24. Astrology


See also 124. DIVINATION ; 174. FUTURE

apotelesm
Archaic. the casting of horoscopes. — apotelesmatic, adj.
astroalchemy
astrology. — astroalchemist, n.
astrodiagnosis
astrology.
astrology
1. the study that assumes, and professes to interpret the influence of the stars and planets upon human existence.
2. Obsolete, astronomy. — astrologer, astrologist, n. astrological, adj.
genethliac
Obsolete, a person who is skilled in genethlialogy.
genethliacism
the art or practice of casting genethliacs, or astrological nativities.
genethliacs
genethlialogy.
genethlialogy
the lore that underlies the art of casting genethliacs, or astrological nativities. Also genethliacs . — genethlialogic, genethlialogical, adj.
horoscopy
1. the art of casting horoscopes.
2. the position of the sun and stars at the time of a person’s birth. — horoscoper, horoscopist, n.
Magianism
the teaching and studies of the priestly caste in ancient Media and Persia whose belief in the advent of a savior involved them in intensive astrological research, including the following of a star to Bethlehem (See Matthew 2:1-12).
nativity
1. the time, place, and circumstances of a person’s birth.
2. the configuration of the planets at the time of a person’s birth and a representation, as a chart, of that configuration.
synastry
coincidence in stellar or astrological influence; the condition of two or more persons having been born under the same stellar configuration.

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