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Works of Sahl and Masha'allah

Works of Sahl and Masha'allah (New)

by Dykes, Benjamin N

Publisher: Cazimi Press

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9781934586020, 1934586021

$45.00

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Sahl bin Bishr (Zahel) and Masha'allah were two of the most influential medieval astrologers from the Arabic period. This essential work in medieval astrology translates 16 of their works, most for the first time, and includes many charts and lengthy introductory remarks and explanations by the translator.

Later astrologers, including Guido Bonatti, were inspired by and borrowed from Sahl's and Masha'allah's works on basic principles and judgments, horary, elections, predictive techniques, nativities, and mundane astrology. In this book you may compare the horary methods of Sahl and Masha'allah, learn elections and mundane astrology from these early medieval masters, study unusual techniques on finding hidden objects or discovering a client's intention, learn the relationship between detriment and corruption, see connections between Dorotheus and Sahl, and much more. It is a critical text for all students of traditional astrology.

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