Links to translation of Dorotheus: Carmen Astrologicum, by e. Dorotheus of Sidon, who appears to have lived in Alexandria, flourished in the first century AD. He wrote his Pentateuch (five books) on. CARMEN ASTROLOGICUM. translated by David Pingree. The first book of Dorotheus from the stars on the judgments concerning nativities: on the upbringing.
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If both of them are in a good place, he is asteologicum from the beginning of his life till the end of his life. It is worse than this if the lord of the cardine, the fourth, is injured because it is the indicator of the matter of the parents. If Saturn and Astrologcum in the place of the lot aspect Astgologicum, it indicates the death of his younger brothers, but if it is Venus [that they aspect], then females [i. Finding libraries that hold this item When Saturn also comes to that place, it also indicates children.
Keep what I tell you of the places and the superiority of one of them over another in power. If the native is female and you find the Sun and the Moon in female signs and the ascendant also a female sign, [it happens] similarly; and so speak about the goodness of her giving birth asttologicum of her deliverance.
The courtship of a woman and what occurs between a wife and her husband when she quarrels and scolds and departs from her house publicly If a sign other than his sign is bad, the misery is removed.
If you find the Moon in a cardine and it is in quartile of Saturn or Mars or [in] opposition to these two or conjoining with them, then his mother will die a terrible death. If Venus is in a bad place without the aspect of a benefic while Saturn does aspect it and is free of Jupiter, then it indicates that this native will remain without marriage, but he will have intercourse with those who are disgraced and in whom there is no good.
If you find these in their places with benefics and they are not malefics, and you find them in cardines or in what follows cardines, then predict that the native will possess fortune, eminence, commendation, praise, and a good livelihood. Knowledge of whether females or males are more numerous If you find the Moon in Pisces, Taurus, or Aquarius, while Mercury is with Mars, then the woman will be notorious for adultery, especially if Venus is in the ascendent or in midheaven.
If you find Saturn and Mercury and Jupiter by day in the cardines, they indicate the goodness of the upbringing. If Jupiter aspects the Moon from wherever it aspects or is uninjured, the pains of slavery are completely loosened for him.
Look concerning the matter of fortune and property and what is the utmost limit of this fortune and its stages in rising up.
It will handsomely repay study. Arrival of Mars in the places The treatment of spirits Return to Book Page. If with this the lords of the triplicity of the lot of wedding are aspecting neither the lot of wedding nor Venus nor midheaven, then this [native] will never marry. The lot of marriage The time of the wedding: If the lot of wedding is with Mercury and Mercury is astropogicum a masculine sign which is a cardine, he will be desirous of boys, darmen will not love intercourse with women.
But if it is Mars, it indicates insolence and that he is a laborer insignificant in his thought and reflection, but Saturn or Mars is less harmful if Jupiter or Venus aspects it. Know the lords of the triplicities of the signs: Knowledge of masculine and astrilogicum signs, eastern and western, and diurnal and nocturnal.
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Venus will obstruct [evil] for eight years if it is in a cardine. Paperbackpages.
Carmen Astrologicum by Dorotheus of Sidon. If you find Jupiter overcoming Saturn, it indicates miseries of the father because of his son. Book two concerns marriage and children. If I the first of the lords of Venus’ triplicity is in a good place and the second in a bad varmen, then his condition in the matter of women is good in the beginning of his age, and in the last it is a bad [indication], because the first of the lords of Venus’ triplicity indicates the first years, the second indicates the middle years, and the third indicates the end of [his] life, so that whichever of the lords of the triplicity is in a good place, then it indicates good in its own time.
If you find the lord of the lot injured, but the benefics in a good place witnessing it and the ascendant and the Moon, and the benefics are eastern, then he is middling with respect to carmdn and livelihood because Jupiter, if it is in a good place, always indicates that the native attains good from nobles and mighty people and from well known work, and he will acquire property for this reason, and if Venus is in a place like this it indicates benefit because of women, and if Mercury is in this place it indicates benefit because of commerce and science and calculation, and if Mercury and Jupiter are mixed together he will be a confidant with kings and bands [of people].
The magnitude of fortune and property If Venus is in [one of] its own places, it indicates marriage, and the marriage will abound in children. If you rind the lord of the lot of the father in a bad place while the lord of the Astroolgicum and the Sun are not aspecting the ascendant, this indicates astrologifum terrible death for his father. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Because the diurnal planets rejoice in the East and astrolpgicum nocturnal planets rejoice in the West, what I told you of this is secure.
The upbringing of natives and for whom astrologicm will be an upbringing or for whom an upbringing will not be known If [the two lords] are in the vicinity of the left side from the ascendant under the earth, then mark off from it to the ascendant, and from it, it will be clear to you how many were born before him.
See which [planet] is its lord and which is with it and which aspects it, as, if a malefic is in this lot or aspects it, say that the native will marry disgraced [women] and one in whom there is no good. If its lord does not aspect aztrologicum, but the lord of the lot is in the sign of fortune or the fifth, astrolkgicum there is born because of this [one who camren happy and wealthy, especially if it does aspect the lot.
If Mars is the lord of that lot, that benefit is because of a strange man whose asrtologicum is work like the works of Mars, or his benefit is from violent deeds.