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Biographical Dictionary of Western Astrologers (New)
by Holden, James Herschel
Publisher: American Federation of Astrologers
Book ID: 9780866906418, 086690641X
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This comprehensive biographical dictionary of more than 2,200 Western astrologers from the ancient times (beginning with the 2nd century B.C.) down to the early 20th century includes living persons born prior to 1936, as well as some astrologers born in or after 1936 who are deceased. History is made by people, so biography is the basis of history. In this book the reader will find the names (and birth and death data) of most of the prominent Western astrologers of the past and some indication of what they did in the field of astrology. It is thus possible to learn much about the history of astrology simply by reading the lengthier biographical entries. However, the main purpose of this book is to provide a ready reference and to give enough information about these astrologers to enable the reader "to get to know" them. Lists of books written by the astrologers are included along with, in some cases, excerpts from their work.
The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
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Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
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