10-Minute Talks: Disastrous. Thoughts on a pandemic inspired by ancient astrology

by Professor Jane Lightfoot FBA

8 Sep 2021

Waning gibbous moon and Mars

Professor Jane Lightfoot FBA considers what a particular corner of the classical world, astrology, thought about disease – how it classified it, what mental models it built around it, and how it might have coped, or failed to cope, with the situation that is facing us today.

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