About Benjamin Dykes
Dr. Benjamin Dykes is a leading medieval astrologer and translator who earned his PhD in philosophy from the University of Illinois.
He earned his medieval astrology qualification from Robert Zoller and taught philosophy courses at universities in Illinois and Minnesota.
He recently published Choices & Inceptions, Traditional Astrology for Today, and The Book of the Nine Judges. In 2013-14 he is publishing translations in mundane and hellenistic astrology.
In 2007–08 he translated Guido Bonatti’s Book of Astronomy and the Works of Sahl & Masha’allah, on all branches of
He currently offers the Logos & Light philosophy courses on MP3 for astrologers and occultists, and reads charts for clients worldwide.
News/Updates (Feb. 2014):
EVENTS: Upcoming speaking events have now been updated, including March-April engagements in Istanbul, England, and Scotland.
INTERVIEW: Chris Brennan interviews Ben Dykes about his recent release, Hephaistion's Apotelesmatics Book III.
NEW AUDIO LECTURES: Introduction to Aristotle and his Ethics
NEW AUDIO LECTURE: 2013 Lecture: Introduction to Traditional Mundane Astrology
NEW BOOK: Hephaistion's Apotelesmatics Book III
NEW MUSIC: Aeonian Glow
RECENT BOOKS: Astrology of the World I: The Ptolemaic Inheritance, Astrological Magic: Basic Rituals & Meditations
RECENT AUDIO LECTURES: 2013 Workshop: Elements of Solar Revolutions, Full-Day Workshop Download: Traditional Distributions through the Bounds, FAA 2012 Conference: Freedom, Metaphysics, Ethics: Philosophical Issues in Astrology, FAA 2012 Conference: Eminence and Status in Traditional Astrology
RECENT MUSIC: Music of the Elements and Nights
ARTICLE: In Astrology: The New Generation (Flare Publications, May 2012).
INTERVIEW: Chris Brennan interviews Ben Dykes on his new book, Choices & Inceptions.
REVIEW: The ISAR review of Traditional Astrology for Today
RECENT PUBLICATIONS: Traditional Astrology for Today, The Traditional Horary Series, AFA CD Recordings, Choices & Inceptions, Complete Plato Lectures
AVAILABLE NOW: Introductions to Traditional Astrology, Paperback Sahl-Masha'allah, Persian Nativities III, Complete Bonatti Reprints:
STUDY GUIDES AND ARTICLES:
Ascensions Table for Distribution
The Essential Medieval Astrology Cycle
"Some Medieval Uses of the Nodes
Arabic and Pahlavi Vocabulary
Guide to Persian Nativities I-II
Medieval Astrology: Figures, Contributions, Outlooks