history and philosophy of astrology

Top 10 Astrologers of All Time

This is a list of the most famous and most influential astrologers of all time. The list mainly covers astrologers who played an important role in the astrological tradition over the past 3,000 years, and it does not include any astrologers who are still alive today, or who lived relatively recently.  I plan to compile […]

astrological techniques and concepts

An Example of a Horary Astrology Question

Last week I went to Sedona, Arizona in order to speak at the Blast astrology conference.  The conference itself was great.  It was divided up so that each day was a focused on a different astrological tradition (i.e. Hellenistic, Indian, Medieval, Modern, etc.).  I gave three lectures on the Hellenistic track on the first day […]

book reviews

Book Review: Works of Sahl and Masha’Allah by Ben Dykes

It was with great pleasure and excitement that I read Ben Dykes’ latest contribution to the field of astrology with his new book Works of Sahl & Masha’allah. Ben is well known in traditional astrological circles as an ambitious scholar who made his publishing debut in 2007 with his monumental 1500 page translation of Guido […]

astrological techniques and concepts featured articles

Whole Sign Houses

The purpose of this article is to give an overview of a form of house division used in western astrology called whole sign houses. Whole sign houses is the oldest form of house division, originating sometime around the 1st century BCE as a part of the Greco-Roman tradition of astrology known as Hellenistic astrology. Despite […]