Hellenistic Astrology Primer
This beginner’s guide to the basic principles of Hellenistic Astrology will address interpreting charts in terms of modern sensibilities and perspectives.
The focus is on planetary condition (the first steps concerning sect, zodiacal rulerships, solar phase, aspect configurations, and judgment). Includes worked examples, reading, homework, and Q&A sessions.
Prior knowledge of planets, signs, houses, and aspect meanings recommended.
This course will better enable you to follow the more advanced techniques on your own.
Required text: Ancient Astrology in Theory and Practice, vol. 1 by Demetra George
Dates: March 19-May 7, 2020 (8 weeks)
Class times: Thursdays 9:30-11 am PST (pre-recorded classes released at these times)
Live Q and A: April 6, April 27, and May 11 at 12 pm PST
$475 (if registered by March 17; $525 thereafter)
Instructor: Demetra George
Level: Intermediate (have a grasp of the general meanings of planets, signs, houses and aspects)
Includes bonus audio classes: Traditional Astrology 101, Planets and the Joy of Sect, Beginner’s Tutorial – Basic Concepts, Definitions, and Terminology
Demetra George received her Masters degree in Classics from the University of Oregon, where she was also an instructor. She has been active in astrology since 1971, and in 2002 she received the renowned Regulus Award in Theory and Understanding.
Specializing in archetypal mythology and ancient techniques, she is the author of several classic astrology books including Asteroid Goddesses, Astrology for Yourself, Mysteries of the Dark Moon, Finding Our Way through the Dark, and Astrology and the Authentic Self.
Demetra offers instruction in all levels of astrological education: the fundamentals of interpretation, chart delineation, Hellenistic astrology, mythic asteroids, and ancient Greek for astrologers. She lives in Eugene, Oregon.