Vitali Luigi Di Filippo( Italian astronomer and astrologer.)
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Biography Vitali Luigi Di Filippo
(23.08.1478, 17:08 PM, Bologna - 8.03.1554) was
Since 1504. until his death (ie. 50 years) was a professor of astronomy / astrology at the University of Bologna. Active member of controversy about the possibility of a second of the Flood in 1524, Mr.. (during the connection of all the planets in Pisces septenera). In his "Dialogue on the false prediction of the flood ..." (1523) and in the forecast for 1523 - 1524 he. (published in September 1522, Mr.. and addressed to Pope Adrian VI) in. indicates that only with little knowledge of astrology can be argued that it would be a great flood. One of the arguments W.: The Power of the planets is increased if they produce similar effects, but when the planets have dissimilar effects, they are likely to counteract the influence of each other. Therefore, a combination of all the planets should not have catastrophic consequences.
In. is the author of about. 30 tracts. Among them - the yearly astrological forecasts for 1506 - 1542 gg., A treatise on the earthquake ( "On the motion of the Earth") and "Supplement to the Sphere of Proclus Diadochi". In its annual forecasts. followed a rare among the astrologers of the time principle to write an introduction, which discusses some common astrological question before present itself prediction. For example, in the forecast for 1509, Mr.. V. discusses the problem of twins in 1515, Mr.. - The question of whether the beneficial use of elective astrology, to 1517 g. - Whether the method is effective trutiny Hermes, etc. Their projections. based mainly on analysis of maps of eclipses, new moon and full moon preceding the winter solstice or vernal equinox, rejecting the use of maps ingression of the Sun.