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Llewellyn's Complete Book of Astrology
The Easy Way to Learn Astrology

By: Kris Brandt Riske
Series: Llewellyn's Complete Book Series #1
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738710716
English  |  336 pages | 8 x 10 x 1 IN
Pub Date: September 2007
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Charts and Figures / xv

Birth Charts / xvii

Introduction / 1

Chapter One: The Basics of Astrology / 5
Why Study Astrology? / 6
What Your Birth Chart Reveals / 8
The Language of Astrology / 11
Signs / 12
Planets / 15
Retrograde and Direct Motion / 16
Houses / 19
Angular House Cusps / 21
Aspects / 23
Ephemeris / 23
Chapter Two: The Signs / 27
Sun Signs / 27
Elements and Qualities / 28
Masculine and Feminine Signs / 29
Polarities / 30
Decanates / 31
How to Spot an Aries / 33
Aries / 34
Aries Sun Sign / 35
How to Spot a Taurus / 38
Taurus / 39
Taurus Sun Sign / 40
How to Spot a Gemini / 43
Gemini / 44
Gemini Sun Sign / 45
How to Spot a Cancer / 48
Cancer / 49
Cancer Sun Sign / 50
How to Spot a Leo / 53
Leo / 54
Leo Sun Sign / 55
How to Spot a Virgo / 58
Virgo / 59
Virgo Sun Sign / 60
How to Spot a Libra / 63
Libra / 64
Libra Sun Sign / 65
How to Spot a Scorpio / 68
Scorpio / 69
Scorpio Sun Sign / 70
How to Spot a Sagittarius / 73
Sagittarius / 74
Sagittarius Sun Sign / 75
How to Spot a Capricorn / 78
Capricorn / 79
Capricorn Sun Sign / 80
How to Spot an Aquarius / 83
Aquarius / 84
Aquarius Sun Sign / 85
How to Spot a Pisces / 88
Pisces / 89
Pisces Sun Sign / 90
Chapter Three: The Planets / 93
Easy Interpretation / 95
Sun / 95
Moon / 96
Moon in the Signs / 96
Mercury / 99
Mercury in the Signs / 100
Venus / 103
Venus in the Signs / 104
Mars / 106
Mars in the Signs / 107
Jupiter / 110
Jupiter in the Signs / 111
Saturn / 113
Saturn in the Signs / 114
Uranus / 116
Uranus in the Signs / 117
Neptune / 119
Neptune in the Signs / 120
Pluto / 122
Pluto in the Signs / 123
Planetary Rulership / 125
Planetary Power / 126
What Is a Planet? / 127
Mercury Retrograde / 127
Void-of-Course Moon / 129
Brad Pitt / 131
Condoleezza Rice / 132
Anderson Cooper / 133
Dr. Phil McGraw / 134
Willie Nelson / 135
Ted Kennedy / 136
Tom Hanks / 137
Al Gore / 138
Tiger Woods / 139
Oprah Winfrey / 140
Chapter Four: The Houses / 141
The Houses / 147
Hemispheres and Quadrants / 149
House Classifications / 151
Elemental Houses of Function / 151
Individual Houses / 153
First House / 153
Second House / 153
Third House / 153
Fourth House / 154
Fifth House / 154
Sixth House / 154
Seventh House / 154
Eighth House / 155
Ninth House / 155
Tenth House / 155
Eleventh House / 155
Twelfth House / 155
Sun Sign Tip / 156
Derivative Houses / 156
Easy Interpretation / 157
Signs on the House Cusps / 157
Aries House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Mars / 158
Taurus House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Venus / 159
Gemini House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Mercury / 161
Cancer House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Moon / 162
Leo House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Sun / 163
Virgo House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Mercury / 165
Libra House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Venus / 166
Scorpio House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Pluto / 168
Sagittarius House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Jupiter / 169
Capricorn House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Saturn / 171
Aquarius House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Uranus / 172
Pisces House Cusps-Ruling Planet, Neptune / 174
Planets in the Houses / 175
Sun in the Houses / 175
Moon in the Houses / 178
Mercury in the Houses / 181
Venus in the Houses / 184
Mars in the Houses / 187
Jupiter in the Houses / 190
Saturn in the Houses / 193
Uranus in the Houses / 196
Neptune in the Houses / 198
Pluto in the Houses / 201
Al Gore / 205
Tiger Woods / 206
Oprah Winfrey / 207
Ted Kennedy / 208
Willie Nelson / 209
Tom Hanks / 210
Robert Redford / 211
Dr. Phil McGraw / 212
Condoleezza Rice / 213
Anderson Cooper / 214
Brad Pitt / 215
Dale Earnhardt Jr. / 216
Chapter Five: The Aspects / 217
Aspect Configurations / 227
Mutual Reception / 232
Planetary Aspects / 232
Sun Aspects / 233
Moon Aspects / 238
Mercury Aspects / 244
Venus Aspects / 248
Mars Aspects / 253
Jupiter Aspects / 257
Saturn Aspects / 260
Uranus Aspects / 263
Neptune Aspects / 264
Pluto Aspects / 265
Al Gore / 267
Tiger Woods / 268
Oprah Winfrey / 269
Ted Kennedy / 270
Willie Nelson / 271
Tom Hanks / 272
Robert Redford / 273
Dr. Phil McGraw / 274
Condoleezza Rice / 275
Anderson Cooper / 276
Brad Pitt / 277
Dale Earnhardt Jr. / 278
Chapter Six: Astrology in Action / 279
Reading the Chart / 279
Dale Earnhardt Jr. / 281
Love, Money, and Success / 284
Love / 284
Venus, the Love Planet / 285
Mars, the Sex Planet / 286
Opposites Attract, Like Attracts Like / 287
Paul Newman / 288
Joanne Woodward / 289
Synastry / 290
Contents
Money / 291
Career Success / 293
Aries/Mars / 293
Taurus/Venus / 294
Gemini/Mercury / 294
Cancer/Moon / 294
Leo/Sun / 294
Virgo/Mercury / 295
Libra/Venus / 295
Scorpio/Pluto / 295
Sagittarius/Jupiter / 295
Capricorn/Saturn / 295
Aquarius/Uranus / 295
Pisces/Neptune / 296
Appendix I: Chiron, Asteroids, Fixed Stars, Moon's Nodes, Vertex, Part of Fortune / 297
Appendix II: The Branches of Astrology / 301
Appendix III: Astrological Organizations and Websites / 305
Suggested Reading / 307
Glossary / 313




Jupiter Sign rulership: Sagittarius Natural house: Ninth house of higher education, travel, principles, philosophy Significance: Where you can attract abundance and luck, where you're least cautious, where you want to gain knowledge and where you can benefit most from it Rules: Luck, legal matters, higher education, clergy, religion, obesity,... read this article
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