Preface |
ii |

The Oldest House System: |
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.......Whole Sign Houses |
1 |

.......The Notion of Place or *Topos* |
2 |

.......The Horoscope |
2 |

......."Places" Aspecting the Horoscopic Sign |
3 |

.......Angular Houses Versus "Malefic" Aspects |
7 |

.......The Origin of "Benefic" and "Malefic" Aspects |
7 |

.......Historical Development |
9 |

.......The Problem of Julius Firmicus Maternus |
14 |

.......The Advent of the Modern Type of House System |
16 |

.......A Modern Solution to the Midheaven Problem |
17 |

.......The Modern Practice with Whole-Sign Houses |
21 |

.......Whole-Sign Houses or Places Computed from Lots |
23 |

.......The Whole-Sign Houses "Cusps" |
24 |

.......Examples |
26 |

.......Conclusions |
34 |

.......Chart Data and Sources |
34 |

Appendix 1 - Horary Astrology and Whole-Sign Houses |
36 |

Appendix 2 - Glossary of Terms |
41 |

Appendix 3 - Are Only the Major(*Ptolemaic*) Aspects Valid? |
45 |

Index |
47 |