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Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts

Authors : Sophie Page
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Published Date : 2002-01-01
ISBN-13 : 9780802085115
Page : 64 Pages
Language : en


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In the Middle Ages the art of predicting earthly events and human characteristics from the movements of the stars and planets was a scientific branch of learning with a philosophical basis. Its influence extended to natural philosophy and cosmology, medicine, agriculture, weather-forecasting and alchemy. Yet astrology was never an entirely acceptable practice, attracting both religious and scientific objections. These ambivalent medieval attitudes are just one aspect of this wide-ranging and clearly-written account of astrological ideas and practices in medieval society, comprehensively illustrated from a wide range of manuscripts.


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