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Rulership [Astro*Index]

One of the main astrological notions indicating the relationship between planets and signs.

See also:
♦ Planets ♦ Signs
Rulership, Geographical [DeVore]

For the interpreting of Horary figures, certain countries and cities are said to be under the rulership of different signs. The following list is from Alan Leo, a British authority:

 

Sign Rulership of Countries

ARIES:
      Britain, Denmark, Galitia, Germany, Lithuania, Lower Poland, Palestine, Syria.

TAURUS:
      Azerbaijan, Asia Minor, Caucasus, Georgia, Holland, Ire- land, Mozendaran, Persia, Poland, White Russia.

GEMINI:
      Armenia, Belgium, Brabant, Egypt (Lower), England (West), Flanders, Lombardy, Sardinia, Tripoli, United States.

CANCER:
      Africa (North and West), Holland, Scotland, Zealand.

LEO:
      Alps, Bohemia, Cappadocia, Chaldea, France, Italy, Sicily, Coast of Sidon, and Tyre.

VIRGO:
      Assyria, Babylon, Candia, Corinth, Crete, Croatia, Mesopotamia, Morea, Silesia (Lower), Switzerland, Thessaly, Turkey.

LIBRA:
      Argentina, Austria, China, Egypt, Japan, Livonia, Savoy, Thibet, Burma.

SCORPIO:
      Algeria, Barbary, Bavaria, Catatonia, Fez, Judea, Jutland, Morocco, Norway.

Sagittarius:
      Arabia, Cape Finisterre, Dalmatia, France, Hungary, Italy, Moravia, Provence, Spain, Slavonia, Tuscany.

CAPRICORN:
      Bosnia, Bulgaria, Hesse, India, Illyria, Khorassan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Morea, Mecklenburg, Punjab, Thrace, Styria, Saxony.

AQUARIUS:
      Arabia, Abyssinia, Circassia, Lithuania, Lower Sweden, Prussia, Poland, Piedmont, Russia, Tartary, Westphalia.

PISCES:
      Asia (Southern), Africa (North), Sahara Desert, Calabria, Egypt, Galicia (Spain), Nubia, Normandy, Portugal.

 

Sign Rulership of Cities

ARIES:
      Brunswick, Capua, Cracow, Florence, Leicester, Marseilles, Naples, Padua, Saragossa, Utrecht.

TAURUS:
      Dublin, Franconia, Leipsic, Mantua, Palermo, Parma.

GEMINI:
      Cordova, London, Louvain, Mentz, Nuremburg, Versailles.

CANCER:
      Amsterdam, Berne, Cadiz, Constantinople, Genoa, Lubeck, Manchester, Milan, St. Andrews, Stockholm, Tunis, Venice, York.

LEO:
      Bath, Bolton-le-Moors, Bombay, Bristol, Damascus, Portsmouth, Prague, Ravenna, Rome, Taunton.

VIRGO:
      Basle, Bagdad, Cheltenham, Heidelburg, Jerusalem, Lyons, Navarre, Padua, Paris, Reading.

LIBRA:
      Antwerp, Charlestown, Frankford, Fribourg, Lisbon, Speyer, Plasencia, Vienna.

SCORPIO:
      Frankfort on the Oder, Ghent, Liverpool, and Messina.

SAGITTARIUS:
      Avignon, Buda, Cologne, Narbonne, Naples, Sheffield.

CAPRICORN:
      Brussels, Constance, Oxford, Port Said.

AQUARIUS:
      Bremen, Hamburg, Ingoldstadt, Salsburg, Trent.

PISCES:
      Alexandria, Compostela, Ratisbon, Seville, Tiverton, Worms.

 

Rulership of American Cities.

Opinion concerning the rulership of cities in the United States is not always unanimous. The following rulerships are taken from various sources. Those marked by an asterisk are deemed slightly conjectural by one American writer, Charles Bates, who has devoted considerable research to the subject.

AscendantSun
Baltimore, Md   Scorpio a
Boston   Capricorn a  Virgo
Chicago   Libra  Leo
Cleveland   Scorpio a  Pisces a
Detroit   Leo  Leo
Los Angeles   Libra  Virgo
Miami   Libra  Leo
New Orleans   Scorpio a
New York   Cancer  Taurus
Philadelphia   Virgo a  Cancer
St. Louis   Taurus  Aquarius
San Francisco   Scorpio b
Toledo   Sagittarius a
Washington, D.C.   Scorpio  Virgo

a Slightly conjectural.
b Others say Gemini or Leo.

 

See also:
♦ Ruler ♦ Rulership

 

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