Simon, Elle – Western Astrology and Empedocles

This talk is about the impact of the discovery of the elements on Western Astrology and Empedocles as the figure most closely associated with the discovery of “roots.” I show the change/shift in the use of the Elements from their first documented standardization in the Northern Hemisphere through a point in history where they were used to provide a philosophical basis for Western Astrology. Learn commonalities and differences, expansion, and changes in usage of the elements shown within the historical and cultural (or geographical) contexts of the early Greek era of philosophy through the Arabic era of Astrology.