Glossary of Traditional Astrology Terms

G - M

Most of these definitions are direct quotes from "Christian Astrology" Volume 1, by William Lilly, 1647.

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HAYZ - is when a Masculine and Diurnal Planet is in the day time above the earth, and in a Masculine Sign, and so when a Feminine, Nocturnal Planet in the night is in a Feminine Sign and under the earth: In Questions it usually shows the content of the Question at time of the Question, when his significator is so found.

HOUSE POSITION

IMPEDITED

INFERIOR PLANETS - SEE SUPERIOR PLANETS.

INFORTUNES

JOYS OF THE PLANETS: Planets are said to be in their joy when they are in those houses where they are most strong and powerful.

LATITUDE - Latitude is the distance of a Planet from the Ecliptic, either towards the North or South, by which means we come to say, a Planet has either Septentrionall or Meridionall Latitude, when either he recedes from the Ecliptic towards the North or South.

LONG ASCENSION - An into Signs of right or long ascension, viz. CANCER , LEO, VIRGO, LIBRA, AQUARIUS, SAGITTARIUS.

LONGITUDE - The Longitude of a Planet is his distance from the beginning of Aries, numbered according to the succession of signs, unto the place of the Planet.

MASCULINE SIGNS

MOIETY

MUTUAL RECEPTION


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