Category Archives: Astrology and History

Astrology and History: The Gutenberg Bible–Redeeming Heaven

(Astrology Explored) Uranus/Pluto Conjunction–Breaking the Vessel part 3 Its purchase price was 30 florins, which was three times the yearly salary of the average worker. In today’s dollars, it sold at about $95,000, more than a car, less than a … Continue reading

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Astrology and Celebrity: Jonathan Frid–The Original Tortured Vampire

(Astrology Explored) The show was campy, with overly dramatic writing and acting, the production values, because of the manner in which it was taped, poor. Actors regularly flubbed lines, props occasionally fell, recording booms sometimes appeared in the frame. Once, … Continue reading

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Astrology and History–The Black Death As A Game Changer

(Astrology Explored) Uranus/Pluto Conjunction–Breaking the Vessel, part 2–The study of history can quickly become the study of wealth distribution. We commonly think that the ownership of land denotes wealth. However, land, in and of itself does not generate wealth, what … Continue reading

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Astrology and History: Uranus/Pluto Conjunction–Breaking the Vessel, part 1

(Astrology Explored) Michael Erlewine wrote on his FB page his perception that the use of acid in the ‘60’s changed society: The main lesson of LSD (and I have discussed this with many folks over the years) is that this … Continue reading

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The Astrology and Astronomy of the Star of Bethlehem

For many years the story of the star announcing the birth of Jesus was regarded as matter to be taken on faith. For many years astronomers and astrologers have worked on fixing the date of the Star of Bethlehem. Now … Continue reading

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A Mercury Retrograde Story: The Pilgrim’s Journey and Thanksgiving

In honor of both Thanksgiving and Mercury Retrograde here is last year’s post on the astrology of Thanksgiving. Their charter wasn’t the charter for the area they settled. Setbacks and delays marked the start of the journey. Eventually the government … Continue reading

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The Astrology of Christmas: Winter Solstice Traditions

(Astrology Explored) Our Christmas traditions, the Christmas Tree and Mistletoe go back our ancient roots as a species. Wikipedia reports the Christmas Tree was a tradition tied to the Winter Solistice as far back as the Chaldean culture. From Wikipedia: … Continue reading

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Astrology and History–Thanksgiving

Their charter wasn’t the charter for the area they settled. Setbacks and delays marked the start of the journey. Eventually the government of England revoked that charter and their colony was merged into Massachusetts Bay colony, a colony established after … Continue reading

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Hunting a Birth Chart of the United States

(Astrology Explored)–When trying to determine the birth chart of the United States you run into a fascinating array of factors. Was the Declaration of Independence ratified at 2:20 PM as noted by Hamilton? Or was it done in late afternoon … Continue reading

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Astrology and History: Are We Going to Have a Revolution (Again)? Part 1

Are the sixties, the decade of flower power and protests really over? According to Priscilla Costello, speaker at the latest Astrological Society of Connecticut meeting, the same cosmic influences that visited an expanding personal consciousness on a generation have swung … Continue reading

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