Fontaine Capito (C. Fonteius Capito)( Greco-Egyptian astrologer I in. BC)
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Biography Fontaine Capito (C. Fonteius Capito)
Well-known personality end of the Roman Republic. Apparently, he was an active supporter of Antony (82 - 30 BC), a famous politician and military leader. At the age of about. 36 years F.K. became a Roman priest, a member of the College of Pontiffs (possibly after the assassination of Caesar in 44 g. BC). In the mid 30-ies. BC. returned to Egypt and later accompanied the Egyptian queen Cleopatra in her trip to Syria. In 33 g. BC. F.K. the peak of his career, was promoted to "consul suffectus".
The remains of the works F.K. devoted premuschestvenno predictive techniques, as well as deal with calendrical calculations. His writings have saved reputation among astrologers over the centuries. Thus, astrological passage from FA. leads Byzantine astrologer VI in. IL Lead.
1. Cramer FH. Astrology in Roman Law and Politics.