In his 1598 book A Treatise of Mathematicall Phisicke, or briefe Introduction to Phiscike, by Iudiciall Astronomy, the author “G.C. gent. Practitioner in Phisicke” has a surprisingly strong explanation of planetary reception. Certainly, it is more nuanced and a more complete representation of planetary reception than William Lilly, who explains only mutual reception in Christian […]

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