Judicial Astrology

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Judicial Astrology

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Judicial astrology is an older name for mundane astrology, which is the study of celestial influences on nations, cultural movements, world affairs, etc.

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First, the argument itself looks extremely original in the context of the criticisms addressed against judicial astrology in France during the sixteenth century.
In the seventeenth century, astrology was understood to have two branches: natural astrology and judicial astrology. Whereas natural astrology had to do with the observation and experience of earth-sky phenomena, judicial astrology dealt with superstition and magic.
The last few decades have witnessed many changes in attitudes toward the historiography of Renaissance astrology in general and toward Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Pico's treatise Disputations against Judicial Astrology (1494) in particular.

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