The archetype of the “Divine Hermaphrodite” has its roots in Plato. By tracing its history from Plato’s Symposium to Karl Heinrich Ulrich’s coining of the term “Uranian” in the 1860s to describe male and female homosexuals, Christopher Renstrom demonstrates how a social trend that existed independently of Astrology got adopted by Astrology to describe a specific planetary function in the horoscope. You’ll learn how this informed interpretations dealing with relationships, sex, and sexuality from the 1930s on.
1 hr. 16 min. | audio plus slides