TITLE

SUBLUNAR

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, James R.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Astrology Book;2003, p630
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for the term "sublunar" is presented. Every thing that is sublunar or below the moon is found within the Earth. In classical astrology, astrological forces were often associated with the sublunar realm but not in the celestial realm. The ancient geocentric concept of the universe formed the Sun, Moon, and planets in concentric, moving, crystalline spheres around the Earth at the center of the solar system.
ACCESSION #
36184882

 

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