THE NINE SPHERES OF HEAVEN
The transmission of Arab and Persian astrology took
place from as early as the middle of the 12th century.
John of Seville, to name only one of the early scholars
dedicated to support the survival of original source
material, translated the works of famous astrologers
like Alkindi, Albumasar, Messahala or Thebit ibn Qurra
straight from the Arabic into Latin.
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Astrology encompasses those systems of divination and
explication founded on the principle that the positions
and aspects of celestial bodies, such as the planets,
have a direct influence on earthly affairs. In various
forms it has had considerable influence on many civilizations,
and its effect is still strong even in these present
days of rationalism...
More about history of astrology
The birth sign is the place where the sun makes its
transit through the Zodiac during the year. The Zodiac
is composed of the twelve divisions that the sun passes
through during the year and each is has its own name
and period of duration...
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From almost anywhere on the earth, each of the twelve
signs of the zodiac rises in turn on the eastern horizon
as the earth rotates on its axis each day. This is the
basis of the systems of houses used in astrology, and
the most important of the houses is the First House
or Ascendant, which corresponds to the Rising Sign:
the sign rising on the eastern horizon at a given time
and location on the earth...
More about your rising signs
Under the Equal House System, the circle of the zodiac
is divided into twelve equal segments, consisting of
the 12 houses. Each house is ruled by a zodiac sign.
Starting with Aries, the first zodiac sign, the association
with each zodiac sign continues chronologically throughout
the 11 remaining houses. Each birth horoscope identifies
what planets are in each house. Accordingly, it determines
how those planets effect the houses and the correlation
that they have on our lives...
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The placement of the planets when we were born makes
up our own unique personalities and characteristics.
Each planet has an influence over us and effects the
way we think, respond, react and behave...
More about the planets >>>