Astrological Dignities from the Neophyte Knowledge Lecture Part 1.

In this blog post and the next, I will be discussing the rationale behind the dignities presented in the Neophyte Knowledge lecture from the original Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Traditionally, when one completes the Neophyte degree, they are given five subjects to memorize perfectly in order to advance. These are: The names andContinue reading “Astrological Dignities from the Neophyte Knowledge Lecture Part 1.”

An Analysis of the Signification of the Sun from Vettius Valens’ Anthology Part 1.

The purpose of these blog post is to analyse the significations of the Sun given by Vettius Valens in his Anthology. For this, I will be primarily focusing on the version translated by Mark Riley as it is available online for anyone to download (1). However, I will be borrowing from other translations as needContinue reading “An Analysis of the Signification of the Sun from Vettius Valens’ Anthology Part 1.”