Pamprepius

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Name
Pamprepius Gender: M
born on 29 September 440 Jul.Cal. at 15:48 (= 3:48 PM )
Place Akhmim, Egypt, 26n34, 31e44
Timezone LMT m31e44 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 07°44' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 11°39 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 28°09'



Biography

Byzantine philosopher and pagan poet who rebelled against the Eastern Roman Emperor Zeno.

Damascius described him as a brilliant poet, Malchus as an acute politician, but ugly, arrogant, unscrupulous and treacherous; Rhetorius, an Egyptian astrologer, called him a charlatan and a libertine. He has been compared to Claudian, as both these poets enjoyed eight years of political power at the side of usurpers. He is considered the last pagan poet.

He died in November 484.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites his Wikipedia entry which quotes his horoscope calculated by Rhetorius in the early sixth century. The horoscope is translated in "Greek Horoscopes" by O. Neugebauer and H. B. Van Hoesen (Diane, 1987), pp. 140-141.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Appearance unattractive (Ugly)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet (Pagan poet)