3 6) night the re$erse3 an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os.
91. CONCE4NING VIOLENT 2EATHS3 >ITH ILLUST4ATIONS

The &ia,etrica# o//osition of the Sun an& the 1oon is not a#"a)s &ifficu#t. *ut "hen a ,a#efic shou#& 6e #oo5ing on fo##o"ing the /hase3 or e#se shou#& ha$e ra)s hur#e& at it "hi#e ,aintaining a re#ationshi/3 then it is esta6#ishe& as &ifficu#t. >hence3 the a##0 6#esse& nati$ities are not a##otte& goo& fortune a## the "a) to the en&A 6ut rather3 "hen the ru#er of a star for a certain ,atter shou#& fa## a,iss or e#se shou#& 6e o//ose&3 it "i## furnish ,isfortune. :etosiris3 then3 see,e& to ha$e fu##) articu#ate& this ,atter3 though he has then o6scure& it 6) sa)ing ,)sterious#)3 N6eginning3 en&3 &o,inion o$er entire areas of scrutin) 0 the ru#ing star for each nati$it)3 "hich star ,a5es c#ear ahea& of ti,e for the offs/ring "hich offs/ring "i## e(ist an& ha$e "hat /articu#ar sort of su//ort for #ife3 an& "hat sort the) "i## 6e as to their ha6its3 the t)/e of 6o&i#) for,3 "hich a## 6eco,e conseEuences of this =star?. An& "ithout it there is nothing a&&itiona# for an)one3 neither "or5 nor re/utation.N No"3 ho" is it /ossi6#e for one star3 e$en though it is the ru#er3 to gi$e goo& fortune to the nati$it) in a## res/ects3 or o//osite#) gi$e 6a& fortuneO 4ather3 in genera#3 the =#or&? of the origina# su//ort of nota6#e3 ,i&&#ing3 an& &e/resse& 6irths "i## 6e foun& to 6e &ifferentA or e#se3 it "i## su//#) /o"er for the re,aining =su//orts? 6ut "i## 6e &ifferent than the re,aining =ru#ers?. An& "e ha$e foun& so,e "ho are fortunate in their #ife an& re/utation an& are honore& "ith /o,/ "hen the ru#er see,s to 6e congenia##) figure&3 6ut unfortunate in their chi#&ren an& "i$es3 as "e## as 6eco,ing #icentious an& sha,efu# an& &efi#ing their #ife an& 6eing ta#5e& a6out as un"orth) of such su//ort3 an& #ater

re&uce& or ha$ing a $io#ent &eath. The nati$e3 then3 has not 6eco,e fortunate3 or "hate$er is consistent "ith the ru#er3 in e$er)thing3 6ut a &ifferent ru#ershi/3 6) 6eing aff#icte&3 &i,inishe& the re/utation through the intro&uction of ,an) accusations. >e ha$e a#so co,/rehen&e& others "ho ha$e gone fro, a &e/resse& an& &isre/uta6#e fortune to an unsur/assa6#e an& unho/e& for su//ortA an& so,e "ho are fortunate in their chi#&ren an& "i$es3 6ut "anting in their #i$e#ihoo&A an& others "ho are ha//) in the area of /ro/ert)3 6ut &isre/uta6#e an& e$en &isease&A an& others "ho are #ong0#i$e&3 6ut fu## of toi# an& ,uti#ate&A an& so,e "ho ha$e ,uch /ro/ert)3 6ut are short0#i$e& or consu,/ti$e3 not 6eing a6#e to /arta5e of "hat is /resent. The #ife0gi$er3 then3 "as one /#anet3 an& the #or& of e(istence an& of &eath another. *ut so,eone "i## sa) that "hen the ru#er fa##s a,iss3 it causes a short #ifeA for that $er) reason3 "hen it fa##s a,iss it is nut 6oun& to ,easure out a ha//) #ifeA nor3 "hen the ru#er has engen&ere& a su6or&inate an& &e/resse& #ife3 "as it o6#ige& to furnish a 6right an& nota6#e #ife #aterA nor3 "hen the ru#er is "e#t figure&3 is it o6#ige& to furnish for the "e## 6orn nati$e "ho ,i(es in no ,ischief a $io#ent or con&e,ne& &eath. *ut rather3 the ru#er fa##ing a,iss engen&ers a #esser =#ife?3 "hi#e "hen the #or& of re/utation an& #ife is foun& u/on a /i$ot /oint an& is gi$ing o$er the ti,es3 it "i## furnish a 6ri##iant one. Thus a#so3 the /#anet engen&ering ha//iness3 "hen it is a#so foun& u/on a /i$ot /oint or in /rofita6#e /#aces3 "i## 6e a carefu# guar&ian unti# its o"n ti,es3 6ut if it shou#& ha$e the /#anet that i,/arts suffering or in@ur) or so,e other cause of aff#iction in a su/erior /osition to it3 or if it shou#& 6e o//ose&3 an& after it has )ie#&e& in its turn3 it "i## 6e e(hauste& of its o"n /o"er. An& there are other s/ecia# ,atters in the #ife of ,en "hich are use& to ha//ening3 "hich are not esta6#ishe& through one ru#ershi/ or treat,ent3 6ut through ,an). If3 then3 so,eone shou#& in$estigate the /#aces an& the ru#ers in an /recise ,anner3 it "i## 6e eas) to gras/ the /art in "hich the nati$it) "i## 6e fortunate3 an& the /art in "hich it "i## 6e unfortunate. If3 then3 as ,an) stars as ha$e a &eter,ination =/ertinent to? #i$e#ihoo& shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 or to #ife or in@ur) or ai#,ents or "hat one &oes or the re,aining areas3 the) "i## har, the nati$it) in accor&ance "ith each c#ass. 1ore often3 then3 "e ha$e foun& the co,/i#er to ,a5e use of not a sing#e /o"er of ru#ershi/ =a#one?3 for he sa)s3 N8or the one has /ossession of "hat one &oes3 another the su6stance of the ti,es3 another the re,aining or changing3 another /erishing.N An&3 N*) ,a5ing a /rior scrutin) of the /#ace0&escri/tion of the Con@unction' or of the se/aration of the >ho#e 1oon3 u/on "hich $er) thing0in re#ation 6oth to the /i$ot /oints an& to their /ost0 ascensions0oneDs a## &e/en&s.N An&3 Nfor rec5oning the initia# 6irth&a)3 it is necessar) to ,a5e an e(a,ination of the 2escen&ant3 :re02escen&ant3 :ost02escen&ant. 8or3 the fina# /assing a"a) "i## 6e foun& in these.N An& ,an) others. It is necessar)3 then3 to ta5e one /#ace for "hat one &oes an& re/utation3 an& another for #ife3 an& another for in@ur) an& ai#,ents an& &eath. E$er)thing3 then3 "i## not 6eco,e a conseEuence of one

ru#er. >e "i## ,ore reasona6#)3 then3 ,a5e our &e,onstrations 6) ,eans of ,an) /o"ers. *ut "e "i## a#so c#arif) these ,atters at a #ater ti,e3 an& es/ecia##) "ith regar& to the &i$isions of the ti,es3 6ut no" "e "i## /ush on to the &eter,ination of $io#ent &eath. >hen the #or& of the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon of the nati$it) shou#& ha//en to 6e in a$ersion to the Hot&ion or shou#& fa## a,iss "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) a ,a#efic3 it in&icates $io#ent &eaths. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 if Her,es shou#& 6e o//ose& #o the >ho#e 1oon "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) a ,a#efic3 it /ro&uces an 6a& cause of &eath. An& if Bronos or Ares or Her,es shou#& 6e /resent u/on Hoi&ion of the fortieth &a)3 it in&icates $io#ent &eath. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen ,a#efics ha//en to 6e u/on the 2escen&ant or :re02escen&ant3 the) a#so /ro&uce $io#ent &eath an& the causes of ai#,ents an& 6a& &eaths. An& the 7th /#ace fro, the Horos5o/os a#so /ossesses the sa,e /o"er in re#ation to the causes of &eath3 an& si,i#ar#) "ith the 7th /#ace fro, the Lot of 8ortune3 It is necessar)3 then3 to e(a,ine u/on "hat Hoi&ia the Lot an& its #or& ha//en to 6e. 8or in these Hoi&ia the causes of &eath are sho"n ahea& of ti,e3 since "hen the 1oon F"hich is fortuneG is con@oine& cos,ica##) "ith the Sun in Aries3 it cause& an ec#i/se an& su6traction of #ight in the 7th Hoi&ion3 in Scor/io3 "here6) it has 6een ca##e& its &e/ression. >e "i## sho" the /attern ahea& of ti,e 6) ,eans of the Ho&iaca# circ#e for the eas) co,/rehension of "hat "e are ta#5ing a6out. Aries is &estro)e& 6) Scor/io3 an& 6oth are the &"e##ing /#aces of Ares. Since3 then3 Ares is the &estro)er of itse#f3 it is fro, this that it ,a5es suici&es an& those "ho thro" the,se#$es fro, heights an& those "ho are rea&) for &eath or those "ho cons/ire "ith e$i# ,en3 /iratica#3 ho,ici&a#3 those "ho 6ring the &eath onto the,se#$es3 an& those "ho are &estro)e& 6) ani,a#s or fire or an& an attac5A further,ore3 those "ho are &estro)e& 6) Eua&ru/e&s an& 6#oo& an& se&uction. Taurus is &estro)e& 6) Sagittarius3 "hich is A/hro&ite 6) %eus. These &ie "e## fro, "antonness or satiet) or "ine or intercourse3 or arc those "ho &ie an eas) &eath of a/o/#e()3 those "ho are fee6#e3 "ith no one aff#icti$e cause cree/ing in e(ce/t that "hen a ,a#efic shou#& 6e u/on it or testif)ing3 intro&ucing an en& fro, its o"n nature3 it "i## in&icate the cause of &eath. Ge,ini is &estro)e& 6) Ca/ricorn3 that is3 Her,es 6) Bronos. So,e3 then3 6eco,e those "ho suffer $io#ent &eath3 those "ho are trou6#e& 6) 6#ac5 6i#e3 or those "ho are un&one "ith sensations in the ten&ons or in "et areas3 6) the i##0treat,ent of "i#& ani,a#s or re/ti#es or those "ho are con&e,ne&3 those "ho are confine&3 those "ho cho5e3 those "ho are un&one 6) the assau#ts of ro66ers or hosti#e ene,ies3 or 6) the use of &rugs3 on account of that "hich is high#) "ater).

Cancer is &estro)e& 6) AEuarius3 "hich is the 1oon 6) Bronos. The) are &estro)e& 6) ,eans of "ater or interna# anno)ances3 or the) those "ho are un&one 6) /ain of the s/#een or sto,ach3 "ith the 6ringing u/ of "ater3 in the sea3 in ri$ers3 in &a,/ness3 "ith the attac5s of re/ti#es an& "i#& ani,a#s3 "ith e#e/hantiasis3 @aun&ice3 e/i#e/s)3 "ith &rugs3 "ith a #ong anguishe& #ifeA 6ut for fe,a#es3 "ith /ain of the 6reasts3 cancers3 "ith &istur6ances in the hi&&en /arts or the "o,63 or "ith cho5ing3 or the a6ortion of chi#&ren. Leo is &estro)e& 6) :isces3 the Sun 6) %eus. >hence the) &ie as ones "ith heart or #i$er con&itions3 or the) are in &anger in $er) "et =/#aces?3 or 6ecause of "ater an& fa##s3 an& through agues or fe,a#e s#a$es. Virgo is &estro)e& 6) Aries3 Her,es 6) Ares3 An& the) &ie 6) 6etra)a# an& ,ischiefA the) are those "ho are u/set 6) "ars an& ro66eries3 conf#agrations3 attac5s3 "ea5 $ision3 ca/ti$ities3 "rath of so$ereigns3 or 6) 6eing #e& a"a)3 or 6) fa##s fro, Eua&ru/e&s or heights3 6ro5en #i,6s3 attac5s of ani,a#sA an& further,ore3 for fe,a#e /ersons 6) the fa##ing of the 6o"e#s3 a6ortions of chi#&ren3 he,orrhaging3 ruination. Li6ra is &estro)e& 6) Taurus3 A/hro&ite 6) itse#f. >hence the) 6eco,e suici&es through the &rin5ing of /oison3 those "ho are 6itten 6) an as/3 those "ho &ie 6) star$ing the,se#$es3 6) intercourse3 6) ha$ing the u$u#a e(cise&3 6) cho5ing3 6) 6eing ,uti#ate& or 6eco,ing ,ai,e& or /ara#)tic3 or those "ho are un&one 6) charges fro, fe,a#e /ersonages3 or those "ho fa## fro, heights or fro, Eua&ru/e&s. Scor/io is &estro)e& 6) Ge,ini3 Ares 6) Her,es. The) 6eco,e those "ho &ie 6) iron3 6) cutting of the /ri$ate /arts3 of the 6uttoc5s3 or of strangur)3 6) /utrefaction3 strang#ing3 $io#ence3 6att#e3 "ith the assau#ts of ro66ers or the attac5s of /irates3 or through the authorities3 fire3 i,/a#ing3 re/ti#es3 6) reason of "i#& ani,a#s. Sagittarius is &estro)e& 6) Cancer3 %eus 6) the 1oon. The) &ie3 then3 as those "ho are s/#enetic3 or suffering in the #i$er3 "ith &isor&ers of the sto,ach3 those "ho 6ring u/ /h#eg,3 s/it u/ 6#oo&3 those "ho &ie in a fa## fro, Eua&ru/e&s or 6) reason of the 6ites or attac5s of "i#& ani,a#s3 shi/"rec5s3 "ater) areas3 e/i#e/s)3 ,ai,ing3 fee6#eness. Ca/ricorn is &estro)e& 6) Leo3 Bronos 6) the Sun. The) &ie as those "ith heart con&itions3 fracturing3 in 6aths or fe$erish3 6) the "rath of the 5ing or so$ereigns3 or through i,/a#ing3 the aff#iction of ani,a#s3 or fa##s fro, Eua&ru/e&s or heights. AEuarius is &estro)e& 6) Virgo3 Bronos 6) Her,es. An& the) &ie 6) reason of a "asting of the insi&es3 6) an &isease in$o#$ing &ro/s)3 e#e/hantiasis3 @aun&ice3 6) eating iron3 &)senter)3 6etra)a# of a "o,an.

:isces is &estro)e& 6) Li6ra3 %eus 6) A/hro&ite. The) &ie 6) ,eans of "aters or /oisoning3 &ischarges or a sensation of the ten&ons3 or the /ri$ate /arts3 #i$er trou6#es3 hi/s3 re/ti#es3 6) reason of "i#& ani,a#s. An& these /ertain to the &eter,ination concerning $io#ent &eaths. *ut in a &ifferent ,anner3 it "i## 6e necessar) to e,/#o) as "e## the causes of in@ur) an& ai#,ents for each Hoi&ion in or&er for the Eua#it) of &eath to 6e easi#) sur$e)e&. An& the co0/resence or "itnessing of each one of the stars @oins in intro&ucing a cause for &eath out of its o"n nature3 it is necessar)3 then3 to consi&er ho" the /#aces an& the #or&s are situate& an& 6) "hat stars the) are "itnesse&3 either 6) congenia# ones or o//osing3 an& to ,a5e a @u&g,ent accor&ing#). 8or "hen the ,a#efics are /resent u/on the /#aces or are "itnesses for the ru#ers3 the) /ro&uce $io#ent &eaths. *ut "hen 6enefics are3 the) /ro&uce &eaths through a##egationsD or toi# or in@ur) or ai#,ents or the onset of fe$ers. 8or e(a,/#e3 Ge,ini is &estro)e& 6) Ca/ricorn an& AEuarius 6) Virgo3 "hich is Her,es 6) Bronos an& Bronos 6) Her,es. If3 then3 these shou#& chance to 6e re#ate& &ia,etrica##) or as sEuares3 the) a#so ,a5e those "ho suffer 6a& &eaths or are short0 #i$e&3 since the #ife0 6esto"er "as o//ose& to the #or& of &eath. An& if the) are other"ise unre#ate& "hi#e scrutiniHing each other in an uncongenia# ,anner3 the) intro&uce o//ositions an& @u&g,ents an& co,/#aints3 other transitor) accusations. Let the sa,e figure 6e si,i#ar#) un&erstoo& for Aries an& Her,es. No"3 the ancient one "ante& the, to he &ia,etrica#3 sa)ing3 NAt an) rate3 #et e$er) state of &ia,etrica# o//osition 0 a state of the rising an& setting of "hiche$er of the stars or e#se of the Sun an& 1oon 0 en& in &is/ute. *ut I sa) that the causa#it) of those stars that are re#ate& to &estruction or to so,e other ru#ershi/ /ertain to re/utation an& #i$e#ihoo& an& &eath. As an i##ustration3 #et the Sun3 Ares3 A/hro&ite 6e in CancerA Bronos3 Her,es in LeoA %eus in AEuariusA the 1oon in :iscesA the Horos5o/os in Scor/io3 The Lot of 8ortune is in Leo3 the &ea&#) /#ace in :isces. In that /#ace is the 1oon3 an& Bronos is u/on the Lot. The Sun3 the #or&3 is "ith Ares in Cancer3 in a "et Hoi&ion. He &ie&3 then3 in a 6ath3 6eing &ro"ne& in the "ater. Ares "as a#so o//ose& to the >ho#e 1oonA an& Bronos3 the #or&3 "as in a$ersion. >hence a#so3 he &ie& a $io#ent &eath. FNeuge6auer: ' :13 <u#) !3 1!' CEG. Another FNeuge6auer: 9 :13 8e6ruar) !'3 + CE G. The Sun3 Her,es3 A/hro&ite in :iscesA Bronos in VirgoA %eus in Scor/io. Ares in TaurusA the 1oon in SagittariusA the Horos5o/os in Leo. The Lot of 8ortune "as in Taurus. Ares3 ho#&ing s"a) o$er the S/irit3 "as u/on Taurus3 an& o//ose&3 The &ea&#) /#ace "as in Sagittarius. The 1oon3 #)ing u/on it3 has Bronos in su/erior /osition to it3 "hi#e Bronos is in the Hoi&ion of the >ho#e 1oon. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 Her,es3 the #or& of the >ho#e 1oon "as o//ose&. Such a one ha& his throat cut.

Another FNeuge6auer: noon3 <u#) +3 7 G. The Sun in CancerA the 1oon in :iscesA Bronos3 Ares3 Her,es in Ge,iniA %eus in Ca/ricornA A/hro&ite in LeoA the Horos5o/os in Li6ra. The Lot of 8ortune "as in Ge,ini. Bronos3 Her,es3 Ares3 6eing 5e/t un&er guar& in it3 "hi#e 6eing the &estro)ers of each other3 are "itnesse& 6) the ,oonA an& si,i#ar#) a#so3 the #or& of the >ho#e 1oon is in a$ersion. An& since %eus is u/on the &ea&#) /#ace an& has 6eco,e acron)ca#3 it &i& not ha$e the /o"er to he#/. Such a one ha& his throat cut. Another FNeuge6auer: noon3 2ec. ! 3 7; CEG. The Sun3 Her,es3 Ares3 %eus3 A/hro&ite in Ca/ricornA the ,oon in AEuariusA Bronos in TaurusA the Horos5o/os in Aries. He a#so ha& his throat cut. Another FFNeuge6auer: 9 a, <an. !73 1-1 CEG. The Sun in AEuarius3 the 1oon in Ge,ini3 Bronos in Scor/io3 %eus in :isces3 Ares in CancerA Her,es3 the Horos5o/os in Ca/ricorn. The Lot of 8ortune "as in Virgo3 the &ea&#) /#ace of Aries. Their #or&s "ere o//ose& to each other in a "et Hoi&ion3 an& other"ise Ares a#so chance& to 6e u/on 2escen&ant. Such a one "as 6oi#e& in his 6ath after fainting. Another. FNeuge6auer: 7 a,3 <an 1-3 1-' CE G. The Sun3 A/hro&ite In Ca/ricornA the 1oon in CancerA Bronos3 Her,es in SagittariusA %eus in TaurusA Ares in LeoA the Horos5o/os in AEuarius. The Lot of 8ortune "as in Leo3 Ares "as u/on it in a fier) an& so#ar Hoi&ion3 6eing o//ose& to the Horos5o/os. An& Bronos an& Her,es ha& a su/erior /osition o$er the &ea&#) /#ace. Such a one "as 6urne& a#i$e. Another FNeuge6auer: sunset3 2ec. !;3 11; CEG. The Sun in Ca/ricornA Fhe 1oon in Li6raA Bronos in TaurusA %eus in Ge,iniA Ares3 the Horos5o/os in CancerA A/hro&ite in AEuariusA Her,es in Sagittarius3 The Lot of 8ortune "as in Li6ra. The 1oon "as /resent u/on it3 "ith Ares in su/erior /osition to her "hi#e 6eing in o//osition to the Sun. The &ea&#) /#ace "as in TaurusA Bronos "as /resent there3 such a one fought "ith "i#& 6easts. Another FNeuge6auer: 7 /,3 1a) !.3 ;. CEG. The Sun3 the 1oon3 Her,es in Ge,iniA Bronos in LeoA %eus in :iscesA Ares in CancerA A/hro&ite in TaurusA the Horos5o/os in Ca/ricorn3 "here the Lots a#so #eft off. Bronos3 the #or&3 "as in the &ea&#) /#ace 6eing conte,/#ate& 6) A/hro&ite. Ares "as o//ose& to the Horos5o/os. Such a one &ie& 6) /oison. Another FNeuge6auer: sunrise3 1a) .3 77 CEG. The Sun3 Her,es3 the Horos5o/os in TaurusA the 1oon in :iscesA Bronos in Ge,iniA %eus in AEuariusA Ares in VirgoA A/hro&ite in Aries. The Lot of 8ortune "as in :isces. There the 1oon is 6eing conte,/#ate& 6) Bronos an& Ares3 The #or& of S/irit an& of the >ho#e 1oon ="ere? o//ose&. Such a one &ie& in a f#oo&.

Another FNeuge6auer: 9 a,3 <u#) !+3 7+ CEG. The Sun in LeoA the 1oon3 Her,es in VirgoA Bronos in Ge,iniA %eus in AriesA Ares3 the Horos5o/os3 A/hro&ite in Cancer. The Lot of 8ortune "as in Ge,ini. There Bronos "as the #or& of the &eath an& ha& a su/erior /osition o$er Her,es3 the #or& of the Lot an& the 1oon. An& other"ise3 Ares "as a#so o//ose& to the &ea&#) /#ace. Such a one hange& hi,se#f. Another FNeuge6auer: 7 /,3 A/ri# 93 +1 CEG. The Sun3 Her,es in AriesA the 1oon3 A/hro&ite in :iscesA Bronos in CancerA %eus3 Ares in TaurusA the Horos5o/os in Scor/io. The Lot of 8ortune "as in Sagittarius. The #or& "as "ith Ares in the 2escen&ant. The &ea&#) /#ace "as in Cancer. Bronos3 the #or& of the >ho#e 1oon "as a$ersion. An& Ares "as a#so o//ose& to its o"n house. Such a one fought "ith "i#& ani,a#s. *ut "e &i& not co,/rehen& the ,a#efics in a &ia,etrica# /ositioning to 6e har,fu# in e$er) "a) for e$er) nati$it)3 6ut there are ti,es "hen the) are e$en 6enefic Fan& es/ecia##) for nota6#e nati$itiesG3 un#ess the) are a#so confoun&e& "ith ,an) aff#ictions. 8or3 since the) 6eco,e $io#ent "hen constraine&3 such nati$es /er$ert the,se#$es "ith unho#) an& un#a"fu# /ractices3 an& the) &o "rong or /#un&er3 an& ra/acit) an& &esire for other /eo/#eDs things are esta6#ishe& "hi#e the) are sho"ing off an& ra$ing in the goo& s/irits of a re/utation "hich is te,/orar)A for the) insti## their o"n fau#ts in others. Ho"e$er3 the) are a#so conte,/tuous of go& an& &eath3 for these nati$es ru#e o$er #ife an& &eath. >hence goo& fortune &oes not stan& 6) the, fore$er3 6ut through the /ositioning of the o//osition3 so,e are re&uce& fro, re/utation to a &ishonora6#e an& &e/resse& fortune3 others &ie a $io#ent &eath3 an& so,e get as ,uch suffering the,se#$es as the) ha$e sho"n to others3 6eing $isite& "ith $engeance an& 6eing chastise& an& censure& for the /re$ious use#ess &is/#a) of re/utation. 8or3 "ith regar& to "hat the) e$entua##) accu,u#ate& "ith trou6#e3 an(iet) an& $io#ence3 "hen the) ha$e 6een &e/ri$e& of the s#ightest 6it of these goo&s3 or "hen the) ha$e gi$en it u/ un"i##ing#) to others3 the) are in grief o$er it. 8or3 a 6ri&#ing Ne,esis3 @ea#ous)3 intrigue3 6etra)a#3 trou6#es3 an(ieties3 "asting of the 6o&)3 /ursue these ,en "ith an unsta6#e fate3 since e$en those "ho "ish to 6e re#ease& fro, a fri$o#ous content,ent are una6#e to change their fate to a ,o&erate one3 6ut suffer as ,uch as the a//ointe& fate force& u/on the un"i##ing. An& the &ia,etrica# /ositionings "i## 6e @u&ge& in accor&ance "ith 6oth stars3 one /ositioning "hene$er a star shou#& 6e &ia,etrica# to a star "hi#e ,ar5ing the hour3 another "hene$er it shou#& 6e &ia,etrica# in its o"n house or trigon or e(a#tation. An& "hen the #or&s of the trigons or of the sects are o//osing the,se#$es3 the nati$es "i## 6eca,e ,ost aff#icte& an& unsta6#e in their #i$e#ihoo&.

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1. CONCE4NING :4E2O1INATION

Concerning the su//ort for &uration of #ife3 then3 &ifferent "riters ha$e han&e& &o"n the tra&ition in &ifferent "a)s. An& since this area see,s to 6e &i$erse an& to consist of ,an) /arts3 "e ourse#$es "i## gi$e further c#arifications 6) e(a,ining the schoo#s of thought. Let our first &eter,ination 6e that "hich concerns /re&o,ination an& hur#ing of ra)s an& ru#ershi/. An& 6efore a##3 #et the /re&o,ination for the Sun an& the 1oon 6e sought. So,e3 then3 ga$e it to the Sun 6) &a) an& the 1oon 6) night3 6ut I sa) that the Sun a#so /re&o,inates 6) night an& the 1oon 6) &a) if the) shou#& ha//en to 6e figure& o//ortune#). An& if this shou#& 6e the case for 6oth3 then I sa) to assign the /re&o,ination to the one that is ,ore /ro/er#) figure& an& to the one that is foun& in sect or trigon. A#so3 the ru#er is foun& fro, the 6oun&s of the one /re&o,inating. An& if 6oth shou#& fa## a,iss3 then the 6oun& of the &egree ,ar5ing the hour or the 6oun& of the &egree of the 1i&hea$en engen&ers the ru#ershi/3 an& of that one "hose #or& /ossesses the /ro/er figuration "ith the Horos5o/os to the greatest e(tent. Let the /re&o,inations e(a,ine& 6) us 6e these. :ri,ar) /re&o,ination: >ith the Sun in Leo3 the 1oon in Cancer3 the one o//ortune#) figure& "ith the Horos5o/os or the 1i&hea$en "i## /re&o,inate3 "hi#e the #or& of the 6oun& "i## /ossess the ru#ershi/. An& if 6oth shou#& occu/) the 6oun& of one star3 that "i## in&is/uta6#) 6e @u&ge& the ru#er. Secon&ar): If the Sun shou#& ,ar5 the hour "hi#e the 1oon occu/ies the E$i# S/irit3 the Sun "i## /re&o,inate. If the Sun shou#& occu/) the Goo& S/irit "hi#e the 1oon cu#,inates3 the Sun "i## /re&o,inate. If the Sun shou#& 6e setting "hi#e the 1oon is in the /ost0&escen&ing /#ace3 the Sun "i## /re&o,inate. If the 1oon shou#& 6e setting "hi#e the Sun is in the /ost0&escen&ing /#ace3 the Sun "i## /re&o,inate. If the Sun shou#& fa## in the &ec#ine of the 1i&hea$en "hi#e the 1oon is ,ar5ing the hour3 the 1oon "i## /re&o,inate. If the Sun shou#& #i5e"ise fai# in the &ec#ine of the 1i&hea$en "hi#e the 1oon is /ost0ascen&ing the Horos5o/os3 the 1oon "i## /re&o,inate. Again3 if the Sun shou#& fa## in the &ec#ine of the 1i&hea$en "hi#e the 1oon is cu#,inating3 the 1oon "i## /re&o,inate. If the Sun shou#& fa## in the &ec#ine of the 1i&hea$en "hi#e the 1oon is /ost0ascen&ing the 1i&hea$en3 the 1oon "i## /re&o,inate. If the 1oon shou#& chance to fa## in the &ec#ine of the 1i&hea$en "hi#e the Sun is in the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint3 the Sun "i## /re&o,inate. If the 1oon shou#& 6e &ec#ining fro, the 1i&hea$en3 "hi#e the Sun shou#& ha//en to 6e in the /ost0ascension of the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint3 the Sun "i## /re&o,inate. If the Sun shou#& 6e &ec#ining fro,

the /i$ot at the su,,it "hi#e the 1oon shou#& 6e /ost0ascen&ing the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint3 the 1oon "i## /re&o,inate. >hen 6oth of the #ights shou#& 6e &ec#ining fro, the 1i&hea$en3 the Horos5o/os "i## /re&o,inate3 an& the #or& of its 6oun&s "i## 6e @u&ge& the ru#er. If the 1oon shou#& /ost0ascen& the 1i&hea$en "hiie the Sun chances to 6e in Go&3 the first one to 6ring its ra) to 6ear u/on the &egree of the Horos5o/os "i## /re&o,inate. >hen the 1oon an& the Sun are in the 1!th /#ace &ec#ining fro, the Horos5o/os3 the 1i&hea$en "i## /re&o,inate3 an& the #or& of its 6oun&s "i## 6e the ru#er. >hence if the #ights shou#& 6e not to s/ea5 "ith authorit) &iurna##) in the su6terraneous he,is/here3 the Horos5o/os "i## /re&o,inate3 an& the #or& of its 6oun&s "i## 6e the ruier. *ut if the) shou#& 6e &ec#ining fro, the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint nocturna##)3 the 1i&hea$en "i## /re&o,inate. If the Sun shou#& 6e in the /ost0ascension of the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint "hi#e the 1oon is in the &ec#ine of the 1i&hea$en3 the first one to 6ring its ra) to 6ear on the Horos5o/os "i## /re&o,inate. If the Sun an& the 1oon shou#& ha//en to 6e in the setting Hoi&ion3 the 6oun& of the Con@unction "i## /re&o,inate3 an& the #or& of the 6oun&s "i## 6e the ru#er. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 if 6oth shou#& ha//en to 6e in the Horos5o/os or in the 1i&hea$en or in the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint3 the 6oun& of the Con@unction "i## /re&o,inate3 an& the #or& of the 6oun&s "i## 6e the ru#er. 8or if the) shou#& occu/) the 6oun& of one star in the sa,e Hoi&ion or in &ifferent ones3 that 6oun& "i## infa##i6#) 6e the ru#er. If the Sun shou#& so,eho" 6e foun& in its o"n &e/ression3 it "i## not 6e the a/heta un#ess it shou#& ha//en to 6e ,ar5ing the hour to the &egree. Si,i#ar#) a#so for the 1oon in Scor/io. >hen the 1oon has 6een foun& to 6e con@unct an& has fa##en un&er the 6ea,s of the Sun3 it &oes not 6eco,e the a/heta un#ess it a#so ,ar5s the hour to the &egree. An& "hen it is 6eing 6rought3 to a >ho#e 1oon3 if it &isso#$es its /hase "ithin the 6oun& of the Horos5o/os3 it is the a/heta3 an& it is the &estro)er if it &isso#$es the >ho#e 1oon in the sa,e &a). It "i## 6e necessar)3 then3 to consi&er ho" ,an) &egrees there are 6et"een it an& the >ho#e 1oon in or&er to #earn ho" to &ec#are the nu,6er of )ears. 8or e(a,/#e3 the Horos5o/os an& the 1oon in the !!n& &egree of Aries. It &isso#$es the >ho#e ,oon in the sa,e &a) at a6out the ! th &egree of the sa,e Hoi&ion. The inter$a# 6et"een it an& the &egree of the >ho#e 1oon is . &egrees3 "hich con@oin together as 9 )ears. The nati$e #i$e& so ,an) )ears. An& es/ecia##) if a ,a#efic shou#& 6ring its ra) to 6ear an& if it shou#& "itness or o//ose the Hoi&ion3 there "i## 6e a &eath. *ut if a 6enefic shou#& #i5e"ise regar& it3 there "i## not 6e a &eath3 6ut in@ur) or suffering. A#so3 the re,aining /hases of the 1oon u/ unti# the &isso#$ing of the 6on&s arc &estructi$e. It is a#so necessar) to @u&ge that the /re&o,ination is then certain if the Sun or the 1oon shou#& in&ee& testif) to the #or& of the 6oun&s an& shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on /i$ot /oints or in /rofita6#e &egrees. *ut if it shou#& 6e foun& to 6e in a$ersion3 the nati$it) "i## 6e @u&ge& to 6e "ithout a /re&o,inant /#anet. An& if the #or& of the so#ar or

#unar Hoi&ion an& the #or& of the 6oun&s shou#& e(change 6oun&s3 in this "a) the ru#ershi/ "i## a#so 6e "ithout a /re&o,inator. An& it is necessar) to ,a5e sure that the a//arent ru#er shou#& ne$er chance to 6e settingA for thus again the nati$it) "i## 6e "ithout a &o,inant /#anet.
!. CONCE4NING THE NOTA*LE 2EG4EES O8 THE :IVOT :OINTS

*efore a##3 then3 after one has esta6#ishe& the &egree ,ar5ing the hour an& the &egree cu#,inating an& the &egrees of the re,aining /i$ot /oints3 it 6ehoo$es hi, to ta5e the inter$a# fro, the &egree ,ar5ing the hour u/ to the &egree anti0cu#,inating3 an& to su//ose that 1C' /art of the con@oine& ,u#titu&e in the /i$ota# figure consists of /rofita6#e &egrees3 an& that either 6enefic or ,a#efic stars are /o"erfu# in these &egrees. *ut one ,ust a#so su//ose that the re,aining &egrees =fro, the ne(t &egrees? u/ to the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint are un/rofita6#e an& the stars u/on the, /rofit#ess an& ineffectua#A an& that the &ia,eters of the Horos5o/os an& the re,aining /i$ot /oints /ossess the sa,e /o"er in re#ation to the /rofita6#e an& un/rofita6#e &egrees3 the stars u/on the, 6eing #i5e"ise $igorous. No"3 it is c#ear that there are not a#"a)s '- &egrees u/on a /i$ot /oint3 6ut so,eti,es ,ore an& so,eti,es fe"er. An& if the /o"erfu# &egrees in Hoi&ia ,ar5ing the hour an& setting shou#& 6e fe"er than '-3 then there "i## 6e ,ore than '- &egrees in the 1i&hea$en an& the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint. An& if there shou#& 6e ,ore than '- &egrees in the /i$ot /oint ,ar5ing the hour an& the one o//osite this3 then there "i## 6e fe"er than '- &egrees in the 1i&hea$en an& the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint. 8or e(a,/#e3 #et :isces 6e ,ar5ing the hour at 1' &egrees3 the !!n& &egree of Sagittarius cu#,inating3 the sa,e &egree of Ge,ini 6eing un&er the earth3 an& the 1'th &egree of Virgo setting. I too5 the inter$a# fro, the Horos5o/os to the su6terraneous /i$ot /ointA it co,es to ++ &egrees. The 1C' /art of these is ''. I &e/arte& "ith these fro, the Horos5o/os. It #eft off at the 1;th &egree of Aries. These &egrees an& the stars u/on the, "i## 6e /o"erfu#3 6ut the re,aining &egrees fro, the 1 th &egree u/ to the su6terraneous /#ace "i## 6e un/rofita6#e. An& their &ia,eters "i## ho#& s"a) in the sa,e ,anner. Again3 I too5 the inter$a# fro, the cu#,inating &egree u/ to the &egree ,ar5ing the hour. The resu#t is 71 &egrees. Of these 1C' /art 6eco,es ! . I &e/arte& "ith these fro, the cu#,inating &egree. It #eft off at the 1+th &egree of Ca/ricorn. These &egrees3 then3 an& their &ia,eters "i## 6e /rofita6#e3 "hi#e the re,aining &egrees "i## 6e un/rofita6#e. It is necessar) to &o so,ething si,i#ar for the re,aining nati$ities in or&er to 5no" "hether the stars are in /rofita6#e or un/rofita6#e &egrees. Ho"e$er3 it see,s to ,e ,ore natura# for it to ho#& as fo##o"s: After ta5ing the inter$a# fro, the &egree ,ar5ing the hour u/ to the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint an& rec5oning 1C'

of these @ust as a6o$e3 an& after &e/arting in or&er fro, the &egree ,ar5ing the hour3 to @u&ge these &egrees an& their &ia,eters to 6e /o"erfu#3 an& to @u&ge another 1C' /art of the &egrees as ,i&&#ing 0 neither ,ore goo& nor ,ore 6ase 0 on account of the /ost0 ascension of the Horos5o/os an& the Go&&ess an& the &ia,eter of Go&. The first 1C' /art3 then3 of the &egrees fro, the Horos5o/os are /rofita6#e an& /o"erfu#A another 1C' /art is ,i&&#ingA an& another 1C' /art no(ious an& 6ase. An& the stars are a#so acti$e after the sa,e fashion. It is a#so necessar) to =su//ose the first 1C' /art? fro, the &egree of the 1i&hea$en an& in the /i$ota# or&er =to 6e /rofita6#e?A another 1C'3 that of the /ost0ascension =to 6e ,i&&#ing Fas it "as a#so na,e& Goo& S/irit 6) the ancientsG?A an& the re,aining 1C' u/ to the Horos5o/os 0 the &ec#ining &egrees 0 to 6e aff#icti$e an& un/rofita6#e. The &ia,eters of these gi$e their su//ort in a si,i#ar fashion. Orion ga$e an e(/osition of a## this in his 6oo5.
'. ON A:HESIS

Since so,e3 out of /ossessi$eness or ine(/erience3 treat a/hesis in a one0si&e& an& o6scure fashion Ffor3 the) ,a5e it 5no"n 6) a#"a)s using the ,u#titu&e of ascensiona# &egrees fro, the a/hetic &egree u/ to the si&e of a sEuareG3 it is necessar) for us to c#arif) the &istinctions. 8or "e ha$e foun& nati$ities "hich ste/ across the si&e of a sEuare3 es/ecia##) in the Hoi&ia of short ascension3 a#though the ancients s/ecifica##) sai& that this "as i,/ossi6#e. An& again3 "e ha$e foun& nati$ities that &o not /ass through a sEuare e$en though there is no hur#ing of ra)s 6) the ,a#efics. >hen a nati$it) is /osite& then3 it is necessar) to consi&er if it has a ru#er or if it "i## 6e #ac5ing in one3 an& "hether the Sun or the 1oon or the Horos5o/os "i## 6e the a/heta. An& if the Sun or the 1oon shou#& o6tain the a/hetic /#ace as #ot3 it is necessar) to rec5on ho"0 ,an) ti,es are con@oine& fro, the a/hetic &egree u/ to the si&e of a sEuare for the Hone "here he has 6een 6orn3 an& it is necessar) that those "ho ,a5e such inferences ,a5e 5no"n that he #i$e& @ust so ,an) )ears. An& this resu#ts if the ru#er3 6eing /resent in its o"n 6oun&aries an& 6eing /ro/er#) configure&3 shou#& in&ee& a//#) to the a/heta or shou#& testif) to it3 an& none of the &estro)ers shou#& a##o" the ,u#titu&e of )ears to re,ain in arrears after 6ringing its ra) to 6ear. An& if the ru#er shou#& chance to 6e un"itnesse& in re#ation to the /re&o,inator3 6ut shou#& other"ise 6e foun& to 6e "e## figure& Ffor e(a,/#e3 if it shou#& ,ar5 the hour or cu#,inate ="hi#e 6eing? orienta#G3 it i,/arts its co,/#ete )ears. *ut "hen =it is not? u/on Fhe /i$ot /oints3 if it a##o"s the re&uction of the inter$a# to re,ain in arrears &ue to a &eter,ination =of the /resence? of co,,union3 it "i## i,/art the re,aining )ears. It is a#"a)s necessar)3 then3 to rec5on the Euantit) of )ears fro, the /re&o,inator an& to co,/are "ith the )ears of the ru#er. An& ho"e$er ,an) shou#& 6e foun&3 =the nati$e? "i## #i$e for @ust so ,an) )ears. If the )ears of the ru#er shou#& 6e fe"er than those of the

a/heta3 the nati$e "i## #i$e for those of the ru#er. 8or3 the ru#er &oes the i,/arting if the nati$it) shou#& in&ee& ha//en to 6e one that has a ru#er3 "ith the /i$ota# inter$a#s 6eing #eft in arrears. *ut if the )ears of the a/heta shou#& ha//en to 6e fe"er than those of the ru#er3 he "i## #i$e for those of the a/heta3 an& =the nati$it)? "i## 6e @u&ge& one "ithout a ru#er. An& if the /re&o,ination shou#& ha//en /ro/er#)3 =the a/heta? an& the ru#er "i## each i,/art its o"n )ears. So,e again3 then3 rec5on the /i$ota# inter$a# of the ru#ers fro, the &egree ,ar5ing the hour an& the &egree setting. An& if the) shou#& 6e . or ; Hoi&ia a/art3 the) ,a5e a su6traction of @ust so ,an) )ears. I sa) that "e rec5on the inter$a# of the ru#er fro, the 9 /i$ot /oints an& su6tract if the nati$it) shou#& in&ee& 6e foun& to 6e one "ith a ru#er. 8or in the rec5oning3 if =the ru#er? shou#& 6e foun& to 6e cu#,inating or occu/)ing the Goo& S/irit or u/on so,e /rofita6#e /#ace3 it i,/arts its co,/#ete )ears. Therefore3 one shou#& not su6tract this a&&itiona# a,ountN fro, the inter$a# that /ertains to ,ar5ing the hour or to setting. *ut if neither the Sun nor the 1oon shou#& o6tain the a/hetic /#ace as its #ot3 6ut the Horos5o/os or 1i&hea$en shou#& instea&3 "e ,ust not )et rec5on the ,u#titu&e of )ears fro, the a/hetic &egree u/ to the sEuare3 6ut &is/#a) the )ears 6) co0 rec5oning u/ #o the /i$ota# inter$a#3 if none of the &estructi$e /#anets shou#& cut &o"n the =&e6t? of )ears 6) 6ringing its ra)s to 6ear. 8or the sa5e of an i##ustration3 #et so,eone in the secon& Hone ha$e his hour ,ar5e& 6) the 7th &egree of Ge,ini an& his 1i&hea$en cu#,inate& 6) the !!n& &egree of AEuarius. An& since the a/hesis is fro, the &egree ,ar5ing the hour3 the cessation of the )ears is not a#"a)s u/ to the si&e of a sEuare Fthe 7th &egree of VirgoG3 6ut rather u/ to the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint Fat the !!n& &egree of LeoG3 an& the con@oine& nu,6er of )ears ,ust 6e /ro&uce&3 if in&ee& no &estro)er shou#& 6ring its ra)s to 6ear. 8or if a &estro)er shou#& 6e /resent or shou#& hur# its ra)s u/on the !-th &egree of Ge,ini or "hate$er &egree of Cancer3 the nati$e "i## #i$e @ust as ,an) )ears as are con@oine& fro, the a/hetic &egree u/ to the &estructi$e &egree. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 if "e shou#& /erfor, the a/hesis fro, the 1i&hea$en Fat the !!n& &egree of AEuariusG3 he "i## not )et ha$e the conc#usion of his )ears at the si&e of a sEuare Fat the !!n& &egree of TaurusG 6ut rather at the 7th &egree of Ge,ini. It is c#ear3 then3 that a/hesis has /asse& o$er the sEuare si&e Ho&iaca##)3 6ut not accor&ing to /i$ot /oints. There are ti,es3 then3 "hen this /roce&ure is suita6#e for the Sun an& the 1oon. Such a ti,e is "hen the) shou#& 6e assiste& in the /assing o$er 6) the ru#ers 0 that is3 "hene$er the) shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) the, "hen the) are "e## situate& an& a6#e to i,/art their co,/#ete )ears. An& if "e shou#& /erfor, the a/hesis fro, the 2escen&ant Fthat is3 fro, the 7th &egree of SagittariusG u/ to the !!n& &egree of AEuarius3 "e "i## fin& the co,/#etion in a si,i#ar fashion. 8or those fin&ing the a/hetic &egree3 then3 it "i## a#"a)s 6e necessar) to e(a,ine "here the /i$ota# inter$a# co,es 6eforehan&3 an& to ,a5e the a/hesis u/ to that &egree if no &estro)er shou#& cut in.

Let this rather cr)/tic account 6e teste& an& fi##e& out 6) us3 rec5oning that the a/hetic &egree to 6e the &egree cu#,inating. >hen this is cu#,inating3 it "i## a#so 6e necessar) for us to e(a,ine for the Hone at "hich so,eone #i$es "hich &egree is a6#e to ,ar5 the 6irth hour3 an& u/on 5no"ing this3 to /erfor, the a/hesis u/ to that &egree. 8or e(a,/#e3 #et the a/hetic &egree 6e at the 1!th &egree of Scor/io for the !n& Hone. If then "e "ere to consi&er it to 6e ,ar5ing the hour3 the a/hesis "ou#& 6e u/ to the 1'th &egree of AEuarius3 "here it #ea$es off at the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint. *ut if3 as "e state& a6o$e3 "e shou#& consi&er the &egree to 6e cu#,inating3 "e "i## fin& the Horos5o/os to 6e in the ascen&ing Hoi&ion at the !7th &egree of Ca/ricorn3 an& the a/hesis "i## 6e fro, the 1!th &egree of Scor/io u/ to the !7th &egree of Ca/ricorn. An& "e "i## fin& out 6) a#so &oing the sa,e for the re,aining nati$ities. Si,i#ar#) a#so for the &estructi$e &egree "hen rec5oning that the a/hetic &egree is the &egree ,ar5ing the hour. >hen this is so3 it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine "hatsoe$er &egree of the Hoi&ion is a6#e to cu#,inate3 an& to /erfor, the a/hesis u/ to that &egree or to the &egree &ia,etrica# to it. An& in treating the &eter,ination /ertaining to ru#ershi/3 it "i## 6e necessar) for us to e(a,ine Fas "e sai& 6eforeG the /i$ota# &istance an& the figure0&escri/tion3 an& ,a5e a co,/arison "ith the a/heta. Let the Horos5o/os 6e at the 17th &egree of Sagittarius3 the 1i&hea$en at the 9th &egree of Li6ra3 an& #et Her,es 6e the ru#er at the 1'th &egree of Scor/io. >e ca#cu#ate the inter$a# fro, it u/ to the &egree ,ar5ing the hour. It co,es to '. &egrees3 "hich are ! 1C' hours. Since then Her,es &istri6utes its ; co,/#ete )ears3 &i$i&e these 6) 1!. Therefore3 ; )ears3 9 ,onths fa## to each hour. Since there are t"o hours3 then3 the) co,e to 1! )ears3 7 ,onthsA an& of the 1C' hour3 there are ! )ears3 1 ,onth3 '- &a)s. Together the) co,e to 19 )ears3 + ,onths3 1- &a)s. Su6tract these fro, ;. There are ;1 )ears3 ! ,onths3 !- &a)s re,aining. It is necessar) to rec5on in the sa,e fashion e$en if )ou shou#& &o the se/aration fro, an) other /i$ot /oints. >ith these things 6eing so3 #et the 1oon 6e the a/heta in Li6ra a6out the 7th &egree. I too5 !+ )ears3 9 ,onths of the re,aining !! &egrees3 an& the '; )ears of Scor/io3 an& the 17 )ears3 1 ,onth3 17 &a)s of the 1 &egrees of Sagittarius. A#together3 7' )ears3 . ,onths3 17 &a)s co,e fro, the a/hesis. Since3 then3 the )ears of the a/heta "ere foun& to 6e ,ore than the )ears of the ru#er3 the nati$it) "i## #i$e for @ust as ,an) )ears as the ru#er Her,es i,/arte&: ;1 )ears3 ! ,onths3 !- &a)s. *ut if the )ears of the a/heta #eft in arrears 6) the ra) of a &estro)er "ere fe"er than those of the ru#er 0 .' )ears3 for e(a,/#e 0 the resu#t is that in the nati$it) in Euestion on#) .' )ears "ou#& 6e #i$e&. If3 ho"e$er3 the ru#er shou#& 6e foun& to 6e u/on a /i$ot /oint an& orienta#3 or e#se shou#& ha//en to 6e u/on the /rofita6#e &egrees "hen fu#fi##ing the a/hesis3 it in&ee& i,/arts its co,/#ete )ears. 8or "hen the ru#er ha//ens to 6e "e## situate&3 the &estro)ers that are /resent or hur#ing their ra)s "i## not )et 6eco,e &i,inishes of the ti,es. *ut if the nati$it) shou#& so,eho" 6e foun& to 6e #a5ing a ru#er "hen there is an

a/hesis3 then it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine the co0/resences of the &estro)ers or e#se the "itnessing 6) he(agon triang#e3 sEuare3 or &ia,eter. The &estro)ers are Bronos3 Ares3 the Sun3 the 1oon "hi#e it is 6eing 6rought to a//earance. An& there are a#so &estructi$e /#aces for each Hoi&ion3 the a/hetic 6oun&s an& the 6oun&s of the ,a#efics. An& the ' &egrees on either si&e of the a/hesis "i## 6e @u&ge& &estructi$e &egrees3 6ecause e$er) three0&egree inter$a# that /rece&es an& fo##o"s has the /o"er of co0/resence or e#se of eEui$a#ence of &egree. This inter$a# itse#f a#so =e(ists? $ertica##)3 for a## of &egrees. >hen the ,a#efics hur# their ra)s "ithin these3 the) 6eco,e &estro)ersA 6ut 6enefics 6eco,e /re$enters of &estruction. 8or e(a,/#e3 #et so,eone ha$e his hour ,ar5e& 6) the 1!th &egre of Aries. This sa,e three0&egree inter$a#3 then3 "i## 6e 6et"een the +th an& the 1.th &egrees of Aries. If3 then3 a ,a#efic shou#& hur# a ra) fro, the +th to the 1.th &egree3 it causes &estruction not on#) at the un&er#)ing &egree for the sa,e Hoi&ion as the a/hesis3 6u# a#so in the other Hoi&ia u/ to the si&e of a sEuare. If3 for e(a,/#e3 "ith Aries3 ,ar5ing the hour3 Bronos or Ares shou#& 6e foun& in Taurus or Ge,ini aroun& the 1.th &egree3 "hen the a/hetic &egree co,es to the 1!th or 1'th Agree of Taurus or Ge,ini in accor&ance "ith the seEuence of ti,es3 there "i## 6e &estruction. >hen the &estro)ers3 then3 are u/on /i$ot /oints or /ost0ascen&ing3 the) are ,a&e ,ore $igorous3 6ut "hen the) are outsi&e of the /i$ot /oints3 the) 6eco,e "ea5. Let this &eter,ination 6e so$ereign in re#ation to the /#anets u/on /i$ot /oints. If3 for e(a,/#e3 "hi#e Aries is ,ar5ing the hour as "as /ostu#ate& a6o$e3 Bronos shou#& ha//en to 6e at the 1'th or 1!th or !-th &egree of Sagittarius3 it is &ec#ining 6) %oi&ion an& since it hur#e& its ra) triangu#ar#) at Aries onto &egrees that are u/on a /i$ot /oint an& /rofita6#e3 it "i## 6e @u&ge& a &estro)er. *ut if it shou#& 6e foun& at the 'r& or th &egree of Sagittarius3 it "i## 6e &ec#ining in 6oth "a)s0to the &egree an& 6) Hoi&ion 0 an& it "i## not 6e a &estro)er. An& it a#so ha//ens that the &estro)ers hur# their ra)s fro, /#aces u/on /i$ot /oints onto un/rofita6#e an& &ec#ining &egrees3 an& &o not &estro). Let so,ething si,i#ar 6e su//ose& for the 6enefics.
9. CONCE4NING >IN2S O8 THE STA4S AN2 THEI4 EKALTATIONS AN2 STE:S

>ith these things 6eing so3 it is necessar) to a#so recor& the "in&s. *ut 6eforehan& it is necessar) to e(a,ine in "hat &egree each star is e(a#te&3 for the &eter,ination is 5no"n fro, the,. No"3 the Sun is e(a#te& aroun& the 1+th &egree of Aries3 the 1oon aroun& the 'r& &egree of Taurus3 %eus aroun& the 1.th &egree of Cancer3 Ares aroun& the !7th &egree of Ca/ricorn3 Bronos aroun& the !1st &egree of Li6ra3 Her,es aroun& the 1.th &egree of Virgo3 A/hro&ite aroun& the ! th &egree of :isces. An& in the &ia,etrica# &egrees the) are &e/resse&.

The sEuare /rece&ing each e(a#tation3 then3 "i## 6e ca##e& DnorthernD an& the sEuare fo##o"ing DsouthernD. 8or e(a,/#e3 since the Sun is e(a#te& aroun& the 1+th &egree of Aries3 the sEuare /rece&ing it "i## 6e fro, the 1+th &egree of Ca/ricorn. If3 then3 it shou#& 6e foun& in this =sEuare?3 "e sa) that it is going u/ to the North an& is e(a#te& in heightA 6ut fro, the 1+th &egree of Aries to the 1+th &egree of Cancer it is co,ing &o"n fro, the North. An& fro, the 1+th &egree of Cancer to the 1+th &egree of Li6ra it is co,ing &o"n to the SouthA 6ut fro, the 1+th &egree of Li6ra to the 1+th &egree of Ca/ricorn it is going u/ fro, the South. If "e are a#so see5ing the ste/ of the "in&3 "e "i## &isco$er it as fo##o"s. Since each ste/ is of 1. &egrees3 "e "i## get to 5no" it 6) ta5ing the inter$a# of the star fro, each &egree an& &iscar&ing in accor&ance "ith a 1. &egree inter$a#. 8or e(a,/#e3 #et the Sun 6e at the !!n& &egree of AEuarius. I ta5e the &egrees fro, the 1+th &egree of Ca/ricorn to the !!n& &egree of AEuariusA the) co,e to ''. >e su6tract t"ice 1. &egrees3 or '-3 "hich are t"o ste/s. ' &egrees are re,aining3 so that the Sun is u/on the 'r& ste/ of ascen&ing to the north. >e set this out for the sa5e of an e(a,/#e. An& for the "in&s of the re,aining stars3 it 6ehoo$es us to treat of 6oth the "in& an& the ste/ 6) #i5e"ise ca#cu#ating the northern an& southern se,icirc#es. 8or e$er) nati$it)3 then3 it is necessar) to recogniHe "hether the Sun or 1oon or Horos5o/os is the a/heta3 an& "ith "hat 5in& of "in& it is running3 an& to o6ser$e the re,aining stars in this ,anner. 8or if so,e stars shou#& 6e running "ith the sa,e "in& as the a/heta3 the) "i## 6e congenia# an& s),/athetic3 ari& es/ecia##) in their o"n ti,es. An& the) "i## 6e stronger an& he#/fu# if the) shou#& ha//en to 6e rising or u/on a /i$ot /oint or a&&ing in nu,6ers an& of the sa,e sect. *ut if one of the stars shou#& ha//en to 6e running "ith a "in& o//osite to the a/heta3 the o//osite "i## ta5e /#ace3 an& it "i## 6e ,a#efic3 an& es/ecia##) for the gi$ing o$er of the ti,es. An& if it shou#& 6e setting an& su6tracting in nu,6ers3 it "i## 6e har,fu# an& &angerousA not e$en if it shou#& 6e3 u/on a /i$ot /oint in this /art "i## it 6e @u&ge& continua##) 6enefic. *ut if it shou#& ha$e certaiin congenia# figures to the a/heta3 an& certain uncongenia# ones as "e##3 it "i## 6e irregu#ar an& neither a#"a)s he#/fu# nor a#"a)s har,fu#. An& if the Horos5o/os shou#& 6e foun& to 6e the a/heta3 it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine the #or& of the 6oun&s at that ti,e3 an& to recogniHe the 5in& of "in& it runs "ith3 or if it is u/on a /i$ot /oint or rising or a&&iti$e3 an& to co,/are "ith the re,aining ones. So,e3 then3 "i## ha$e the o/inion that this fin&ing is "orth#ess3 6ut I sa) instea& that it is Euite natura# an& effecti$e. 8or in the canonica# co,/i#ations no one has &iscusse& this &etai# &ifferent#) "hen treating of this ,atter.
.. CONCE4NING THE SECT O8 THE STA4S

It is a#so necessar) to consi&er the sect of the stars3 for the Sun3 %eus3 an& Bronos re@oice "hen the) are a6o$e the earth &uring the &a)3 6e#o" the earth at night. *ut the

1oon3 Ares3 an& A/hro&ite re@oice "hen the) are a6o$e the earth at night3 an& 6e#o" the earth &uring the &a). Her,es goes "ith &ie sects of the ru#er in "hose 6oun&s it #ies. >hence3 for those "ho are 6orn 6) &a)3 if so,eone shou#& 6e foun& to ha$e %eus3 the Sun3 an& Bronos "e##0figure& a6o$e the earth3 it "i## 6e 6etter than ha$ing the, 6eneath the earth. Si,i#ar#) a#so for the nocturna# /#anets3 if so,eone shou#& ha$e the, a6o$e the earth =at night?3 it "i## 6e e(/e&ient. A/hro&ite re@oices ,ore "hen it is ,ar5ing the hour or cu#,inating3 an& the re,aining stars re@oice "hen ,ar5ing the hour or setting. Illustrations of the Headings Above For an illustration, let the Sun be at the 29th degree, 30th minute of Cancer; the oon at the !2th degree of "isces; #ronos at the 2$th degree, %th minute of Sagittarius; &eus at the 22nd degree, !3th minute of Ca'ricorn; Ares at the $th degree, 23rd minute of Scor'io; A'hrodite at the 2%th degree, !3th minute of Cancer; Hermes at the !!th degree, 2(th minute of )eo; the Horos*o'os at the !$th degree of "isces; the idheaven at the 2(th degree of Sagittarius+ ,he nativit- is .ithout a ruler since A'hrodite, the lad- of the hounds of the oon, fell under the /escendant+ ,he a'heta is the Horos*o'os+ Hermes, the lord of the bounds, .as also itself found to have been declining under the /escendant+ ,he a'hesis, then, is from the Horos*o'os u' to the side of a s0uare and from the hurling of ra-s .ith regard to #ronos from a diameter onto the bound of a destro-er+ For, Ares deviated its ra-s from the diameter because &eus, being found on the same degree, 'revented the destruction+ He died then at 19 -ears+ Ho.ever, if &eus had not 'revented b- trining, he .ould have lived onl- 10 -ears+ 23eugebauer4 !0 'm, 5ul- !9, $( C67+ Another 23eugebauer4 $ 'm, arch !(, !!0 C67+ ,he Sun at the 2(th degree, %th minute of "isces; the oon at the !1th degree, (3rd minute of 8emini; #ronos at the !st degree, 2(th minute of "isces; &eus at the 29th degree, !%th minute of Sagittarius; Ares at the 2!st degree, %th minute of ,aurus; A'hrodite at the 9th degree of A0uarius; Hermes at the !2th degree of Aries; the Horos*o'os at the !(th degree of )ibra; the idheaven at the !1th degree of Cancer+ ,he lights .ere declining+ ,he Horos*o'os is the a'heta in the bounds of &eus, and &eus .as falling amiss+ ,he nativit- is .ithout a ruler+ ,he a'hesis is u' to the diameter of Ares at the 2!st degree of Scor'io+ ,hat is, the 'lanet standing u'on the a'hetic bounds destro-ed .hen hurling its ra- u'on the same bounds+ He died in his (!st -ear+ The a/hetic 6oun&s3 then3 an& those of the ,a#efics are &estructi$e not on#) for those &egrees u/on "hich the &estro)ers #ie or hur# their ra)s3 6ut a#so "hene$er the a/hesis co,es a6out in the 6eginning of the 6oun&. An& other"ise3 it is not on#) necessar) to rec5on the ti,e of the Hoi&ion that has ra)s hur#e& at it3 6ut a#so the ti,e of the one that hur#s the ra)s3 u/on "hich the &estro)er ha//ens to 6e.

*ut "hene$er the 1oon shou#& 6e foun& to 6e the a/heta3 it 6ehoo$es us to "atch c#ose#) its /re$entions3 an& the he(agona#3 sEuare3 an& &ia,etrica# si&es to the Horos5o/os 6) ascension. 8or3 these "i## 6e @u&ge& efficacious3 an& es/ecia##) in the Hoi&ia eEua##)0 rising or those of eEua# ascension or of eEua# /o"er3 or those hearing an& seeing =each other?3 or in the &egrees that /ertain to antiscia. Li5e"ise3 if the Horos5o/os shou#& 6e foun& as the a/heta3 it is necessar) to e(a,ine its &istances fro, the 1oon 6) ascension. *ut it see,e& 6etter to ,e fro, e(/erience to @u&ge the cu#,inating &egrees to 6e the fata# an& /o"erfu# ones3 6oth of the Horos5o/os an& the 1oon in re#ation to each other3 an& those &ia,etrica# to the,. 8or "hen these are u/on /i$ot /oints3 the) ha$e acEuire& no or&inar) /o"er. The a/heta3 then3 "i## 6e @u&ge& fro, the Sun3 1oon3 an& Horos5o/os. Or the star that is foun& after the Horos5o/os an& the others ne(t in the or&er the) ha//en to 6e foun& in the nati$it) "i## 6e @u&ge& 6) Hoi&ion an& 6) &egree at 1- )ears3 + ,onths a/iece.
;. CONCE4NING >IN2S AN2 CHANGES

It &i& not see, goo& to ,e that so,e ha& /ostu#ate& the 6oun&s for the se$en0Hone& s/here as 73 3 ;3 .3 9 Fan& there is no har,on) in this "a)G3 6ut it see,e& 6etter to /ostu#ate the, fro, the houses an& e(a#tations an& trigons. 8or e(a,/#e3 the house of the Sun is Leo3 its e(a#tation Aries3 its trigon SagittariusA these co,e to '. The Sun3 then3 has ' 6oun&s for each Hoi&ion. The 6ouse of the 1oon is Cancer3 its e(a#tation Taurus3 its trigon Virgo3 Ca/ricornA these co,e to 9. Li5e"ise3 then3 the 1oon has 9 6oun&s for each Hoi&ion. The houses of Bronos are Ca/ricorn3 AEuarius3 its e(a#tation Li6ra3 its trigon Ge,iniA these co,e to 9. Bronos #i5e"ise has 9 6oun&s for each Hoi&ion. The houses of %eus are Sagittarius3 :isces3 its e(a#tation Cancer3 its trigon Aries3 Leo. It has then . 6oun&s for each Hoi&ion. The houses of Ares are Aries3 Scor/io3 its e(a#tation Ca/ricorn3 its trigon :isces3 Cancer. It has then . 6oun&s for each Hoi&ion. The houses of A/hro&ite are Taurus3 Li6ra3 its e(a#tation :isces3 its trigon Virgo3 Ca/ricorn. It has then . 6oun&s for each Hoi&ion. The house of Her,es is Ge,ini3 its e(a#tation Virgo3 its trigon AEuarius3 Li6raA it co,es to 9. Si,i#ar#)3 there "i## 6e 9 6oun&s for each Hoi&ion. In Aries3 Leo3 an& Sagittarius3 then3 6) &a) the Sun as the first "i## ta5e ' 6oun&s3 ,en %eus as secon& .3 then A/hro&ite .3 an& the 1oon 93 Bronos #i5e"ise 93 Her,es 93 an& ne(t Arcs .A together the) co,e to '-. *ut in$erse#) 6) night: %eus .3 the Sun '3 the 1oon 93 A/hro&ite .3 Her,es 93 Bronos 93 Ares .A together the) co,e to '-. Si,i#ar#)3 in Taurus3 Virgo3 Ca/ricorn 6) &a): A/hro&ite3 the 1oon3 Bronos3 Her,es3 Ares3 the Sun3 %eus. *ut 6) night: the 1oon3 A/hro&ite3 Her,es3 Bronos3 Ares3 %eus3 the Sun. Ne(t3 for Ge,ini3 Li6ra3 AEuarius 6) &a): Bronos3 Her,es3 Ares3 the Sun3 %eus3 A/hro&ite3 =the 1oon?. *ut 6) night: Her,es3 Bronos3 Ares3 %eus3 the Sun3 the 1oon3 A/hro&ite. Si,i#ar#)3 in Cancer3 Scor/io3 :isces 6) &a): Ares3 the Sun %eus3 A/hro&ite3

the 1oon3 Bronos3 Her,es. *ut 6) night: Ares3 %eus3 the Sun3 the 1oon3 A/hro&ite3 Her,es3 Bronos. In or&er3 then3 that )ou sho" see that these are tru#) the 6oun&s3 5no" the, a#so fro, the nature of the "in&s. If the Sun shou#& ha//en to 6e tra$ersing its o"n 6oun&s "hi#e the 1oon or the ,aster of the SunDs 6oun&s testifies to it3 the "in& that is natura# to the star "i## 6#o". 8or e(a,/#e3 if the Sun is /assing through its o"n 6oun&s "hi#e the 1oon testifies3 an east "in& "i## 6#o". An& if Ares shou#& testif)3 there "i## 6e a south "in& an& #ac5 of &e". An& if Bronos3 a "est "in&3 the cause of ,oisture. An& if %eus3 a north "in& resu#ting in &e". An& if the 1oon3 a northeast "in&. If A/hro&ite3 a southeast "in&3 inconstanc) of "in&3 an& stor, c#ou&s arise. If Her,es3 a "est an& north "in&3 constanc) of "in& an& hea$) rain3 a cause of thun&er an& #ightening. If so,e of the stars shou#& testif) to the Sun an& the 1oon3 for the nature of each it is a#"a)s necessar) to o6ser$e fro, "hich /hase the 1oon is 6eing carrie&0either fro, a Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon0an& on "hat 6oun& the /hase is. An& )ou ,a5e 5no"n the #or& of the 6oun&s an& the stars /resent or testif)ing.
. 84O1 THE ANTHOLOGY O8 VALENS CONCE4NING A NU1E4ICAL LOT AN2 LENGTH O8 LI8E. THE SA1E ALSO IS 4EGA42 TO THE :4O:ITIOUS TI1ES3 >ITH ILLUST4ATIONS.

There is a#so another nu,erica# /roce&ure that @oins together "ith the ,atter concerning #ength of #ife an& that ,atter "hich concerns /ro/itious an& un/ro/itius ti,es3 "hich the 5ing a#so e(/#icate& in a ,)sterious fashion. >hence3 if "e shou#& suita6#) fin& the /re&o,ination or the ru#ershi/3 "e "i## ,a5e use of the /rece&ing instructionA 6ut if not3 of the instruction #)ing 6e#o". It "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine "hether the nati$it) is one of a Con@unction or of a >ho#e 1oon. An& if it shou#& 6e foun& to 6e of a Con@unction3 it "i## 6e necessar) to count the &egrees fro, the Con@unction to the 1oon at 6irth3 an& to &e/art "ith an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os in accor&ance "ith the ne(t in succession. An& "here$er the nu,6er shou#& #ea$e off3 the #or& of the 6oun& "i## 6e the ru#er of the #ife an& the a/hesis. An& if the nati$it) shou#& 6e foun& to 6e of a >ho#e 1oon3 it "i## 6e necessar) to count fro, the #unar &egree at 6irth to the u/co,ing Con@unction3 an& to &e/art "ith an eEua#0a,ount fro, the &egree of the Horos5o/os3 not in accor&ance "ith the ne(t Hoi&ion3 6ut u/"ar&s as to the 1i&hea$en. An& "here$er it shou#& #ea$e off3 the #or& of the 6oun& "i## 6e @u&ge& the ru#er. It "i## a#so 6e necessar) to sur$e) the Hoi&ion "here the nu,6er #eft off3 "ith "hich it is ,ore associate&3 "hether "ith the Sun Fif in a ,ascu#ine Hoi&ionG or "ith the 1oon Fif in a fe,inine Hoi&ionL. 8or if3 "hen the Sun has the /re&o,ination3 the Hoi&ion "here the nu,6er #ea$es off shou#& a#so ha//en to 6e associate&3 an& #i5e"ise a#so the #or& of the

6oun& shou#& 6e har,onious "ith the Sun3 an& if it shou#& ha//en to 6e "e## figure& in re#ation to the Sun3 it "i## i,/art the greatest of its )ears. *ut if the Hoi&ion shou#& 6e foun& congenia# Fthat is3 ,ascu#ine for the SunG3 an& the #or& of the 6oun& shou#& 6e foun& o//osite to the Sun or in the &ec#ine of the Horos5o/os or in the /#aces that /ertain to ec#i/ses3 it "i## 6eco,e su6tracter of ti,e3 or it "i## i,/art its #east )ears. >hence3 it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine ho" the #or& of the 6oun& is figure& in re#ation to the /re&o,inator an& in re#ation to the #or& of the Hoi&ion. 8or if it shou#& 6e foun& in congenia# an& /rofita6#e Hoi&ia3 the ter, of #ife "i## a#so 6e co,/#ete. An& if it shou#& 6e congenia##) figure& in re#ation to the one3 6ut uns),/athetica##) in re#ation to the other3 it "i## i,/art its ,ean )ears. *ut if the ru#er of the Hoi&ion "here the nu,6er #ea$es off shou#& ha//en to 6e uns),/athetic in re#ation to the /re&o,inate an& to the /rofita6#e Hoi&ion3 or in a$ersion3 or occu/)ing the E$i# S/irit3 the nati$it) "i## 6e "ithout a ru#er. An& then it again 6ehoo$es us to e(a,ine the /re&o,ination of the Sun an& the 1oon. An& if the #or& of the 6oun& an& of the Hoi&ion shou#& 6e so,eho" "e## an& har,onious#) configure&3 the a/hesis "i## 6e @u&ge& fro, the &egree of the 6oun&. Genera##)3 then3 for this teaching too it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine Fhe ru#er for its se/aration fro, the /i$ot /oints3 @ust as "as i##ustrate& in the case of the hori,aia3 an& if it shou#& 6e rising or setting3 or outsi&e or u/on a /i$ot /oint3 or has ,a&e an e(change in re#ation to the #or& of the Hoi&ion an& is unhar,o,ous to it3 it "i## a#so 6e necessar) to @u&ge of it accor&ing#). An& si,i#ar#) a#so3 it "i## 6e necessar) to consi&er the ra)s of the &estructi$e /#anets an& if the a/hesis fa##s out in the 6eginning of the 6oun&s or at the en&. 8or thence it 6ehoo$es us to rec5on the nati$ities of short or #ong &uration3 an& those of t"ins3 ihat is3 often ti,es3 "hen a ,a#efic ha& authorit) o$er the 6oun& of the a/hesis for the first 6orn3 or "hen the ru#er fe## a,iss3 the nati$e #i$e& a short ti,e. *ut if in the case of the other nati$e the 6oun& or the ru#er ha$e e(change&3 he #i$e& a #ong ti,e an& su//ort for his #i$e#ihoo& acco,/anie& =hi,?. >hence an interchange1 of a &egree "ith a secon& one often &is/#a)s the greatest /o"er. As an i##ustration3 #et the Sun 6e at the !.th &egree3 17th ,inute of TaurusA the 1oon at the th &egree3 1-th ,inute of AEuariusA Bronos at the !9th &egree of AriesA %eus at the 9th &egree3 !.th ,inute of TaurusA 0Ares at the !!n& &egree3 .'r& ,inute of CancerA A/hro&ite at the !7th &egree3 1;th ,inute of Ge,iniA Her,es at the ;th &egree of Ge,iniA the Horos5o/os at the ! th &egree of Ca/ricorn. Since the nati$it) is of a >ho#e 1oon3 I too5 the inter$a# fro, the #unar &egree u/ to the Con@unction a6out to occur3 "hich ha//ene& at the !n& &egree3 !.th ,inute of Ge,ini. These co,e to 11. &egrees. 1 "a#5 6ac5 "ith these fro, the &egree of the Horos5o/os. It #ea$es off at the !n& &egree of Li6ra. The a/hesis is fro, thence u/ to the hur#ing of ra)s of the ,a#efics. 8or3 Bronos cause& the &estruction 6) hur#ing fro, a &ia,eter. Ares fro, a sEuare at a6out the sa,e &egrees. An& %eus "as in a$ersion "hi#e A/hro&i#e ha& fa##en a,iss3

"hich &i& not ha$e the /o"er to assist. The nati$it) #aste& for !7 )ears3 + ,onths. FNeuge6auer: 1- /,3 1a) 1'3 119 CEG. Another FNeuge6auer: ' a,3 No$. !'3 1! CEG. The Sun at the1!th &egree3 #;th ,inute of SagittariusA the 1oon at the 1 th &egree3 !9th ,inute of SagittariusA Bronos at the 11th &egree3 ''r& ,inute of Li6raA %eus at the 1+th &egree3 11th ,inute of Ge,iniA Ares at the 9th &egree3 !-th ,inute of Scor/ioA A/hro&ite at the !;th &egree of Li6raA Her,es at the ! th &egree of Scor/ioA the Horos5o/os at the !-th &egree of Li6ra. I too53 then3 the inter$a# fro, the &egree of the Con@unction u/ unti# the #unar &egree. These co,e to . &egrees. I &e/art "ith these fro, the Horos5o/os. It #ea$es off at the !.th &egree of Li6ra. The a/hesis is fro, there u/ unti# the .th &egree of Ares in Scor/io. He &ie& in the 1!th )ear. If this encounter ha& not itse#f ha//ene&3 he "ou#& ha$e #i$e& for the 79 )ears of A/hro&ite.
7. CONCE4NING THE TEACHING O8 THE C4ISIS O8 THE SEVENTH AN2 THE NINTH

An& "e "i## gi$e an i##ustration3 @ust as the 5ing in&icate&3 of ta5ing the inter$a# fro, the rising of SethD to the 6irth&a) for a crisis3 an& &iscar&ing ,uch as /ossi6#e of the con@oine& nu,6er of &a)s at .! 1C a ti,e3 an& ,u#ti/#)ing the #eft o$er &a)s as ,an) ti,es as there "ere &iscar&ings3 an& e(a,ine "hether the con@oine& nu,6er fro, the ,u#ti/#ication shou#& ha$e the s/ecific nu,6er of a crisis3 "ith a &efect. 8or e(a,/#e3 as a h)/othesis #et the con@oine& nu,6ers 6e !!- &a)s. 2iscar& four ti,es at .! &a)s an& 1C a ti,e. The) co,e to !-7 &a)s an& 9C 3 an& there are 11 an& 'C #eft o$er. =1u#ti/#) this 6) 9 an& the resu#t is 9. .C .? >e sa) that this is the crisis of the se$enth. An& he sa)s si,i#ar#) to e(a,ine "hether the crisis of the nu,6er of )ears shou#& not coinci&e ="ith so,ething?3 "ith a &efect. 8or e(a,/#e3 if the un&er#)ing su//ort for so,e i##ustration shou#& 6e 9 )ears3 an& the crisis of 9. )ears shou#& coinci&e ="ith it?3 the resu#ting =nu,6er? "i## 6e &i,inishe& since the crisis of the )ears of the su//ort has coinci&e&3 "ith a &efect. An& he sai& that if the crisis of the se$enth shou#& fa## u/on3 that of the ninth3 the ,atter "i## 6e unharrnonious. 8or e(a,/#e3 the crisis of the se$enth ha& =9?. &egrees. These are ana#)He& in regar& to +A for . #ai& out nine ti,es 6eco,es 9.. The crisis of the se$enth3 then3 coinci&es "ith the crisis of the ninth. If3 no"3 the crisis of the nu,6er fro, the )ears shou#& coinci&e 6) &efect3 an& the aforesai& shou#& co,e a6out3 it "i## not ha$e the /o"er to cut &o"n the un&er#)ing su//ort3 6ut the )ears a//ortione& are #i$e&. *ut if it shou#& 6e har,onious3 the &eter,ination that /ertains to the crisis "i## curtai# it in the aforesai& fashion. An& to su,,ariHe3 "e sai& to ,u#ti/#) 6) . 1C93 an& to e,/#o) it in the sa,e fashion as "ith the .!3 an& to inEuire of the first crisis foun& for the ninth if the crisis of the se$enth coinci&es "ith it.

It &oes not /#ease so,e that the 6eginning has 6een ,a&e fro, the rising of Seth. It is /ossi6#e3 then3 that this has 6een &one in a s/ecia# "a) for the /ur/ose of i##ustration since "e ha$e foun& so,e "ho ,a5e the 6eginning of the )ear &ifferent#) &e/en&ing on the Hone. Let a ,ore natura# rec5oning3 then3 6e to &e/art fro, the Con@unction 6efore the 2og Star u/ to the 6irth&a). 8or3 ,ost ha$e affir,e& this to 6e the 6eginning of the )ear. Let this3 no". 6e Euite 6rief#) the /roce&ure for the &a)s of the se$enth an& ninth. To so,e it see,s 6etter to see5 the &a)s of the se$enth for nocturna# nati$ities3 an& the &a)s of the ninth for &iurna# nati$ities3 "ith si,i#ar /roce&ures for 6oth3 An& the rec5onings /ertaining to se$enths "i## 6e re#ate& to Ares3 those /ertaining to ninths to Bronos. An& these a#so /ossess an e(change of crises in 6oth cases. That is3 for the Sun an& the 1oon Bronos "i## 6e the =/#anet? of the se$enth3 Ares the =/#anet? of the ninth. This is 6ecause Ca/ricorn an& AEuarius F"hich are the &"e##ing /#aces of BronosG are o//ose& to Cancer an& Leo fro, the se$enth /#ace3 "hi#e Aries is the ninth fro, Leo an& Cancer the ninth fro, Scor/io. *ut it is ,ore natura##) ta5en fro, the e(a#tation of the 1oon3 Taurus3 Ares 6eing the =/#anet? of the se$enth 6ecause of Scor/io3 an& Bronos that of the ninth 6ecause of Ca/ricorn. As an i##ustration3 #et it 6e the 'r& )ear of Ha&rian3 the ! th of Ath)r at A#e(an&ria3 an& see5 for the 1 th of Antoninus3 the 11th of :ha,enoth after this. I too5 the fu## '. )ears3 "ith ' =&a)s? re,aining for the 6irth ,onth3 an& fro, Choia5 to 1echir at t"o for each ,onth3 an& "ith the fi$e se$ens 6eing &i$i&e& out3 + are #eft o$er. An& =a&&ing? the 11 &a)s of :ha,enoth.3 an& the) a## co,e to !-3 An& there are 7 interca#ar) &a)s. The &a)s a## co,e to !7. Let the 11th of :ha,enoth3 then3 6e a c#i,acterica# &a) of the se$enth. Consi&er3 then3 "hat regar&s the Hoi&ion an& the 1oon. The &a) of the ninth is foun& as fo##o"s: 1 ,u#ti/#) the fu## )ears 6) .MC9 since each )ear has 9- nines "ith .DC9 #eft o$er3 "ith each of the fu## ,onths 6eing ,u#ti/#ie& 6) ' since each ,onth has three nines "ith ' &a)s #eft o$er3 an& co##ecting together the re,ain&ers u/ to the &a) in Euestion3 I su6tract as far as /ossi6#e at + /er ti,e. I consi&er if the re,aining &a)s fi## u/ nine. An& thus it "i## 6e a c#i,acterica# &a) @ust as for the se$enths. An& it "i## 6e necessar) to ,a5e use of the sa,e argu,ent for the ,onth an& the )ear. The c#i,acterica# Hoi&ia of the se$enth are Aries3 Li6ra3 Cancer3 Ca/ricornA of the ninth3 Taurus3 Leo3 Scor/io3 AEuariusA an& the co,,on ones are Ge,ini3 Sagittarius3 Virgo3 :isces.
+. TEACHINGS :E4TAINING TO CON<UNCTIONS AN2 >HOLE 1OONS AN2 CONCE:TION IN 4ELATION TO THE ASCEN2ING NO2E THAT CONCE4N LENGTH O8 LI8E

Since I 5ee/ ,entioning ,) #ac5 of ,a#ice "hen ,a5ing a cross0 e(a,ination for each hea&ing3 in or&er that I "i## not see, to &o this out of conceit3 un&erstan& that "hen I re$ert 6ac5 to the 6oo5s of the ancient co,/i#ers3 their account is fu## of &is/#a) an& affectation in or&er to 6e a6#e to astoun& the sou#s of &unce /ersons an& the un#earne&3 6ut of a truth3 to those in the 5no"3 it is unattaina6#e an& hosti#e. 8or3 6) "asting ,ost ,enDs ti,e an& 6egui#ing the,3 it &ra"s a circ#e of #ife aroun& the, an& 5ee/s the, co,/#ete#) "ithin its 6oun&s. Let so,eone encounter the so0ca##e& Vision of Crito&e,us3 ho" it has a 6eginning "hich is fantastic an& the re,ain&er fu## of ,ar$e#s for the ignorant: NOne "ho sai#e& on the o/en sea3N he sa)s3 Nan& tra$e#e& ,an) /aths in so#itar) "as thought "orth) 6)3 the go&s of ,eeting "ith a safe har6or an& the ,ost secure of resting /#aces.N Then he gi$es an e(/osition of the sects an& transfers "ith the ,ost terri6#e oaths3 an& after &eif)ing certain /roce&ures for other chance /ersons3 an& sho"ing hi,se#f off to a&$antage throughout this 6oo53 he s),6o#iHe& ho" oneDs a## is enco,/asse& 6) the /o"ers of others3 encasing the truth of the teachings in in&eter,inate ,ateria#. No"3 it is fitting to e(hort an& astonish a ,an "ho has ha& ,uch e(/erience an& "ho has 6eco,e the #ea&er of those "ho see5 for the,se#$es. 8or3 6) i,/arting these things in a ,)sterious an& co#orfu# ,anner3 he "on o$er ,an) a&,irers to the canonica# ta6u#ations an& argu,entati$e co,/ositions in /rose. So,e of these a&,irers3 6) &is,issing the ran&o, ta#5 an& carefu##) fo##o"ing out the a//arent hea&ings "ith ,uch effort3 got co,,en&ation an& e(ce##ence 6esto"e& u/on the ,anA others3 in ta5ing it u/ "ith a &is/osition inca/a6#e of #a6or o6taine& censure for the theor). *ut ,) account is 6ri&#e& an& &i&actic3 I 6e#ie$e3 an& "i## a#so 6e "ithout re,orse for chance /ersons3 in or&er that hosti#e &is/ositions shou#& again e,6race it through the actua#it) of "hat has 6een argue& an& "hat "i## 6e sai&. In ha$ing ,a&e the a6o$e &is/osition of the ru#er an& the &estructi$e hur#ing of ra)s3 an& in ha$ing teste& =the ,etho&? of the nu,erica# #ot an& the &estructi$e an& /o"erfu# /#aces3 I &i& not "ish to concea# 6ut rather to share. *efore a##3 then3 for e$er) nati$it) it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine "hether it has /re&o,ination or ru#ershi/. If it shou#& 6e foun& thus3 it 6ehoo$es us to ,a5e use of the ter,s ,entione& ear#ier. Ho"e$er3 if the nati$it) shou#& 6e foun& to 6e "ithout a ru#er or "ithout a /re&o,inator3 since it is &estro)e& 6) no ,a#efic ra)3 "hen "e 5no" the /renata# Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon to the &egree for 6oth nocturna# an& &iurna# nati$es3 it 6ehoo$es us to ta5e the inter$a# fro, the &egree of the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon u/ to the Horos5o/os or other /i$ot /oint3 6ut ,ore /o"erfu##) u/"ar&#) to the Ascen&ing or 2escen&ing No&e3 @ust as it ,o$es accor&ing to the cos,os. Then3 "hen "e 5no" the ,u#titu&e of the nu,6er3 it is necessar) to &e/art "ith the sa,e &egrees fro, the &egree of the Horos5o/os u/"ar&s to the 1i&hea$en. An& "here$er the #ea$ing off shou#& occur3 it is necessar) to rec5on ho" ,an) )ears are @oine& together fro, the a/hesis in regar& to the ascension for the Hone at "hich so,eone is 6orn3 an& to /ro&uce these.

*ut if "hen the nati$it) is &iurna# the nu,6er shou#& 6e su/era6un&ant3 it is necessar) for us to su6tract the /i$ota# inter$a# Fthat is3 fro, the Horos5o/os u/ to the 1i&hea$enG fro, the inter$a# fro, the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon u/ to the Ascen&ing or 2escen&ing No&e3 again &ea#ing "ith the re,ain&er in the sa,e fashion u/"ar&s fro, the Horos5o/os to the 1i&hea$en. 8or the nocturna# nati$it)3 after ta5ing the inter$a# fro, the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon u/ unti# the Ascen&ing or 2escen&ing No&e or e#se /i$ot /oint3 it 6ehoo$es us to &e/art "ith the sa,e &egrees fro, the &egree of the Horos5o/os in the or&er of the Hoi&ia3 an& to sho" forth the )ears 6) rec5oning the, in accor&ance "ith the ascensions of the /#ace "here the nu,6er #ea$es off. An& if the nu,6er shou#& 6e su/era6un&ant3 after su6tracting the /i$ota# &istance Fthat fro, the Horos5o/os to the su6terraneous /i$otG3 it 6ehoo$es us to &e/art "ith the re,ain&er fro, the &escen&ing &egree in the or&er of the Hoi&ia u/ to the 1i&hea$en3 an& the con@oine& nu,6er in re#ation to the ascension "i## 6e the #onge$it). 8or the ,ost /art3 "here$er the Ascen&ing or 2escen&ing No&e or the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon shou#& inc#ine 0 that is3 "hether the he,is/here un&er the earth or a6o$e it 0 it is necessar) to a#so /erfor, the a/hesis in it fro, the Horos5o/os or 2escen&ant. An& if Fhe Horos5o/os or Ascen&ing or 2escen&ing No&e shou#& 6e foun& u/on the Hoi&ia of the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon3 or on the &ia,eters or sEuares to the,3 it is necessar) to &e/art "ith the con@oine& nu,6er of the inter$a# in the or&er of the Hoi&ia fro, the Horos5o/os 6) &a)3 6ut fro, the 2escen&ant 6) night. An& the sEuare of the Ascen&ing No&e a#so has &estructi$e /o"er3 6ut a6o$e a## an a/hesis to the &egree fro, the Sun an& 1oon to the Ascen&ing No&e an& its &ia,eter or sEuare. There are a#so ti,es "hen there is a /re&o,ination or ru#ershi/3 an& Fhe sect itse#f1 concurs "ith the a/hesis or ru#ershi/ an& has /o"er for &estruction. If3 then3 the /re&o,ination shou#& 6e foun& to 6e congenia#! an& the a//arent ru#er i,/arts the ti,es3 then the a/hesis of this u/"ar& or &o"n"ar& treat,ent , re#ation to the e(cessi$e /art of the ascensions "i## 6e @u&ge& for those "ho &ie i,,e&iate#) or for those "ho &ie in the "o,6. An& #et the sa,e /roce&ure 6e su//ose& for the conce/tion. *ut one shou#& /refera6#) ,a5e use of the Horos5o/os of the 6irth. An& the conce/tion a#so &estro)s a#one if one shou#& in&ee& ,a5e use of the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon in re#ation to the Ascen&ing or 2escen&ing No&e3 an& in re#ation to the /i$ot /oints. An& if the sa,e )ears fro, the 6irth an& fro, the conce/tion shou#& 6e foun& to 6e Euite c#ose3 the &eath "i## ha$e 6een incontro$erti6#) &isco$ere&.
1-. HO> TO 8IN2 :4ECISELY THE SUN3 THE 1OON3 AN2 THE HO4OSBO:OS IN A CONCE:TION

>e "i## e(/#ain the a//ro(i,ate fin&ing Euite 6rief#). 8or e$er) nati$it) the sEuare of the Sun is the conce/tion Hoi&ion. No"3 so,eti,es it is in&ee& the triang#e "hene$er Fhe Sun shou#& ha//en to 6e of ,an) &egrees3 an& es/ecia##) in the Hoi&ia of short ascension. *ut in the Hoi&ia of #ong ascension3 it is "ith regar& to the he(agon. An& "here$er the Horos5o/os of the 6irth shou#& fa## out3 fro, there infer the 1oon at conce/tion. An& in this "a) recogniHe "hether the conce/tion ha//ene& to /ertain to a Con@unction or a >ho#e 1oon. 8or e(a,/#e: the Sun in AEuariusA the 1oon in Scor/ioA the Horos5o/os in Virgo. The Sun at conce/tion "as in Taurus3 the 1oon in Virgo. It is c#ear that the conce/tion is con@uncti$e. 8or3 the 1oon Fthat is3 the Horos5o/osL has not )et gone /ast the &ia,eter of the Sun at conce/tion. An& if the Horos5o/os Fthat of the 6irthG shou#& 6e foun& 6e)on& the &ia,eter of the Sun at conce/tion3 the conce/tion "i## 6e that of a >ho#e 1oon. It is a#so necessar) to ,a5e the sa,e se#ections for the conce/tion as ha$e 6een e(/#aine& for the 6irth. 8or the ,ost /art3 those ha$ing a con@uncti$e conce/tion are those "ho &ie in a >ho#e 1oon3 an& those ha$ing a conce/tion at >ho#e 1oon &ie "hen the 1oon is con@uncti$e. Other"ise3 8or those "ho 5no" in "hat Hoi&ion the Con@unction or >ho#e 1oon occurre&3 count fro, the sa,e &egree in or&er u/ to the Ascen&ing No&e3 an& if the nati$it) is &iurna# &e/art "ith the con@oine& ,u#titu&e fro, the Horos5o/os &o"n"ar&A 6ut if the nati$it) is nocturna#3 6ac5"ar& to the 1i&hea$en. An& if the Ascen&ing No&e shou#& fa## u/on the 1i&hea$en3 it is necessar) to &e/art "ith the con@oine& nu,6er fro, the 1i&hea$enA if the nati$it) shou#& 6e &iurna#3 &o"n"ar& to the Horos5o/os3 6ut if it shou#& 6e nocturna#3 u/"ar& to the 2escen&ant. An& if the Ascen&ing No&e shou#& so,eho" ha//en to fa## u/on the 2escen&ant3 "hen the nati$it) is &iurna#3 &e/art "ith the nu,6er fro, the 2escen&ant to the 1i&hea$enA 6ut if it is nocturna#3 to the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint. An& if the Ascen&ing No&e shou#& ha//en to 6e in the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint3 an& the nati$it) shou#& 6e foun& to 6e &iurna#3 &e/art "ith the ,u#titu&e of the nu,6er u/"ar& fro, the su6terraneous /i$ot /ointA 6ut if it shou#& 6e nocturna#3 to"ar& the 2escen&ant fro, the su6terraneous /i$ot /oint. As an i##ustration3 #et the Ascen&ing No&e 6e at the !'r& &egree of Ge,ini3 the Con@unction in :isces at a6out 7 &egrees3 the Horos5o/os at the 9th &egree of :isces3 the 1i&hea$en at the 1'th &egree of Sagittarius. I too5 the =&egrees? fro, the Con@unction u/ to the Ascen&ing No&eA these co,e to 1-.3 I &e/art "ith these fro, the Horos5o/os since the nati$it) is &iurna#. It #ea$es off at the 1+th &egree of Ge,ini. 8or the !n& Hone3 + )ears3 =9? ,onths ,ost near#). He #i$e& @ust so ,an) )ears.

I arrange& these se#ections3 "hich I ,)se#f ha$e use&. 8or in a nati$it) 6) ,eans of the afore,entione& ter,s. I a#so e(a,ine& "hether t"o or three or ,ore shou#& concur in the sa,e "a)3 an& thus I infa##i6#) ,a&e ,) affir,ations concerning &eath. >hence I e(/#aine& that it is neither "ithout /ur/ose nor at ran&o, that e$er) teaching is har,onious 6) itse#f or "hen co,/are& to another. If so,eone shou#& foster e$er) teaching3 he "i## /ossess the truth of the ,atters in Euestion3 one that is easi#) ca/ture&. No"3 "e ha$e in&ee& &escri6e& certain teachings' in a ,)sterious "a) as far as the &istinguishing an& co,/aring9 =a6i#ities? of chance /ersons arc concerne&3 though not 6ecause "e @ea#ous#) 5ee/ the, for ourse#$es or 5ee/ ourse#$es a#oof3 6ut rather 6ecause "e "ish to /ro,ote a certain a&&itiona# Hea# an& stea&fastness for the stu&).' 8or3 e$er)one in /ossession of an un&isci/#ine& ,enta#it) 6e#ie$e& the gift to 6e ungracious3 6ut he "ho =is &isci/#ine&? "ith "or5 an& inEuir) cite& not on#) /#easure 6ut a#so success in the treat,ent. As an i##ustration FNeuge6auer: A/ri# 1+3 9 CE3 a6out a,G3 #et the Sun 6e at the 1st &egree of Taurus3 the 1oon at the 1;th &egree of Ge,ini3 the Horos5o/os at the 19th &egree of Taurus3 the Con@unction a6out ! &egrees of Aries3 the Ascen&ing No&e at the !.th &egree of Ca/ricorn. I too5 the =&egrees? fro, the Con@unction u/"ar&s to the Ascen&ing No&eA these co,e to +!. I &e/arte& "ith these u/"ar&s fro, the &egree of the Horos5o/os. It #eft off at the =1?!th &egree of AEuarius. No"3 at the Hone of A#e(an&ria the +! &egrees asse,6#e together as - )ears. He &ie& in the -th )ear an& the 1st ,onth. An& fro, the conce/tion thus: Since the >ho#e 1oon of the conce/tion too5 /#ace at the !1 st &egree of Ca/ricorn ... "hich a//ro(i,ate the )ears foun&.N Another FNeuge6auer: 9 a,3 8e6. 1.3 11. CEG. The Sun at the !+th &egree of AEuarius3 the 1oon at the 6eginning &egrees of Aries3 the Horos5o/os at the 17th &egree of Ca/ricorn3 the Con@unction at the !;th &egree of AEuarius3 the Ascen&ing No&e at the 1;th &egree of Scor/io. I too5 =the &egrees? fro, the Con@unction u/"ar&s to the &egree of the Horos5o/osA the) ca,e to '7. I &e/arte& "ith these fro, the &egree of the Horos5o/os &o"n"ar&s. A//ro(i,ate#) '' )ears are asse,6#e& in the first Hone. He #i$e& for '! )ears3 . ,onths. The /#ace of the conce/tion &i& not ha$e the a/hesis. 8or3 the >ho#e 1oon of the conce/tion an& the Ascen&ing No&e ha//ene& to 6e at the sa,e &egrees. >hence he ha& a /recarious 6irth an& a $io#ent en&.
11. CONCE4NING THE LOT O8 8O4TUNE IN 4EGA42 TO THE 1ATTE4 O8 LENGTH O8 LI8E >ITH ILLUST4ATIONS3 IN >HICH A4E ALSO THE LEAST YEA4S O8 THE STA4S

I ha$e a#so foun& this choice for #ength of #ife to ha$e 6een ent"ine& in a $ariet) of "a)s 6) the ancients3 6ut I ha$e ,a&e ,) o"n @u&g,ent after con&ucting an in$estigation 6ase& on e(/erience3 an& I 6e#ie$e that it is ,ore satisfactor) than ,ost. 8or in the 1'th 6oo53 after the /rooe,iu, an& the &is/osition of the Hoi&ia3 the 5ing attac5s the Lot of

8ortune fro, the Sun3 the 1oon3 an& the Horos5o/os3 "hich he ,ost#) "or5s "ith an& ,a5es ,ention of throughout the "ho#e 6oo53 an& "hich he @u&ges to 6e a su/re,e /#ace. Concerning the Lot of 8ortune3 he has in&ee& /resente& the in$ersion an& re$ersa# as a ri&&#e. NAn& the Sun3 6eginning for a## eternit) fro, the ,orning3 han&s o$er the $au#t "hen it co,/#etes the circ#e in the e$ening3 &uring "hich ti,e it is $isi6#e3 6ut "hen night is co,ing on3 the 1oon &oes not a#"a)s ha//en to 6e 6ringing #ight3 6ut so,eti,es in the e$ening it is setting "hi#e 6eing $isi6#e3 so,eti,es it re,ains =$isi6#e? u/ to so,e /art of the night3 an& so,eti,es it ,a5es its /assages through the co,/#etion of the night3 "herefore it has entire#) entruste& the circ#e to the Sun.N 2ifferent ="riters? ha$e sai& &ifferent things a6out this thought3 6ut it see,s to ,e that for a &iurna# nati$it) one shou#& #a5e &egrees fro, the Sun to the 1oon an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os. Ho"e$er3 for a nocturna# nati$it)3 as often as the 1oon is a6o$e the earth Fthat is3 u/ to the /oint "here it setsG3 one shou#& ta5e fro, it to the Sun an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/osA 6ut after the 1oonDs setting3 fro, the Sun to it. 8or to sa) Non "hich account it has entire#) entruste& the circ#e to the SunN see,s to ,ean this. An& it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine in "hat sort of /#ace the Lot fe## out an& to sur,ise the #or& for this /#ace. Then3 it "i## 6e necessar) to sur$e) in "hat 5in& of Hoi&ion the #or& of this Hoi&ion ha//ene& to 6eA thir&3 the ru#er of this =Hoi&ion?. 8or fro, these three /#aces an& their ru#ers3 the #onge$it) "i## 6e foun& in accor&ance "ith the three ter,s. 8or e(a,/#e3 each of the stars has ,aster) o$er its o"n /erio& 0 Bronos3 then3 ')ears3 %eus 1!3 Ares 1.3 the Sun 1+3 A/hro&ite 73 Her,es !-3 the 1oon !.. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 each =of the Hoi&ia? has ,aster) o$er its o"n ascensions 6) Hone. It "i## 6e necessar) to co,/are ="ith the,? 6) Hone3 then3 "hether the Lot is u/on a /i$ot /oint an& ha$ing &ea#ings3 or /ost0ascensiona#3 or &ec#ining3 an& =to co,/are? the ru#ers of the Hoi&ia3 @ust as the ancient one ,entione& "hen he sai&: NE$er) star that is u/on a /i$ot /oint gi$es the tota#it) of its o"n ti,es3 6ut "hen not on a /i$ot /oint it i,/arts as ,uch as re,ains in arrears fro, its o"n nu,6ers.N An& the) "i## a#so i,/art their co,/#ete /erio&s an& ascensions "hene$er the) shou#& ha//en to 6e "e## situate&. *ut a#so sect0,ates that are co0/resent3 or shou#& 6e "itnessing3 or shou#& ha//en to 6e in their o"n Hoi&ia i,/art =their ti,es? together3 un#ess 6oth sects shou#& 6e &oing the i,/arting. An& he =sai&? si,i#ar#). 8irst it is necessar) to rec5on the nu,6ers3 hours3 &a)s3 ,onths3 then )ears3 an& ,a5e use of the three ter,s 0 #east3 ,ean3 co,/#ete 0 a&&itiona##) setting together the first "ith the secon&3 or the secon& "ith the thir&. 8or often this /roce&ure i,/arte& &a)s3 that one ,onths3 that one )ears =&e/en&ing on? the &ifferences of the /rofita6#e Hoi&ia an& the ru#ers3 or the &ifferences in the causes of

aff#iction an& o//osition. An& 6e)on& the )ears the) a&&itiona##) i,/art ,onths eEua# to the nu,6ers. The S/irit an& the horos5o/ic /#ace ha$e the sa,e ro#e as the Lot in the &istri6ution "hene$er the /#aces that /ertain to the #ots or their #or&s shou#& fa## a,iss3 es/ecia##) "hene$er the Lot shou#& )ie#& u/ the &istri6ution to the S/irit. 8or3 the stars a#so )ie#& to each other in turn. An& "e "i## c#arif) in regar& to &istri6utions in the forthco,ing account. As an i##ustration3 #et the Sun3 A/hro&ite 6e in CancerA the 1oon3 the Horos5o/os in :iscesA Bronos in SagittariusA %eus in Ca/ricornA Ares in Scor/ioA Her,es in LeoA the Lot of 8ortune in Cancer occu/)ing the Goo& S/irit. The #a&) of the Lot "as foun& u/on a /i$ot /oint. It esta6#ishe& the !. #east )ears of the 1oon3 an& the ascension of Cancer in the secon& Hone3 '! )ears3 an& "ith %eus 6eing the ru#er of the 1oon3 1! )earsA these co,e to the sa,e ;+ )ears. He &ie& at @ust so ,an) )ears. Another FNeuge6auer: 7 /,3 <an. !-3 1'. CEG.. The Sun in AEuariusA the 1oon3 the Horos5o/os in Virgo3 an& #i5e"ise AresA Bronos3 %eus3 Her,es a## in Ca/ricornA A/hro&ite in :iscesA the Lot of 8ortune &ec#ining in AEuarius. Since the #or& occu/ie& the Goo& 8ortune3 it i,/arte& its o"n '- )ears an& sa,e nu,6er of ,onths since it "as in its o"n Hoi&ion. %eus3 6eing /resent a#ong "ith it3 i,/arte& a )ear. He &ie& in his '9th )ear. 8or e$er) nati$it)3 then3 one ,ust o6ser$e the /rece/ts "ritten a6o$e in the 6eginning3 an& the /hases an& the &egrees3 so that "e shou#& not 6e foun& gui#t) of ,entioning an& "riting the sa,e things for each t)/e3 as I "as in&ee& un&er the necessit) of attaching nati$ities 6) "a) of i##ustration.
1!. CONCE4NING C4ISIS TI1ES

There are a#so crisis ti,es accor&ing to #ots3 an& es/ecia##) "hen ,a#efics are co0 /resent or "itnessing the 8ortune: in a &ia,eter3 e$er) se$en )earsA' in a triang#e on the right3 e$er) + )earsA in a triang#e on the #eft3 e$er) . )earsA in a sEuare on the right3 e$er) 1- )earsA in the sEuare on the #eft3 e$er) 9 )earsA "hen the) are causing har, in a he(agon on the right3 e$er) '1 )earsA in a he(agon on the #eft3 e$er) ' )earsA "hen /rece&ing the 8ortune3 e$er) 1! )earsA an& "hen in contact "ith it3 e$er) ! )ears. If the /#anet a##otte& the 8ortune shou#& 6e /resent u/on Aries3 =a crisis? "i## o6tain e$er) 1+ )ears3 u/on Taurus e$er) !. )ears3 u/on Ge,ini e$er) !- )ears3 u/on Cancer e$er) !. )ears3 u/on Leo e$er) 1! )ears3 u/on Virgo e$er) 7 )ears3 u/on Li6ra e$er) '- )ears3 u/on Scor/io e$er) 1. )ears3 u/on Sagittarius e$er) 1! )ears3 u/on Ca/ricorn e$er) 7 )ears3 u/on AEuarius e$er) '- )ears3 an& u/on :isces e$er) 1. )ears.

1'. 1EAN YEA4S O8 THE STA4S

The ,ean )ears of the stars are these: Bronos3 9.A %eus3 9+A Ares3 9!A A/hro&ite3 9;A Her,es3 97A Sun3 ;9A =1oon3 ; ?. The) i,/art these )ears3 then3 a#ong "ith the /erio&s an& ascensions of the Hoi&ia3 "hene$er the) ha//en to 6e ha$ing &ea#ings. The ,ean )ears in a &ifferent ,anner: *) setting together the great /erio& an& the #east /erio& of each star )ou "i## fin& the ,ean )ears. 8or e(a,/#e3 the co,/#ete )ears of Bronos are . an& the #east '-A the) co,e to 7 3 ha#f of "hich is 9' 1C!. The co,/#ete )ears of %eus are + an& the #east 1!A the) co,e to +13 ha#f of "hich is 9. 1C!. An& si,i#ar#) for the re,aining stars. Since the ascensions of the Hoi&ia accor&ing to H)/sisc#eDs Ascensiona# fai# if the ti,e shou#& a,ount to a )ear or t"o3 =. . .?. 8or3 the 5ing e(/#icate& the ascensions of the 1st Hone on#). 8or e(a,/#e FNeuge6auer: a6out noon3 <u#) +3 7!G3 #et the Sun3 A/hro&ite3 Her,es 6e in CancerA the 1oon in TaurusA Bronos in :iscesA %eus3 Ares in LeoA the Horos5o/os in Virgo. The ascension of Virgo in the 1st Hone is '7 1C'. An& since the #or&3 Her,es3 occu/ies the Goo& S/irit in Cancer3 it ga$e an ascension of '1 !C'. These co,e to -. He #i$e& for @ust so ,an) )ears. Another FNeuge6auer: a6out 7 a,3 A/ri# '-3 1-!G. The Sun3 Her,es in TaurusA the 1oon in :iscesA Bronos in Scor/ioA %eus3 Ares3 A/hro&ite in AriesA the Horos5o/os in Ge,ini. The ascension of the !n& Hone is !7. Her,es ga$e !93 the ascension of TaurusA a#so Ares3 A/hro&ite of Aries ga$e 1.. He &ie& in his ; th )ear. Another FNeuge6auer: a6out 1- /,3 A/ri# '-3 1-!G. The sa,e /osition of the stars on#) at a &ifferent nati$it)3 e(ce/t that the Horos5o/os "as in Ca/ricorn3 the Lot of 8ortune in :isces3 The ascension of the !n& Hone is !-3 an& the /erio& of %eus 6eing 1!3 an& since it is in Aries "ith an ascension of !-3 an& the /erio& of Ares 6eing 1.3 these co,e to ; . He #i$e& for @ust so ,an) )ears. Though I "ou#& ha$e /referre& that the 6oo5s co,/i#e& 6) ,e "ere ,ore s/ecific3 since the) ha$e 6een a&&resse& to ,) )oung /u/i#s so that the) ,ight ha$e an easi#) gras/e& intro&uction3 I &i& not ha$e the ti,e to rearrange the, ,ore c#ear#) 6ecause of ha$ing straine& ,) $ision an& ha$ing ha& rn) inte##ect "ea5ene& 6) ,uch suffering "ith the #oss of ,) ,ost estee,e& /u/ i#. >hence one ,ust ,a5e a##o"ances. The 'r& 6oo5 of the Antho#og) of Vettius Va#ens has 6een co,/#ete&.

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1. THE 2IVISIONS O8 :E4IO2S

I 6e#ie$e3 then3 that I ha$e acEuitte& ,)se#f of the afore#)ing feasts in a fitting an& /e&agogica# ,anner. =No"? "e "i## c#arif) a ,atter "hich has 6een sought an& re,aine& hi&&en in ,an) =authors?3 "hich is the ,atter of the &i$isions of the /ro/itious an& i,/ro/itious ti,es. As ,an) &i$isions3 then3 as ha$e 6een teste& 6) e(/erience3 these it is no" necessar) to set &o"n. The first is the /erio& in re#ation to a fourth of the #east /erio&s. 8or e(a,/#e3 a fourth of the '- )ears of Bronos is DC!A an& 7. &a)s fa## to it 6) )ear.! =A fourth of the 1! )ears of %eus is 'A an& 6) )ear? '9 &a)s. A fourth of the 1. )ears of Ares is ' )ears3 nine ,onthsA an& 9! 1C! &a)s 6) )ear. A fourth of the 7 )ears of A/hro&ite is ! )earsA an& !! !C' &a)s )ear#). A fourth of the !- )ears of Her,es is . )earsA an& .; !C' &a)s )ear#). A fourth of the 1+ )ears of the Sun is 9 )ears3 + ,onthsA an& .' .C;3 &a)s )ear#). A fourth of the !. )ears of the 1oon is ; )ears3 ' ,onthsA an& - .C; &a)s )ear#). Together3 the) co,e to '! )ears3 three ,onths.
!. CONCE4NING 4ELEASING

Of s)no&ic 6irths3 the first star after the con@unction /ossesses the 6eginning of the re#easing3 then the ne(t one as the) are or&ere&. 8or those 6irths /ertaining to "ho#e ,oons3 the first star after the "ho#e ,oon3 an& si,i#ar#). An& it is necessar) to @u&ge ho" the star is figure& an& 6) "hat stars it is "itnesse&A an& for the re,aining stars that ta5e o$er3 "hether the) are u/on a /i$ot or &ec#ining3 orienta# or occi&enta#3 an& the ingresses 6) transit an& the s),/athies an& contrarieties. After fi##ing u/ '! )ears an& three ,onths3 one ,ust again ,a5e the secon& c)c#e fro, the fourth re#easing star.
'. CONCE4NING THE 8U4THE4 2IVISION O8 2AYS

The ,atter concerning the &i$ision of the &a)s is to 6e ,a&e as fo##o"s. If Bronos shou#& 6e foun& as the genera# re#easer3 it &i$i&es 1C! )ears. *ut since it is necessar) to ta5e the &istri6ution for a## the stars fro, these3 "e "i## &o as fo##o"s. 1u#ti/#)ing the 7. &a)s of Bronos 6) 1C!3 "e "i## fin& ;' 1C! &a)s. Bronos &istri6utes these first to hi,se#f fro, his o"n 1C! )ears. Then3 #et the &istri6ution of %eus 6e foun&. Since3 then3 it has ,aster) o$er '9 &a)s3 ,u#ti/#) these 6) 1C! 6ecause the re#easer is BronosA !.. &a)s are ,a&e. %eus "i## ha$e these fro, the )ears of Bronos. Then it is ne(t necessar) to ta5e o$er the &istri6ution of A/hro&ite. Since3 then3 it has authorit) o$er !! !C' &a)s3 ,u#ti/#)ing these 6) 1C!3 "e "i## fin& 1 - &a)s. A/hro&ite "i## ha$e

these fro, the )ears of Bronos. An& si,i#ar#)3 if "e ,u#ti/#) the &a)s of each star 6) 1C!3 "e "i## fin& the &istri6ution. An& if the 1oon shou#& ha$e authorit) o$er the re#easing at a##3 "e "i## fin& the &a)s of each star 6) ,u#ti/#)ing 6) ;MA. Li5e"ise a#so for the re,aining stars. To fin& the &a)s of each star. The &a)s of each star are foun& in this "a): >e "i## fin& it 6) &ou6#ing the /erio& an& a&&ing one ha#f an& one thir&3. Since the /erio& of Bronos is of '- )ears3 I &ou6#e& these &a)s3 an& ;- &a)s "ere ,a&e. An& ha#$ing '- &a)s3 1. are ,a&e. I ha$e a&&e& these to ;- &a)sA . are ,a&e. An& again3 #h of '- &a)s 6eco,es 1-. 1 ha$e #i5e"ise a&&e& these to . &a)sA 7. &a)s are ,a&e. Bronos "i## ha$e these &a)s. Si,i#ar#) a#so for the re,aining stars.
9. CONCE4NING THE 2IVISION O8 THE TI1ES 84O1 THE LOT O8 8O4TUNE AN2 S:I4IT

An& I "i## set &o"n this =&i$ision?3 "hich is a /otent one3 ,a5ing the 6eginning of the re#easing fro, the Lot of 8ortune an& S/irit3 "hich signif) the Sun an& the 1oon. 8or3 the 1oon3 6eing cos,ica##) fate an& 6o&) an& 6reath Fsince it is near the earth an& sen&s its eff#uence to usG /ro&uces so,ething of a #i5e 5in& as it is the #a&) of our 6o&). The Sun3 6eing cos,ica##) ,in& an& s/irit through its o"n acti$it) an& /#easant nature3 since it arouses the sou#s of ,en for un&erta5ings3 is esta6#ishe& as a cause of action an& ,otion. >hen3 then3 "e see5 ti,es for 6o&i#) ,atters3 such as crises or "ea5nesses or 6#oo&she&3 fa##s3 in@uries3 sufferings3 an& "hate$er a//ertains to the 6o&)3 for strength3 en@o),ent3 /#easure3 6eaut)3 an& #o$e#iness3 then it is necessar) to /ro@ect Ho&iaca##) fro, the Lot of 8ortune. An& =for the )ear? at "hich the ti,e shou#& #ea$e off3 "e "i## rec5on the Hoi&ion an& ho" the stars /resent or "itnessing are figure& in re#ation to the genera# ru#er of the ti,es of re#easing3 an& "hether the #or&s of the #ots are u/on /i$ots or not. If "e are inEuiring a6out action or re/utation3 then "e "i## ,a5e the 6eginning of the re#easing Ho&iaca##) fro, the Lot of S/irit3 an& "e "i## fin& the @u&g,ent in accor&ance "ith the 6enefics or ,a#efics /resent or "itnessing. Often3 then3 "hen the Lot of 8ortune or its #or& fa##s a,iss3 the Lot of S/irit &i$i&es 6oth 6o&i#) ,atters an& those that /ertain to action. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 8ortune "i## &i$i&e 6oth "hen the Lot of S/irit or its #or& fa##s a,iss3 @ust as for /re&o,inations an& ru#ershi/s. >hene$er S/irit or 8ortune shou#& 6e foun& in one Hoi&ion3 "e "i## ta5e the 6o&i#) ,atters fro, this $er) Hoi&ion3 6ut the ,atters /ertaining to action fro, its /ost0 ascension.

In another ,anner a#so3 for con@uncti$e or "ho#e0,oon nati$ities3 "e "i## ,a5e use ofN the sa,e re#easing "hen3 that is3 6oth the Lot an& S/irit fa## out u/on one Hoi&ion. Ho"e$er3 "hene$er "e see5 ti,es for 6o&i#) ,atters for such nati$ities3 "e "i## ,a5e the re#easing fro, the $er) Hoi&ion3 an& for ,atters /ertaining to action3 fro, the /ost0 ascension of the Lot3 an& es/ecia##) for nocturna# nati$ities or those "hich ha$e a con@unction in the su6terraneous /i$ot in or&er that the sEuares of each #ot ,a) /ros/er #i5e /i$ots. Yet3 the con@uncti$e choice is stronger than that of the "ho#e0,oon. 8or3 the con@uncti$e nati$it) has the #ots u/on the Horos5o/os3 "hi#e the "ho#e0,oon nati$it) has the, u/on the 2escen&ant. An& "hen the #ights are in sEuare3 it a#so fo##o"s that the Lots are o//osite to each other. 8or this 5in& =of nati$it)? as "e## so,e =/ersons? &i$i&e the ti,es /ertaining to action fro, the /ost0ascen&ing Hoi&ia. *ut it &oes not see, fitting to ,eA for3 a &ifferent /#ace is foun& for the Lot of 8ortune an& the Lot of S/irit3 6ut for con@uncti$e an& "ho#e0,oon nati$ities the) are the sa,e =/#ace?. An& in a &ifferent ,anner3 the co,/#ete re#easings for ,ascu#ine nati$ities are foun& fro, the S/irit 6ecause the) han&#e actions through s/eech3 an& gi$ing an& recei$ing3 an& trusts. *ut for fe,inine nati$ities3 fro, the Lot of 8ortune 6ecause of the occu/ation "ith the 6o&). *ut it a#so ha//ens that ,en 6ring in 6o&i#) actions3 such as 6) ,eans of the han&s or contests an& 6o&i#) ,otion3 an& "o,en =6ring in actions? such as through 6u)ing an& se##ing. Si,i#ar#) a#so for infant nati$ities "e ,ust ,a5e the re#easing of the ti,es fro, the Lot of 8ortune unti# the) co,e to Euestion the fitting ti,e or an action. 8or 6o&i#) e(ce##ences atten& the, after the) are 6orn3 such as fine figure3 #o$e#iness3 stature3 /rettiness3 gracefu#nessA or e#se "hat usua##) ha//ens other"ise3 in@uries3 sufferings3 ecHe,a3 sca6s3 /ustu#es3 6irth0,ar5s3 ,o#es3 s#ac5ness. The ,atters /ertaining to action an& thin5ing co,e a6out #ater. As an i##ustration3 #et the Lot of 8ortune or the Lot of S/irit ha$e fa##en in Aries. An& the genera# ru#er is Ares3 "hi#e those ta5ing o$er fro, it shou#& 6e @u&ge& as to "hether the) are configure& in a fa,i#iar or foreign ,anner. 8irst3 it &i$i&es 1. )ears3 fro, "hich it &istri6utes 1. ,onths to itse#fA then3 7 ,onths to A/hro&ite 6ecause of TaurusA ne(t3 !- ,onths to Her,es 6ecause of Ge,iniA then3 !. ,onths to the 1oon 6ecause of CancerA then3 1+ ,onths to the Sun 6ecause of LeoA then ne(t3 !- ,onths to Her,esA then3 7 ,onths to A/hro&iteA then3 1. ,onths to itse#f 6ecause of Scor/ioA then3 1! ,onths to %eusA then3 ! )ears3 ; ,onths' to Bronos 6ecause of Ca/ricornA then the re,aining 7 ,onths of the 1. )ears to Bronos 6ecause of AEuarius. After Ares3 A/hro&ite "i## ta5e o$er the genera# )ears for 7 )ears3 an& #i5e"ise it &istri6utes fro, these )ears to each Hoi&ion as the) #ie. Then3 after the &istri6ution of A/hro&ite3 Her,es "i## ta5e o$er for !- )ears 6ecause of Ge,ini3 an& it "i## &istri6ute to each Hoi&ionA then3 the 1oon for !. )ears3 after "hich the Sun for 1+ )ears. An& so forth3 for as #ong as the nati$it) #asts.

Since3 then3 the circ#e of 1! Hoi&ia asse,6#es together 1 )ears3 ,onths3 "e "i## &istri6ute the re,aining ti,e fro, the &ia,eter3 8or e(a,/#e3 since Ge,ini &istri6utes !- )ears3 "hen the re#easing has 6een ,a&e in or&er an& 1 )ears ,onths ha$e 6een fi##e& u/3 "e "i## &istri6ute the re,aining ! )ears an& . ,onths fro, Sagittarius3 gi$ing a )ear to Sagittarius itse#f3 then to Ca/ricorn the ti,e #eft o$er for the fi##ing u/ of !- )ears. Si,i#ar#) a#so if "e shou#& ,a5e the re#easing fro, Cancer or Leo or Virgo or Ca/ricorn or e$en AEuarius3 after 1 )ears an& ,onths3 ="hich "ou#& 6e? sh) of the )ears 6eing su//#ie&3 "e "i## &i$i&e the re,aining ti,es in or&er 6eginning fro, the &ia,eter. So,e3 then3 &i$i&e the re,aining ti,es fro, the triang#es3 6ut this &oes not see, natura# to ,e. *ut rather3 @ust as the four e#e,ents /ossess a s),/ath) for each other u/on the cos,ic =circ#e?3 an& each is engen&ere& an& fostere& 6) another3 it is in the sa,e fashion that the han&ing o$er for the &i$ision is ,a&e in accor&ance "ith the har,on) of the Hoi&ia. 8or e(a,/#e3 since fire an& air ha$e an inter,ing#ing "ith each other as the) are actua##) rising u/3 an& fire3 6eing inherent#) $er) &r)3 is turne& 6) the ,i#& ,i(ture of the air ,ass3 an& the fire itse#f &oes not a##o" the air to a&$ance to ice0 co#& an& o/aEue3 6ut 6rings a6out the ,i#& ,i(ture 6) thorough#) "ar,ing it u/3 therefore it is reasona6#e that after the c)c#e3 Leo3 "hich is inherent#) fier)3 shou#& han& o$er the re,aining ti,e to AEuarius F"hich is airG3 "hich is s),/atheticA an& again3 AEuarius to Leo. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 earth3 6eing $er) &r) an& 6eing turne& 6) the essence of "ater3 generates a## thingsA an& the "ater itse#f3 6eing containe& 6) the earth3 a#so sustains "hat is 6orn fro, it "ith its s),/ath). Therefore3 it is reasona6#e that Cancer3 6eing inherent#) $er) "et3 an& Ca/ricorn3 6eing inherent#) earth)3 shou#& han& o$er to each other reci/roca##)A an& Virgo3 6eing inherent#) earth)3 "ith :isces3 An& the re,aining Hoi&ia /ossess the sa,e /o"er in re#ation to their &ia,eters. So a#so are the conco,itants of the &i$ision Ho&iaca##) are gi$en an e#e,enta# &escri/tion. 8or e(a,/#e3 Aries is fier)3 Taurus earth)3 Ge,ini air)3 Cancer "ater)A an& si,i#ar#) for their trigons. If3 then3 "e #oose the 6on& in the trigons3 "e "i## fin& that there is one nature for the Hoi&ion han&ing o$er an& the sa,e nature for the one ta5ing o$erA an& no co,,i(ture "i## 6e foun&3 6ut rather the =other? e#e,ents "i## ha$e #ess than their share 6ecause of the,. An& in a &ifferent ,anner "e fin& the Sun to 6e ,a5ing a 6eginning of its turn an& eEuino( fro, Aries3 an& increasing the ,agnitu&e of the &a) in accor&ance "ith the se,icirc#eA 6ut "e fin& it to 6e #oosing the 6on& in the &ia,eter Li6ra an& /rece&ing to a &i,inishe& ,agnitu&e. An& since it a#so sto/s! its aug,entati$e figure of the &a) in Cancer3 it grants this to the night "hen it co,es to 6e in Ca/ricorn 6) ,a5ing the change in the &ia,eter. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 though the 1oon ,a5es a con@unction e$en as it co,/#etes the circ#e3 it #ooses the 6on& in the &ia,eter. 8or this reason it see,s 6etter to ,a5e use of the afore#)ing teaching in regar& to the #oosing of the 6on&.

.. CONCE4NING THE LOOSING O8 THE *ON2 AN2 THE 4ECI:4OCAL HAN2ING OVE4 O8 THE STA4S

The #oosing of the 6on& "i## co,e a6out in &ifferent "a)s 6ecause of the natures of the stars3 >hen the Sun an& 1oon3 then3 han& o$er to Bronos3 the) are in&icati$e of i,/e&i,ents an& fears3 6ringing in en,ities of su/eriors an& threats on account of ,)stica# an& ancient ,atters3 su6$ersion3 @u&g,ents an& confrontations3 /utting #ife an& "orth in sus/icion3 re&uctions3 6o&i#) &istresses an& &angers3 or shi/"rec5s3 unforeseen &o"nfa##s3 an& gra$est accusations un#ess 6enefics /resent or testif)ing shou#& ,a5e the "a) out of the accusations not unc#ear. Her,es han&ing o$er the ti,e to %eus fro, Virgo or Ge,ini /ro&uces a change in things an& inno$ations in acti$ities. An& if the /#aces shou#& 6e aff#icte& in a nati$it) or e$en Her,es hi,se#f3 "ith the genera# ti,e o//osing3 &ie #oosing of the 6on& "i## /ro&uce a change for the 6etter3 an& "i## 6e in&icati$e of actions. If the /#aces are 6eing guar&e& 6) 6enefics3 the) "i## /ro&uce a ti,e "hich is goo&A after the c)c#e the #oosing of the 6on& "i## 6e easi#) &istur6e& an& fu## of #oss. Bronos #oosing the 6on& fro, Ca/ricorn an& AEuarius onto Leo an& Cancer in&icates a ti,e that is effecti$eA for it #ea&s fro, sha&o" into #ight3 an& it is esta6#ishe& as ,ost acti$e "hen it han&s o$er the &i$ision of the ti,es to Hoi&ia "hich are /o"erfu# in accor0 &ance "ith the su//ort of the nati$it)3 an& offers re/utation an& he#/ in accor&ance "ith the stars that are /resent.
;. HO> 1ANY YEA4S EACH %OI2ION 2IVI2ESA AN2 THE 8INAL YEA4S O8 THE STA4S

AEuarius &i$i&es '- )ears3 Ca/ricorn ! . Since the Sun is ,aster of 1!- fina# )ears3 of "hich ha#f is ;-3 it "i## i,/art ha#f of these to the &ia,etrica# Hoi&ion AEuarius3 "hich is '- )ears. *ut the 1oon is ,aster of 1-7 fina# )ears3 of "hich ha#f is .9. It i,/arts ha#f of these to the &ia,etrica# Hoi&ion Ca/ricorn3 "hich is ! )ears. . )ears3 then3 are asse,6#e& fro, the t"o Hoi&ia3 "hich are the fina# )ears of Bronos. An& the re,aining stars a#so ha& their fina# &istri6ution of )ears fro, the Sun an& 1oon. That is3 the Sun i,/arte& ha#f of its 1!- )ears an& its 1+ #east )ears to %eus3 "hich is a co0sectarian an& /ossesses a s),/ath) of a trigon 6ecause of SagittariusA the) 6eco,e + )ears. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the 1oon &istri6ute& to %eus ha#f of its 1-7 )ears3 or .93 an& its #east )ears !.3 6ecause of the 6eneficence an& the cos,ic s),/ath) of a trigon3 that in regar& to :iscesA the) 6eco,e + )ears. The 1oon &istri6ute& the .9 )ears to Ares "hich is of the sa,e sect. *ut 6ecause of an essence a&$erse#) ,i,ic5ing a fier) one! an& a &estructi$e ten&enc)3 the Sun &ec#ine& the &istri6ution3 6ut %eus3 the ,aster of the trigon 6) succession3 )ie#&e& u/ for &istri6ution 1! )ears3 "hich are the #east )earsA the) 6eco,e ;; )ears.

Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the 1oon i,/arte& the .9 )ears to A/hro&ite 6ecause of the s),/ath) of the trigon an& nocturna# sectA an& Bronos i,/arte& '- )ears 6ecause of the o//osite con&ition of the e(a#tation Fthat is3 Li6raGA the) 6eco,e 79 )ears. Her,es3 6ecause of the co0ru#ershi/ in re#ation to Bronos3 too5 the . fina# )ears fro, hi, an& the 1+ #east )ears fro, the SunA the) 6eco,e ;.
. CONCE4NING THE 2IVISIONS O8 THE TI1ES 8O4 THE LOT O8 8O4TUNE AN2 S:I4IT3 AN2 THE ING4ESSES O8 THE STA4S3 AN2 4ULE4S3 AN2 CON<UNCTION AN2 >HOLE 1OON3 >ITH AN ILLUST4ATION AN2 4ECI:4OCAL HAN2ING OVE4

>ith these things 6eing so3 it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine "hether the star han&ing o$er an& the one ta5ing o$er for a &i$ision ha//en to 6e u/on /i$ots or &ec#ining3 "hether the) are #i5e0,in&e& or not.9 8or if the &i$ision co,es to /#aces u/on /i$ots fro, /#aces u/on /i$ots3 an& si,i#ar#) a#so the ru#ers of these ha//en to 6e u/on /i$ots "itnesse& 6) 6enefics an& of /ro/er sect3 the) "i## /ro&uce a goo& an& nota6#e ti,e0 #or&shi/. If the /#aces are u/on /i$ots "hi#e the #or&s are &ec#ining or "itnesse& 6) ,a#efics3 the) in&icate that the ti,e "i## 6e irregu#ar an& su6@ect to &istur6ance. If e$er) figure shou#& 6e foun& in &ec#ine3 the ti,e is the "orst3 6ringing in accusations an& #osses3 an& at these ti,es =the nati$e? co,es to #i$e a6roa& an& un&ergoes changes in "hat he &oes. If =the #or&s? shou#& ha//en to 6e 6enefics or "itnesse& 6) 6enefics3 =the nati$es? "i## s/en& ti,e usefu##) rectif)ing situations in a foreign #an&. *ut if =the #or&s? are ,a#efics3 =the nati$es? "i## 6e u/set "ith &istur6ances an& #osses in a foreign #an& an& "i## 6e 6etra)e& 6) foreigners an& s#a$es. >hence the &ec#ines are in&icati$e of a foreign #an&. If the #or&s! shou#& in an) "a) 6e foun& to 6e u/on /i$ots or occu/)ing their o"n /#aces3 the) signif) &etention in so,e regions an& or &e#a)s. Her,es an& A/hro&ite3 then3 /ro$i&e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e that are neither #ong nor freEuent since the) are ne$er &istant fro, the Sun. Ho"e$er3 Bronos an& Ares signif) those "ho co,e to 6e 6e)on& the 6or&ers3 an& those "ho encounter &angers u/on #an& an& sea3 an& those "ho co,e to "an&er or 6e in 6ar6arian regions. The Sun signifies those "ho are estee,e& an& honore& an& easi#) 6efrien&e&3 %eus those "ho are he#/fu# an& &ear to ,an) an&3 an& those "ho s/en& ti,e agreea6#) in a foreign #an&. If3 then3 so,e =star? shou#& &eri$e the 6o&i#) ti,es in a Hoi&ion not on a /i$ot3 or the ru#er &oes not ha//en to 6e on a /i$ot "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) ,a#efics3 the nati$e "i## e(/erience "ea5ness an& 6#oo&she& or &angers. If in accor&ance "ith S/irit so,e star shou#& &eri$e the ti,es in a Hoi&ion not on a /i$ot3 an& a ,a#efic shou#& 6e /resent or testif) to the ru#er of the Hoi&ion3 he "i## 6e i&#e an& s/en& the ti,e hi ,isfortune3 an& he "i## 6e unsett#e& in his sou#3 #i$ing in aff#iction o$er "hat to &o an& o$er i,/osts. A#so3 if the star shou#& 6e foun& to 6e &eri$ing the ti,e in a fier) Hoi&ion "hi#e ,a#efics are /resent or testif)ing3 he "i## ha$e a $er) great s#ac5ness of sou# an& "i## achie$e

so,ething contrar) to his /ur/ose 6) 6eing unstea&) in his reso#$e. If in an air) Hoi&ion an& the Hoi&ion or the #or& shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 he "i## s/en& his ti,e in sus/ense an& sa&#)3 an& "hi#e he is o6taining certain things3 he "i## e(/ect others. If in an earth) Hoi&ion3 he "i## 6ear "hat 6efa##s hi, no6#)3 an& he "i## 6e ,enta##) a6o$e ,ost things 6ecause of his o"n se#f0contro#. If in a "ater) Hoi&ion3 since he /ossesses a sou# that is easi#) conso#e&3 though he is irregu#ar in so,e ,atters3 he "i## rectif) ,an) of the, an& "i## 6e on target in "hat he sets his han&s to. Actions3 then3 are a#"a)s ta5en s/ecia##) fro, S/irit an& its ru#er. 8or there are so,e "ho ha$e 6o&i#) actions such as "or5ing "ith their han&s an& 6o&i#) aff#ictions as a resu#t of 6earing 6ur&ens or e(ercise3 an& others ="ho ha$e actions? fro, s/eech an& 5no"#e&ge an& actua#iHations of the sou#. >here$er ,ore stars shou#& inc#ine3 "hether to the Lot or to S/irit3 thence "i## 6e in&icate& the ,atter of action. It is necessar)3 then3 to co,/are the actions an& the genera# su//ort3 "hether the nati$it) is nota6#e or ,e&iocre3 or e#se ha//) or /oor3 or in &is/ute or irregu#ar3 so that the effects in the &istri6utions shou#& a#so 6eco,e c#ear ahea& of ti,e. The stars /ro&ucti$e of actions3 then3 are the stars of Ares an& A/hro&ite an& Her,es3 "hi#e the star of Bronos /ro&uces /ursuits an& "hate$er co,es a6out at that ti,e through "ater or &istress an& as an a##ot,ent of #an&. 2e/resse& =nati$ities? an& those of i## re/ute3 then3 are ta5en fro, Bronos an& Ares3 "ith %eus 6eing a6sent3 6ut those of goo& re/ute an& those "hich are successfu# fro, the Sun an& 1oon3 "ith 6enefics 6eing co0/resent or testif)ing in a&&ition. If3 then3 the &i$ision shou#& co,e fro, S/irit to the 1i&hea$en of the Lot of 8ortune3 or e$en to the Lot itse#f3 "hi#e the #or& is co0/resent an& is "itnesse& 6) 6enefics or e#se the Sun or 1oon3 "ith the su//ort 6eing Euite 6ri##iant3 the chi#& "i## co,e into #ea&ershi/ an& great re/utation3 an& "i## 6e nota6#e an& fit for ru#e an& high#) $isi6#e for those ti,es3 one "ho is &ee,e& ha//) 6) ,an) on account of the ha//iness aroun& hi,. An& "hen the &i$ision ta5es /#ace u/on the Horos5o/os an& u/on the 1i&hea$en an& u/on the re,aining /i$ots3 it "i## /ro&uce re/utation3 6ut not in the sa,e "a)A for3 the /#aces sEuare to the #ots are ,ore energetic. *ut if "hi#e these things are so3 the su//ort is foun& 6e ,e&iocre3 he "i## 6e in a state of acti$it) or in the ,i&st of assistance3 an& he "i## =,eet? "ith greater frien&s3 an& he "i## 6e &ee,e& "orth) of gifts an& honors3 an& he "i## s/en& the &a) cheerfu##)3 an& he "i## ,a5e /rogress in regar& to the actua#iHation of his 6usiness3 es/ecia##) if 6enefics shou#& 6e /resent there or 6ear "itness. *ut if ,a#efics3 "hat is foreseen in those /#aces "i## co,e a6out as a6o$e 6ut on account of the testi,on) of ,a#eficsA =the nati$es? "i## 6e u/set "ith i,/e&i,ents an& #osses3 e(/eriencing a 6eneficent incite,ent "hich is transitor). An& @ust as each of the stars is "ritten u/on the circ#e Ho&iaca##) in accor&ance "ith its &o,ici#es3 "hen it is figure& in #i5e ,anner in a nati$it)3 it "i## a#so 6eco,e s),/athetic to another.

7. A CO1:ELLING ILLUST4ATION

As an i##ustration FNeuge6auer: 1- /,3 <u#) 1+3 . CEG3 #et there 6e a nati$it) ha$ing the fo##o"ing: the Sun3 A/hro&ite in CancerA the 1oon3 Horos5o/os in :isces3 =Bronos? in SagittariusA >ho#e 1oon3 %eus =in Ca/ricorn?A Ares in Scor/ioA Her,es in LeoA the Lot of 8ortune in LeoA S/irit in Scor/io. I see5 the -th )ear. I re#ease&' the 6o&i#) ti,es fro, Leo3 gi$ing first to Leo itse#f 1+ )ears3 then to Virgo !- )ears3 then to Li6ra 7 )ears3 then to Scor/io 1. )earsA ;! )ears are ,a&e. In these he ha& ,an) crises an& fa##s fro, heights an& the 6rea5ing of #i,6s. An& ne(t3 the re,aining 7 )ears fro, Sagittarius. >ith Bronos #)ing u/on it out of sect3 in these )ears he su6,itte& to 6oth shi/"rec5s an& 6o&i#) &istur6ances. An& "e ta5e the cause of the ai#,ent fro, the Hoi&ion "here the #or& of the Lot is foun& to 6e /assing through. 8or e(a,/#e3 =in this case? the Lot 6eing in Leo3 the #or& of Leo3 the Sun3 "as foun& in CancerA an& Cancer signifies the 6reast an& throat. >e sa)3 then3 that the cause of the ai#,ent has co,e a6out fro, Cancer. =It? ta5es the &istri6ution of )ears3 an& ,a5es the &a)s at ';-. 8or3 counting the . 1C9 &a)s s/ecia##)3 a&& the, to the )ears. Then3 it ga$e a )ear to SagittariusA ! )ears3 ; ,onths to Ca/ricornA ! )ears3 ; ,onths to AEuariusA a )ear to :iscesA then3 "hat re,ains for the fi##ing u/ of 7 )ears to Aries. Ares3 then3 ha$ing authorit) o$er the 6o&i#) ti,es3 ta5ing o$er fro, Sagittarius "ith Bronos #)ing u/on Sagittarius3 6rought the en&. He &ie& of a cough3 after ha$ing 6een in@ure& 6efore in the throat as has 6een /ro$e& 6efore. 8or3 the /#ace /ertaining to &eath "as :isces3 "ith the 1oon #)ing u/on it an& "ith Bronos 6eing su/erior to it3 fro, "hich there is &)senter). Other"ise3 the #or& of the "ho#e ,oon3 Bronos3 6eing in a$ersion3 6rought in the for, of $io#ent &eath. The in@ur) "as of the throat an& of a cough since the #or& of the Lot3 the Sun3 "as foun& in CancerA an& Cancer in&icates 6reast an& throat. I ,a&e the ti,es /ertaining to action fro, Scor/io3 gi$ing 1. )ears to it3 "ith Ares #)ing u/on itA then3 1! )ears to Sagittarius3 "ith Bronos #)ing u/on it. Unti# ! )ears =the ti,e? "as irregu#ar3 he 6eca,e a $aga6on&. A #i$e#ihoo& that "as a&eEuate "as sEuan&ere& 6) his trusteesA for3 the /#ace of acEuisition9 "as in Ge,ini3 an& none of the 6enefics "ere regar&ing3 6ut Bronos a#one "as o//ose&. Then ne(t3 Ca/ricorn too5 o$er for ')ears3 "ith %eus 6eing u/on it an& occu/)ing the Goo& S/irit3 an& 6eing conte,/#ate& acron)ca##) 6) the Sun an& A/hro&ite. An& it &re" out the "ho#e ti,e0#or&shi/ in a /ro/itious ,annerA he "as entruste& "ith 6oth /u6#ic an& ro)a# acti$ities3 an& he 6eca,e a frien& of #ea&ers an& 5ings an& accor&ing#) acEuire& ,uch3 6ut en&uring at ti,es i,/e&i,ents an& irregu#arities in accor&ance "ith the ta5ing o$er or "itnessing of ,a#efics3 an& acEuisition that &i& not #ast 6ecause of %eus 6eing su6tracti$e an& in its o"n &e/ression. After Ca/ricorn3 "hen AEuarius ta5es o$er the ti,es3 "ith Ares an& Her,es testif)ing3 6enefics 6eing in a$ersion3 he cease& his acti$ities an& #ost ,uch 6)

innocent trust. An& he han&#e& trusts for re#ati$es an& s#a$es3 o$er "hich he fe## into &e6t 6ecause of #ac5 of care an& scarcit) an& "as foun& a6@ect since the genera# su//ort ha& this 6earing. Then AEuarius itse#f too5 ! )ears an& ; ,onths3 then %eus 1 )ear3 then Ares 1 )ear an& ' ,onths3 then A/hro&ite 7 ,onths. then Her,es 1 )ear an& 7 ,onths. At that ti,e3 his affairs "ere on the "ane. Then the 1oon ne(t too5 o$er ! )ears an& 1 ,onth. In these ti,es3 it see,e& that so,eone ha& the trusts /ai& an& he ,et "ith the he#/ of frien&s. Then si,i#ar#)3 the Sun too5 1 )ear an& ,onths in Leo3 an& Her,es 1 )ear an& 7 ,onths in Virgo. >ith ,a#efics testif)ing to Her,es3 then3 he "as 6rought &o"n &uring these ti,esA for3 the Lot "as foun& in &ec#ine an& the #or& of the trigon of the 1oon "as Ares. After the ti,e of Her,es3 A/hro&ite too5 7 ,onths3 ne(t Ares 1 )ear an& ' ,onths3 Sagittarius 1 )ear. An& the en& ca,e a6out.
+. CONCE4NING THE COS1IC YEA4 AN2 THE YEA4 4ELATIVE TO 2IVISION3 HO> 1ANY 2AYS EACH HAS AN2 HO> THEY SHOUL2 *E 4ECBONE2

Since the cos,ic )ear has ';. 1C9 &a)s "hi#e the )ear re#ati$e to &i$ision has ';- &a)s3 after su6tracting . /er each )ear an& 1C9 of the )ears an& tota##ing u/ the )ears3 "e "i## then ,a5e the &i$ision. Thus "e ,a&e our ca#cu#ation for the a6o$e nati$it). 8or e(a,/#e3 #et it 6e the case that so,eone "in&s &o"n to '' )ears fro, his nati$it)3 an& "as 6orn on the 1.th of T)6i3 an& it is necessar) to see5 the !-th of 1esori of the ''r& )ear. I too5 '- of the )ears at . /er )earA the) co,e to 1.-. An& 1- fro, the t"o fu## )earsA an& 1C9 of '! )ears co,es to 7. A#together the) co,e to 1;7. Then I too5 &a)s fro, the 1.th of T)6i u/ to the &a) "e are see5ing3 the !-th of 1esori the) co,e to !1.. I a&&e& these to 1;7 &a)sA the) ca,e to '7'3 I su6tract ';- fro, theseA !' re,ain. 8or the /ur/ose of &i$ision3 then3 the nati$it) that is "in&ing &o"n its )ears "i## 6e a fu## '' )ears an& !' &a)s. I "i## ,a5e these the )ears an& &a)s in the re#easing of the ti,es.
1-. CONCE4NING THE 2IST4I*UTION O8 1O4E AN2 8E>E4 YEA4S3 1ONTHS3 2AYS3 AN2 HOU4S O8 EACH STA4A AN2 THE USES O8 THESE 8O4 NATIVITIES

<ust as "hen "e ta5e 1C1! of the )ears of each /erio&3 "e "i## get to 5no" ho" ,an) &a)s each star &istri6utes. 8or e(a,/#e3 since Aries &istri6utes 1. )ears3 1C1! of these are 1. ,onths. Li5e"ise3 1C1! of these ,onths are ' 1C! &a)sA an& again3 1C1! of these &a)s are ' &a)s3 ' hours. It &istri6utes these for the ti,e a&&e& on. An& the further &istri6ution of the other stars "i## 6e foun& si,i#ar#)3 such as "hen so,eone in a &i$ision shou#& 6e intent u/on 6oth )ear#) an& ,onth#) ti,es in a&&ition to the genera# ones3 an& shou#& fin& hours in a&&ition to the &a)s. >e "i## a//en& in a ,ore &etai#e& fashion3 then3 "hat is a&&e& on to each star so that chance encounterers &o not get the,se#$es t"iste& aroun&. Thus3 the Sun: 1+ )ears3 1+ ,onths3 9 1C! &a)s3 ' &a)s an& !' hours. The 1oon: !. )ears3 !. ,onths3 ;! 1C! &a)s3 . &a)s an& . hours.

Bronos: '- )ears3 '- ,onths3 . &a)s3 ; &a)s an& ; hours. Ca/ricorn: ! )ears3 ! ,onths3 ; 1C! &a)s3 . &a)s an& 1. hours. %eus: 1! )ears3 1! ,onths3 '- &a)s3 ! &a)s an& 1! hours. Ares: 1. )ears3 1. ,onths3 ' 1C! &a)s3 ' &a)s an& ' hours. A/hro&ite: 7 )ears3 7 ,onths3 !- &a)s3 1 &a) an& 1; hours. Her,es: !- )ears3 !- ,onths3 .- &a)s3 9 &a)s an& 9 hours. >hene$er3 then3 "e shou#& fin& a nati$it) of .- or ;- )ears3 "e "i## ,a5e the re#easing of )ears fro, the Lot of 8ortune or S/irit in a Ho&iaca# =or&er?3 gi$ing to each star its /erio& of )ears as #ong as it is /ossi6#e to co,/#)A then "e "i## gi$e ,onths3 then &a)s an& hours. If the nati$it) of an infant shou#& 6e foun&3 "e "i## &istri6ute first fro, the re#easing of hours3 then &a)s3 then ,onths. As3 for e(a,/#e3 if the Sun3 Her,es are in Ca/ricornA Bronos3 %eus in LeoA Ares3 A/hro&ite in AEuariusA the 1oon in Ge,iniA the Horos5o/os in LeoA the Lot of 8ortune in :iscesA the Lot of S/irit in Ca/ricorn. Thence3 #et the re#easing of 8ortune a#so 6e fro, :isces. To see5 the 1;th of 1esore of the 9th )ear "ith the &a)s at . for each )ear. Since3 then3 the 1! )ears "ere not )et &istri6ute& to :isces3 I ha$e gi$en the first )ear to itA then 1 )ear3 ' ,onths to AriesA 7 ,onths to Taurus. The) co,e to ! )ears3 11 ,onths. Then ne(t it "i## gi$e 1 )ear3 7 ,onths to Her,es unti# the fi##ing u/ of 9 )ears3 ,onths. *ut the nati$it) has not )et fi##e& this ti,e. Let it 6e the case3 then3 the ti,e0#or& Her,es a#rea&) has 7 ,onths3 1. &a)sA the) co,e to !.. &a)s. One ,ust &istri6ute these accor&ing to the succession3 fro, "hich Her,es ga$e first to itse#f Fthat is3 to Ge,iniG .- &a)s3 then ;! 1C! &a)s to Cancer3 then 9 1C! &a)s to Leo3 then .- &a)s to Virgo3 then !- &a)s to Li6raA the) co,e to !'- &a)s. There are !. &a)s re,aining. Ares "i## ha$e these in Scor/io fro, the &a)s of A/hro&ite an& ti## the fi##ing u/ of ' 1C! &a)s. Ares3 then3 "i## further &istri6ute the !. &a)s to the ne(t ones. An& first it &istri6utes ' &a)s an& ' hours to itse#f3 then ! 1C! &a)s to Sagittarius3 then . &a)s an& 1. hours to Ca/ricorn3 then ; &a)s an& ; hours to AEuarius3 then ! 1C! &a)s to :isces3 ' &a)s an& ' hours to Aries3 the re,ain&er to Taurus for the fi##ing u/ of !. &a)s. The genera# chronocrator3 then3 is %eusA the secon&3 Her,es3 ta5ing o$er fro, %eusA the thir&3 Ares3 ta5ing o$er fro, Her,esA the fourth A/hro&ite ta5ing o$er fro, Ares. It "i## 6e necessar)3 then3 to e(a,ine ho" the) are #)ing at the nati$it) an& ho" the) are figure& in re#ation to each other3 an& to &ec#are onese#f accor&ing#). So,e then3 a#so further &istri6ute the &a)s in accor&ance "ith the trigonA "hence3 in certain nati$ities3 "hen a genera# ti,e0#or& "as foun& to 6e 6enefic =or e#se the Sun or 1oonG3 =the nati$e? acEuire& re/utation an& #ea&ershi/3 For e#se nota6#e 6eginnings an& assistance an& a##iances "ith those "ho are greaterG. 2uring these ti,es3 "hen a ,a#efic too5 o$er the furt#ier &i$ision in accor&ance "ith the further &istri6ution3 it cause& 6o&i#) "ea5ness or e#se &angersA or "hen another =,a#efic? too5 o$er the &a)s3 6eing o//ose& to the genera# ti,e0#or& or figure& uncongenia##) 6) nati$it) an& 6) transit3 it

/ro$i&e& &istur6ances an& fears an& #osses. An& if the genera# ti,e0#or& chances to 6e i##0situate& in a nati$it) or is scrutiniHe& 6) ,a#efics3 in the &a)s of these ti,es 6) further &i$ision =the nati$es? "i## 6e re&uce& or in &anger3 or "i## encounter i,/e&i,ents. *ut if3 "hen these &a)s are ta5en o$er3 the genera# ti,e0#or& shou#& 6e foun& in /ros/ering Hoi&ia "hi#e 6eing "itnesse& 6) 6enefics &uring transit3 the) "i## stan& fir, "ithout stu,6#ing "hi#e 6eing &istresse& in #i$e#ihoo& an& re/utation. An& for the &ai#) &i$isions3 it "i## 6e necessar) for the #oosing of the 6on& to 6e &one in the &ia,eter of the re#easing in succession3 after the c)c#e has 6een fi##e& u/ "ith .!7 re,aining &a)sA an& #i5e"ise a#so3 for the finer &i$isions of the &a)s an& hours3 after the c)c#e has 6een fi##e& u/ "ith 99 re,aining &a)s it is necessar) to un&o =the 6on&? fro, the &ia,eter in accor&ance "ith the succession.
11. CONCE4NING THE :4OS:E4ING YEA4 AN2 A S:ECIAL TEACHING

Ha$ing thus c#assifie& the genera# an& te,/ora# &i$isions in a /ro/er ,anner3 "e ,ust no" a#so s/ea5 of the /ros/ering )ear an& of the things that go a#ong "ith these. *ut first it is necessar) to sa) a fe" "or&s a6out those "ho ha$e "ritten such things. A#though the ,a@orit) ha$e set out the &i$ision of the ti,es in a &i$erse an& in$i&ious ,anner3 the) ha$e not han&e& &o"n an) /#an of truthA an& e$en "hen the) #i,ite& the to/ic to satisfactor) teachings3 the) 6eEueathe& to the chance encounterer the greatest error an& en&#ess inEuir). So,e3 that is3 in 6eing carrie& to infinit) 6) the su6@ect ,atter of the accounts3 ha$e 6egui#e& ,an)A others3 seeing the /o"er of the treat,ent an& setting out the /rinci/#es3 &i& not ,a5e e(/#anations o"ing to /ossessi$eness. An& "hen "e co$ere& ,uch territor) an& tra$erse& Eg)/t3 e$en though "e encountere& a$aricious teachers3 "e ,a&e gifts of ,one) out of a &esire for the "or5A 6ut not ,eeting "ith the truth3 "e occu/ie& ourse#$es "ith other things3 ha$ing chosen a ,ore se#f0contro##e& an& se#f0sufficient #ife. *ut since the /ro6#e, of ,ost =,en? of ,athe,atics1 an& the &i$ision of the genera# ti,es /u##e& against us an& su//#ie& the greater! &esire3 "e of necessit) ha& to /ersist. An& since in the Euarre# o$er the genera# teachings of the &i$isions3 so,e ,a&e use of the, in re#ation to the conco,itants of the 6oun&s3 others in re#ation to the ,inor /erio&s3 others in re#ation to the t"e#fth0/arts "hich are asse,6#e& fro, 1- )ears an& + ,onths3 others in re#ation to the e(a#tations3 "hi#e the su6&i$isions of these signifie& e$ents "hich "ere fa#seA =as a conseEuence of the su6&i$isions not signif)ing correct#)? it in&ee& see,e& to us to 6e ,ost &isgracefu# that the effects are &e#i,ite& 6) !3 1- or )ears3 6ut ,ore see,#) to see5 /articu#ar an& )ear#) ti,es. An& so then3 "e s/ent ,uch ti,e "retche&#)3 an& "hi#e &istressfu##) ,a5ing changes of /#ace3 ,i(ing "ith those "ho are Hea#ous a6out such ,atters3 "e too5 /roof3 unti# the "ishe&0for hea$en#) $isitation 6rought a6out through a 5in& of /ro$i&ence the trans,ission in a certain /#ace through a certain #o$er of #earning. *) acce/ting a

starting /oint3 then3 an& a//#)ing ,uch effort3 "e "ere seiHe& u/on 6) the goa# "hich "e ourse#$es a#so ca,e to /ossess after "e ha& further ren&ere& ,uch ser$ice of our /o"ers. 8or3 fro, the &ai#) /ractice an& the encounter "ith ,an) ,en an& seeing "ith oneDs o"n e)es "hat is suffere&3 "e ha$e @u&ge& this stu&) to 6e sacre& an& i,,orta#3 an& "e "i## /ass it on un6egru&ging#)3 since it see,s to 6e a ,ost essentia# hea&ing for the re,aining ,atters. 8or "ithout this3 nothing either is or "i## 6eA for3 that "hich is fore5no"n has a 6eginning an& an en&. I a&@ure )ou3 ,) ,ost $a#ue& 6rother3 an& those 6eing initiate& 6) this co,/osition to the starr) 6o"# of hea$en an& the t"e#$e0Ho&iac circ#e3 the Sun3 1oon3 an& . "an&ering stars 6) ,eans of "hich oneDs "ho#e #ife is &ri$en3 an& fore5no"#e&ge itse#f an& &i$ine necessit) 0 I a&@ure )ou to 5ee/ these ,atters in secret an& not to /ass the, o$er to those "ho are une&ucate& e(ce/t those "ho are "orth) an& ca/a6#e of guar&ing carefu##) an& @ust#) re/a)ingA an& to re,e,6er ,e3 Va#ens3 one "ho has 6een so initiate&3 "ith an e$er#asting an& goo& re/ortA an& es/ecia##)3 though )ou 5no" ,) #ac5 of /ossessi$eness an& /art of the truth of ho" I ,)se#f cast #ight on so,ething uno/ene& 6) an) ,an3 neither to intro&uce others "ho &isregar&e& ,) na,e to this co,/osition3 nor s/ea5 &es/itefu##) a6out an) of those "ho ha$e "ritten 6efore or those "ho are a6out to 6e ca##e& u/on for the /ur/ose of /utting off chance encounterers3 an& #a) this 6#a,e u/on ,e. An& a## the aforesai& go&s "atch c#ose#) o$er these =teachings? that the) ,a) 6e fa$ora6#e an& #ife "e##06ase& an& the consu,,ation of rec5onings satisfactor)3 6ut the) fores"ear the,se#$es 6) the o//osite =teachings?0neither is the earth /assa6#e nor the seas na$iga6#e nor is the see& of chi#&renA an& "hen there is a 6#in& an& fettere& ,in&3 it ,a) intro&uce a sha,efu# #ife ,issing in goo& things. If then there is a#so so,e reco,/ense after &eath for e$i# an& goo&3 e$en there the ,in& "ou#& /arta5e of so,ething si,i#ar. >hence if after co,ing to 5no" the teaching herein3 so,eone shou#& ,)sterious#) &isco$er the a6o$e &isco$er) in another treatise3 it is not necessar) to e(to# hi,3 6ut to agree for our sa5e that =it is necessar)? not on#) =to assign it? to the ones ,a5ing the /re&ictions3 6ut a#so to those "ho are the &isco$erers of ,uch an& those "ho 6esto" honor on the teachingA for ,an) "ho ta5e o$er so,ething un6egru&ging#) ha$e "ritten their co,/ositions in a 6egru&ging ,anner. Therefore I e(hort those es/ecia##) "ho encounter this co,/osition 6) chance an& those "ho are entering u/on certain ti,es an& &ances of the go&s an& those "ho e(a,ine ,)steries to gain a go&#i5e re/ute3 to #a) asi&e the ,an) teachings of sects an& 6oo5s3 an& after ha$ing /ractice& the,se#$es in the ta6u#ar an& natura# stu&) of the stars an& Hoi&ia an& of the canons re#ate& to the /heno,ena3 to /a) hee& to these teachings an& those "hich "ere arrange& ear#ier3 an& to o6ser$e the stars to the &egree for @u&g,ents that /ertain to &egrees3 an& #i5e"ise =Ho&iaca##)? for those that /ertain to Hoi&ia3 in or&er that that "hich is state& ,a) 6e state& "ith truth. 8or often I

,)se#f too5 stars to 6e in certain Hoi&ia accor&ing to the ti,e0&escri/tion of the e$ents3 an& in others accor&ing to the a//earances3 an& es/ecia##) "hene$er the) shou#& 6e in the 6eginning or en& of Hoi&iaA si,i#ar#) a#so 6ecause one fai#s 6oth in stations an& at nightfa##. To ,a5e a @u&g,ent3 then3 it is necessar) to 5no" e(act#) in "hat Hoi&ia an& &egrees the) are3 an& es/ecia##) the Horos5o/os. Let the 6eginning of the e(egesis 6e fro, here. After e(a,ining the current )ear of the nati$it)3 "e 5noc5 out as ,an) t"e#$es as "e canA an& after &e#i$ering o$er the re,ain&er fro, a star that is ca/a6#e =of &oing so? to one that is ca/a6#e of ta5ing o$er3 "e "i## co,e to 5no" the )ear "hich it han&s o$er to a certain star. That "hich has 6een sai& is concise in a//rehension3 6ut &i$erse in @u&g,ent. A## the stars3 then3 an& the Horos5o/os an& Sun an& 1oon han& o$er to each other an& reci/roca##) ta5e o$er fro, each other. In or&er that "e ,a) ,a5e the intro&uction c#earer3 #et it 6e the case3 as an i##ustration3 that the Sun3 Her,es are in AEuariusA the 1oon in Scor/ioA Bronos in CancerA %eus in Li6raA A/hro&ite in Ca/ricornA Ares3 the Horos5o/os in Virgo. >e see5 the '.th )ear. Ta5e a"a) t"o t"e#$es3 "hich are !9. 11 are re,aining. >e rec5on3 then3 fro, "hat sort of star to "hat sort of star co,ing first there are 11 )ears. >e fin& the,: 11 )ears fro, the Horos5o/os an& Ares to Bronos in Cancer3 an& again fro, the 1oon to Ares3 an& fro, A/hro&ite to the 1oon. A## thase han&ings o$er are acti$e in the '.th )ear. An& accor&ing to the /o"er of effect "hich each of the stars has3 it "i## /ro&uce goo& or fou# in the han&ings o$er3 "hich "e "i## in&icate in a forthco,ing account FNeuge6auer: /,3 8e6. 73 1!- CEA nata# chart of Vettius Va#ens after 2a$i& :ingreeG. >hensoe$er ,an) han&ings o$er are ,a&e3 then3 it is necessar) to a#so co,/are "hether those of the 6enefics or those of the ,a#efics are in e(cess3 an& to assign the /riHe to those. *ut if the) are eEua#3 the )ear "i## 6e @u&ge& irregu#ar an& &i$erse. In genera#3 then3 for e$er) nati$it) it "i## 6e necessar) to /ro@ect the )ears fro, the Sun an& 1oon an& Horos5o/os. An& if the) shou#& fa## out at e,/t) /#aces3 the) "i## ha$e han&e& o$er to the #or&s of the Hoi&ia. These three ca#cu#ations the,se#$es "i## ha$e ,uch /o"er3 "hether the han&ing o$er is ,a&e to 6enefics or ,a#efics3 or e#se to those stars on /i$ota# or /ros/ering /#aces3 or those not on /i$ots. An& if so3 it is necessar) to consi&er the han&ing o$er of other stars. 8or if ,a#efics shou#& ru#e o$er the )ear "hi#e the three re#easings shou#& ha$e the /o"er of 6eneficence3 the )ear is effecti$e an& nota6#e after so,e &is/ute an& fears an& $e(ations. An& if none of the stars shou#& han& o$er to a star 6ut the &i$ision is carrie& onto e,/t) /#aces3 it is a#so necessar) to /a) attention to the e,/t) /#aces. An& es/ecia##) if so,e stars shou#& 6e /resent u/on the, 6) ingress3 the) "i## ta5e o$er. A#so3 it is necessar) to e(ten& fro, the Lot of 8ortune an& fro, S/irit an& Eros an& Necessit)A for the ai#,ents an& the "e##0&oings an& &angers that /ertain to the ti,es "i## 6e ta5en o$er fro, these.

Quite natura##)3 it is a#so necessar) to e(ten& fro, the /i$otsA for @ust as =the /i$ots? are foun& for genera# an& cos,ic ,atters3 the) are a#so foun& for ,en. 8or fro, the rising of Sirius the )ear an& the four /i$ots ,a5e a circuit through a /erio& of four )ears3 e(ce/t that the )ears 6eco,e &ifferent fro, the figure0&escri/tion of the stars an& the /hases an& the ingresses that /ertain to the ti,es. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the Sun has 9 ,otions0greatest3 #east3 an& t"o ,eans0an& sets the circ#e aright through its four turnings. The 1oon a#so has 9 natura# figures 0 con@unction3 ha#f3 "ho#e ,oon3 !n& ha#f. An& the cos,ic con&ition is a#so esta6#ishe& u/on the earth fro, the 9 e#e,ents an& 9 "in&s. If then these things 6e so. it is a#so necessar) to use the 9 /i$ots for nati$ities an& re#ease the )ears fro, the, an& co,/are the stars at the nati$it) an& the s/ecia# /ro/erties of the /i$ots an& Hoi&ia. It is a#so necessar) to 5no" ahea& of ti,e the cos,ic con@unction an& the rising of Sirius an& the hour an& the #or& of the rising of SiriusA for3 this ,aster of the )ear is @u&ge& to 6e uni$ersa# "hi#e the #or&s of the /#aces are c)c#ica#. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 for each nati$it) an& rene"e& nati$it) the #or& of the )ear is uni$ersa#3 6ut the #or& of the con@unction or "ho#e ,oon is c)c#ica#. It is necessar)3 then3 to co,/are if the genera# an& cos,ic #or& is associate& "ith the genera# #or& of the nati$it)3 or is the sa,eA an& si,i#ar#) a#so3 if the cos,ic =an& the? c)c#ica# #or&s of the nati$it) are har,onious or the sa,e. In a&&ition to these3 one ,ust a#so o6ser$e in "hat /#aces of the nati$it) ec#i/ses ha$e ha//ene&3 "hether /ros/ering or not /ros/eringA an& further,ore3 the risings an& /hases of the stars. 8or nota6#e an& co,,an&ing an& ro)a# nati$ities ha$e their @u&g,ent fro, these3 as "e## an) change of action or e#se of re/utationA an& the) are accusto,e& to signif) great an& "on&rous effects3 so,e 6eing e(a#te& to an unsur/assa6#e fortune3 others "ith&ra"ing to a &e/resse& an& easi#) re&uce& fortune. >hence3 so,eone ,ust not teach us to 6e /ro#i( or e,6roi&er the /#an3 6ut to ,a5e these effects the,se#$es "ith assurance in or&er that the &i$ision ,a) 6e #ess a/t to fa#ter in regar& to 6ri##iant an& ,i&&#ing nati$ities. Other"ise3 "hen "e inEuire concerning #ife or 6o&i#) or ,enta# acti$it)3 "e shou#& /ro@ect fro, the Horos5o/osA "hen concerning re/utation an& /ri$i#ege an& ostentation an& father an& greater /ersons3 an& "hate$er then the nature of the Sun is accusto,e& to /ro&uce3 "e "i## ,a5e the re#easing of the )ears fro, hi,A "hene$er concerning 6o&i#) &angers an& ai#,ents or 6#oo&she&&ing3 fro, the 1oonA "hene$er concerning action an& #i$e#ihoo& an& &isci/#ines3 fro, the 1i&hea$enA "hene$er concerning goo& fortune an& acEuisition of #i$e#ihoo&3 fro, the Lot of 8ortuneA "hene$er concerning ,atters of &eath or change or $e(ations3 fro, the 2escen&antA "hene$er concer0 ning foun&ations or 6ui#&ings or hi&&en ,atters or ,atters /ertaining to &eath3 fro, the su6terraneous /i$otA "hene$er concerning "ife or intercourse or societ) or t)/es of things /ertaining to "o,en3 fro, A/hro&iteA "hene$er concerning ,i#itar) or /u6#ic ,atters3 fro, AresA "hene$er concerning &is,ant#ing of things or acEuisition or hi&&en ai#,ents or /aterna#

inheritance3 fro, BronosA "hene$er concerning re/utation an& frien&shi/ an& a##iances an& acEuisition3 fro, %eusA "hene$er concerning co,,unit) or ser$i#e or 6o&i#) ,atters or gifts or recei/ts or "ritings3 fro, Her,es. An& these are the han&ings o$er an& ta5ings u/ that are of one for,. *ut "hen there ha//ens to 6e t"o or three or ,ore /#anets han&ing o$er or ta5ing u/3 it is necessar) to co,/are the /o"er of each star in re#ation to those /resentA for3 the 6enefics an& ,a#efics "i## 6eco,e effectua# in accor&ance "ith the origina# su//ort of each nati$it). An& "hate$er genera# figure each shou#& ha$e in re#ation to those "itnessing or 6eing configure&3 it "i## /ro&uce the #i5e "hen ta5ing o$er the ti,es fro, it or e#se "hen it has itse#f han&e& o$er. In or&er ,at han&ing o$er shou#& 6e seen ,ore /recise#) an& ,ore c#ear#)3 "e "i## set out certain &ecrees an& ru#es3 6) o6ser$ing "hich "e "i## ha$e a /#an "hich is ,ore rea&i#) gras/e&. 8irst3 then3 "e ,ust e(a,ine if the han&ing o$er is ,a&e fro, /#aces u/on /i$ots to /#aces u/on /i$ots3 or fro, the Goo& S/irit to the Lot or /ros/ering /#ace3 in or&er that "hat is signifie& shou#& 6e effecti$e or /ro6a6#eA an& then a#so if fro, &ec#ines to /i$ots or fro, the E$i# S/irit to the Goo& S/irit. :ros/ering an& effecti$e Hoi&ia3 then3 are the Horos5o/os3 1i&hea$en3 Goo& S/irit3 Goo& 8ortune3 Lot of 8ortune3 S/irit3 Eros3 Necessit).1 1i&&#ing are Go&3 Go&&ess3 an& the re,aining t"o /i$ots. A#so or&inar) an& aff#icti$e are the re,ain&erA the /o"er of these /#aces is utter#) e(hauste& or e#se is esta6#ishe& to 6e acti$e fro, the 6enefics or ,a#efics /resent or "itnessing. In&ee&3 the E$i# 8ortune see,s to 6e 6etter than the E$i# S/irit accor&ing as it /ossesses a triangu#ar figure in re#ation to the 1i&hea$en. An& if in so,e ,anner a sing#e han&ing o$er shou#& 6e foun& for a nati$it)3 "ith a## the stars ha$ing chance& to 6e in one Hoi&ion3 the) the,se#$es han& o$er Ho&iaca##). An& if the co,,i(ture in&icates so,ething genera##) for the nati$it)3 that so,ething "i## /arta5e of e$er) =star?. If ' or 9 stars shou#& 6e foun& in one Hoi&ion an& one or t"o in another3 the first one "hich is su/erior 6) &egree is /rior an& &istri6utes the ti,es first Fthat is3 the one ha$ing the #east &egrees ta5es o$er first#)G an& then the ne(t3 an& si,i#ar#) the ones ta5ing o$er. Though the &i$isions are &i$erse3 if one /a)s attention he "i## not go "rong. 8or "hen the sa,e han&ings o$er are signifie& in a t"e#$e )ear /erio&3 the) "i## not =a#"a)s? /ossess the sa,e o/eration of the effects3 6ut &ifferent. >hene$er "e "i## fin& a han&ing o$er after one or ,ore =)ears? in a certain c)c#e3 "e "i## e(a,ine the rene"e& nati$it) for that )ear an& "hether the ingresses of the stars ha$e an) 5in& of si,i#ar figure 6oth for the nati$it) an& for the stars han&ing an& ta5ing o$er3 an& if the) ha$e the sa,e /hases re#ati$e to the Sun. 8or if "e fin& the, to 6e so3 "e sa) that the effect is constant3 6ut if "e fin& the, to 6e other an& &issi,i#ar3 "e sa) ,at it is not unifor,. 8or so,e effects are ,a&e genera##)3 "hi#e others are /artia#. 8or e(a,/#e3 if one of the stars Bronos an& %eus shou#& &eri$e the genera# ti,es "hi#e the) are "e## situate&3 an& it shou#& ha//en that the other &eri$es the =/articu#ar? ti,es in this c)c#e3 one "i## inherit

or "i## 6e 6enefite& 6) ,atters /ertaining to &eath. *ut if Bronos an& %eus ha$e &o,ination o$er the !n& or 'r& )ear in the c)c#e 6ut are not "e## situate&3 there "i## 6e no inheritance3 6ut there "i## in&ee& 6e a #egac) an& 6enefits fro, &eath or such e(/ectations3 or e#se the /urchasing of /ro/ert)3 foun&ations an& other /ossessions. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 other effects in the genera# ti,es for the c)c#e of t"e#$e )ears "i## 6e constant3 6ut not at a## constant #ater or ear#ier3 un#ess the stars =so? in&icate the intent of the effects. 8or e(a,/#e3 #et so,eone ha$e 6een ,arrie& in the 1st c)c#e3 "ith the '9th )ear of the nati$it) =no"? 6eing current Ffor it is necessar) to @u&ge in accor&ance "ith the so#ar =re#easings? an& their effectsG. In another c)c#e he "i## ha$e concerns "ith societ) or another ,arriage or "hate$er is a//ro/riate to "o,en. In another he "i## ser$e in the ,i#itar). >hen the sa,e han&ing o$er is again the sa,e3 he "i## 6e at "or5 for a&$ance,ent or change or ,i#itar) &oings. If then the genera# su//ort a#so ha//ens to 6e fa$ora6#e for a&$ance,ent3 he "i## a&$ance at that ti,e3 es/ecia##) if 6enefics shou#& ha$e authorit) throughout. An& if the nati$it) is great3 he "i## a#so #ea& or co,,an& or share in a /o"erfu# ran5. It is necessar) to har,oniHe the effects in accor&ance "ith the conco,itants of the nati$it). Su//ose so,eone shou#& 6eget chi#&ren &uring a certain ti,e. >hen the sa,e han&ing o$er occurs an& the ac,e F/resu,a6#) the re#easing fro, the ,i&hea$enG or the so#ar =re#easing? go$erns3 the) "i## again 6eget or ,a5e /urchases of s#a$es or "i## 6ring u/ so,eone in the ro#e of a chi#&3 or "i## 6e concerne& "ith the chi#&ren of others. Su//ose so,eone e#se ca,e into office an& stan&s at the forefront of the cro"&. >hen the sa,e ti,e0#or& &escri/tion occurs an& the nati$it) has goo& su//ort3 he "i## ta5e on great an& nota6#e officesA 6ut if the su//ort is ,i&&#ing3 he "i## retire "ith such or ha$e the /o,/ an& /ri$i#eges of office. Si,i#ar#)3 su//ose so,eone ha& a @u&g,ent against hi, or ca,e into narro" straits. >hen the sa,e han&ing o$er occurs3 if 6enefics are testif)ing3 he "i## 6e re#ease& fro, the constraint or acEuitte& of the chargeA 6ut if ,a#efics are testif)ing3 he "i## continue to 6e he#& res/onsi6#e &ue to so,e e$en ,ore ,a#icious treat,ent or in$i&ious accusation3 or e#se he "i## s/en& his ti,e for the "orse. A#so3 a## of the re,aining ,atters that ha//en to 6e conc#u&e& in #ife at a certain ti,e "i## occur in accor&ance "ith the han&ings o$er3 6ut the) "i## 6e &ifferent through the genera# ti,e0&escri/tions an& the rene"e& nati$ities an& the ingresses an& /hases of the stars3 as "e## as the &issi,i#ar figure0&escri/tion in re#ation to each. 8or "hen the stars of that ti,e ,a5e nata# ingresses to the ones han&ing or ta5ing o$er3 or onto the /i$ots3 the) a#so contri6ute fro, their o"n nature an& the,se#$es either ,a5e the effect goo& or fou# or e#se ,ore acti$e or /re$entati$e. >e @u&ge it to 6e constant "hene$er the ingressing star shou#& ha$e a har,onious figure "ith the one han&ing o$er3 or "hen the stars han&ing o$er shou#& ha$e "ith those ta5ing o$er a figure #i5e to that in the nati$it). *ut if the figures /ertaining to the ti,es shou#& signif) one thing "hi#e Fhe ingress another3 there "i## he a ,ean 6et"een the things effecte&. In genera#3 e$er) star

in the han&ing or ta5ing o$er is esta6#ishe& as ineffecti$e an& /re$entati$e "hen it is settingA an& if a 6enefic shou#& 6e foun&3 it /ro$i&es the a//earances a#one. An& if the ' re#easings of Sun3 1oon an& Horos5o/os shou#& to a certain e(tent signif) &issi,i#ar things3 the )ear "i## 6e &i$erse. Yet often3 "hen the han&ing o$er "as not accor&ing to the sa,e /#an3 the genera# ti,es re$ea#e& great an& nota6#e effectsA "herefore it is necessar) for one starting fro, there to acco,,o&ate the )ear#) ti,es. Since so,e of the co,/i#ers ha$e hinte& at the a6o$e /#an3 those "ho "i## encounter this co,/osition of ,ine "i## 6e re,in&e& at the outset that3 since no teaching has "or5e& out an)thing3 it is necessar) to re$ea# the 5e)s through "hich the han&ing o$er /ro&uces an astonishing /erio& "hen it 6eco,es Euite ,anifest in accor&ance "ith the for, of the effect. If then so,eone so6er#) /a)s attention to the ,atters a6out to 6e a&&resse& in the han&ings o$er through the co,6inator) stu&) of the acti$it) of the star an& the Hoi&ion3 he "i## 6e #ess a/t to stu,6#e.
1!. CONCE4NING THE NA1ING O8 THE 1! :LACES AN2 CONCE4NING THE T>ELVE0TU4NING

Let the 6eginning 6e fro, the Horos5o/os3 "hich is #ife3 he#,3 6o&)3 6reath. The !n&: ,anner of #i$ing3 Gates of Ha&es3 sha&e& /#ace3 gi$ing3 recei$ing3 co,,unit). The 'r&: si6#ings3 6eing a6roa&3 5ing&o,3 authorit)3 frien&s3 re#ati$es3 heart3 s#a$es. The 9th: re/utation3 father3 chi#&ren3 oneDs o"n "o,an an& o#&er /ersons3 "hat one &oes3 cit)3 househo#&3 /ossessions3 a6i&ings3 retri6ution3 changes of /#ace3 &angers3 &eath3 constraints3 ,)stica# ,atters. The .th: /#ace of chi#&ren3 frien&shi/3 co,,unit)3 /utting out of e,anci/ate& s#a$es3 a 5in& of goo& or "e##0&oing. The ;th: the /#ace of s#a$es3 in@uries3 ene,ies3 ai#,ents3 "ea5nesses. The th: the /#ace of ,arriage3 #uc53 intercourse "ith a "o,an3 frien&shi/3 6eing a6roa&. The 7th: &eath3 6enefits fro, fata#it)3 i&#e /#ace3 #a"suits3 "ea5nesses. The +th: the /#ace of frien&shi/3 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e3 6enefits fro, foreigners3 the /#ace of go&3 5ing3 so$ereignt)3 astro#og)3 oracu#ar consu#tations3 ,anifesta0 tion of go&s3 /ro/hes)ing3 /#ace of ,)stica# or secret ,atters3 co,,uni0 t). The 1-th: /#ace of "hat one &oes3 re/utation3 a&$ance,ent3 chi#&ren3 "ife3 change3 rene"a# of things. The ##th: /#ace of frien&s3 ho/es3 gifts3 chi#&ren3 of e,anci/ate& s#a$es3 the 1!th: /#ace of foreign countries3 en,ities3 s#a$es3 in@uries3 &angers3 courts of @u&g,ent3 ai#,ents3 &eath3 "ea5ness. Each /#ace3 then3 /ro/er#) /ro&uces "hat it signifies3 6ut a#so the nature of the /#ace of the &ia,etrica# Hoi&ion coo/erates. >hen3 then3 a han&ing o$er of a )ear shou#& 6e foun&3 "e e(a,ine u/on "hat 5in& of /#ace the star han&ing o$er chances to 6e an& u/on "hat 5in& of /#ace the star ta5ing o$er chances to 6e in accor&ance "ith the a6o$e t"e#$e0turningA an& in accor&ance "ith the /ro/ert) of the Hoi&ion an& the /#ace "e &isc#ose the effect3 a#though the han&ing o$er of stars has its o"n /o"er of /ro&ucing effects3 "hich "e "i## /ut in or&er at the en& of the &i$isions. 8or e(a,/#e3 if

"hen Bronos or Ares are u/on the Horos5o/os the) /erfor, a han&ing or ta5ing o$er3 in accor&ance "ith that "e "i## sa) the )ear to 6e 6o&i#) trou6#e or &anger or 6#oo&she&. If in the th /#ace fro, the Horos5o/os3 &i$erte& 6) the "ife or &anger for the "ife or u/setting fau#ts through ,arriage. If in the 7th fro, the Horos5o/os3 /recarious tra$e# a6roa& an& $e(ation in a foreign countr) or 6etra)a#s fro, foreigners. An& if in the 1!th3 trou6#e &ue to s#a$es or insurrections of ene,ies. Or the star "i## 6e acti$e for as ,an) things as each /#ace /ro&uces concerning those ,atters. If 6enefics shou#& 6e /resent u/on the /#aces3 the) signif) so,ething goo&3 such as re/utation3 6enefits3 satisfactor) /urchases3 6eing a6roa&. An& the @u&g,ent "i## in&ee& 6e in accor&ance "ith stars ta5ing o$er an& 6earing "itness to the /#aces3 e(ce/t that the for, of the effect an& the co,/#etion of the ,atter "i## 6e @u&ge& fro, the star han&ing o$er an& the one ta5ing o$er an& the /#aces. It is a#so necessar) to #oo5 at "hat 5in& of Hoi&ion the #or& of the star han&ing o$er or ta5ing o$er ha//ens to 6e in. An& this star "i## 6e at "or5 in re#ation to the for, an& its effect "i## 6e =in re#ation to the for,?. The !n& Hoi&ion fro, the Horos5o/os an& the 7th are @u&ge& to 6e i&#e an& /ertaining to &eath.' >hene$er han&ing or ta5ing o$er occurs in these /#aces3 the nati$es "i## 6e 6enefite& on the occasion of fata#it). An& es/ecia##) "hene$er 6enefics shou#& 6e /resent or "itnessing3 great 6enefits "i## co,e a6outA 6ut if there are ,a#efic @u&g,ents3 there "i## 6e contentions on account of #egacies an& the )ear "i## 6e fu## of &anger an& ca#a,itous or i,/ro/itious. At ti,es "hen ,a#efics a#one are /resent3 then3 or "ith the Sun or 1oon or Her,es3 the nati$es ta5e u/on the,se#$es accusations of ,ur&er an& contri$e so,ething &angerous for the,se#$es. *ut if the star of A/hro&ite shou#& 6e /resent or testif)ing3 the) "i## 6e in trou6#e &ue to /oisons or the) "i## 6e arreste& as /#otters3 un#ess the /#aces of Bronos are in&icati$e of &eath an& #egac)3 "hich /ro&uce inheritances an& 6enefits fro, fata#it) in accor&ance "ith a han&ing o$er to %eus. If3 then3 the han&ing o$er shou#& itse#f concur "ith the /ri,ar) ti,e0&escri/tion31 there "i## 6e a /er,anent inheritance an& great 6enefits in accor&ance "ith the su//ort of the nati$it). An& if3 "hi#e the &i$ision is in the Gates of Ha&es3 this sa,e han&ing o$er shou#& ta5e /#ace fro, Bronos to the &o,ici#e of %eus3 there "i## 6e an inheritance. An& if the han&ing o$er shou#& co,e a#one3 there "i## a#so 6e 6enefits fro, fata#it). Si,i#ar#) e$en if Bronos an& %eus shou#& ,a5e their han&ing an& ta5ing o$er "hen the) are in the sa,e Hoi&ion. If the han&ing o$er shou#& ta5e /#ace fro, the Goo& S/irit or Goo& 8ortune or Lot of 8ortune "hi#e 6enefics are /resent3 there "i## 6e inheritance or gifts or occasion for so,e goo&. *ut if the fata# /#aces shou#& ,a5e a han&ing o$er to the &ec#ines3 or the &ec#ines to the fata# /#aces3 the nati$es "i## hear of &eath fro, so,eone u/on or fro, a foreign #an&A for3 the &ec#ines signif) the /#ace of foreign #an&s an& s#a$es. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 Ge,ini an& Sagittarius genera##) signif) the /#ace of s#a$es for e$er) nati$it) through the cos,ic =figure?A for "hen Cancer is rising3 the /#ace concerning s#a$es #ea$es off in these /#aces.! If3 then3 so,eone shou#& ha$e the /#ace concerning s#a$es in another Hoi&ion3

6ut ,a#efics shou#& 6e foun& in these3 such nati$es "i## un&ergo trou6#es an& in@ustices fro, s#a$esA further,ore3 #osses an& &eaths an& f#ights3 an& es/ecia##) if Bronos occurs at these /#aces. *ut if 6enefics shou#& 6e /resent3 the nati$es "i## 6e 5in&#) treate& =6) the,?3 an& the) "i## &eri$e 6enefit fro, such3 an& the) the,se#$es "i## 6eco,e 6enefactors to the, or "i## raise so,e of the, in the /ortion of chi#&ren. Let the sa,e 6e a#so su//ose& for the re,aining &ec#ines.
1'. CONCE4NING GIVING OVE4 84O1 EKALTATION TO EKALTATION

>hen the gi$ing o$er ha//ens fro, e(a#tation to e(a#tation3 "ith 6enefics 6eing either u/on the, or testif)ing3 it /ertains to goo& o/inion an& is $er) 6eneficia#3 an& es/ecia##) if the #or&s shou#& 6e in =their? o"n /#aces. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen the gi$ing o$er is fro, their o"n &o,ici#es to e(a#tations or fro, e(a#tations to &o,ici#es3 "ith the #or&s 6eing u/on the,3 the) in&icate that the effects are ,ost acti$e an& g#orious. *ut "hen gi$ing o$er fro, &e/ression to &e/ression3 the effects 6eco,e ,i&&#ing an& irregu#ar. >hen Bronos or Ares is /ro/er#) figure&3 an& the) are han&ing o$er an& ta5ing o$er fro, their o"n &o,ici#es or e(a#tations or e$en /ros/ering /#aces3 the) /ro&uce great acti$it) an& re/utation. The star of Bronos3 then3 is a6#e to cause in its a&,inistrati$e function inheritances3 the /ossession of #an&3 foun&ations3 re$enue3 an& is a6#e to set aright the han&#ing of ,agica# ,atters an& ancient affairs. The star of Ares /ertains to #ea&ershi/. >hen the 6enefics are o6ser$ing the Sun an& 1oon are /ro/er#) figure& in re#ation to the,3 the) /ro&uce great e,inence an& assistance. *ut "hen the goo& stars are a6sent an& the #ights are o//ose& an& i,/ro/er#) figure&3 "hi#e Her,es is 6#en&e& in3 the) intro&uce accusations an& i,/e&i,ents an& great &angers an& /#ots an& confusions an& &estructions. Ho"e$er3 if the) shou#& i,/ro/er#) &o their gi$ing or ta5ing o$er u/on otherDs e(a#tations or otherDs o"n &o,ici#es3 the) thro" &o"n fro, heights or fro, Eua&ru/e&s3 an& the) o$erturn "ith "oun&s an& 6#oo&she& or &angerous &iseases3 an& a#so 6) conf#agrations or shi/"rec5s. *ut "hen the nati$it) is 6eing he#/e& an& has the su//ort of the ti,es3 the) cause a re&uction in #i$e#ihoo& or re/utation. One ,ust o6ser$e3 then3 if "hen the stars are of the &iurna# or nocturna# sect3 the) are figure& to the re,aining starsA for these are a#so ,ore effecti$e for goo& than the re,aining stars3 an& the causes of great goo& are esta6#ishe& in accor&ance "ith the /ro/er gi$ing o$er or ingress. *ut if not3 the) are /re$entati$es an& hin&rances for re/utation an& 6enefit. An& ,a#efics ha$e 6een na,e& in accor&ance "ith this since the) are the &i,inishers of #ife3 6ut 6eneficent in re#ation to the re,aining =,atters?. Since e$en the star of %eus or that of A/hro&ite in gi$ings0o$er or ingresses3 "hen the) are ta5en to 6e occi&enta# or i,/ro/er#) =situate&? or fa##ing a,iss3 /ro&uce ti,es that are #ia6#e to &istur6ance an& i,/ractica6#e an& &i#ator)3 an& the) 6eco,e &i,inishers of

goo& or 6eneficia# e(/ectationsA in a&&ition to these3 the) intro&uce /ena#ties an& ,enta# tor,ents an& aff#ictions in the things 6eing acco,/#ishe&.
19. CONCE4NING :HASES O8 THE STA4S AN2 ING4ESSES

One ,ust ,a5e an e(a,ination in a genera# ,anner3 then3 for a## of the stars. 8or "hen those "hich are gi$ing or ta5ing o$er an& "hich ha$e authorit) for the )ear or the genera# ti,es are foun& to 6e orienta#3 an& the) co,e into 6eing or ,a5e their rising in accor&ance "ith the ingress into the /ros/ering /#aces3 the) ,a5e the actions cons/icuousA for their /o"er is a"a5ene& at that ti,e. An& each /ro&uces the /ro/ert) in accor&ance "ith its o"n natureA for "hate$er sort of /o"er or effect it has authorit) o$er at the nati$it)3 or "hat the )ear in&icates for the Hoi&ion u/on "hich it is3 the effect of that one "i## acti$ate. An& if the) shou#& occu/) the first station an& shou#& 6e foun& to 6e retrogra&e3 the) cause the e(/ectations an& affairs an& 6enefits an& treat,ents to 6e in /ost/one,ent. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 in the acron)ca# /hases the) "i## 6eco,e "ea5er an& #ia6#e to hin&rance3 forete##ing on#) i,aginings an& ho/es. An& if in so,e cases it ,a5es a secon& station3 it re,o$es the hin&rances an& restores an& #ea&s to the sta6i#it) an& rectification of #ife. An& if it shou#& 6e carrie& un&er a setting =/hase?31 it intro&uces interru/tions an& trou6#es in "hat is 6eing acco,/#ishe&. 8urther,ore3 it a#so intro&uces 6o&i#) &angers an& "ea5nesses an& &ifficu#ties "ith the secret /#acesA an& often3 though the) forete## re/utation an& great e(/ectations3 these ta5e a turn for the "orse. If3 then3 "hen a ,a#efic is /ro&ucing so,ething accor&ing to the nati$it) an& it /ossesses the )ear3 "hi#e a ,a#efic shou#& enter in 6) ingress3 it "i## cause the intensification9 of the e$i#. *ut if a 6enefic3 it "i## cause an assuage,ent an& assistance. Let si,i#ar things 6e su//ose& for the 6enefics. 8or e$er) nati$it)3 if the star of %eus a6o$e a## co,es to the )ears 6) transit3 or to their sEuares or &ia,eters "hen the ti,es are goo&3 or is in /ros/ering /#aces3 it /ro&uces 6eneficence an& re/utationA an& es/ecia##) "hen it is orienta#3 it "i## 6eco,e strong to the greatest e(tent for ru#ing o$er the ti,es of those ,atters that see, goo&. An& if the ti,es are 6a& "hen it co,es to ingress3 it "i## 6eco,e "ea5er3 an& in /ost/oning the 6eneficence an& re/utation it "i## 6eco,e "a$ering.
1.. CONCE4NING THE '42 AN2 +TH :LACE 84O1 THE HO4OSBO:OS

>hen the 'r& or the +th /#ace fro, the Horos5o/os is gi$ing or ta5ing o$er "ith 6enefics /resent3 it /ro&uces sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e for so,e goo& /ur/ose or in a foreign #an&3 or the) /ro&uce 6usiness or a##iances "ith foreigners. An& shou#& the /#ace chance to 6e 6icor/orea#3 the) "i## 6e he#/e& ,ost of the ti,e or the) "i## #i$e a6roa& a #ot. In these /#aces so,e recei$e re$e#ations fro, a go&3 an& the) /rognosticate the future3 an& the) /re/are sacrifices or /ra)ers or $oti$e offerings. Others a#so are

fa$ore& 6) a go& "hi#e reco$ering fro, "ea5ness or esca/ing constraints or 6eing acEuitte& of a charge3 or reco$ering fro, an ai#,ent or esca/ing &anger. If the su//ort is great an& the genera# ti,es assist3 the) recei$e gifts fro, a 5ing an& trusts for a #ea&er or authorit)3 or the) 6eco,e fa,ous "hi#e causing the unra$e##ing of affairs3 or charges through ro)a# #uc5. Others a#so gain an e$er#asting fa,e 6) outfitting te,/#es or ho#) /#aces or statues of 5ings. >hen ,a#efics are u/on these /#aces or testif) to the,3 =the nati$es? are threatene& in a foreign #an& an& fa## into #oss or /o$ert) an& the) &o not set things aright in a foreign #an&3 6ut the) are un&one 6) "an&erings an& &angers3 an& the) continue to ha$e the "rath of the go&s3 as it "ere3 "hi#e 6#a,ing their /ecu#iar fate. At those ti,es so,e a#so &en) &ie go&s an& "orshi/ others an& eat un#a"fu# ,eats. Others a#so engage in /rognostication an& gi$ing orac#es or /ro/hes)ing or are ta5en for ,a&. Others a#so3 after stan&ing in great goo& fortune an& re/utation3 recei$e trou6#e fro, a foreign #an& or fro, foreigners3 an& scan&a#s an& insurrections of the cro"& or of cities3 on account of "hich the) un&ergo no or&inar) &anger 6ecause of the trust accor&e& the,3 an& a#so en,ities an& 6etra)a#s. There are a#so ti,es "hen3 fa##ing fou# of accusations an& ro)a# fears3 the) are 6rought to a &estruction of re/utation an& #i$e#ihoo&.
1;. CONCE4NING I44EGULA4ITIES O8 NATIVITIES

*efore a##3 then3 after one 5no"s the su//ort an& ran5 of e$er) nati$it)3 it is necessar) thus to har,oniHe the natures of the stars an& Hoi&ia so that the sa,e effect shou#& not 6e state& for ,e&iocre an& nota6#e nati$ities3 6ut rather a &ifferent oneA for each star an& each Hoi&ion has 6oth a ,e&iu, nature of 6eneficence or aff#iction an& /ossesses a nota6#e nature or greater aff#iction as "e##3 "hence the occasions for great goo&s are esta6#ishe&3 6ut so,eti,es for great i##s. >hen3 then3 "e shou#& fin& a nota6#e an& 6ri##iant su//ort in the te,/ora# han&ings o$er 6eing "atche& o$er 6) the testi,on) of goo& =stars? e$en though ,a#efics /ossess the ti,es or e#se ha$e arri$e& 6) transit to the /i$ots or /ros/ering /#aces3 "e state that it is not out of /#ace to trust the nati$it)3 6ut =the nati$e? "i## a&,inister to the affairs of the househo#& in an a#together &isorganiHe& ,anner an& "i## en&ure scan&a#s an& censures3 an& he "i## 6e in a state of confusion an& fear. *ut if 6) so,e ,eans the Sun or the con@unction or "ho#e ,oon1 shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 6) 6ringing &o"n u/on the,se#$es so,ething un#a"fu# an& $io#ent3 the nati$es "i## un&ergo trou6#es an& notoriet) an& insurrections of cities or ene,ies3 on account of "hich the) "i## s/en& their #i$es in great confusion. 8or such nati$ities3 then3 it "i## 6e necessar) to co,/are the co0/resence or testi,on) of the 6enefics in or&er that these causes shou#& outstri/ =the others? 0 or e#se /re&ict &estruction an& &ishonor. If the 1oon or the Horos5o/os a#one shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 his origina# e,inence "i## 6eco,e un,anifest through 6o&i#) $e(ations an& &angerous &iseases3 grie$ous an& /ainfu# for the ones /ossessing the,.

If in so,e fashion the su//ort of the nati$it) shou#& 6e foun& to 6e i,/otent3 the nati$es "i## #ea& a /ri$ate #ife ,in&ing their o"n 6usiness3 an& one is o6#ige& to state that neither in the han&ings o$er of the ti,es nor in the figure0&escri/tion of the ingressing stars is there a &i$ersit) or an) ,atters contrar) to e(/ectation3 or inno$ations of acti$ities or changes. An& "hen the ,a#efics are ingressing onto the /ros/ering /#aces3 the) &o not &a,age ha//iness ,uch3 nor are the 6enefics of a&$antage to those of ,i&&#ing 6irth3 6ecause of the /rior assess,ent 6eing uni$ersa#3 "hich the /articu#ar =effects? are not a6#e to change. There are3 then3 ,an) nati$ities of great fortune an& re/utation that get 6rought &o"n to &e/ression3 others of co,,on fortune an& igno6#e 6irth that ,eet "ith ha//iness an& 6eco,e cons/icuous. >hen3 then3 the nati$it) is foun& to 6e carrie& to a height 6) ,eans of the genera# /#an3 6ri##iant in&ications an& 6enefits an& a&$ance,ents "i## fo##o" c#ose#) in the /articu#ar ti,e0&escri/tion "hen 6enefics ha$e the ti,es. *ut if ,a#efics ha$e the ti,es3 sus/ense an& trou6#es an& 6o&i#) anno)ances "i## fo##o"3 though the su//ort "i## re,ain un"ea5ene&. An& if the nati$it) shou#& 6e carrie& to &e/ression fro, the uni$ersa# su//ort3 "hen the 6enefics ta5e the )ear#) ti,es or those "hich are ingressing3 the) "i## 6eco,e "ea5er "ith regar& to goo& ser$ice3 an& the) "i## )ie#& to ,a#efics for &a,aging the nati$it). E$er) ti,e it is so3 then3 the 6enefics ne$er occu/) a 6eneficia# /#ace3 nor in&ee& &o the ,a#efics occu/) a ,a#e$o#ent one3 6ut rather "hen the situation is change& aroun& "ith regar& to the /articu#ar ti,e0&escri/tion 6ecause of the uni$ersa# su//ort3 the) &o in&ee& 6eco,e 6enefic =or ,a#efic?. An& other"ise3 it is necessar) to e(a,ine the action of each nati$it)3 "hether it has its o/eration fro, Her,es or Ares or A/hro&ite or Bronos3 or fro, the Sun or 1oon or %eus3 in or&er that the su//ort ,a) 6e foun& to 6e nota6#e. 8or in this ,anner3 "hen each of the stars in the han&ing o$er is "e## situate& or has arri$e& 6) ingress3 the )ear "i## 6eco,e 6eneficia# an& fu## of i&eas for the 6usiness of "hat one &oes. 8or e(a,/#e3 if Bronos shou#& co,e to the /#ace of the Sun or 1oon3 it "i## =not? cause great &a,age for that "hich the Sun or 1oon or their /#aces in&icate fro, their o"n nature. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 e$en if the )ear shou#& 6e u/on it or shou#& fa## out u/on it3 either "here$er it #a) at the nati$it) or "here$er 6) ingress3 "e "i## &ec#are their effects for the,. An& e$en though the re,ain&er of the stars an& the Sun an& 1oon shou#& 6e in the i&#e /#ace3 "hen the) are a#so ru#ing o$er the ti,es3 the) are ,a&e Euite o/erati$eA an& "hen o//osing3 high#) u/setting. If the )ear fro, the Sun an& 1oon an& Horos5o/os shou#& re$ea# so,ething for an) nati$it)3 it is unchanging#) either goo& or fou#. 8or e(a,/#e3 if it shou#& fa## out on A/hro&ite or %eus or onto the /ros/ering /#aces3 it is goo&A 6ut if on Bronos or Ares or the aff#icte& /#aces3 fou#. If the han&ing o$er shou#& 6e ,a&e on 6oth3 that "hich the stars or the /#aces in&icate in the )ear "i## ha//en. An& if the three ca#cu#ations in&icate &issi,i#ar things3 the )ear "i## 6eco,e &i$erse an& irregu#ar. It is

6etter3 then3 for the ,a#efics to han& o$er to the 6enefics than for the 6enefics han& o$er to the ,a#efics. An& if a star shou#& han& o$er to a star "hich is in its o"n Hoi&ion Fthat is3 "hen the &o,ici#e ste"ar& is in the /ros/ering /#acesG3 it "i## /ro&uce a /ro/itious ti,e. This account a#so see,s to 6e natura#3 "here the re#easing of the )ears shou#& 6e ,a&e fro, each /#ace in accor&ance "ith its signif)ing so,ething. 8or e(a,/#e3 fro, the 1i&hea$en "hene$er "e inEuire as to &oingA an& fro, the /#ace for ,arriage "hen concerning a "ifeA an& fro, the /#ace for s#a$e "hen concerning such 6o&iesA an& si,i#ar#) fro, the /#ace concerning chi#&ren. If then "e shou#& fin& 6enefics /resent on the /#ace #ea$ing off3 or if the) are testif)ing3 or e#se the Hoi&ion is /ros/ering3 "e "i## &ec#are rectifications or 6enefits or satisfactor) outco,es of a course of action. 8or e$er) 5in&3 it "i## 6e necessar) to consi&er the ru#er of the ru#er3 in "hat 5in& of Hoi&ion it is an& ho" it is figure&. 8or if the ru#er of the Hoi&ion fa##s /oor#)3 it signifies so,e accusation3 6ut if the ru#er of this one fa##s "e##3 counter0reso#ution of the e$i# "i## occur an& there "i## 6e 6enefits fro, consi&erations of ran5 or the setting aright of e(/ectations. So,e a#so recei$e trusts or gifts fro, su/erior or ro)a# /ersons "hen the genera# ti,es are ru#e& throughout 6) the Sun an& 1oon or 6enefics an& the &istri6ution occurs "e##. In genera#3 es/ecia##) if %eus in a nati$it) shou#& ha$e a su/erior /osition o$er Bronos or e#se shou#& 6e sEuare or he(agona# or trigona# or &ia,etrica#3 or shou#& 6e /resent "ith it3 an& si,i#ar#) if Ares shou#& 6e foun& to 6e trigona# or sEuare or in the Hoi&ion /ost0&escen&ing "hi#e %eus is in the su6terraneous /i$ot3 the gifts an& 6enefits "i## 6e greater. An& for those su//#)ing gifts to others or see5ing fa,e in regar& to the /u6#ic or #a$ishing =,one)? on the ,u#titu&e3 if for a nati$it) Her,es shou#& not 6e testifie& against1 6) Bronos an& Ares 6ut "itnesse& 6) %eus an& A/hro&ite3 the) "i## 6e #o$ers of g#or) an& "i## share in the greatest fa,e an& honour. *ut if it shou#& 6e regar&e& 6) Ares3 the) "i## ha$e a change of /ur/ose an& incur censure an& ha$e trou6#e an& notorious scan&a#s3 an& the) "i## instant#) 6e 6rought 6efore the @u&g,ent seat for e(/en&itures. An& if it shou#& 6e regar&e& 6) Bronos3 the) "i## continue cautious#) an& censorious#) an& &angerous#). An& if it shou#& a#so 6e regar&e& 6) 6enefics3 6oth "i## ensue. E$er) testi,on) of a star3 then3 is /o"erfu#3 6ut chief#) that 6) sEuare or &ia,eter. An& that in the eEui0ascensiona# Hoi&ia "i## a#so 6e ta5en into the @u&g,ent. >hen the han&ing o$er ta5es /#ace in Taurus an& Virgo3 it in&icates that the effects fro, these are inconstant an& &i#ator) or &is/ute& or utter#) &estro)e&. In Sagittarius an& Ca/ricorn the) are enig,atica# an& #ia6#e to en& in #oss 6ecause the Hoi&ia are inco,/#ete. Since the &i$ision is so natura#3 it "i## 6e necessar) to e(a,ine the han&ings o$er not on#) for a nati$it)3 6ut a#so3 if one 5no"s the hour an& ste##ar arrange,ents3 to ,a5e use of it in ince/tions an& f#ights in the sa,e ,anner as in nati$ities. >hene$er Bronos an& Ares ha$e a re#ationshi/ to the Sun an& 1oon or Horos5o/os either 6) o//osition or

su/erior /osition or another /o"er of aff#iction3 if there shou#& 6e gi$en the nati$it) of a chi#& "ho cannot /ossi6#) su6,it to the effect3 such as the 6eginning of an acti$it)3 )et the han&ings o$er of the stars are foun&3 the effects "i## o6tain for the father an& ,other3 at ti,es a#so for the ,aster3 6ut unti# the one "ho "as 6orn shou#& hi,se#f ta5e on the signifie& effects 6) attaining the ti,e of the ac,e F,i&hea$enG3 on#) assign to hi, those effects that it is /ossi6#e for hi, to su6,it to3 such as a gift3 #egac) or &ou6#e na,e3 s#ac5ening3 an& /i,/#es an& the re,ain&er. There are ti,es3 then3 "hen certain /ara&o(ica# effects are accusto,e& to ha//en3 "hich are ,a&e c#ear ahea& of ti,e fro, the genera# @u&g,ent of the stars. It is necessar)3 then3 to a#so har,oniHe 6oth the ru#es an& the effects for the so#ar =re#easing? an& for the custo,ar) character of the /#ace in accor&ance "ith the ti,es "hen the) are signifie&. 8or in this "a) the treat,ent "i## 6e @u&ge& to 6e not &eceitfu#. 8or t"o nati$ities3 either of si6#ings or of a ,an an& "ife or of re#ati$es or of other frien&#) /ersons3 it is necessar) to re$ea# the effect for the one "ho is associate& at the nati$it) in accor&ance "ith the a//#ica6#e ti,e an& to sa) "hether it "i## ensue 6efore or afterA 6ut I assign the change of circu,stance to the other "hen it is his turn. 8or e(a,/#e3 if it is con&uci$e to the one to 6e 6enefite& on the occasion of fata#it)3 an& it is con&uci$e to the other =to recei$e? the inheritance fro, "hich the afore,entione& e(/ects the 6enefit3 the 6enefit "i## not ha//en in these ti,es3 6ut rather in the ti,es of the one e(/ecting the 6enefit. 8or3 the effect a#so co,es fro, the 1i&hea$en3 or often the effect ha//ens Euic5#) for one3 6ut the sa,e thing ha//ens for the other after a ti,e or through 6eing a"a) fro, ho,e or @u&g,ents or accusations or so,e other cause. An& #et the sa,e 6e concei$e& for re/utation an& gifts an& /urchases an& sa#es an& co,,unit) an& "e&#oc5 or tra$e#ing a6roa& an& the re,ain&er of the things 6rought a6out in #ife. >hence3 at ti,es it is custo,ar) to ta5e the effects 6eforehan&3 at ti,es to retar& the, through the s),/athies of the nati$it) or e#se i,/e&i,ents. An& as "ith a ,usica# instru,ent3 nature o/ene& u/ the /o"er of the effects fro, the circuit of the stars3 at ti,es attac5ing su&&en#) an& une(/ecte&#)3 at ti,es en&uring an& ho#&ing fast "ith necessit)3 unti# the =ti,e? /ossessing the har,onious occasion of the ,atter o$erta5es the stars. It is a#so necessar) for one to #earn to co,/are such e(a,/#es fro, the cos,ic situation3 ho" the Sun &oes not a#"a)s cause the sa,e changes of the air fro, the tro/ica# &egrees3 6ut at ti,es it 6rings the cos,ic con&ition to ,i#&ness 6eforehan&3 an& at other ti,es it #ater furnishe& ,uch stor,iness an& a fearfu# churning of "in&s after co,ing through the "intr) tro/ic "ith fine "eather. Nor )et &oes the 1oon 6ring a6out an a6un&ance of rain in accor&ance "ith the /hases that see, goo& or o/en u/ the air after the 6on&s3 6ut so,eti,es it causes stor,s /re,ature#) an& antici/ates the natura# cause3 as contrar) to e(/ectation there co,es a6out no or&inar) confusion of the seasonsA an& at other ti,es it /uts the ,i#& air into a stor,) state &uring a /hase "hen

it is not at a## in&icate&A an& at other ti,es "hen it ha& /asse& 6e)on& the #oosing of the 6on&3 it "as su6,itting to a stor,) change. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 the re,aining in&ications of the stars an& the settings &o not co,e a6out in accor&ance "ith the sa,e circu,stances3 6ut at ti,es the) antici/ate3 an& at ti,es the) ,a5e their /hases #ater3 an& at ti,es the) &o not sho" at a##. These ,atters ha//en to 6e a#tere& 6) the risings of the )ear an& con@unctions an& "ho#e ,oons an& ec#i/ses an& the four )ear c)c#e an& the uni$ersa# an& c)c#ica# ru#ers3 an& in re#ation to the changes of the current ingresses.
1 . CONCE4NING THE HO4OSBO:OS GIVING OVE4 O8 THE STA4S AN2 LOTS AN2

In 5ee/ing "ith this3 "e "i## a//en& the gi$ing o$er of the stars. The Sun gi$ing o$er to Bronos3 then3 /ro&uces a grie$ous )ear. 8or3 it signifies inaction an& hin&rances3 an& en,ities or contro$ersies an& aff#ictions fro, su/eriors or e#&ers3 an& insurrections against or&inancesA an& it signifies &iseases or o/tha#,ia3 irregu#arities in #ife an& frightfu# changes3 attac5s 6) su6or&inates3 the &eath of the father or one "ho is #i5e a fatherA "hen fa##ing a,iss3 it /ro&uces accusations an& con0 straints. The Sun gi$ing o$er to %eus in&icates a 6ri##iant )ear an& fa,e for the father of hi, "ho has it3 an& a##iances "ith su/eriors3 goo& ti,es3 gifts3 an& nota6#e actions or offices or the conce/tion of chi#&renA an& it ,a5es ,arriage for the un,arrie&. An& in things that are 6eing acco,/#ishe& it is effecti$e an& effectua#3 forete##ing goo& e(/ectations. The Sun gi$ing o$er to Ares in&icates an unhea#th) an& /recarious )ear3 an& &anger for the father or the one ha$ing such a characterA an& it in&icates un/ro/itious ti,es for hi, an& the rectification of ,atters after ,uch /re/aration3 e(i#e3 ino//ortune #osses an& en,ities fro, su/eriors or the father3 aff#ictions fro, su6or&inates3 cuts an& 6#oo&she& or the 6ursting forth of 6#oo&3 trou6#e in the /rinci/a# /#aces an& c#ou&) $ision3 @ea#ousies an& charges an& a6use. The Sun gi$ing o$er to A/hro&ite in&icates a goo& an& /#easing ti,e3 for it 6rings a6out a##iances an& frien&shi/s an& gifts an& &e#ights3 societ) an& ,arriage an& chi#&06earing or /urchases of orna,ent or s#a$esA an& for those "ho are /ree,inent3 it /ro&uces offices3 cons/icuous re/utation an& those on the #oo50out for greater e(/ectationsA an& it is a6#e to get ri& of concerns an& e$er) accusation. The Sun gi$ing o$er to Her,es is goo&3 effectua#3 /ros/ering3 socia6#e3 6eneficent to su6or&inate /ersons3 effecti$e in ,atters of gi$ing an& recei$ing. *ut if in so,e ,anner it shou#& 6e conte,/#ate& 6) ,a#efics3 it intro&uces #a"suits an& confusion3 fears on

account of ,one) or "ritten ,atters3 con&e,nations of s#a$es an& frien&s3 an& ino//ortune e(/en&itures an& #osses. The Sun gi$ing o$er to the 1oon is /ractica# an& /hi#anthro/ic3 /ro&ucing acEuisitions an& 6enefits fro, ,a#es an& fe,a#es3 an& a##iances "ith the,3 an& ,arriages an& unions an& nota6#e /arents3 an& goo& ti,es an& gifts fro, foreigners or fro, foreign countries. The Sun &istri6uting to itse#f an& "e## figure& /ro&uces 6ri##iant acc#a,ations an& actions3 a##iances "ith su/eriors an& those "ho are greater3 an& une(/ecte& 6enefits. An& if it shou#& a#so ha//en to 6e "ith 6enefics or shou#& 6e "itnesse& 6) the,3 it intro&uces greater re/utation an& 6enefits. *ut #esser ones 6) night3 or =the ti,e? "i## 6eco,e fu## of trou6#es3 /ro&ucing en,ities an& @u&g,ents or &rea&fu# accusations. *ut if a ,a#efic shou#& a#so fa## "ith it or testif)3 it 6rings on a &i,inish,ent of #i$e#ihoo& or re&uction of re/utation3 an& /recarious tra$e# a6roa& an& en,it) of the father3 or &anger an& trou6#es "ith things. 8irst3 then3 "e ,ust e(a,ine the natures of the stars an& their figure0&escri/tionA for if each ha//ens to 6e of its /ro/er sect an& "e## figure& accor&ing to the su//ort of the nati$it)3 it "i## sho" the /o"er of the effects to 6rea5 &o"n or intensif) sti## further "hat is har,fu# "hen the testi,on) an& ingress of the re,aining stars are Euite /o"erfu#3 or to 6enefit an& a//ear goo&. It is 6etter3 then3 for the, to 6e foun& in /ros/ering Hoi&ia an& orienta#3 6ut if the) shou#& chance to 6e setting or shou#& fa## a,iss in an i,/ro/er fashion "hi#e aff#icte&3 the) "i## 6e turne& to"ar& the o//osite.
17. 2IST4I*UTIONS O8 THE 1OON

>hen the 1oon has &istri6ute& to itse#f3 it is un/#easantA for3 it 6rings on en,ities an& #a"suits fro, greater /ersons3 an& f#uctuations of #i$e#ihoo&3 an& confrontations of re#ati$es an& "ife. An& if a ,a#efic shou#& 6e regar&ing3 it /ro&uces 6o&i#) "ea5ness an& su&&en &angers. In this ti,e it is necessar) to e(a,ine the Hoi&ion itse#f in "hich the 1oon is3 #est "hen a ,a#efic is ingressing it shou#& /ro&uce so,ething "orse. An& if a 6enefic =is ingressing?3 it 6rings on the &is,issa# of accusations3 a#though tra$e# a6roa& an& changes of /#ace. A#so3 if it shou#& 6e so3 it 6rings on the acco,/#ish,ent of ,atters at an i,/asseA an& it is re,e&ia# for "hat is fou#. >hen the 1oon has &istri6ute& to the Sun3 it e,/ties oneDs #i$e#ihoo& an& /ro&uces the greatest e(/en&itures3 an& es/ecia##) if it shou#& 6e conte,/#ate& 6) ,a#efics3 it sho"s ahea& of ti,e hin&rances to actions an& e,/t) ho/es an& factions an& trou6#es3 an& unsett#e,ent of fa,i#) an& the intercourse or ,arriage of fe,a#es. *ut for those "ho ha$e re/utation an& sta6i#it) of #ife3 the) 6egin =to ,a5e? @ourne)s for /urchases or the acco,/#ish,ent an& furtherance of ,atters3 or for certain gifts an& 5in&nesses.

>hen the 1oon has &istri6ute& to Bronos3 it /ro&uces a )ear that is &i$erse an& in sus/ense3 an& "ea5ness or &eath of the ,other if she is sti## a#i$e3 en,ities an& unsett#e,ents of ,atters3 an& changes of /#ace an& the coo#ing &o"n of acti$ities3 an& 6o&i#) &angers an& trou6#e "ith the /ri$ate /#aces or the sense organs3 an& es/ecia##) "hen it is "aningA 6ut "hen it is rising3 the e$i# is #ess e(ce/t the ti,e is har,fu# an& /ainfu#. >hen the 1oon has &istri6ute& to %eus3 it in&icates a ti,e that is goo& an& effectua# in acEuisition an& a##iance "ith su/eriors3 an& in&icates re/utation an& ru#ershi/3 6enefits an& gifts fro, fe,a#es3 ,arriage for the un,arrie&3 chi#&ren for those "ho are ,arrie&3 an& affectionate co,/anionshi/3 or increase of #i$e#ihoo& for the ,other or increase of re/utation for those "ho ha$e it3 an& the acco,/#ish,ent of ,atters an& e(/ectations3 an& the fu#fi##,ent of ho/es. The 1oon han&ing o$er to Ares 0 the )ear is &ifficu#t3 an& es/ecia##) if =the 1oon? shou#& 6e 6orne a#ong fro, rising 6) &a)A for it /ro&uces &angers an& "ea5nesses3 6#oo&she& an& fa##s or onset of fire3 #osses an& the unsett#e,ent of fa,i#)3 &eaths of fe,a#es or se/arations3 en,ities an& @u&g,ents3 confine,ents an& insurrections of &ie ,asses. An& if the 1oon shou#& ha//en to 6e su6tracti$e or Fes/ecia##) 6) nightG 6orne a#ong @ust after setting3 "hen the ti,es are at han& for fou#ness an& a&&itiona# 6ur&ens3 it effects "hat is easi#) acco,/#ishe& "ith fears an& har&shi/s. The 1oon han&ing o$er to A/hro&ite in&icates a )ear that is on target an& con&uci$e to acco,/#ish,ent3 an& =it in&icates? re/utation an& a##iances3 s),/athies an& ,arriages 6) 6oth ,a#es an& fe,a#es. *ut if 6) an) ,eans the) shou#& ha//en to 6e uncongenia##) situate& or are 6eing conte,/#ate& 6) ,a#efics3 it in&icates un/#easantness an& en$iousness3 an& e(/en&itures an& 6reaches of faith "ith regar& to fe,a#e /ersons. Genera##)3 then3 the han&ing o$er itse#f a#"a)s 6rings in @ea#ousies an& factions an& unsett#e,ent3 an& en,ities in re#ation to 5in or fa,i#) an& those "ho are frien&s. The 1oon han&ing o$er to Her,es in&icates a ti,e that is effectua# an& easi#) ,a&e right in re#ation to fe,a#e /ersons an& a##iances3 an& es/ecia##) if it shou#& 6e configure& "ith goo& starsA 6ut if "ith ,a#efics3 the nati$es "i## un&ergo #a"suits an& trou6#es on account of ,one) or "ritings or ,atters of ca#cu#ation. An& the) "i## un&ergo a great strugg#e3 an& if Her,es shou#& 6e foun& to 6e #)ing suita6#)3 the) "i## sur$i$eA 6ut if it is #)ing out of /#ace3 the) "i## 6e con&e,ne& an& the) "i## ,a5e the greatest e(/en&itures.
1+. 2IST4I*UTIONS O8 THE HO4OSBO:OS

If the Horos5o/os shou#& gi$e o$er to a ,a#efic3 it /ro&uces the "orst ti,e3 es/ecia##) to Bronos 6) night an& Ares 6) &a)A for it 6rings on 6o&i#) &angers an& irregu#arities of #ife3 fears an& $er) trou6#eso,e accusations3 an& fa##s or in@uries. The Horos5o/os gi$ing o$er to %eus in&icates a ti,e 6ri##iant an& fu## of acEuisition3 an& re/utation an& outstan&ing ran5A so,e are 6enefite& an& 6rought for"ar& 6) su/eriors3 an& so,e are content "ith 6eing &e#i$ere& fro, &angers or accusations3 an& so,e ,a5e an atte,/t at free&o,. The Horos5o/os gi$ing o$er to A/hro&ite in&icates a ti,e goo& an& a,orous3 a##iances an& intercourse of fe,a#es3 /urchases an& ,erri,ent an& &e#i$erance fro, e$i#s. The Horos5o/os gi$ing o$er to the Sun in&icates a )ear $er) s),/athetic for greater an& su/erior =/ersons?3 a )ear goo& for acEuisitionA an& for those "ith re/utation a greater ran5 an& a&$ance,ent. The Horos5o/os gi$ing o$er to the 1oon =in&icates a )ear? that is unchange& an& effectua#3 6enefits an& a##iances fro, fe,a#es3 inno$ations3 acti$ities an& tra$e#s a6roa& that are easi#) ,a&e right. An& es/ecia##) if 6enefics shou#& testif)3 /ros/erit) in a foreign #an&A 6ut if ,a#efics3 the o//osite3 an& trou6#es in a&&ition to these. The Horos5o/os gi$ing o$er to Her,es in&icates a )ear that is effectua# an& fu## of /rofit an& easi#) ,a&e rightA 6ut if it shou#& 6e #oo5e& at 6) ,a#efics3 one that is fu## of &is/ute an& /ena#ties. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen the stars gi$e o$er to the Horos5o/os3 the) /ro&uce the sa,e thingsA 6ut in accor&ance "ith the congenia# /#ace0/ositioning of each or as contrari"ise3 the effect "i## a#so 6e @u&ge& either 6eneficent or fou#.
!-. 2IST4I*UTIONS O8 B4ONOS

>hen Bronos has &istri6ute& to itse#f3 it signifies $e(ations an& inacti$it)3 an& en,ities an& &isgraces fro, su/eriors or e#&ers3 an& the nati$e "i## 6eco,e su6@ect to hin&rances in his a//#icationsA or e#se3 if he shou#& &o so,ething3 it "i## 6e unstea&). An& if it shou#& a#so 6e conte,/#ate& 6) Her,es an& Ares3 he "i## suffer $e(atious /rosecution on account of "ritings3 an& @u&g,ents an& su6$ersion or chicaner) concerne& "ith o#& affairs or those /ertaining to &eath3 an& treacher)3 an& "hate$er he "i## /erse$ere in has the "rath of go&A he "i## 6eco,e gent#er an& effecti$e at things 6) ,eans of s#o"ness. Bronos ha$ing &istri6ute& to the Sun signifies &anger or &eath of the father if "ea5ness is a#rea&) /resent in hi,3 an& it /ro&uces a sus/enssfu# )ear3 an& en,ities an& /ena#ties an& @u&g,ents3 trou6#e "ith the sense organs an& a recurrence of ai#,ents3 an& ,ean0s/irite&ness in re#ation to frien&s an& re#ati$es. An& if it shou#& ha//en to 6e

"e## figure& 6) &a)3 the nati$es "i## &o for the,se#$es "ith hin&rances an& /a),ents3 or the) "i## 6e 6enefite& 6) a &eath. Bronos ha$ing &istri6ute& to the 1oon signifies &anger to the ,other for those "ho ha$e oneA 6ut if not3 of fe,a#e /ersons. An& it signifies en,ities an& se/arations3 har, an& chicaner) an& trou6#es "ith things3 an& /recarious ,o$e,ents an& 6o&i#) "ea5ness an& occasiona# ai#,ents3 an& interna# &istress an& ten&erness in the ten&ons3 an& fee6#eness an& &ar5ening an& une(/ecte& ai#,ents. Bronos ha$ing &istri6ute& to Ares in&icates the "orst an& ,ost &angerous )earA for it /ro&uces "ea5ness an& treacher) an& &istress3 &eaths an& trou6#es fro, oneDs o"nA or it ,a5es those "ho e(/erience @u&g,ents3 ungraciousness of frien&s3 unsett#e,ents of fa,i#)3 &efenses an& fears an& en,ities to"ar& su/eriors3 an& the &eath of the father for those "ho ha$e one3 or e#se of o#&er /ersons3 an& /recarious or un/ro&ucti$e sta)s a"a) fro, ho,e. An& if 6) an) ,eans the) shou#& fa## /oor#)3 the) /ro&uces shi/"rec5s an& &estructions3 ai#,ents an& in@uries. *ut if the) shou#& 6e "e## figure& in /ros/ering Hoi&ia or "itnesse& 6) 6enefics3 ,ost of the occasions "i## 6e &is/erse&. Bronos ha$ing &istri6ute& to %eus in&icates a ti,e goo& an& effectua#A for3 the nati$es "i## recei$e inheritances or #egacies3 an& the) "i## 6e 6enefite& 6) e#&ers or ,atters /ertaining to &eath3 an& the) "i## ha$e authorit) o$er foun&ations an& 6ui#&ingsA so,e a#so ,a5e acEuisitions fro, "atersi&e 6usiness or the) are shi/ o"ners or the) ,a5e /urchases of shi/s3 an& the) "i## re6ui#& or &e,o#ish3 an& 6) setting o#& ,atters aright the) "i## ha$e honor conferre& u/on the, for their #ife. An& if 6) an) ,eans the star of Ares or that of Her,es shou#& co0testif)3 as a resu#t of un&ergoing @u&g,ents an& #a"suits3 the) "i## ,a5e unti,e#) e(/en&itures. Bronos ha$ing &istri6ute& to A/hro&ite in&icates se/arations of "i$es or in@ustices fro, fe,a#es. So,e a#so 6eho#& &eaths3 an& the) are inconstant in ,atters of coha6itation an& intercourseA others a#so ha$e /#ots for,e& against the,3 or the) ,a5e tria# of &rugs an& e(/erience interna# &istress3 an& the) ,eet "ith "ea5ness an& ague an& attac5s of rheu,3 an& i,/e&i,ents an& @u&g,ents an& co,/#ete changes of their affairs. If the nati$it) is foun& to 6e of a "o,an3 she "i## s/en& the ti,e in /ain3 an& es/ecia##) if she shou#& concei$eA an& she "i## 6e unco,forta6#e "ith the frien&s of her hus6an&. Bronos ha$ing &istri6ute& to Her,es in&icates &is/utes o$er ancient or ,)stica# ,atters3 an& ,atters of ,one) an& ca#cu#ation3 an& gi$ing an& recei$ing3 an& hin&rances an& #osses in ,atters 6eing acco,/#ishe&3 an& 6etra)a#s an& en,ities. The nati$es a#so 6eho#& &eaths of their re#ati$es3 an& 6eco,e $er) #earne& an& inEuisiti$e &uring these ti,es3 an& the) ,eet "ith /#e&ges an& gifts3 an& the) are trou6#e& 6) &ocu,ents accor&ing as the figure0&escri/tion of =these stars? in the the,e1 is fa,i#iar or a#ien.

!1. 2IST4I*UTIONS O8 %EUS

%eus ha$ing &istri6ute& to itse#f /ro&uces a ti,e "hich is goo& an& effectua#3 an& 6enefits an& gifts fro, frien&s3 an& the acco,/#ish,ent of ,atters3 trusts an& thrift an& a##iances "ith su/eriors an& the conce/tion of chi#&ren. If 6) an) ,eans it shou#& 6e conte,/#ate& 6) Ares3 it forete##s irregu#arities an& unti,e#) e(/e&itions. %eus ha$ing &istri6ute& to the Sun in&icates a ti,e "hich is 6ri##iant an& goo& for acEuisition for su/erior /ersons3 an& it 6rings on goo& ti,es "ith the /o/u#ace3 offices an& a&$ance,ents3 an& the nati$es are &ee,e& "orth) of honors an& gar#an&sA an& it forete##s #ea&ershi/ an& genera#shi/ an& so$ereign fate in accor&ance "ith the ran5 an& /#ace0/ositioning of the chart. An& for those of ,i&&#ing estate3 it in&icates acti$ities an& &e#i$erance fro, e$i#s3 an& free&o,3 he#/fu# a##iances3 changes an& s),/athetic frien&shi/s3 the 6egetting of chi#&ren3 acEuisition of s#a$es3 an& es/ecia##) "hen it is "e## figure& 6) &a). %eus ha$ing &istri6ute& to Bronos causes ,o$es an& e(/e&itions an& the &iso6e&ience of fa,i#)3 the &eaths of so,e3 an& changes of /#ace an& affairs3 an& unsta6#e /artnershi/s an& en,ities of frien&sA an& in things 6eing acco,/#ishe& it ,a5es the nati$es unsuccessfu# at finishing the,3 or the) &o so "ith /ost/one,ents3 an& the) ha$e con$ersations an& ,a5e /etitions an& encounter &istur6ances. %eus to Ares0the )ear is har,fu# an& fu## of trou6#e3 ha$ing en,ities an& s#an&ers in re#ation to su/eriors3 con&e,nations an& 6etra)a#s3 &angers an& tra$e# a6roa& an& /recarious i##nesses3 crises or &eaths of oneDs o"n3 irregu#arities of #i$e#ihoo& an& e(/en&itures.1 If the nati$it) shou#& 6e foun& to 6e /u6#ic or ,i#itar) an& the figure is "e#t3 it /ro&uces a##iances an& a&$ance,ents "ith e(/e&itions3 gifts an& /ro,isesA 6ut the) are those "ho s/en& the ti,e in great fear or sus/icion. %eus ha$ing &istri6ute& to A/hro&ite is 6eneficia# an& suita6#e for acEuisition3 6ringing on #o$e#iness3 a##iances an& giftsA an& it =,a5es? =the nati$es? gain 6enefits fro, "o,en or through "o,en3 an& 6e u/set 6) inti,acies an& intercourse an& frien&shi/s. An& it 6rings on ,arriage for the un,arrie&3 conce/tion or 6egetting for those "ho are ,arrie&. 8or nota6#e nati$ities3 it &ec5s out =the nati$esM "ith gar#an&s an& /ro&uces cons/icuous ran53 /u6#ic offices an& gifts to the ,asses3 an& greater a&$ance,ents an& stan&ing in the forefront3 an& the acEuisition of s#a$es an& a&orn,ent. %eus ha$ing &istri6ute& to Her,es is effectua#3 /rofita6#e3 6ringing on co,,ercia# intercourse3 an& it stan&s as high#) 6eneficia# for ,atters concerne& "ith s/ea5ing or ca#cu#ation or "riting3 an& it 6rings on /artnershi/s an& frien&shi/s "ith su/eriors3 an& gifts or inscri/tions3 an& =the nati$es? are 6enefite& fro, &e/osits or &isco$eriesA "hence the) a#so ,a5e /urchases of s#a$es an& stan& as #o$ers of finer). So,e are

a#so e(a#te&3 an& es/ecia##) if =the stars? shou#& 6e "e## situate&A 6ut in genera# the) are ca#u,niate& an& the) are ,uch trou6#e& or en&ure scan&a#s. An& es/ecia##) "hen the) are /oor#) figure& or &ia,etrica##) o//ose& 6) ,a#efics3 or /resent "ith the,3 or sEuare& 6) the,3 the nati$es en&ure no or&inar) strugg#es an& s/en& their ti,e fu## of fear. %eus ha$ing &istri6ute& to the 1oon in&icates a ti,e con&uci$e to acco,/#ish,ent an& acEuisition3 an& a##iances an& 6enefits fro, fe,a#es an& su/erior /ersons3 an& re/utation an& offices an& stan&ing in the forefront3 &e#i$erance fro, &angers3 an& the acEuisition of a&orn,ent or s#a$es3 conce/tion or 6egetting of chi#&ren an& the intercourse of "o,en3 an& gifts an& inscri/tions an& 5in&ness of the ,other for those "ho ha$e one. An& if the figure shou#& chance to 6e "e##3 the) "i## ha$e authorit) o$er &e/osits3 an& it "i## /ro&uce the &isco$erers of treasure3 those goo& at 6usiness an& those "ho are "e##0fa$ore& 6) go&3 an& the &e#i$erance fro, aff#iction or s#a$er).
!!. 2IST4I*UTIONS O8 A4ES

Ares &istri6uting to itse#f 6) &a) is un/#easant an& fu## of trou6#eA for3 it 6rings on en,ities an& har, an& a6use of /u6#ic ,atters3 or those "ho sEuan&er /u6#ic =fun&s?. So,e3 then3 are insu#te& or constraine& 6) ,i#itar) or /o"erfu# /ersons. *ut 6) night it is not 6a&3 6ut rather suita6#e for acco,/#ish,ent an& 6enefit3 an& es/ecia##) if it stan&s in /ros/ering Hoi&ia3 an& es/ecia##) for those atten&ing to ,ascu#ine acti$ities3 or /u6#ic an& ,i#itar) ones. Ares gi$ing o$er to the Sun is &anger of the father for those ha$ing one3 6ut if not3 of one #i5e a fatherA an& it /ro&uces en,ities of su/eriors an& se/arations of frien&s3 an& it 6rings on /recarious &iseases an& trou6#e "ith the senses3 an& &anger fro, fire or fa##s or Eua&ru/e&s3 6#oo&she& an& 6#o"s an& co##a/se3 @ea#ousies an& contention an& &rea&fu# tra$e# a6roa&. If 6) an) ,eans the) shou#& chance to 6e u/on /ros/ering Hoi&ia or "itnesse& 6) 6enefics3 it 6rings on acti$ities an& 6enefits an& re/utation an& a##iances "ith su/eriors =though? "ith tears an& u/sets an& /#ots3 an& =it 6rings on? those "ho are su6@ect to @ea#ousies an& hin&rance in their acti$ities. Ares gi$ing o$er to the 1oon is /eri#ous an& fu## of &anger3 /ossessing unsett#e,ents an& constraints an& #a"suits an& fears3 an& /recarious tra$e# a6roa& or attac5s an& insu#ts fro, a foreign #an&3 an& &anger for the ,other or fe,a#e /ersons3 6att#es an& se/arations3 an& it is fu## of &istur6ance for the /eo/#e or the cit)A an& it a#so 6rings on "ea5ness an& 6#oo&she& or fa##s3 recurrence of ai#,ents or &anger fro, fire an& shi/"rec5A an& es/ecia##) if the nati$it) shou#& 6e 6) &a) an& the 1oon shou#& 6e "a(ing in #ight an& shou#& fa## /oor#)3 the aforesai& "i## turn out e$en "orse. An& further,ore3 =it 6rings on? "ea5 sight3 trau,a3 6rea5ing of #i,6s3 trou6#e an& in@uries to the e)es. *ut if it shou#& chance to 6e in /ros/ering Hoi&ia "hi#e "itnesse& 6) 6enefics3

the) "i## /ro&uce acti$ities an& a&$ance,ents "ith fearsA further,ore3 it 6rings on 6o&i#) &angers of "o,en3 6#oo&she& an& &estruction an& a6ortion3 an& trou6#e "ith the natura# =/#aces?. Ares gi$ing o$er to Bronos in&icates a )ear that is the "orst an& gi$en to &istur6anceA for3 the nati$es encounter #a"suits an& insu#ts3 #osses an& re@ections3 an& the) see &angers an& &eaths an& &estruction of their o"n3 an& =the stars? surroun& =the nati$e? "ith $io#ent an& high#) &istur6ing affairs3 hurtfu# an& &istressfu# tra$e# a6roa& or rai&s of ro66ers3 "ea5ness an& su&&en &angers. An& =it in&icates? the insurrections of ene,ies an& "rongs or &istress fro, s#a$esA an& since the) are near to constraint an& fears an& &efenses3 the nati$es "i## 6e treate& "retche&#) un#ess chancing to 6e in fa,i#iar Hoi&ia or 6eing "itnesse& 6) 6enefics3 =the nati$es? su6,it to charges har&#) touching the surface. Ares gi$ing o$er to %eus in&icates a )ear fine an& effectua#3 6ringing on acco,/#ish,ent or assistance fro, su/eriors an& a##iances an& goo& ho/es an& the fu#fi##,ent of e(/ectationsA an& if the nati$e shou#& ha$e a re#ationshi/ to the ,i#itar)3 he "i## 6e a so#&ier or he "i## a&$ance. Those "ho /ossess a greater fate "i## co,e into #ea&ershi/ an& cons/icuous re/utation3 an& the) "i## ,a5e changes of /#ace for so,e goo&3 an& the) "i## 6e an orna,ent to the su6stance aroun& the, /rior to co,ing into irregu#arities an& e(/en&itures. An& if it chances to 6e &ia,etrica#3 it is in&icati$e of i,/e&i,ents an& #osses. Ares gi$ing o$er to A/hro&ite =in&icates? en,ities an& se/arations of fe,a#es an& unsett#e,ent of fa,i#)3 an& the &eath of the ,other for those ha$ing one3 or e#se of fe,a#esA an& =it in&icates? inti,acies an& a&u#teries3 transitor) frien&shi/s3 an& e(/osures. *ut if the) shou#& ha$e so,e s),/ath)3 the nati$es en&ure e,6arrass,ents3 an& in their actions the) "i## 6orne a#ong in an unstea&) ,annerA an& "o,en3 after e(/eriencing 6#oo&she& or ,iscarriage3 "i## s/en& their ti,e in ,uch &anger. Ares gi$ing o$er to Her,es in&icates a )ear fu## of &istur6anceA for it is one /ossessing &angers an& #osses on account of "ritings or ,one) or ca#cu#ations3 contentions3 chicaner) o$er the ,)steries3 sureties an& &e6ts3 attac5s an& &efenses. An& if the) chance to 6e in 6icor/orea# Hoi&ia3 the nati$es "i## the,se#$es sho" the sa,e =treat,ent? to others3 or the) "i## act rec5#ess#). An& if the three re#easings are 5e/t "e##31 the nati$es "i## encounter the aforesai&. *ut if the) shou#& chance to 6e /oor3 the nati$es "i## 6e unstea&) in "hat the) are acco,/#ishing3 an& e$en if the) shou#& 6e right3 the) "i## )ie#&A an& e$en "hi#e en&uring the greatest &i,inish,ent3 the) "i## 6e u/set "ith no or&inar) accusations.
!'. 2IST4I*UTIONS O8 A:H4O2ITE

A/hro&ite &istri6uting to herse#f "hi#e 6eing "e## situate& 6rings on frien&shi/s an& a##iances3 s),/ath) for ,en an& "o,en3 an& gifts an& &e#ightfu# inti,ac) an& ,arriage3 goo& "i## of fa,i#) an& /#easures an& 6enefits. *ut if it shou#& 6e foun& "ith Bronos or Ares3 or shou#& 6e conte,/#ate& 6) these3 or shou#& chance to 6e in non0/ros/ering Hoi&ia3 it 6rings on censures an& e(/osures an& a&u#teries3 #osses3 an& re@ections an& treacheries of "o,en3 @u&g,ents an& unsett#e,entsA #i5e"ise a#so for "o,en fro, ,en. A/hro&ite &istri6uting to the Sun /ro&uces a ti,e suita6#e for re/utation an& acEuisition3 one suita6#e for a##iances for ,a#e an& fe,a#e /ersons3 an& 6enefits3 inti,acies an& ,arriages an& conce/tion3 /urchases an& gifts of a&orn,ents an& s#a$es3 an& re/utation of the father for those ha$ing one3 an& s),/ath) fro, such3 an& 6enefits3 es/ecia##) if the) shou#& chance to 6e "e## figure&. 8or those "ho are /ree,inent3 it &ec5s out the nati$e "ith gar#an&s an& 6rings on high0/riesthoo&s an& a&$ance,ents an& officesA an& it /ro&uces gifts to the ,asses3 oracu#ar res/onses an& those "ho are /ri$) to ,)stica# an& &i$ine ,atters3 an& #o$e#iness an& ,erri,ent. A/hro&ite &istri6uting to the 1oon3 "hi#e "e## situate& an& figure& u/on o//ortune /#aces3 in&icates a ti,e suita6#e for acEuisition an& 6enefit3 an& it a&orns the #ife "ith /o,/ an& su//#ies outstan&ing re/utation3 e(ce/t "ith @ea#ousies an& ri$a#r) an& factions an& the secret en$) of so,eA an& it is "ont to 6ring on acEuisitions an& 6enefits "hich are inco,/#ete or /artia#. *ut if it shou#& 6e /oor#) figure&3 it ,a5es in@ustices an& en,ities fro, ,a#e an& fe,a#e /ersons3 sus/ense an& unsett#e,ents in re#ation to re#ate& an& &ear /ersonsA for in genera# their han&ing o$er is contro$ersia# an& contentious. A/hro&ite &istri6uting to Bronos in&icates a ti,e sus/ensefu# an& har,fu#3 an& it 6rings on se/arations3 fights3 outrages3 e(/osures3 in@ustices 6ecause of the ,other or "o,en3 an& en,ities of re#ati$es or &ishonors an& &is/utes in re#ation to o#&er /ersons or /artners. An& it surroun&s =the nati$e? "ith censures an& sha,efu# ai#,ents an& unsta6#e frien&shi/s an& inti,aciesA an& the nati$es incur @u&g,ents in re#ation to "o,en an& the) un&ergo confrontations3 an& the) ha$e &ifficu#ties of their circu,stances an& affairs. The) a#so encounter "ea5ness an& trou6#e "ith the /ri$ate /#aces or sense organsA an& the) are threatene& "ith attac5s an& /oisons an& occasiona# ai#,ents3 es/ecia##) "hen Ares an& Her,es co0testif). A/hro&ite &istri6uting to %eus in&icates a )ear goo& an& suita6#e for acEuisition3 an& it 6rings on a##iances "ith su/eriors an& gifts3 an& offices3 an& /o#itica# an& /o/u#ar ostentation3 an& re/utation an& a&$ance,ents3 ,arriages an& &e#i6erations "ith "o,en3 an& frien&shi/s3 conce/tion an& 6egetting an& #o$e#iness for those "ho ,a5e the atte,/t. *ut if so,eone shou#& 6e of ,i&&#ing estate3 he "i## /ros/er an& "i## ha$e a

re#ease fro, fou# ,atters or su6@ection3 an& he "i## 6e &ee,e& "orth) of trust an& honor3 an& "i## 6e an orna,ent to the su6stance1 aroun& hi,. A/hro&ite &istri6uting to Ares 0 the )ear is sus/ensefu#: fights "ith "o,en3 se/arations3 6#oo&she&3 ruin3 &eath of "o,en or ,otherA so,e ,a5e charges on account of "o,en3 e(/eriencing contro$ersies an& en,ities an& e(/osures3 an& censures or a&u#teries3 an& the) are "ronge& or 6etra)e&3 an& 6) acting or re/#)ing contrar) to /o#ic)! the) incur chastise,ent. There are ti,es3 then3 "hen e$en 6e#ie$ing a se/aration of co0 ha6itation to 6e in$o5e& 6) /ra)er3 the) 5ee/ notorious scan&a#s a#i$e 6ecause of certain ho/es that the) har6or. A/hro&ite &istri6uting to Her,es in&icates a )ear effectua# an& on target for gi$ing an& recei$ing an& co,,erceA an& it co,/asses frien&shi/s for those ,a5ing a start in s/ea5ing or e&ucation3 an& /urchases of a&orn,ent an& s#a$es3 an& the societ) an& "e&#oc5 of ,en an& "o,en3 re/utation an& honors3 the rectification of ,attersA an& those "ho are /ri$) to the ,)steries3 an& trusts of &e/osits an& s),/athies of re#ati$es.
!9. 2IST4I*UTIONS O8 HE41ES

Her,es ha$ing &istri6ute& to itse#f is effectua# an& 6eneficia#3 an& ,a5es =the nati$es? shre"& concerning &ia#ectica# reasoning an& /ersuasion an& ,ore e(ce##ent than their o//onents "hen the) are acco,/#ishing so,ething "ith goo& $er6a# &e#i$er) an& in a ,)sterious fashion3 an& it /ro&uces rectifiers of ,atters an& those "ho &eri$e their hea#th an& ha//iness fro, s/eeches or ca#cu#ations. An& es/ecia##) if it shou#& chance to 6e rising or in /ros/ering Hoi&ia or shou#& 6e regar&e& 6) %eus or A/hro&ite3 it in&icates greater trusts an& 6enefitsA 6ut if 6) ,a#efics3 it is in&icati$e of fears an& i,/e&i,ents. Her,es gi$ing o$er the )ear to the Sun is shre"&3 socia#3 effectua#3 one that 6rings a6out a##iances "ith su/eriors an& reEuests an& gifts though "ith /ost/one,ent an& i,/e&i,ents3 an& a&,inistration an& stan&ing in the forefront an& accounts of ,)stica# ,atters3 an& it /ertains to re/utation an& 6enefit fro, s/eech an& e&ucation. An& the nati$es e(ce# at ,ost ,atters 6) finishing the, in a ,)sterious ,anner an& "ith goo& $er6a# &e#i$er). Her,es gi$ing o$er to the 1oon in&icates an effectua# )ear3 es/ecia##) if the 1oon a#so chances to 6e "e## figure& an& rising3 an& the) shou#& chance to 6e in /ros/ering /#aces3 6rings a6out a##iances of ,a#es an& fe,a#es3 an& assistance an& rectification for ,atters3 an& trusts3 an& success in the things 6eing acco,/#ishe&3 an& s),/ath) for greater /ersons. *ut if it shou#& chance to 6e uncongenia##) situate& or conte,/#ate& 6) ,a#efics3 it 6rings a6out @u&g,ents an& /a),ents or insu#ts an& threats of su/eriors3 constraints or fears3 an& 6etra)a#s of the ,)steries.

Her,es gi$ing o$er to Bronos in&icates a )ear fu## of trou6#e an& &anger3 6ringing a6out &is,ant#ings3 insu#ts3 #osses an& @u&g,ents3 an& on account of "ritings or #oans. An& the nati$es co,e into a state of "ea5ness or "asting an& &isease3 an& the) are s"e/t a"a) 6) anger3 or the) ,a5e a tria# of &rugs3 an& the) 6eho#& the &eaths of their o"n si6#ings an& chi#&renA the) go to tria# o$er ,atters /ertaining to &eaths or the) are in$o#$e& in contention. An& if the) shou#& a#so 6e &ia,etrica# or sEuare3 or shou#& 6e conte,/#ate& 6) Ares "hi#e 6eing /oor#) situate&3 the) "i## a#so contri$e so,ething &angerous a## 6) the,se#$esA an& the) "i## ,eet "ith shi/"rec5 an& turna6outs3 an& the) #i$e their #ife /recarious#). *ut if the) shou#& 6e figure& congenia##)3 the) 6ring on re/utation "ith e(/en&itures an& /ost/one,ent3 an& the rectification of ,atters3 an& the) "i## ,eet "ith ,o&erate re$ersa#s in regar& to accusations. Her,es gi$ing o$er to %eus is effectua# an& successfu#3 6ringing a6out a##iances an& frien&shi/s3 rectifications of ,atters an& a&,inistration an& /ro/hes)ing an& hea#th an& ha//iness for s/eeches an& ca#cu#ations3 e(ce/t that genera##) the nati$e are great#) trou6#e& a,ong the cro"&s3 an& the) e(/erience 6oth scan&a#s an& fears3 an& the) are u/set 6) unti,e#) e(/en&itures3 an& the) are unsett#e& in re#ation to their fa,i#) or frien&s or 5inA an& the) e(/erience 6o&i#) agon)3 e$en if not their o"n3 at #east on 6eha#f of others. Her,es gi$ing o$er to Ares is not goo&. It 6rings on en,ities an& @u&g,ents3 #osses an& $i##ain)3 counterfeiting an& /#e&ges an& #oans3 attac5s an& /#un&ering3 insta6i#ities an& 6etra)a#s3 an& unsett#e,ent of fa,i#). Then there are ti,es "hen the nati$es the,se#$es a#so sho" the sa,e =treat,ent? to others3 e(ce/t the) 6eco,e rash an& effectua# in regar& to the attac5sA an& 6) getting the,se#$es /ena#iHe&3 the) sett#e accounts in $arious "a)sA an& 6) e(/ecting accusations an& &estructions3 the) s/en& their ti,e as those "ho are sus/icious3 <n ,uch fear an& tur,oi#. Her,es gi$ing o$er to A/hro&ite in&icates a ti,e goo& an& effectua# for gi$ing an& recei$ing3 an& for /urchases an& a,orous intercourse3 an& a ti,e 6eneficia# for those things that are through s/eech or e&ucation or a&,inistration. A#so3 the nati$es gain a&&itiona# ne" a##iances an& frien&shi/s an& inti,aciesA an& the) are u/set 6) intercourse "ith ,en an& "o,en. *ut for those a#rea&) insta##e& in a greater fortune3 it 6rings on the acEuisition of s#a$es an& a&orn,entA an& it /ro&uces those "ho are successfu# in regar& to reEuests an& frien&shi/s an& a&$ance,ent3 an& those "ho are 6eneficent to"ar& their o"n.
!.. 2IVISIONS O8 THE 8OU4 LOTS

The Lot of 8ortune gi$ing or ta5ing o$er in /ros/ering /#aces3 "ith 6enefics /resent or testif)ing3 in&icates goo& fortune an& a&$ance,ent3 actions an& re/utation an& setting ,atters aright an& the fu#fi##,ent of e(/ectations3 an& 6enefits arising fro, &eaths. *ut

"hen it is &ec#ining or "itnesse& 6) ,a#efics3 it ,a5es the actions an& re/utation #ess an& transitor)3 or it ,a5es "hate$er the nati$es ,ight acco,/#ish 6e "ith i,/e&i,ents an& &angers an& @u&g,ents an& insu#ts. S/irit gi$ing or ta5ing o$er in /ros/ering /#aces3 "ith 6enefics /resent3 /ro&uces reso#utions /ertaining to "hat is on oneDs ,in&3 &iscerning an& easi#) effecte& rec5onings3 he#/fu# counse#s of frien&s3 a##iances "ith su/eriors3 gifts an& re/utationA an& it /ro&uces those "ho are successfu# in regar& to attac5s3 an& those "ho are /uffe& u/ in inte##ect3 ha$ing $er) ,an) 6e#iefs. *ut "hen it fa##en a,iss or is "itnesse& 6) ,a#efics3 it intro&uces sus/ense an& ,enta# tortures3 insensi6i#ities an& contrar) /ur/osesA it /ro&uces those "ho consi&er their o"n errors to 6e successes an& those "ho 6ring charges against others3 an& those "ho ,iss the ,ar5 in ,ost thingsA "hence such /ersons #oose heart at ti,es an& contri$e so,ething &angerous for the,se#$es 6) the,se#$es3 an& the) are regar&e& as ,a& an& co,e into a state of ,enta# &istraction. Eros han&ing or ta5ing o$er in /ros/ering /#aces3 an& "ith 6enefics /resent or "itnessing3 furnishes &esires suita6#e to a goo& /ur/ose an& #o$ers of fine things. 8or3 so,e are turne& to"ar& e&ucation an& 6o&i#) or ,usica# e(ercises3 an& ta5ing /#easure in f#atter) a6out future e(/ectations3 the) ho#& to an untiring /ur/oseA others thin5 it goo& to /ro&uce s/e##s for the #o$e an& inti,ac) of "o,en an& ,en. >hen Ares an& Her,es3 then3 are "itnessing or /resent u/on this /#ace3 an& es/ecia##) in their o"n Hoi&ia3 the) ,a5e /e&erasts or the nati$es are 6#a,e& for 6oth ="a)s?3 or the) ,a5e those "ho are fon& of sai#ing an& the chase an& "rest#ingA 6ut if A/hro&ite =shou#& 6e so?3 the) cause inti,ac) "ith "o,en. There are ti,es3 then3 "hen ha$ing 6een satisfie&3 the) are again satisfie&. Si,i#ar#) a#so3 "hen each of the stars has 6een a##otte& the /#ace or "hen it is "itnessing or ta5ing o$er the ti,e3 it "i## furnish the for, of the &esire in accor&ance "ith its o"n nature. Genera##)3 then3 "hen ,a#efics are /resent or testif)ing3 the =o6@ects? of &esire "i## fa## un&er torture or #oss or &anger. An& if 6) an) ,eans the star of Bronos shou#& 6e co0/resent "ith the star of A/hro&ite an& the 1oon3 or shou#& 6ear "itness3 the nati$es "i## 6e in #o$e "ith sha,efu# an& #icentious &ee&s. The) are censure& for 6oth ,en an& "o,en3 an& the) e(/erience scan&a#sA or "hen the) are o$erco,e "ith suffering3 the) /a) no hee& 6) changing their thoughts. An& if 6) an) ,eans the star of %eus shou#& co0testif)3 that "hich resu#ts "i## ha//en in a trust"orth) or /o"erfu# or ,)stica# fashion. >hen Ares an& Her,es are /resent or 6earing "itness or ta5ing o$er the ti,e3 the nati$es "i## 6e in #o$e "ith $i##ainous or /iratica# ,attersA that is3 the) 6eco,e forgers3 /#un&erers3 6urg#ars3 ga,6#ers3 those "ho ha$e ,a&e their inte##ects #i5e "i#& 6easts. An& if the star of A/hro&ite shou#& a#so testif)3 the) 6eco,e /oisoners3 a&u#terers3 ,ur&erersA "hence since the) are ro##ing the,se#$es aroun& in $i##ainies &uring the ti,es that a//#) to securities an& trusts3 the) "i## s/en& their ti,e in ,uch &anger "hi#e e(/eriencing constraints an& @u&g,ent. That is3 this /#ace is actua##) /o"erfu# for ,an) ,attersA "hence one ,ust /a) attention to it.

=The Lot of? Necessit) han&ing or ta5ing o$er in /ros/ering /#aces3 "ith 6enefics /resent or "itnessing3 6rings on fa,i#iarities an& a##iances "ith su/eriors3 an& the &estructions or &eaths of ene,ies. >hen ,a#efics are /resent3 in 6rings on #a"suits an& @u&g,ents an& e(/en&itureA "hence those "ho are 6ringing their /#ans to conc#usion s/en& their ti,e "retche&#). If 6) an) ,eans the figure shou#& 6e aff#icte&3 so,e are con&e,ne& or &estro)e&. These3 then3 are &efine& for ,ascu#ine nati$ities an& ti,es. In #i5e ,anner it "i## 6e fitting to a#so ,a5e roo, for fe,a#e nati$ities in regar& to the congenia# an& /ossi6#e figures of the han&ings o$er.
!;. THE 9TH 1ANNE4 O8 2IVISION O8 THE TI1ES3 IN ACCO42ANCE >ITH THE SEVEN0%ONE2 S:HE4E U:>A42S3 IN THE 1ANNE4 O8 C4ITO2E1OS

1st the 1oon3 1 )earA !n& Her,es3 ! )earsA 'r& A/hro&ite3 ' )earsA 9th the Sun3 9 )earsA .th Ares3 . )earsA ;th %eus3 ; )earsA th Bronos3 )ears. The) co,e to !7 )ears. 1ono,oiria is &one as fo##o"s: for the Hoi&ion in "hich the 1oon is3 the #or& of the Hoi&ion itse#f 6eco,es the first an& is ta5enA then the others accor&ing to their Hone. As3 for e(a,/#e3 if the 1oon is in the ;th &egree of Li6ra3 A/hro&ite ta5es the 1st3 Her,es the !n&3 the 1oon the 'r&3 Bronos the 9th3 %eus the .th3 Ares the ;thA the ,ono,oiria is of Ares. Ares3 then3 ta5es . )ears first as the #or& of the ,ono,oiria of the 1oonA then those #)ing ne(t after Ares in the nati$it). After the fi##ing u/ of !7 )ears3 6egin again fro, the star #)ing after Ares. He a#so &oes the 1- )ears an& + ,onths3 fro, the Sun 6) &a)3 an& the 1oon 6) night. *ut if the Sun shou#& not 6e "e## situate&3 6egin fro, the 1oon. Si,i#ar#) a#so fro, the Sun 6) night. An& if the Sun an& the 1oon shou#& 6e incorrect#) /#ace&3 6egin fro, ru#er or so,e other star "e## situate&.
! . OTHE4>ISE CONCE4NING THE YEA4S 84O1 THE SOTHIC =1ATE4IAL?A A LECTU4E 84O1 THE HE41ETIC =1ATE4IAL? 1ABING THE 4ELEASING 84O1 THE SUN O4 1OON O4 HO4OSBO:OS O4 LOT O8 8O4TUNE

There are 9 /#aces fro, "hich the 6eginning of the )ear is ta5en3 such as the Sun3 1oon3 Horos5o/os3 or Lot of 8ortune. The &eter,ination is this: >hen the Sun is u/on a /i$ot3 it is necessar) to rec5on fro, itA an& at night3 si,i#ar#) fro, the 1oon "hen it is u/on a /i$ot to the &egree. *ut "hen these fa## short3 fro, the Horos5o/os. An& if the Lot of 8ortune is u/on a /i$ot "hi#e the #ights fa## short3 ,a5e the 6eginning of the )ear fro, it.

An& si,i#ar#)3 for those =nati$ities? "hich ha$e the #ights co,ing after the ang#es3 it is unnatura# to 6egin fro, the #ight "hich is out of its o"n sectA for in accor&ance "ith our teaching =one? ,a) Euite /otent#) &eci&e u/on "hat sort of Hoi&ia the )ear co,ing after the nati$it) "i## /ros/er. *) &a)3 fro, the Sun if it chances to 6e ,ar5ing the hour or cu#,inatingA 6ut if not e$en so3 e(ten& fro, the Hoi&ion ,ar5ing the hour3 an& for the Hoi&ion at "hich the nu,6er #ea$es off3 /ass the )ear through fro, the =star? that "as the #or& of the /#ace at the nati$it). An& 6) night fro, the 1oon if it chances to 6e as "e sai& 6efore for the Sun3 es/ecia##) if it shou#& 6e orienta# an& a&&iti$e in nu,6ers. *ut for the t"o #ights "hich are inc#ining3 if it shou#& not a#so ha//en to 6e fu## Fan& if it shou#& 6e su6tracti$e in nu,6ersG3 fro, the 6on&9 if it. is #)ing u/on the greatest /i$ot on#). *ut if it not as &escri6e& a6o$e3 fro, the #or& of the /#ace that #ea$es off fro, the Horos5o/os3 8or if )ou shou#& fin& the Hoi&ia to 6e u/on /i$ots or un&ergoing 6enefic testi,on) or e$en cu#/a6#e fro, stars /resent u/on the, or #oo5ing on in accor&ance "ith the first arrange,ent an& at the transit3 it in&icates that the effects of the )ears "i## 6e goo&. *ut "hen the /#aces are 6a&3 the o//osite "i## ensue3 as "hen orienta# stars as o$erseers a#so /ro$i&e acti$it) "hereas occi&enta# ones /ro$i&e thefts3 curtai#,ents of "hat is 6eing /erfor,e& if the ,atters shou#& not ha//en to 6e secret.
!7. CONCE4NING >HE4E THE 1ONTH >ILL *E

The ,onth ,a) 6e ta5en as fo##o"s. 8ro, the transiting Sun to the Sun at the nati$it) an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Hoi&ion a##otte& the )earA 6ut 6) night fro, the transiting 1oon to the 1oon at the nati$it) an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Hoi&ion a##otte& the )ear. It is necessar) to a#so o6ser$e the Hoi&ion in "hich the con@unction too5 /#ace if the nati$it) /ertains to a con@unctionA an& #i5e"ise a#so the Hoi&ion in "hich the "ho#e ,oon "i## 6e if it /ertains to a "ho#e ,oon. 8or in these Hoi&ia the ,onths /ros/er an& ha$e their 6eginning. >hate$er sort of &a)0inter$a# the 1oon chances to ha$e at the nati$it) fro, either a con@unction or a "ho#e ,oon3 the 6eginning of the ,onth "i## fi## u/ to a si,i#ar &a)0inter$a#. 8or e(a,/#e3 if it is three &a)s or fi$e &a)s o#&3 either fro, a con@unction or "ho#e ,oon3 the 6eginning of the ,onth "i## 6e a &a) thereafter.
!+. CONCE4NING THE :4OS:E4ING 2AY

You "i## fin& the &a)s thus: 1u#ti/#) the fu## current )ears of the nati$it) 6) .3 an& ta5e in a&&ition the &a)s fro, the 6irth&a) u/ to the ti,e )ou are see5ing "ith the ,u#ti/#ie& nu,6er. An& if shou#& 6e in accor&ance "ith the A#e(an&rian )ears3 a&& the interca#ar) &a)s Fthat is3 1C9 of the fu## )earsG. An& thro" out as ,an) &a)s of the ,u#titu&e as /ossi6#e at 1! a/iece. Thro" out the re,ain&er fro, the Hoi&ion a##otte& the ,onth 6) gi$ing one counter to a Hoi&ion. An& "here$er the nu,6er shou#& ,eet3 e(a,ine the #or& of that Hoi&ion3 an& e(/#ain the Eua#it) of the &a) in re#ation to the stars #oo5ing on.

The hours thus: 8ro, the Hoi&ion a##otte& the &a) thro" out hours at a6out the 6eginning of the &a) fro, the 6irth hour at ! a/iece. An& one ,a) 5no" the goo& an& effecti$e hours Fusefu# 6oth for the attac5ing of e$er) ,atter an& for ince/tionG3 an& )ou ,a) es/ecia##) 5no" the "ea5 ti,es an& those for ta5ing to oneDs 6e& fro, the horos5o/ic s)ntheses "ith the #ights an& the re,aining /i$ots of the stars. E$er)thing that "as i,/ortant for the i,,e&iate e(a,ination in these ,atters has 6een sai&3 an& to "hat e(tent =one? "i## &eri$e ,uch 6enefit for hi,se#f fro, this concise e(/#anation if he shou#& 6e eEui//e& "ith a c#e$er sou#3 an& "hat reasoning /o"er he ,a) attain to e$en if he is "e##0en&o"e& 6) nature. If )ou "ish to /erfor, a circu,a,6u#ation3 I ,a5e use of the seasona# ti,es3 such as either the so#ar )ear3 or the ,onth fro, the transiting Sun to the nata# 1oon an& an eEua# a,ount fro, the Horos5o/os of the )ear3 or so I ha$e o6ser$e& the Her,etic =teachings?. An& it is necessar) to ,a5e the circu,a,6u#ations fro, e$er) star to e$er) star3 in accor&ance "ith the ascensions of the Hoi&ia an& the Hones. 8or e(a,/#e3 if it is a6out a "o,an or &aughters or fe,a#es3 fro, A/hro&iteA "hene$er it is a6out "hat one &oes an& the things connecte& "ith it3 fro, Her,esA "hene$er it is a6out &angers or &eath or i##ness or 6#oo&she&3 fro, the ,a#efics to the Horos5o/os or the Sun or 1oonA an& fro, the others in a si,i#ar fashion. It is necessar) to hee& in "hich 6oun&s the circu,a,6u#ations are3 an& "hich of the stars are hur#ing ra)s3 an& "hich are in transit in the Hoi&ion of the circu,0 a,6u#ationA si,i#ar#) a#so3 ho" the) /ossess the han&ing o$er an& ta5ing o$er in re#ation to the nati$it)3 an& ho" the) rose3 an& ho" the) "ere in the nati$it). Other"ise concerning the )ear. You ,a) ta5e the )ears thus: 8ro, the Sun F"hich in&icates ,atters of the sou#G3 fro, the 1oon F"hich in&icates ,atters of the 6o&) an& the ,otherG3 =an&? fro, the Lot of 8ortune. One ,ust e(a,ine ho" these are re#ate& to each other. 8or if the) shou#& 6e 6enefic an& ,a5e har,onious /hases3 the) signif) that the )ear is goo&A if the) are ,a#efic3 the o//ositeA if the) are 6enefic an& ,a#efic3 the) a#so /ro&uce a )ear that is ,i(e&. An& one ,ust ,a5e use of the so0ca##e& canine )ear.
'-. CONCE4NING THE :4O:ITIOUS AN2 I1:4O:ITIOUS TI1ES IN 4ELATION TO 1C9 O8 THE :E4IO2

The &i$ision of /ro/itious ti,es in re#ation to #C9. 8or e(a,/#e3 Bronos is '- )earsA 1C9 is 1C!. %eus is 1! )earsA 1C9 is ' )ears. Ares is 1. )earsA 1C9 is ' )ears3 + ,onths. The Sun is 1+ )earsA 1C9 is 9 )ears3 + ,onths. A/hro&ite is 7 )earsA 1C9 is ! )ears. Her,es is !- )earsA 1C9 is 9 )ears3 . ,onths. The 1oon is !. )earsA 1C9 is ; )ears3 ' ,onths. These are their ,inor c)c#ica# /erio&s3 6ut their ,a@or /erio&s are: of the Sun 1!-3 of the 1oon 1-73 of Bronos . 3 of %eus +3 of Ares ;;3 of A/hro&ite 7!3 of Her,es ;.

The) &istri6ute the &a)s as fo##o"s: The &a)s of Bronos are ;' A of %eus !..A of Ares '17A of the Sun 9-'A of A/hro&ite 1;+3 17A of Her,es 9!93 17A of the 1oon .'1. %eus &istri6utes fro, its ' )ears 1-! &a)s to itse#fA 1! &a)s3 1! hours to AresA 1;1 &a)s3 ; hours to the SunA ; &a)s3 1! hours to A/hro&iteA 1 - &a)s to Her,esA !1! &a)s3 ; hours to the 1oonA !.. &a)s to Bronos. Ares &istri6utes fro, its ' )ears an& + ,onths3 1.+ &a)s an& . hours to itse#fA '17 &a)s to BronosA 1! 1C! &a)s to %eusA !1! &a)s3 1+ hours to the SunA 79 &a)s3 17 hours to A/hro&iteA !1! &a)s3 !1 hours to Her,esA !;. !C' &a)s to the 1oon. The Sun &istri6utes fro, its 9 )ears an& + ,onths3 9-' &a)s to BronosA 1;1 &a)s3 1! hours to %eusA !-1 &a)s3 !- hours to AresA !.. &a)s3 17 hours to the SunA 1- &a)s3 !1 hours to A/hro&iteA !;+ &a)s3 9 hours to Her,esA ''; &a)s3 ! hours to the 1oon. A/hro&ite &istri6utes ! )ears: 1 - &a)s to BronosA ;7 &a)s to %eusA 7. &a)s to AresA 1- &a)s3 1! hours to the SunA 9. &a)s to itse#fA 11' &a)s 1! hours to Her,esA 191 &a)s3 1! hours to the 1oon. Her,es &istri6utes . )ears: 9!. &a)s to BronosA 1 - &a)s to %eusA !1! &a)s to AresA !;+ &a)s to the SunA <1' &a)s to A/hro&iteA !7' &a)s3 1! hours to itse#fA '.9 &a)s to the 1oon. The 1oon &istri6utes fro, its ; )ears an& ' ,onths3 .'1 &a)s to BronosA !1! &a)s to %eusA !;. &a)s3 1. hours to AresA ''; &a)s to the SunA 191 &a)s3 1; hours to A/hro&iteA ='.9 &a)s to Her,es?A 99! &a)s to the 1oon. >here$er the )ear shou#& #ea$e off3 the #or& of the Hoi&ion gi$es first3 such as Bronos 7. &a)sA then the Sun .' &a)s3 !- hoursA Her,es .; &a)s3 1; hoursA A/hro&ite !! &a)s3 1; hoursA %eus '9 &a)sA the 1oon - &a)s3 !- hoursA Ares 9! &a)s3 1! hours. Another teaching. Ho"e$er ,an) 6oun&s one of the stars has in the 1! Hoi&ia3 it gi$es @ust so ,an) )ears. 8or e(a,/#e3 the Horos5o/os in Li6raA !7 )ears are current. Ca/ricorn gi$es the first . &a)s to Bronos3 then ; &a)s to Her,es3 then 7! &a)s to A/hro&ite3 then + &a)s to %eus3 then ;; &a)s to Ares3 then - to the 1oon3 then ; hours to the Sun. Another &i$ision. 1u#ti/#) the #east )ears of the star 6) 93 an& gi$e !. to the 1oon3 an& ; hours to the Sun. The star of Bronos3 then3 has 1!- &a)s 6ecause of Ca/ricorn3 Her,es has 7-3 then A/hro&ite '!3 then %eus 973 then Ares ;-3 then the 1oon !.3 then the Sun ; hours. The )ear 6) night an& 6) &a) is fro, the Ascen&ant. So,eone is "in&ing &o"n !7 )ears3 ="hich is the )ear? of Ca/ricorn fro, Li6raA an& Bronos is in Li6ra. The !7 )ears #ea$e off at Leo. Bronos in Li6ra3 then3 gi$es o$er to the Sun3 an& the Sun has the )ear. This /#eases the Eg)/tians3 *a6)#onians3 an& Gree5s.

The) co,/are the trigons for !7 )ears as fo##o"s: A/hro&ite is #a&) of her trigon. 8ro, A/hro&ite in Cancer3 then3 it #ea$es off at Li6ra. The #or& of Fhe trigon 6) &a) is Bronos in Li6ra. Bronos ta5es o$er the )ear fro, A/hro&ite. The &i$ision is contentious.

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