Monthly archive for ‘ December, 2011 ’

Ceres: Goddess of the Asteroid Belt

29th December 2011 | 1 Comment

What can this unique dwarf planet reveal about astrology and immortality? “Ceres was the first to turn the earth with the hooked plowshare; she first gave laws. All things are the gift of Ceres; she must be the subject of my song.”                               Ovid, Metamorphoses, Verses 341-344   On January 1, 1801, Giuseppe Piazzi pointed […]