Chapter 9.docx - Chapter 9 Astrology Roman emperors said that astrology was forbidden because of its power Astronomy was the theoretical means to the

Chapter 9.docx - Chapter 9 Astrology Roman emperors said...

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Chapter 9: Astrology Roman emperors said that astrology was forbidden, because of its power. Astronomy was the theoretical means to the practical means of astrology. Astrology has a goal, its not an exact science. Aspects of Divination (Art of getting signs from gods) include celestial signs, animal entrails, and bird behavior. 1000 BC the Mul Apin (plow Star) was written. It had astronomical information, the dates and setting of stars, astrological material about roughly 17 constellations that we use today. The Babylonians divided the ecliptic into 12 zones, from now which we get Zodiac signs. The first visual presentation of the zodiak was in the Dendera zodiac. Horoscopic means observer of the time Egyptians and Babylonains were responsible for astrology, especially in Alexandria. Cicero said the astrologists were with dream tellers and lower class woemn stuck to them.
A Greek slave brought astrology to Rome.

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