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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Carmen Astrologicum by Dorotheus of Sidon
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If you also find the Sun in the sixth or the twelfth, then similarly it indicates the loss of his father’s property. And the crooked ones are quicker in rising, the straight ones slower in rising; and their rising-times in every region and clime is not the same because the region of the vicinity of the North is long and square while the vicinity of the South is low [and] excessive.
The beginning of its beginning is from marriage. Look from the third sign from the ascendant about the matter of brothers. If you find the Moon and Mercury together in the ascendant and Jupiter in the cardine of the earth, it indicates life, if God — He is exalted!
Dorothei Sidonii Carmen astrologicum
Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius are masculine, eastern, [and] diurnal; their lord by day is the Sun, by night Jupiter, and the associate of these two is Saturn. Return to Book Page. If you find it aspecting the lot of fortune or in a good place and aspecting the Sun by day or the Moon by night, it is good.
If the Moon is in a masculine sign and the Sun also is in a masculine sign and the ascendant is what it is and the lord of the ascendant is Jupiter, similarly males are born. If you find the two luminaries, both of them, injured from opposition or quartile, then look from the conjunction or the fullness [of the Moon] as this will indicate to you whatever of that you wish.
If you find Mars in the twelfth or in the cardine under the earth or in the cardine, the seventh [place], then there is no good in the matter of brothers, especially if you find the lord of the ascendant or the lord of the Moon with Mars or Mars aspecting Mercury.
Links to translation of Dorotheus of Sidon: Carmen Astrologicum
If you find Jupiter in the nativity of a slave in a cardine in any sign except Capricorn, [whether] you find it with malefics or with benefics, it indicates his manumission and escape from slavery. If the nativity is nocturnal and nocturnal planets are in one of these places, it indicates similarly concerning the matter of upbringing. If by day Mars is with the lord of the lot of fortune or aspects it from quartile or opposition, then there is no good in it.
Now I will tell you the matter of natives, and for whom there astrologium be a good upbringing and for whom an upbringing will not be known. If it is stationary, then it is aastrologicum calamity, and worse than this if Jupiter does not aspect.
If it is in the second asttrologicum degrees, then predict concerning him the second fortune, which is what is available of what I told you in the beginning, as the nearer it is to the degree of the cardine, the higher it is for his rank in eminence carmdn fortune.
Dorotheus, Carmen Astrologicum: links to translation
Thus these are seven places which are preferred to the places which are not recognized as good: If all of them are in a cadent, then look at where are the lord of the seventh sign and the lord of the eighth sign and the lord of the eleventh sign, which is the sign of fortune, and the lord of the fifth sign and the lord of the cardine, the fourth. If you find the Sun in the seventh sign, it indicates the separation of his parents, one of the two from his companion.
Book three is on the length of life. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The E-mail message field is required. If you find the Moon in the cardine under the earth, then a chronic illness will strike his mother or his mother will be harmed in [her] reputation. Don’t have an account? Similarly it indicates the separation of his parents if you find the lot of the father and [that] of the mother together in one place.
If it is in the sixth or twelfth, it is more evil and worse. Venus in Taurus, and Mercury in Virgo. Similarly if Venus is in a cardine or what follows a cardine, except that its strength is not the equal of Jupiter’s strength save in the matter of women, then there will be seen for him because of these two participation in livelihood and pleasure.
In the nativity of a woman predict similarly about their benefiting from men.
Look from the lord of the sign in which the lot of the father is, and if you find it aspecting the lot or you find the lord of the lot in what follows its own house, or [if] the lord of the sign opposite the sign of the lot is aspecting the lot, then the native is summoned to [someone] other than his father.
Calculate it by day from the degree of the Sun to the degree in which Saturn is, and by night from Saturn to the Sun, and add to it the degrees of the ascendant [by day] and subtract it from the ascendant [by night] thirty [degrees at a time], and look where its lord is situated. Want to Read saving…. He, like the Greeks of his day, also uses the Dodecatemoria, which are the twelfths of a sign. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.
Count from the degrees of Saturn to Venus and add to it the degrees of the ascendent [by day] or subtract it thirty at a time from the ascendent [by night]; wherever it reaches, then there is the lot of wedding.