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2 articles for "Geniture"

Geniture [Astro*Index]

[Gr. genesis, birth]

An obsolete term revering to a natal horoscope.

See also: ♦ Nativity
Geniture [DeVore]

A Birth or Genesis. A term that is approximately synonymous with Nativity, as referring to the subject whose birth horoscope is under consideration. A reasonable discrimination would be to employ Nativity in reference to the person, and Geniture to the configurations which show in his birth map. Ptolemy speaks of Lord of the Geniture in referring to the Ruling planet in a given horoscope of birth.

See also: ♦ Nativity


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