Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or practice of foretelling future events by observation of the stars and planets.
- n. The aspect of the heavens at the time of a child's birth.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The art or practice of casting horoscopes, or observing the disposition of the stars, with a view to prediction events.
- n. Aspect of the stars at the time of a person's birth.
- n. the drawing up and interpretation of horoscopes
“Finally, Dorotheus is familiar with a form of contin - uous horoscopy designed to guarantee the astrologer constant patronage.”
“But neither the Greeks (the Romans of course banned astrological predictions regarding the Emperors) nor the Indians in general developed techniques of apply - ing horoscopy to general astrology, though there were horoscopes cast at the founding of cities in the Roman”
“Soon the Greek methods of continuous horoscopy were developed into”
“Continuous horoscopy assumes that the basic natal reading is valid in general, but that”
“When the system of periods is combined with that of the Lord of the Year and that of continuous horoscopy, the assessment of the relative weights of resulting predictions is a complex matter indeed.”
“He tried to find a grain of truth even in the false sciences of alchemy, astrology, and horoscopy, which were still in his time much in vogue, nor is it surprising that in the province of astronomy he did not at this early date defend the Copernican System.”
“And, accordingly, the vast and complicated learning of omens, augury, horoscopy and prophetic dreams, relies upon this maxim; for whatever the origin of such superstitions, a single coincidence in their favour triumphantly confirms them.”
“But Gianbattista had not studied these matters of physiological horoscopy.”
“He was highly gifted by nature, and availed himself with the utmost zeal of the means of learning that abounded in Alexandria; he labored indefatigably and dug deep into every field of Greek science, gaining, under his father's guidance, all the knowledge of Egyptian horoscopy, which was not wholly lost even at this late period.”
“They appear to me to be at best an extension and simplification of Carl Jung’s work, and at worst little better than pop psychology or even horoscopy.”
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