Prerequisites: This course is one of the electives for Professional Training students to become a graduate. It can be taken in any order after the completion of NAT-7. If you are not an IAA Diploma Program student, you may access this course (no homework, no exams, no credit) for a lesser price.
Course Objectives: The primary content of this first of four 6-week study courses is to present a fundamental and comprehensive introduction to Hellenistic astrological philosophy and techniques. The course is open to everyone: astrology students, hobbyists and professionals.
Classes are held weekly.
Class Meeting 1: Aspects
House and planet configurations, planet orbs and aspects. Concourse, testimony, adherence. Synodic cycles and the phases of the planets.
Class Meeting 2: The Horoskopos (Ascendant)
Assignment of rulers (Officer), pre-natal lunation and “The Architect”.
Class Meeting 3: Terms or Bounds
Understanding the use of “Bounds” and their application. Planetary Joy, the Theme Mundi as a teaching tool.
Class Meeting 4: Time Lords, Part 1
Prognostication methods – Profection.
Class Meeting 5: Time Lords, Part 2
Modified Solar Return (MSR), Lunar Return.
Class Meeting 6: Time Lords, Part 3
Zodiacal Releasing, Lots of Fortune and Spirit.