Basic History of Astrology

Astrology has been regarded as one of the most searched topics in various search engines. There are various critics of this spiritual study which is commemorated with a subtle combination of ancient astrological history, planetary scrutiny, earliest horoscope and astrological movements. At the same time, there are aficionados of this particular concept as well.
In astrology, planetary observations are measured and analyzed with the help of stone circles which appeared in Europe. Afterward, there were more stone circles found across the Middle East regions in countries like Syria, Egypt and Israel. Stone circles look as means to calculate the time with summer/winter solstice's analyses. In addition, they also give a picturesque representation of priests and farmer's years. All the planetary movements in the galaxy are observed as per the position of Earth and moon in space. There are twelve visible constellations in the night sky which are called zodiacs in astrology.
History of astrology is quite ancient as various eclipses and planets movements were observed from the high temples in Babylon before 3000BC. During 5th and 6th BC, Greek civilizations renamed planetary movements as zodiacs. Various cultures such as Mesopotamian, the Assyrians, the Babylonians, the Sumerians and the Chaldeans seem inclined towards planetary movements. They kept sun and some other stars along with moon as datum points for measurements.
Every study needs some way to represent its ideas and concepts. This led to the generation of horoscopes that are the diagrammatic representations of planetary relationships and used to forecast somebody's future and personality traits. The earliest horoscope was used to predict the fortune of a new born infant. Formerly, ancient predictions forecasted wars and natural calamities which were later used to tell the fortune of national leaders too. Later on, various countries like Egypt, China, India and Greece got inclined towards astrology. Americans and Europeans also developed their types of astronomy and astrology with the help of latest techniques. Mayans of Mexico is one of the famous astrological forecasting methodologies.
Greeks represented their Gods as planets and Romans recognized astrological forecasting as a way for divination. There were more techniques associated with the development of astrology such as Days' rulers association, 10° portions of the dacans(signs) and planets' weeks. Slowly, astrology was accepted by various other fields such as religion, medicine and philosophy. The basic idea of Macrocosm plus Macrocosm which is more popularly known with "as above as below" was also under the influence of astrology only. Nowadays, astrological forecasts come every day on every other newspaper as daily forecasts.

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