Posts tagged "phlegm"
The decumbiture - part 1

The decumbiture – part 1

This article article has previously been published by the German Meridian (2012), the Italian Linguaggio Astrale (2013) and the English AA Journal (2018). The following is part one of two.   What is a decumbiture? The word decumbiture derives from the Latin decumbere, which means to lay down. Indeed, a decumbiture is...
Between swords and nettles - Mars in medicine

Between swords and nettles – Mars in medicine

This now fully revised and updated article has previously been published in the German Meridian (2013), the Italian Linguaggio astrale (2014) and on www.astro.com. We are used to consider Mars mainly in a negative way, specially those of us who practice traditional astrology. He is associated with war, pestilence, epidemics and accidents....
Galen's theory of the four humors and its influence to classical astrology

Galen’s theory of the four humors and its influence to classical astrology

This  is the translation of an older article of mine, which was first published in German by the Meridian, Fachzeitschrift fuer Astrologie in 2012.  Claudius[1] or Aelius Galenus was born in 129 B.C.E at Pergamon, the capital of the ancient region of Mysia, which corresponds nowadays  to the Turkish Izmir province in...