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2 articles for "Bicorporeal"

Bicorporeal [DeVore]

Said of double-bodied Signs: Gemini, Sagittarius and Pisces. As originally employed by Ptolemy, bicorporeal was the only term by which he characterized the signs that are now designated as Mutable, or Deductive. Thus it is apparent that he classified Virgo also as bicorporeal. (v. Signs)

See also: ♦ Sign
Bicorporeal Sign [Astro*Index]

Traditional term for the double-bodied or dual signs Gemini, Sagittarius, and Pisces. Ptolemy used this term to refer to signs now called mutable, adding Virgo to this list.

See also: ♦ Sign ♦ Mutable Signs


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