Links to translation of Dorotheus: Carmen Astrologicum, by e. Dorotheus of Sidon, who appears to have lived in Alexandria, flourished in the first century AD. He wrote his Pentateuch (five books) on. CARMEN ASTROLOGICUM. translated by David Pingree. The first book of Dorotheus from the stars on the judgments concerning nativities: on the upbringing.

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If Jupiter and Venus are in what is between these, they indicate an increase in this number, and whatever planets there are also besides this will increase [the number]. Mercury and the lot of brothers, and Mars is in Gemini, Jupiter is in Aquarius, and its ascendant is Leo.

Dorotheus of Sidon, who appears to have lived in Alexandria, flourished in the first century AD. If Mars is the lord of that lot, that benefit is because of a strange man whose work is work like the works of Mars, or his benefit is from violent deeds. The matter of bringing up again.

Table of dignities Trivia About Carmen Astrologicum. Finding libraries that hold this item If you find the Moon in this position, then say [something] like this concerning his mother. If it is Saturn, then this benefit and the good will be the inheritance of the property of [his] wife’s father or her relatives, however this came to him, or the inheritance from a slave whom he freed. If you find Saturn in opposition to Jupiter, it indicates misery and misfortune in what is between son and father.

If one of them is in a good place and the other in a bad place, then he will have children, but misery and lamentation and weeping will reach him because of them. Look also at the Moon, as, if you find, together with what I mentioned of the goodness of the second place, the Moon in a good place aspecting the second place, increasing in its number[s] and its light, in trine with the Sun, and Mars does not aspect it, then it indicates that he is well known, mighty in his leadership and work in cities and the service of kings, a confidant of them, [and] influential because of this.

If you find this place [to be] the house of the Sun, which is Leo, then the disaster will be because of [his] fathers or his fathers’ women or his mother’s husbands, or with respect to a debt or to money which he has borrowed. If Jupiter aspects [something] similar to this, it will relax that misfortune or keep it secret.

If the Sun is in the place of the Moon, it indicates the father in a diurnal nativity. He who is born when Jupiter is with the lot of fortune or in quartile from it, the misery of slavery will depart from him.

If you wish to know how many will own the native if he is a slave, look in the day- time from the Sun to the lord of the triplicity of the lot of fortune, then [at] whatever of the planets is between these two, and count these planets as rulers. He uses Egyptian terms.


If you find the lot in the twelfth or the sixth while Saturn aspects, then it indicates the death of the children. If you find the lot of fortune in the sixth or twelfth [place], this is an indicator of service.

Know the lords of the triplicities of the signs: If with this the malefics aspect it from quartile or opposition or are with it, all the property of his father and his mother will be squandered. If the lot of wedding happens to be in opposition carmn the ascendent or in the cardine under the earth while the malefics aspect [it], then the native will see the death of his women.

If that planet is a malefic, it indicates the death of him who is after him [the native]. If by day Carmenn is with the lord of the lot of fortune or aspects it from quartile or opposition, then there is no good in it.

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Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. If you darmen the lord of the triplicity under the rays of the Sun and in the place of Saturn, then whatever of good it indicates is not stable, and his property will not increase, and he will be more learned in meditation than he is in work. Alan is currently reading it Feb 13, If you find the Sun and the lord of its triplicity in bad place[s], then this indicates that his father is not noble and poverty and necessity have overtaken him.

The magnitude of fortune and property If with this the malefic aspects astrologicm Sun, you will find illness, putrefaction carrmen his father. If you find the Moon and Venus together in the cardine under the earth while Jupiter aspects [them], it indicates [his] marriage to one of his relatives, but he will have children at the end of his life. If you find a malefic between these two, it indicates the death of the children. You want to look at the term[s] of the Sun and the Moon and the ascendant, so that it is known whether the lord of the term is masculine or feminine the feminine planets are Saturn, Venus, and the Moon, the masculine ones the Sun, Jupiter, and Adtrologicum.

If you find the first lord of the triplicity in an evil place and the second in a good place, these will release him from slavery to manumission. To know when the property of the native will increase or decrease Written a century before Ptolemy, here is the mainstream of Greek astrology. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. If you find the Sun in a good place and the lord of its triplicity cadent, then this indicates that his father is noble, but he will not keep his property and his honour carnen the Sun’s indication is thus.

If you find the Sun and the Moon in tropical signs, and the ascendant is a tropical sign, then the parents of this native are not from one race, and especially if the malefics aspect them or are with them or in quartile of them or in opposition.


Say in a diurnal nativity that the Sun and the lords of its triplicity indicate the matter of his father and his end, and so the Moon in a diurnal nativity indicates the matter of his mother.

All this is from what Mercury and Saturn indicate, but since Jupiter and Venus are in cardines they indicate asgrologicum he will be of noble lineage, but that he will be brought up and will grow up in houses of slavery, and he will curry favour with [his] brothers and nobles and aztrologicum become acquainted [with them], but he will fail because of the evil effect of the lords of the Moon’s triplicity.

If the lord of the lot of wedding is in the seventh sign and the lord of the lot is Saturn, then it indicates that that man who will crmen her is an old man, and if Saturn is in its own house, then it indicates that he astrologicm be her grandfather or her paternal uncle or her maternal uncle or one of those possessing relationships to her.

Mario Brooks rated it really liked it May 11, Dorotheus, — of Sidon. If Mercury is with Mars, I then it is bad because he will kill his wife with his own hand and [her] blood will stick to him.

Links to translation of Dorotheus of Sidon: Carmen Astrologicum

Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius are masculine, eastern, [and] diurnal; their lord by day is the Sun, by night Jupiter, and the associate of these two is Saturn. I If Venus is the lord of the lot, then he will asttologicum this matter to an end with [other] things and [with] joy from wine. Debt and the payment for it Calculate it by day from the degree of the Sun to the degree in which Saturn is, and by night from Saturn to the Sun, and add to it the degrees of the ascendant [by day] and subtract it from the ascendant [by night] thirty [degrees at a time], and look where its lord is situated.

If it [the lord] does not aspect it [the lot], it indicates the estrangement of one of them from the other. Saturn and the Sun indicate older brothers. Look, and if you find the Moon above the earth, then you count what is between the sign of slaves, which is the sixth place, to the twelfth place, and then whatever of the planets is between these two, that is the ruling number.

If [the two lords] are in cadents, then sometimes nothing is allotted. Similar Items Related Subjects: If you find the lord of the triplicity of the ascendant cadent and you find the Moon [with] a malefic astroloigcum it and the Sun in an evil place, the native’s parents are slaves.