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1984. Astrology in the Renaissance: The Zodiac of Life by Eugenio Garin



Garin, Eugenio. 'Astology in the Renaissance: The Zodiac of Life', published in 1984 in Great Britain in paperback by Routledge & Kegan Paul, 144pp, with dustjacket. Condition: Clean, tidy, well looked-after. Price: £46.00, not including p&p, which is £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers
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  • Astrology in the Renaissance: The Zodiac of Life [top]
    Written by Eugenio Garin; translated by Carolyn Jackson and June Allen
    Translation revised in conjunction with the author by Clare Robertson
    First published in 1976 in Italy (and in Italian language) by Editori Laterza, Bari, entitled 'Lo Zodiaco Vita'
    This translastion first published in 1983 in Great Britain by Routledge & Kegan Paul in hardback.
    First published in 1984 in Great Britain as a paperback, 144pp, ISBN 0710094841 . Original retail price: £4.95 net
    Categories: 1. Astrology - history; 2. Renaissance

About this book/synopsis: In this fascinating book, Professor Eugenio Garin, one of Italy's leading Renaissance scholars, traces the nature and role of astrology in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and his conclusions have a relevance for astrology in our own time. Professor Garin describes the period when science established itself as a separate discipline and astrology was demoted by Church and humanist to little more than superstition. He shows that the battle over astrology touched on every aspect of culture, concluding that the struggle between the two sides of the subject itself-science and superstition, astronomy and divination, was more difficult and more prolonged, than is usually realized.

Chapters:

Introduction;
1. Astrology and history: Albumasar and the 'Great Conjunctions'
2. Astrology and magic: Picatrix
3. Neoplatonism and hermeticism
4. The criticism of astrology and the natural history of the oracles

Notes; Index

 



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