822Horoscope Without Walking Sticks on Brugschs Zodiac

The horoscope "Without Walking Sticks" is located in the sector on the left from the goddess Nut (see Figure 3.15), right behind the zodiacal symbols annotated with Demotic inscriptions. An enlargement of this fragment is presented on Figure 8.7 (see also the color annotated Brugsch's zodiac on Figure 8.8, where it is placed on a light purple background). All the planetary symbols in this horoscope were already discussed in section 5.4, which was devoted to the symbolism of the main horoscope. Let us recall the results of this analysis.

In the sector of Brugsch's zodiac occupied by the horoscope "Without Walking Sticks," there are shown the following scenes and symbols of the main horoscope (starting from the far left):

1. Stabbing of a Bull — a "bullfighting". See subsection 5.9.5;

2. Symbol of Venus — a lioness and a crocodile underneath. See subsection 5.4.8;

3. An ape sitting on its tail, which is curved into a circle — a supplementary symbol, probably related to Venus (or maybe to the Moon);

4. Symbol of the Sun — large bird. On the Egyptian zodiacs bird was used very often as a symbol of the Sun. See subsection 5.4.13;

5. Figure of Mercury — a man with a human head. See subsections 5.4.2, 5.4.3, and 5.4.9;

6. Figure of Jupiter — a man with monkey head. See subsections 5.4.2 and 5.4.6.

7. Figure of Saturn — a man with jackal head. See subsections 5.4.2 and 5.4.3.

8. Figure of Mars — a man with falcon head. See subsections 5.4.5 and 5.4.2.

By looking at the locations of these figures with respect to the symbols of the zodiacal constellations shown on the right in the central sector of the zodiac (see Figure 8.7), we obtain the following decoding of the horoscope "Without Walking Sticks":

The Horoscope "Without Walking Sticks" on Brugsch's Zodiac

MOON — not shown, or, maybe, shown in Leo or in Virgo (sitting ape); SATURN — in Scorpio;

MERCURY — in Libra or Scorpio. It is in Libra, but it is possible that the horoscope shows a cluster of the four planets: Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars — in this case it would be in Scorpio; MARS — in Sagittarius or Scorpio;

VENUS — in Leo or on the border of Leo and Virgo (a baboon); JUPITER — in Libra or Scorpio.

The file with the exact data, that was used for the program HOROS, is included in Appendix 3.

For this horoscope, we found only three solutions: the year 73 AD, 250 AD, and 1841 AD. Is not surprising to see here the date 1841, which is very close to the second solution for the Demotic horoscope.

In Table 8.8, we list the planetary positions on October 18, 1841 AD, expressed in degrees on the ecliptic J2000 and, in the next row below, we thee same locations specified using their coordinates on the constellation scale (see section 6.10).

Before making any conclusion about Brugsch's zodiac, we should look first for the solutions of the horoscope in "Boats."

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The pathology of the poet says that the undevout astronomer is mad the pathology of the very plain man says that the genius is mad and between these extremes, which stand for ten thousand analogous excesses, the sovereign reason takes the part of a moderator and does what it can. I do not think that there is a pathology of the occult dedications, but about their extravagances no one can question, and it is not less difficult than thankless to act as a moderator regarding them.

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