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Friday, May 25 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Ascensional Times: from Babylon to the Abbasids

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This lecture will explain the meaning and uses of ascensional times, ways of measuring how fast the signs rise and how to make natal predictions with them. Ben Dykes will emphasize what kind of worldview they imply, and explain how ascensions work astronomically and in ancient map-making, in distributions (a kind of primary direction), in symbolic predictions by Valens, and the quick calculation of solar return Ascendants.

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Benjamin Dykes

Dr. Benjamin Dykes is a leading traditional astrologer and translator who earned his PhD in philosophy and taught philosophy courses at universities in Illinois and Minnesota. He recently published Astrology of the World Vols. 1-2 and Traditional Astrology for Today. In 2016-17 he... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 2:30pm - 3:45pm CDT
Miami Room