Of Signs and Seasons

  • David H. Levy
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 419)


Today’s astronomers tend to dismiss the role of astrology in the night sky, but in Shakespeare’s time the power of the stars helped infuse his plays with additional muscle. This chapter studies the relation between the astronomical power of the stars and the astrological suggestions that were so popular among his audiences.


Great Conjunction False Friend Trigon Sign Human Destiny Cosmic Force 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • David H. Levy
    • 1
  1. 1.Jarnac Observatory, Inc.VailUSA

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