Porphyry the Philosopher

Porphyry the Philosopher
Published:
April 14th 2010 by American Federation of Astrologers
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3.60
Pages:
94
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ISBN10:
0866906029
ISBN13:
9780866906029

This book contains a translation of the Introduction to the Tetrabiblos written by famous third century philosopher Porphyry. It is a sort of Astrological Dictionary, defining most of the technical terms used by the Greek astrologers of the Classical Period. The volume also contains a translation of the short treatise on astrological technical terms by Serapio of Alexandria. About the translator: James Herschel Holden, M.A.

is the Research Director of the American Federation of Astrologers and has been especially interested in Classical and Medieval astrological works.