Caves, Wade – Finding Fortuna: A Technical Mirroring of the Mind

The Hellenistic tradition bifurcated early in its codification, one track following Dorotheus and the other his younger contemporary, Ptolemy. The key drivers of the split are many, but they converge in a single issue: whether to reverse the Lot of Fortune for nocturnal charts. In close examination of what is said about lot theory, from Manilius to Dorotheus, from Ptolemy to Valens, we will outline why the choice you make regarding Fortune does matter, perhaps in ways you hadn’t considered. (Traditional/Hellenistic) (intermediate)