HISTORY, PROPHECY, AND THE STARS: The Christian Astrology of Pierre D'Ailly, 1350-1420.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994. FIRST EDITION. A Fine Premium Cloth copy in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated. Contents: The Medieval Debate About Astrology; The Making of an Astrologer: The Development of Pierre d'Ailly's Thought on the Stars; Astrology & the Narration of History; The Great Schism & the Coming of the Apocalypse; Astrology & the Postponement of the End; A Concordance of Astrology & Theology; more. touches on nearly every major figure associated with astrology of the time: Albertus Magnus, Aquinas, Arnold of Villanova, Augustine, Avicenna, Roger Bacon, Chaucer, Hildegard of Bingen, Hugh of St. John, Joachim of Fiore, Johannes Trithemius, Julian, Pico, Ptolemy, etc. Extensive notes, bibliography, index, and two appendices. 233 pages. Royal 8vo. Item #16605

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