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Famous Astrological Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Astrological poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous astrological poems. These examples illustrate what a famous astrological poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by Chaucer, Geoffrey>
(Transcriber's note: later commentators explain it as derived
from Arabic "al-ta'thir", influence - used here in an astrological

7. "Thou knittest thee where thou art not receiv'd,
 Where thou wert well, from thennes art thou weiv'd"
"Thou joinest thyself where thou art rejected, and art declined
or departed from the place where thou wert well." The moon
portends the fortunes of Constance.

8. Fand: endeavour; from Anglo-Saxon, "fandia...Read More

by Chaucer, Geoffrey

Notes to the Miller's Tale

1. Almagest: The book of Ptolemy the astronomer, which
formed the canon of astrological science in the middle ages.

2. Astrolabe: "Astrelagour," "astrelabore"; a mathematical
instrument for taking the altitude of the sun or stars.

3. "Augrim" is a corruption of algorithm, the Arabian term for
numeration; "augrim stones," therefore were probably marked
with numerals, and used as counters.

4. Angelus ad vir...Read More

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