Astrology, the Academy and the Early Modern English Newspaper

Author: Anna Marie Roos
Abstract: Between 1691 and 1711, London “coffeehouse” newspapers devoted to a “question-and-answer” format, such as the Athenian Mercury (1691-1697) and the British Apollo (1708-1711), employed anonymous experts to answer readers’ questions and impart simplified kn
Keywords: Mercury, Apollo, academy, beliefs, natural and judicial astrology, philosophy
Publication: Astrology and the Academy: papers from the inaugural conference of the Sophia Centre 2004 131 – 146

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