Horoscopes & Omens: Astrology in the Hellenistic World

Astrology emerged in antiquity as one of many means of explaining the unknowable in a world that was torn apart by conflict and natural disasters. Even for those who did not place faith in astrology, it was not out of the question that the heavenly bodies might exert influence over daily life or contain hidden meaning. Continue reading Horoscopes & Omens: Astrology in the Hellenistic World