horoscopy


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horoscopy

(hɒˈrɒskəpɪ)
n, pl -pies
(Astrology) the casting and interpretation of horoscopes

horoscopy

1. the art of casting horoscopes.
2. the position of the sun and stars at the time of a person’s birth. — horoscoper, horoscopist, n.
See also: Astrology
1. the art of casting horoscopes or divinations based upon the relative positions of heavenly bodies.
2. the position of the sun and stars at the time of a person’s birth. — horoscoper, horoscopist, n.
See also: Divination
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Noun1.horoscopy - the drawing up and interpretation of horoscopes
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
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I was unlucky and became misfortunate I became the wayfarer of the wandering dervish alley The life shows a lion in my horoscopy Alas, that lion is old The astrologist and fortune teller Predicted well my fortune Since he was good fortunate He sat on the throne of kingship
1089-1161) expounds on nativities and continuous horoscopy in a parallel, Hebrew-English critical edition of the Book of Nativities and the Book of Revelation.
This seminal work set the tone for her subsequent researches on the ancient Near Eastern scientific traditions, and since then she has been producing various pivotal scholarly articles, as well as two important monographs, Babylonian Horoscopes (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1998) and The Heavenly Writing: Divination, Horoscopy, and Astronomy in Mesopotamian Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ.