Bonatti on Elections
A long treatise on elections, often drawing on ‘Ali al-‘Imrani, starting with a thorough discussion on how elections work and how to design them! Elections from all 12 houses, from when to elect surgery to when to make a journey (180 pp). Click here for a PDF excerpt.
Bonatti on Horary
One of the most thorough treatments of horary, drawing especially on the medieval masters Sahl b. Bishr and Masha’allah. Surprising predictive techniques combine elections, solar revolutions, and horary charts. Includes two charts from Bonatti’s own career. Learn whether your horse will win the race, your husband is cheating on you, or the king will fall from grace (278 pp)! Click here for a PDF excerpt.
Bonatti on Lots
This volume is a detailed treatment of Parts or Lots, including the 7 Hermetic Lots, the Lots of the houses, using Lots in commodities speculation and political upheaval and regime changes. Over 100 Lots that cover all branches of astrology, drawing largely on Abu Ma’shar.
Bonatti on Mundane Astrology
A large work on mundane astrology: discovering the Lord of the Year and the significator of the king, the condition of the people, assigning zodiacal degrees to regions of the world, weather and natural disasters, war, comets, eclipses, fixed stars, the Head and Tail of the Dragon. Click here for a PDF excerpt .
Bonatti on Nativities
A treasure of natal astrology, drawing on Abu 'Ali, 'Umar al-Tabari, Ptolemy, and al-Ridwan's commentary on the Tetrabiblos, among others. A detailed treatment of longevity calculations is followed by sections on physiognomy and personal character, and then all matters pertaining to the houses: prosperity and wealth, siblings, parents and their longevity, children, servants and illnesses, marriage and enemies, death, spirituality and travel, reputation and profession, friends, secret enemies. Lastly, Bonatti provides information on primary directions, profections, and other predictive techniques (309 pp). Click here for a PDF excerpt.