Astrology and its Mysterious Origins

Astrology has been a major part of many cultures going back to pre-historic times. Astrology made its first appearance in pre-historic times. Maps of the heavens were found on cave walls, and these cave dwellers could not possibly have had the tools necessary to see the planets. How did they know where they were? The next appearance of astrology was in ancient Mesopotamia and other ancient cultures. Over time, study of astrology was likely passed to Greece through trade with these ancient civilizations. Greek and Roman scholars were often guaranteed positions in the court of the current king or emperor. Their knowledge of the stars was regarded as a necessary part of royal decisions, battle planning, and other aspects of royal life. Read more

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