A Brief History of Ancient Astrology
November 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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List of Tables.
1. Introduction. What was Astrology in Ancient Greece and Rome?
2. Origins and Types of Astrology. The Transfer of Astrology from Babylon. The Pseudo-History of Astrology: “Alien Wisdom”.
3. The Product: How to Construct a Simple Horoscope, Ancient Style.
4. Structure and Meaning in the Horoscope, 1: The Aspects and the “Places”.
5. Structure and Meaning in the Horoscope, 2: The Zodiac and its Signs.
6. Structure and Meaning in the Horoscope, 3: The Planets.
7. Horoscopes and their Interpretation.
8. A Matter of Life and Death: “Starters,” “Destroyers,” and “Length of Life.” Some Sociopolitical Implications of Astrology.
9. Conclusion: Why Bother with Ancient Astrology in the Twenty-First Century?