Episode 280 contains a lecture by astrologer Chris Brennan, in which he gives an overview of the history and transmission of western astrology over the past 4,000 years.
The lecture begins with the ancient Mesopotamian and Egyptian astrological traditions and then traces the development of astrology through the Hellenistic, Medieval, Renaissance and modern times.
This is based on a talk Chris has given at conferences since 2006 on how Uranus-Neptune conjunctions historically coincided with periods when older forms of astrology are heavily transmitted and revived, which are then synthesized with each of the prevailing paradigms at the time .
Part of the aim of the talk is to contextualize some of the current trends in our time and the recent revival of older forms of astrology.
Chris recently appeared on the Strology Show podcast with Kirah Tabourn to talk about the recent revival of traditional astrology in modern times. This episode would be great after this episode of the Astrology podcast if you want more info on traditional revival.
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