Full Translation of Vettius Valens’ Anthology Released

By |2014-02-13T22:08:02-07:00December 15th, 2010|Categories: Translations|Tags: , , , |

A full translation of the Anthology of the 2nd century astrologer Vettius Valens was released online yesterday for free. The translator is a retired classics scholar named Mark Riley, who posted a PDF of the translation on his website (here is a direct link to the PDF). Riley’s name is familiar to those in the field because he published a few papers on Hellenistic astrology in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The most important was his paper “A Survey of Vettius Valens,” which provides an overview of Valens’ Anthology, with a particular focus on the chronology of the composition of [...]