Dictionary of Astrology

Dictionary of Astrology

Harry E. Wedeck


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This A-to-Z reference book comprises astrological techniques and concepts as well as the historical figures who have contributed to the study of astrology.

Covering astrological traditions from across the globe, this authoritative guidebook offers an in-depth overview of the complex and fascinating world of astrology. Spiritualist and occult scholar Harry E. Wedeck provides a wealth of information on astrological terminology, ideas, theories, and principles, as well as the history of astrology from antiquity to the present.

Wedeck also includes biographical information on major figures in the field, from the Arabian astrologer Abben-Ragel to Zoroaster, the Persian founder of the cult of Zoroastrianism. For practicing astrologers, students of horoscopes, or anyone exploring the wisdom of the stars, Dictionary of Astrology is an essential reference work.


Harry E. Wedeck:
Harry E. Wedeck was a linguistic scholar of the classics, an observer of spheres beyond the norm, and a practicing witch. A native of Sheffield, England, Wedeck was chairman of the department of classical languages at Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn from 1935 to 1950 and then taught the classics at Brooklyn College until 1968. Afterward, he lectured on medieval studies at the New School for Social Research until 1974. Some of his excursions into the unusual remain available in reprint editions. They include Dictionary of Astrology, Dictionary of Aphrodisiacs, A Treasury of Witchcraft, and The Triumph of Satan.