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1 article for "Moderators"

Moderators [DeVore]

A term applied by Placidus and Ptolemy to the Significators: Sun, Moon, Ascendant, Mid-heaven and Fortuna. It implied that aspects from the Significators moderate or condition the influences of the planets, producing a different "mode of motion" in the rays reflected. The term has largely passed into disuse.


See also:
♦ Significator ♦ Ptolemaic Astrology


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