Sibly, Ebenezer

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Name
Sibly, Ebenezer Gender: M
born on 10 February 1751 at 11:09 (= 11:09 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 21°27' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 22°07 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 09°26'



Biography

British astrologer and author of "A New and Complete Illustration of the Celestial Science of Astrology" in 1787, as well as "An Illustration of the Occult Sciences." He dealt largely with astrology of black and white magic, witchcraft and the occult, and his books contain horoscopes of the royalty.

Beginning in 1791, Sibly published "The Conjurer’s Magazine," primarily devoted to parlor magic. As the focus shifted and the amount of astrological content increased, the periodical’s name was changed to "The Astrologer’s Magazine," and it was published until 1794. When his astrological compilation was published, Sibly was accused of plagiarism, a charge apparently never proven. Despite this controversy, he was instrumental in helping astrology regain momentum during the late 1700s.

Sibly died 10/30/1799, London, England.

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Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 30 October 1799 at 12:00 noon in London, England (Age 48)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1787 (Astrological book released)
  • Work : New Job 1791 (Publication of magazine, three years)

Source Notes

Modern Astrology 11/1891 quotes a copy of Sibly's own chart (January 30, 1751 OS)

Categories

  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer (Pro)
  • Vocation : Writers : Astrology (Books)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Divination/ Prophecy (Magic, witchcraft, occult)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Astrologer)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Astrological magazine publisher)

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