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Review of Peter Stockinger’s STARS AND STONES: An Astro-Magical Lapidary

I didn’t realize, until I got the book in my hands, that this does a lot more for Hermetic astro-mages than just add to the lore of what stones and metals to use for talismans … Continue reading

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First Impressions are…

So,  I just got Robson’s The Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology,  since that seems to be the go-to book. There are some statements in the Preface that make it abundantly clear that the author was not au courant with … Continue reading

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How About an Illustrated Hardcover Picatrix?

Review copyright 2015() Freeman Presson, all rights reserved You can still get the the paperback Picatrix on Amazon, but there is now a hardcover edition of the same thing with a wealth of small (6.5cm x 6.5cm), monochrome talismanic pictures by … Continue reading

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Astrobabble, bad and good

copyright 2013() Freeman Presson, all rights reserved My favorite piece of egregious astrobabble, of course, is from Hair: When the moon is in the Seventh House, And Jupiter aligns with Mars; Then peace will guide the planets, And love will … Continue reading

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