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"An illuminating look at the surprising history and science of astrology, civilization's first system of algorithms, from Babylon to the present day. Humans are pattern-matching creatures, and astrology is our grandest pattern-matching game. In th... Read more
Contents
To everything there is a season -- From obscure beginnings -- A quick spin around the celestial sphere -- Signs from above : Marcus Manilius and the traits of the zodiac -- Claudius Ptolemy's astrological travel guide -- How unique is a horoscope?... Read more
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x, 319 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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