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date: 19 January 2021

Vettius Valenslocked

  • Antony Spawforth

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Vettius Valens, Greek astrologer from *Antioch(1), wrote (between 152 ce and 162) the Anthologies, an extant nine-book treatise on *astrology, preserving the only major collection of Greek horoscopes (c.130) outside the papyri; it was heavily used in the Middle Ages.

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