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In this page, you will find the astrological houses that were used from the Middle Ages until the Renaissance by Geomancers. Advice them to find the house of the question before casting the shield chart and the house chart. The first line shows the general meaning from various sources, mainly from John Michael Greer. The second comes from the Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy (15th century) from Henry Cornelius Agrippa. The third line derives from Christopher Cattan's work The Geomancie (16th century).
The querent, personality, characteristics, new projects, life, health, appearance.
Agrippa: the querent, the question, habits, life, state
Cattan: beginnings of life and of all works
Money, movable property, resources, investments, loss, profit, theft.
Agrippa: money, gain and loss, theft, loss, good and bad fortune
Cattan: substance, riches, things necessary for the life
Brothers and sisters, relatives, neighbors, small journey, high level education, communication, rumors, letters, advice, rumors, short journeys.
Agrippa: brothers, sisters, blood relatives, small journeys, men’s fidelity
Cattan: brothers, sisters, cousins, associates, judges, prelate/priests
City, land, property, inheritance, buildings, treasure, ancient things and places, old age, home, family (fathers and grandfathers), parents, town, relocation, querent’s father. Conclusion of the question.
Agrippa: father, grandfather, possessions, buildings, lands, hidden things, things that were theft and loss.
Cattan: father, mother, professions, heritage, house, treasures hidden, things secret
Plants, food, annual ad biennial crops, children, women, pregnancy, procreation, love, marriage, sex, messages, clothes, eating, fishing, water, books, legacy, gambling.
Agrippa: messengers, rumours, news, messages, women with child and pregnancy
Cattan: infants, daughters, nephews, messages, profit of heritages
Employees, service professions, servants, family (unclesand aunts), magickians, occultism, disease, recovery, misfortune, pets and domestic animals, illness, injuries.
Agrippa: health, cattle, domestic animals, weakness, medicines, service professions and familiar persons
Cattan: banishments, bondages, sickness false accusations, witnesses
Wife, fiancé, love, marriage, whore, fornification, parthnership, competition and conflicts, physician, thieves, dishonor.
Agrippa: wife, wedding, fornication, bad arguments, controversy
Cattan: marriages, weddings, women, quarrels, things lost
Death, trouble, ghosts, spirits, magick of the querent or performed on his behalf, transformation, taxes, missing persons, will and anything related to death fortune.
Agrippa: hereditament, portion of a wife, death signs, death
Cattan: death, sadness, enemies, long torment, imprisonment, the quality of death
Long journey, religion and spirituality, religious matters, divination, visions, dreams, occult philosophy, high education, college.
Agrippa: faith, stability, divine sciences, religion, journeys
Cattan: voyages, faith, religion, ceremonies, dreams, wonders, tokens of God’s wrath
Career, reputation, politics, glory, rank, fame, victory, weather, independent business, mother of the querent.
Agrippa: horror and power-related with authority, kings
Cattan: honours, dignity, government of kings and great lords
Friends, associates, annual plant crops, hopes, wishes, confidence, annual crops, joy, self- expression, riches, protection.
Agrippa: friends, good fortune
Cattan: friendship, company, good adventures, aid
Limitations, harmful magick, cattle, horses, wild animals etc, beggars, misfortune, unknown enemies, prison, loss, imprisonment, punishment, orphanages, hospitals, spiritual life, paying bills, debts, secrets, secret enemies.
Agrippa: enemies, prison, misfortune, death, sickness, servants.
Cattan: secret enemies, prisons, captives, vengeance, treason, deceit, the end of a person.
The Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy, Henry Cornelius Agrippa, edited by Donald Tyson, Llewellyn 2009-2017
The Geomancie, Christopher Cattan, John V Volfe London 1591
The Art and Practice of Geomancy, John Michael Greer, Weiser Books 2009
The Truth in Story, Kelly Fitzgerald, Geomancy Course 2019
Geomancy, Franz Hartmann, Ibis Press 2004
Terrestrial Astrology, Stephen Skinner, Routledge and Kegan Paul 1980
Theurgy and Philosophy are two different methods which lead to the union with God.