My top 10 – Classical Astrology

  1. Deborah Houlding, The Houses, Temples of the Sky, The Wessex Astrologer, the best book on houses.If you 9781902405209_p0_v1_s260x420want to read more, click here.
  2. Ben Dykes, Introduction to Traditional Astrology. Ben has the gift of explaining difficult techniques in a simple manner.
  3. Ben Dykes: Persian Nativities, deel 1-3. The work of Marsha-Allah, Abu-Ali, Abu Mashar in easy English with footnotes, an introduction, a bibliography and a good index.
  4. Joseph Crane: Astrological Roots, the Hellenistic Legacy: a “modern” book on Hellenistic astrology.
  5. Avelar/Ribeiro, On The Heavenly Spheres: a good, basic book on classical astrology.
  6. William Lilly: Christian Astrology, I,II,III A must have for every astrologer. Also available 51F8+Qq-A5L._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_as a digital copy or as PDF :Lilly CA 1 en Lilly CA 2
  7. Bonatti: Book of Astronomy, part I and II, translated by Ben Dykes. Reprints are available here. 
  8. Ptolemeus: Tetrabiblos is available in different translations: Robbins, Loeb Classical Library, the Ashmand Translation or Robert Schmidt, Project Hindsight.
  9. Valens: The Anthology, available from Project Hindsight.
  10. Firmicus Maternus: The Matheseos Libri VIII, translated by Jean Rhys Bram.