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

Continuing my series on the significations of the planets from the Anthology of Vettius Valens, I will now focus on the Moon. Much like in the post on the Sun, I will be using the translation from Mark Riley. However, the texts of Chris Brennan Robert Schmidt will be used from time to time. InContinue reading “An Analysis of the Signification of the Moon from Vettius Valens’ Anthology Part 1.”

An Analysis of the Signification of the Sun from Vettius Valens’ Anthology Part 3

In Part 1, I discussed many different archetypal ideas related to the Astrological Sol, including references from Ptolemy, the Qabalah, ceremonial magic and astronomical observation. In part 2 I provided rationales for about half of the significations. Here I will continue the rest of them. Refer to Part 1 blog for images and information. “judgement”Continue reading “An Analysis of the Signification of the Sun from Vettius Valens’ Anthology Part 3”

An Analysis of the Signification of the Sun from Vettius Valens’ Anthology Part 2

In the previous blog, I discussed many different archetypal ideas related to the Astrological Sol, including references from Ptolemy, the Qabalah, ceremonial magic and astronomical observation. Here I will discuss the individual significations outlined in Valens’ Anthology. Refer to the previous blog for images and information. “The all-seeing sun” This phrase is self-explanatory. The sunContinue reading “An Analysis of the Signification of the Sun from Vettius Valens’ Anthology Part 2”

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.”